The State of Water Loss Control in Drinking Water Utilities

This paper provides water utilities with background, facts, and resources to help them understand and communicate the occurrence of water and revenue losses in utility operations and the means to cost-effectively control them. Fundamentally, this paper describes the availability of reliable methods to audit the water distribution and utility revenue stream and innovative technologies to control leakage losses, metering and accounting errors, and other losses that are common in all water utilities.