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DWES | Articles | Volume 13, issue 2
Drink. Water Eng. Sci., 13, 29–41, 2020
https://doi.org/10.5194/dwes-13-29-2020
© Author(s) 2020. This work is distributed under
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Drink. Water Eng. Sci., 13, 29–41, 2020
https://doi.org/10.5194/dwes-13-29-2020
© Author(s) 2020. This work is distributed under
the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License.

Research article 21 Sep 2020

Research article | 21 Sep 2020

Prelocalization and leak detection in drinking water distribution networks using modeling-based algorithms: a case study for the city of Casablanca (Morocco)

Faycal Taghlabi et al.

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In this study, we investigate numerically, using EPANET code, the leaks in a water distribution network (WDN). The old part of Casablanca (Morocco) is used as a case study. The first episode is based on a simulation of artificial leaks on the MATLAB platform using EPANET. The second was a real simulation of artificial leaks. The results obtained are compared with those of a real simulation of artificial leaks caused by the opening and closing of hydrants.
In this study, we investigate numerically, using EPANET code, the leaks in a water distribution...
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