Articles | Volume 5, issue 1
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16 Nov 2012
 | 16 Nov 2012

Abnormal quality detection and isolation in water distribution networks using simulation models

F. Nejjari, R. Pérez, V. Puig, J. Quevedo, R. Sarrate, M. A. Cugueró, G. Sanz, and J. M. Mirats

Abstract. This paper proposes a model based detection and localisation method to deal with abnormal quality levels based on the chlorine measurements and chlorine sensitivity analysis in a water distribution network. A fault isolation algorithm which correlates on line the residuals (generated by comparing the available chlorine measurements with their estimations using a model) with the fault sensitivity matrix is used. The proposed methodology has been applied to a District Metered Area (DMA) in the Barcelona network.

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