International Water  Association

Presentations

Presentations 

Monday – 23 September 2019, 09:30 – 10:45

Time

Presentation title

Presenter

09:30

Welcome remarks

Felix Stroe, ARA President

09:45

Welcome and keynote speech

Stuart Hamilton, Chair of the IWA Water Loss Specialist Group

10:15

Welcome and advance solution presentation

Bogdan Ardeleanu, General Director Seba KMT - Gold Sponsor

 

Monday - 23 September 2019, 10:45 – 13:00

Session I - Regional activities in the context of NRW

Moderator: Bambos Charalambous

Time

Presentation title

Presenter, Country

10:45

NRW activities in Romania

Silviu Lacatusu, Romania

11:00

NRW activities in IAWD

Philip Weller, Danube Region

11:15

NRW activities in Bulgaria

Ivan Ivanov, Bulgaria

11:30

NRW activities in Hungary

Géza Csőrnyei, Hungary

11:45

NRW activities in Serbia

Marina Nikolić, Serbia

Session II - Regional activities in the context of NRW (cont.)

Time

 Presentation title

Presenter, Country

12:30

Experiences in Real Loss Assessment 10-years after implementing the ILI as decisive Key-PI in Austria

Joerg Koelbl,

Austria

12:45

Non-revenue water reduction challenges in Albania

Enkelejda Gjinali,

Albania

  

Monday - 23 September 2019, 14:30 – 16:00

Session III – Network Zoning and DMA Design 

Moderator: Atanas Paskalev 

Time

Presentation title

Presenter, Country

14:30

DMA zoning at Regional Water Company Prishtina - Prishtina Distribution Network

Ilir Abdullahu,

 Kosovo

14:45

Establishing DMAs and Managing Pressures in Overpressured Systems. Case Study
in the City of Onesti

Alexandru Aldea,

Romania

15:00

Partially corrugated water tube to reduce leaking from service lines

Benoît Van Hecke,

Belgium

15:15

Comprehensive model analysis for high water distribution networks performance

David Duccini,

France

15:30

Tradition of ignoring continuous non-revenue water management in water utilities in south-east Europe

Dijana Draganovic

Bosnia and Herzegovina

15:45

Water Loss Management in Calarasi Water Utility

Petronel Birjaru,

Romania

Monday - 23 September 2019, 16:30 – 17:30

Session IV – Customer Metering

Moderator: Enkelejda Gjinali 

Time

Presentation title

Presenter, Country

16:30

Apparent losses control – Customer meters renewal policy optimization

Barbara Barbosa,

Portugal

16:45

Smart Meter Park Operation: Lessons Learned

Adrian Rubio,

 Spain

17.00

Asheville NRW Program Takes Commercial Meter Testing to the Next Level for Real Payback

Steve Cavanaugh,

USA

17:15

AQUAWAN - Intelligent System for Remote Reading Smart Water Meters, Using the LoRaWAN Communication Protocol

Alin Anchidin,

Romania

Tuesday – 24 September 2019, 09:00 – 10:45

Session V – NRW Assessment and Strategy Design 

Moderator: Roland Liemberger

                     Time

Presentation title

Presenter, Country

09:00

Practical Aspects for Water Loss PI's Targets in Water Distribution Systems

Alexandru Aldea,

Romania

09:15

The State to State Domino Effect - World’s Largest Level 1 Validated Water Audit Data Set compels US utilities, regulatory and EPA financing programs to mandate IWA/AWWA Water Loss Best Practices

Steve Cavanaugh,

USA

09:30

Water loss reduction using digital solutions

For work force management

Valentin Zaharia,

Romania

09:45

Sustained leakage reduction at an ILI of 0.6 – Lessons learned from the ongoing water loss control program of Waterbedrijf Groningen

Cor Merks,

Netherlands

10:00

Identifying water loss zones by means of flow metering

Sorin Murariu,

Romania

 

 Tuesday - 24 September 2019, 11:15 – 12:45

Session VI – Leak Detection

Modetator: Stuart Hamilton

Time

Presentation title

Presenter, Country

11:00

The new technologys in water losses detection

Ivan Ilie,

 Romania

11:15

Satellite based Leak detection – Case studies in Mitrovica (Kosovo) and Skopje (North Macedonia)

Bojan Ristovski,

North Macedonia

11:30

Case studies on using unmanned aerial vehicle

Alexandru Postavaru,

Romania

11:45

Technology and application of leak detection methods for large and small diameter pipes

Pedro Pina,

Portugal

12:00

Post Meter Water Leakage Detection Using Smart Metering

Habib Muhammetoglu,

Turkey

12:15

The leak detection project of the Walloon Water Company

Denis Devos,

Belgium

 

 

Tuesday - 24 September 2019, 14:00 – 15:45

Session VII – Institutional Issues

Moderator: Ioan Bica

Time

Presentation title

Presenter, Country

14:00

Addressing Future Human Resources Challenges in the Region of Southeast Europe in NRW Context

Jurica Kovac,

Croatia

14:15

How to Design a Performance Based Non-Revenue Water Management Contract

Roland Liemberger ,

Austria

14:30

Consultancy in the conceptual management of a water supply system with the lowest production price

Cosmin Tobolcea,

Romania

14:45

Digital Water System: The Case of Gandia

Manuel Roldan,

Spain

15:00

Catawba-Wateree: North Americas first River Basin Water Loss Regional Strategy

Steve Cavanaugh,

USA

15:15

Commercial Losses - The low hanging fruit

Bambos Charalambous,

Cyprus

15:30

Implementation Strategy for the "Regional Project for the Development of the Water and Wastewater Infrastructure in Iasi County, during period 2014-2020", in order to limit the NRW amount in the operation of drinking water supply systems

Apetroi Ioan-Vladut,

Romania

 

Tuesday - 24 September 2019, 16:15 – 18:00

Session VIII – Non Revenue Water Management

Moderator: Bambos Charalambous

Time

Presentation title

Presenter, Country

16:15

Budapest Waterworks experience in Management of Water Losses

Evelin Madzin / László Varga,

Hungary

16:30

Considerations on water losses from storage tanks

Stefania Chirica,

 Romania

16:45

Water Loss Reduction in Braila Water Utility

Stere Jiru,

Romania

17:00

Using a hydraulic model for reducing the non-revenue water in case of a village

Alin Anchidin,

Romania

17:15

Adaptive algorithm for water loss estimation in networks based on advanced analysis of Minimum Night Flow (MNF)

Vicente David,

 Spain

17:30

Decreasing of non-revenue water volume in the Chirita Water Plant of Apavital Iasi

Dan Popovici,

Romania

 

Water Loss 2019 Team:

   

Scientific Committee

 

Chair: Bambos Charalambous (Cyprus)

Ioan Bica (Romania)

Sergiu Calos (Rep. of Moldova)

Enkelejda Gjinali (Albania)

Stuart Hamilton (UK)

Roland Liemberger (Austria)

Atanas Paskalev (Bulgaria)

 

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Organising Committee

 

Chair: Felix Stroe

Constantin Predoi

Silviu Lacatusu

Alina Rapcencu

 

 

 

 

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