In America alone, over 6 billion gallons of water are lost each day due to apparent and real loss issues. That’s a shocking amount of waste, especially for a resource no one can live without.
Water leaks typically occur underground and, therefore, are not always obvious. In fact, 90% of leaks are not evident without a proactive leak detection system or program.
An estimated 1.7 trillion gallons of water per year is lost due to aging and leaking infrastructure. These leaks have created a $2.6-billion issue known as non-revenue water (NRW).
In this paper, McKim & Creed water loss protection and GIS experts Barry Hales and Howard Hodder discuss the best practices for water loss protection, mediation and asset management.
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