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Bentley provides utilities and consulting firms with several solutions which can help them make decisions on how best to control leakage: replacing mains, repairing leads and/or reducing pressure to reduce leakage:
* Darwin Calibrator module is included with WaterGEMS. WaterCAD users can upgrade to WaterGEMS to utilize Darwin Calibrator.
Learn more about these solutions by viewing their recorded demonstrations:
1 - Innovative Optimization Model for Water Distribution Leakage Detection, by Dr. Zheng Yi Wu, Bentley:
This paper describes the theory behind the leakage calibration methodology and optimization tool used in WaterCAD and WaterGEMS' Darwin Calibrator.
2 - Using Simulation and Optimization Models for Detecting Water Distribution Leakage, by Paul Sage, United Utilities (U.K.) - BE Conference 2007
Learn how an optimization-based approach can simultaneously quantify and locate water losses using hydraulic model calibration that is formulated as a nonlinear optimization problem which is solved with a genetic algorithm.
3 - United Utilities Water Teams With Bentley to Establish New Method for Locating Hard-to-Find Water Leakage Sources, United Utilities Water and Bentley
4 - Automation Systems for Remote Control Operation and Water Leak Management, AKATT S.A.
Performing Leakage Detection Using Darwin Calibrator