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Guidelines for Modelling Water Distribution Systems

Development and use of water distribution models comprises of many activities and processes. As with any such complex task, it can be managed more successfully and efficiently if it is broken down into its components or stages. This guide provides an overview of the stages involved and principles of “Good Modelling Practice”, for people involved in undertaking and managing water supply modelling projects – managers, designers, operational and planning engineers, consultants and others involved in the running of water distribution systems.


  • Water Distribution Network Modelling Guidelines FINAL.pdf