In Bangalore, SUEZ successfully improved a Water Distribution System spread on an area of 26.5 km2 covering 725 kilometres of distribution network and 86,349 connections in the central region of the city. It also reduced Unaccounted for Water (UFW) level significantly towards the completion of project. It was done through survey and mapping of assets, design and establishment of District Metered Areas (DMAs) for measurement and monitoring of UFW levels, reduction of losses through systematic planned actions of rehabilitation of old corroded and clogged network, service connections, defunct consumer meters, identification and repair of visible and invisible leaks.
24/7 water supply could be a significant step towards improving public health and ensuring better quality of life.Hence, in India, we are working in different cities, preparing the network to deliver water continuously. This is a gradual process, and once done, we will be able to ensure better access to water for all.
When water is supplied 24 hours a day, the pipes remain full and the water remains clean. Under intermittent service, when pumping stops and the pressure in the pipes drops, the sewage flowing along the water network may potentially enter the pipe through the leakages and mix during the supply hours, thus contaminating the potable water.A continuous water supply do not allow the contaminants to enter, thereby keeping the water safe for the consumers .
In 2012, the Delhi Jal Board entrusted SUEZ with a public-private-partnership to improve water distribution service in the Malviya Nagar district. The goal of the contract is to implement SUEZ’s expertise in order to ensure continual supply of water to the district’s 400,000 inhabitants. As part of our sustained efforts towards improving water supply in our project area, we identified Navjeevan Vihar to implement a pilot project to initiate a 24/7 water supply program.