Water Loss and Water Conservation

“Who Stole my Water? The Case for Water Loss Control and Annual Water Audits” by Gregory M Baird
American Water Works Association AWWA Journal (October 2011)**
This article explains the need for both a “customer” demand-side conservation program and a supply-side “utility” water loss program. The experience of Texas’s five year water audit information gathering and the Philadelphia Water Department annual water audit and cost benefits is highlighted.