Water/wastewater infrastructure is aging rapidly in most cities, and the growing population is only increasing the load on the crumbling water systems. Read about the tried and true 8 "I's" of asset management to see how you can tackle these challenges.
Sanitary sewer system flow has two main components: sanitary or dry-weather loads and wet-weather loads. This article looks at loads, peaking formulae, and patterns representing temporal variations - stepwise and linear.
Knowing which are the most critical pipes in the network with regards to burst events (for example in terms of customers affected by the potential failure) facilitates the planning of the maintenance activity, allowing for adequate resources allocation for critical assets.