Non-Revenue Water

Non-Revenue Water (NRW or unaccounted-for-water) is commonly understood as drinking water that has been produced (at a cost) but is considered “lost” in terms of income for the water utility.

Such losses can be real losses, through e.g. leakage from pipes (referred to as “physical losses”) or can be lost for revenue generation e.g. through non metered customer connections (also called “apparent losses”).

Our Competencies:

  • NRW baseline studies with assessment of present water losses in within the system
  • Development of NRW strategies and water loss reduction programmes
  • Pilot zone investigations with application of flow-, pressure-, noise-recording instruments
  • Physical leak detection
  • Tendering and supervision of construction programmes covering the creation of district meter areas, leak repair activities and water meter installations
  • Installation of computerised billing systems

NEWS

January 4th, 2018

Dr. Christoph Theune and Patrick Kaminsky appointed as Managing Directors of GKW Consult

Effective from the 1st of January 2018, Dr. Christoph Theune and Patrick Kaminsky will take over…

November 28th, 2017

Dr. Ralf Bufler invited as speaker for the EURO FINANCE WEEK (Session Banking and Business Forum Iran) in Frankfurt, Germany

The Banking and Business Forum Iran as part of the prestigious EURO FINANCE WEEK has been hosted by…

October 13th, 2017

New major project in Niger

On 11 September 2017 GKW Consult has been contracted with a first emergency programme (Programme de…