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30 - MUN - Municipality Services and Local Governance

MUN 103 - Water Distribution Systems

Code Start Date Duration Venue
MUN 103 23 October 2023 5 Days Istanbul Registration Form Link
MUN 103 18 December 2023 5 Days Istanbul Registration Form Link
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Course Description

Water distribution systems (WDS) consist of an interconnected series of components. This system ensures that the public are getting water supply all the time. It is continuously expanding as the population increases creating a huge load for those working in this field. The content covered in this course includes, but is not limited to, safety, installation, maintenance, and repair of a water distribution system .  This will include WDS structure, appurtenances, and equipment while protecting water qualify by using accepted disinfection and monitoring practices to protect the health and welfare of the system’s users.

Course Objectives

  • Being familiar with the purpose of a water distribution system
  • Understanding the purpose of distribution system storage and pumping facilities
  • Learning about the various types of pipes and joints
  • Being able to properly and safely plan and deploy water distribution systems
  • Learning how to test water distribution systems

Who Should Attend?

  • Professionals in water distribution systems
  • Consulting agencies
  • Ministries 
  • Equipment suppliers

Course Details/Schedule

Day 1

  • The water distribution system operator
  • Storage facilities
  • Suitable locations for facilities
  • Safely operating and maintaining a storage facility
  • Troubleshooting storage facility problems
  • Disinfecting a storage facility
  • Collecting samples and maintaining records for a storage facility

Day 2

  • Distribution system facilities
  • The purpose of a water distribution system
  • The purpose of distribution system storage and pumping facilities
  • Types of pipes and joints
  • Properly and safely pipe installing
  • Water quality considerations in distribution systems

Day 3

  • Distribution system operation and maintenance
  • Water distribution system surveillance program
  • Water quality monitoring for a water distribution system
  • Locating buried pipes and leaks
  • Repairing leaks, making pipe connections, flushing pipes, and  cleaning pipes

Day 4

  • Disinfecting new and existing wells
  • Disinfecting pumps, mains, and storage facilities
  • Troubleshoot disinfection systems
  • Safety
  • Recognizing hazards
  • Follow safety rules to overcome disasters

Day 5

  • Distribution system administration
  • The functions of a manager
  • Describing the financial strength of the distribution system
  • Preparing a contingency plan for emergencies