About 2.2 billion people worldwide do not have access to safely managed drinking water services. Climate change, pollution and population growth exacerbate this challenge, at a time when the coronavirus crisis has highlighted the pressing need to address supply issues.
Investing in infrastructure is essential to improving water distribution, and can be prioritized thanks to asset management. This approach improves service by anticipating changes in demand, enhancing water quality and reducing disruption caused by failures, such as water leaks, outages and damage.
This whitepaper analyzes the relationship between temperature fluctuations, the use of different types of materials and the number of breaks in the water mains.