Efficiency Improvement of Building Water Distribution Network Through Field Experimentation

IJEP 43(12): 1139-1145 : Vol. 43 Issue. 12 (December 2023)

Amit Madhukar Chaudhari* and Abhaykumar S. Wayal

Mumbai University, Veermata Jijabai Technological Institute (VJTI), Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Matunga, Mumbai – 400 019, Maharashtra, India


In past few years, water demand has increased due to rapid increase in industrialization. For conserving water, it is consequential to detect and solve the issue in water distribution system in buildings. Current ‘building water distribution networks’ is an age-old practice. There is a need to make it more efficient. Through this research an approach is laid out to modify the ‘building water distribution network’ through field experimentation. Conservation of water and to improve its sustainability resources is much needed for upcoming decades. This paper proposes theoretical as well as practical methods to determine efficient water consumption in the ‘building water distribution network’. Also, experimentation conducted shows, water efficient measures implementation standard design help in efficient consumption of water in distribution network. The conclusion provides a useful practice for conservation of water and savings in ‘building water distribution network’.


Water conservation, Modified distribution plumbing


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