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Title: Review of Control Area Results and Estimation of Domestic Water Consumption in 1991
Author: National Rivers Authority Southern Region
Document Type: Monograph
As part of its duties under the 1991 Water Resources Act NRA Southern produces biannual forecasts of potable water demand for the water company supply areas within the region. The forecasting methodology follows a component based approach in which the unmetered domestic per capita water consumption is estimated using data obtained from a network of control areas. The control areas being groups of unmetered domestic properties for which detailed flow records are obtained on data loggers sited in the main supplying the group. The operation of the control areas and the data analysis is a cooperative effort between the water companies and NRA Southern. At the present time there are over 70 control areas in operation. Data from control areas on the Isle of Wight is still collected but has not been incorporated in the analysis of unmetered domestic water consumption because these properties are now individually metered. This report is the first in an annual series of summaries intended to provide a reference to the current status of control area monitoring and data analysis. The need for a more complete reference, rather than the usual dissemination of results tables and plots, was identified at a meeting between NRA Resources staff and water company representatives 8 July 1992 at Guildbourne House, Worthing.
Publisher: National Rivers Authority
Publication Date: 1991
Publication Place: Worthing
Subject Keywords: Water industryWater useForecastingDrinking water systemsData analysisSouthern Water Authority
Geographic Keywords: Kent (county)East SussexWest SussexHampshireIsle of Wight
Extent: 17; + appendices
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