1 African Water Summit, 2014 A utility CEO's Perspective on the impact of Water Loss Reduction Australia A utility CEO's Perspective on The impact of Water Loss Reduction Tim Waldron Tim Waldron Session Page1. African Water Summit, 2014 A utility CEO's Perspective on the impact of Water Loss Reduction you can't expect to solve a problem using the same thinking that created the problem . New Sources of Water 1. New Dams 2. River Sharing 3. Rain Water Harvesting 4. Desalination 5. Icebergs 12. Tim Waldron Session Page2. African Water Summit, 2014 A utility CEO's Perspective on the impact of Water Loss Reduction Water Loss Control is the most important Key Performance Indicator (KPI) of a Water Political Influence Company ?
2 It impacts on every part of the business Treatment, finance, debt, depreciation, dams, Operational cost, Capital deferment, asset life extension, distribution knowledge, organisational speed, intelligent understanding, engineering challenge, measurement knowledge, and impacts on the success of Management and Corporate plans It impacts on profitability, less service interruptions, Water quality improvements via less contamination, environmental excellence, political strength. Most Important Aspect of Asset IMPACT OF DEPRECIATION. Management People are the most important asset of any Water business Financials savings, Water savings and the essential service provided by our industry will be as a result of our combined efforts.
3 Tim Waldron Session Page3. African Water Summit, 2014 A utility CEO's Perspective on the impact of Water Loss Reduction My experience with various types of Water Businesses Large Utilities with 7000 employees Small Water departments government, 20 to 50. employees Developing country government Water departments varying from 20 to 200 employees Water Corporations varying from 150 to 700. employees Experiences around the World China Solomon Islands Thailand Tonga Australia PNG. New Zealand Vanuatu South Africa Vietnam Uganda Japan UK Malaysia Brazil Fiji Tim Waldron Session Page4.
4 African Water Summit, 2014 A utility CEO's Perspective on the impact of Water Loss Reduction Tim Waldron Session Page5. African Water Summit, 2014 A utility CEO's Perspective on the impact of Water Loss Reduction Tim Waldron Session Page6. African Water Summit, 2014 A utility CEO's Perspective on the impact of Water Loss Reduction What does a Water utility CEO do ? Watches Weather and Worries about Water and Waste Water Wonders Whether you can be brilliant? Looks for people filling voids Inspires, gives vision, sets goals/ targets/ outcomes/. integrity/sets magnets for ambitions/gets ahead of the norm and provides opportunity Focus on KPI's, Board meetings, politics, PR and regulations KPI's for a Water utility Many Generally meeting basic needs for existence, shareholders agreements, Finance, customer service standards, Regulators issues, political interest, Board interests, staff and asset management, capital spending, business development, leadership Highly skilled workforce fulfilling most Water industry Vertically Integrated Water Business requirements which include.
5 Water Sewage/Waste Water Catchment management Collection Dams Treatment Water treatment Reuse or Disposal Delivery mains Laboratories Reservoirs Environmental Distribution networks Administration+H&S. Ops Control and Planning GIS and Asset man. Metering and Billing Engineering Customer services Business management Legal Tim Waldron Session Page7. African Water Summit, 2014 A utility CEO's Perspective on the impact of Water Loss Reduction Why do people do things Financial planning differently? Annual Budget and Audit directions Understanding different thinking 3 year plan Acceptance to change 20 year plan Motivation to change Infrastructure life replacement plan, ie.
6 Clear ambitions Dams and reservoirs Pipe replacement profiles Planning Capital deferment plans People What you see, is not what everyone sees Asset Management Systems Overview Asset Management Systems Maintenance Maintenance Management Management Systems Systems Geographical Telemetry Geographical Telemetry Information Systems Information Systems Systems Systems Pressure Pressure management / leakage management /. control systems leakage control CCTV CCTV systems Asset Asset Systems Systems Information Network Information Network Systems Modelling Systems Modelling Systems Systems Document Document Management Management Financial Meter Reading & Financial Meter Reading &.
7 Systems Systems Management Customer Billing Management Customer Billing Systems Systems Systems System Asset Management systems Pressure Management / Leakage Control These are Key influences on Asset life, asset Pressure Spikes performance and profitability of a utility . Matching customer needs with lowest cost high quality utilty infrastructure affects every other cost of the business of a Water utility . Tim Waldron Session Page8. African Water Summit, 2014 A utility CEO's Perspective on the impact of Water Loss Reduction Remember to check for pressure transients with short What pressure surges can do!
8 !! period pressure measurements (Mains break Torquay). - even in gravity supplied zones N1 exponent varies with type of Flow Modulating PRV Control leak, and also with pipe materials Fixed area discharge Variable area discharge Circular hole drilled in pipe Split in flexible pipe: N1 typically N1 typically Acknowledgement: van Zyl Acknowledgement: Thornton WRP (Pty) Ltd, 2001. Asset Management Systems Maintenance Management Systems Geographical Telemetry Information Systems Systems Pressure management /. leakage control CCTV systems Asset Systems Information Network Systems Modelling Systems Document Management Financial Meter Reading &.
9 Systems Management Customer Billing Systems System Tim Waldron Session Page9. African Water Summit, 2014 A utility CEO's Perspective on the impact of Water Loss Reduction Asset Management systems Asset Management systems CCTV CCTV. Benefits of CCTV. Condition of the asset indicates its remaining life and risk of failure CCTV inspection of sanitary sewers and stormwater pipes is the best technology for measuring the condition of Visual inspection underground assets. It enables maintenance budgets to be allocated to provide greatest value by identifying problems Condition assessments are a snap-shot in time before they become engineering and financial nightmares.
10 CCTV monitoring reports are critical to the development of Information must be filed with the asset and date stamped for rehabilitation and proactive maintenance programs, and future reference provide pictorial evidence for prioritising action. Electronic data linked to the asset management system is CCTV inspections not only saves money and improves replacing paper forms, reports and CCTV videos customer service standards, it can also prevent the embarrassment of dry weather sewer overflows. Asset Management systems CCTV. Ford Transit Van, long wheel base Cab Chassis with custom built pantec body.