EU Good Practices on Leakage Management


Accessing the Main Report, Case Studies and

Dissemination Plan (January 2015)

Three EU Reference documents on Good Practices in Leakage Management developed as part of the Water Framework Directive, Common Implementation Strategy Working Group Programme of Measures (2014) are now publicly available for free download from https://circabc.europa.eu  Reproduction is authorised if the source is acknowledged.

The three documents (January 2015) are:

Main Report: ISBN 978-92-79-45069-3 ; doi: 10.2779/102151 European Union 2015

Case Studies: ISBN 978-92-79-45070-9 ; doi: 10.2779/636990 European Union 2015

Dissemination Plan:  ISBN 978-92-79-45071-6 ; doi: 10.2779/265782 European Union 2015

Instructions to access and download the documents are as follows:

https://circabc.europa.eu

Choose: “Browse Categories” (in the Main Menu, upper left)

Choose: “Environment” (in the ‘European Commission’ Section)

Choose “WFD CIRCA: Implementing the Water Framework Directive and the Floods Directive” (near the end of the list in the ‘Public Access’ Section)

Choose: Library (in the Menu – upper left)

Choose: “B-Official Documents”(in the Title’ Section)

Choose: “d-Other documents and Common Implementation Strategy deliverables’ (in the ‘Title’ Section)

Choose: “14-Measures” (In the ‘Title’ Section)

Download the three Documents (all dated 22 January 2015)

Good Practices on Leakage Management – Main Report_Final.pdf

Good Practices on Leakage Management – Case Study document._Final.pdf

Good Practices on Leakage Management – Dissemination plan_Final.pdf

Brief overviews of the Content of the Documents

The Main Report contains 114 pages, the Case Study document 161 pages, and the Dissemination Plan 8 pages.

Web links are provided below (and will be updated from time to time) to presentations and summaries which contain brief overviews of the contents of the documents, and which have been made publicly available at Conferences with interest in this topic.

AuthorsTitle of Presentation or SummaryFile or Web link
Merks C, Lambert A, Trow S.Leakage Management: Key Concepts and Policy Recommendations: EU Reference document Good Practices on Leakage Management WFD CIS WD PoM.Water Ideas Conference, Bologna, 20-21 Oct 2016.Presentation 2016Q
Merks C, Trow S, Lambert A.Interview for Agua & Ambiente Journal/Water & Environment Magazine (Portugal) on the EU Reference document “Good Practices on Leakage Management” and its importance for Portugal. March 2016 Edition of Água&Ambiente" (Water&Environment) Magazine, Portugal.Portuguese Article 2016F
English Article 2016E
Merks C, Lambert A, Trow SImproved leakage management by European water utilities to safeguard Europe’s Water Resources. North American Water Loss 2015, Atlanta, Georgia, Dec 2015Presentation 2015P
Anchidin A, Vlaicu I, Bodor K,Title of Presentation or Summary: Case Study Regarding the Pre-Localisation of Water Losses within Water Distribution Networks with the Help of Noise Loggers. IWA Regional Conference Water Loss Management 2015. Bucharest, Romania June 2015Paper 2015 M Presentation 2015N
Merks C, Lambert A, Trow S.Advances in Leakage Management in Europe - The EU Reference documents at a glance. IWA Regional Conference Water Loss Management 2015. Bucharest, Romania June 2015Presentation 2015L
Charalambous B, Introduction - Pressure Management As Foundation Of Effective Leakage Management. IWA Regional Conference Water Loss Management 2015. Bucharest, Romania June 2015Presentation 2015K
Kovac J,Introduction - The Need For Management Skills And Insight In Human Behaviour. IWA Regional Conference Water Loss Management 2015. Bucharest, Romania June 2015Presentation 2015J
Kovac J, Anchidin A,Managing Water Loss Control Team In Water Utility Company In Context Of South East Europe. IWA Regional Conference Water Loss Management 2015. Bucharest, Romania June 2015Paper 2015H
Presentation 2015G
Merks C, Lambert A, Trow S. Improved leakage management by European water utilities to safeguard Europe’s Water Resources. IWA Water Efficiency and Performance Assessment of Water Services Conference, Cincinnati, U.S.A., April 2015.Presentation 2015D
Abstract 2015C
Lambert A and Trow SOverview Presentation on EC Reference document ‘Good Practices in Leakage Management’ at CIWEM Regional meeting, 24th February, Warrington, UKPresentation 2015B
Lambert A, Merks C, Trow S ‘At a Glance’ overview leaflet for EU Reference Documents ‘Good Practices on Leakage Management’At a Glance Leaflet
Lambert A and Trow SPresentation on EU Reference documents on ‘Good Practices in Leakage Management’ at SBWWI Leakage and Metering Conference and Workshop, 3rd Dec 2014, Kenilworth, UKPresentation 2014 T
Lambert A, Fantozzi M,Keynote speech: Smart Water loss Performance Indicators for Smart Water Systems IWA Water Ideas Conference, Bologna, Oct 2014Presentation 2014 Q
Schroder, Merks, Lambert, Trow /ARCADISOverview Presentation of EU Reference documents at IWA Water Ideas Conference, Bologna, Oct 2014WaterIdeas 2014 A
Lambert A, Koelbl J, Fuchs-Hanusch D,Austrian case study Interpreting ILI's in Small Systems, IWA Water Ideas Conference, Bologna, Oct 2014Presentation 2014 M CS1
Paper 2014N
Koelbl J, Austrian case study Salzburg, IWA Water Ideas Conference, Bologna, Oct 20142014 CS2
Torbeyns M Belgian Case study, De WaterGroep, IWA Water Ideas Conference, Bologna, Oct 2014 2014 CS3
Ferretti F, Fantozzi M, Calza F Italian Case Study Reggio Emilia, IWA Water Ideas Conference Bologna, Oct 20142014 CS12
2014 CS12 Paper
Galea St John S,Malta Case Study, IWA Water Ideas Conference, Bologna, Oct 20142014 CS13
Donnelly APortuguese Case Study Lisbon2014 CS14
Trow SScottish Water Case Study2014 CS15
Kovač JSerbia and Croatia Mentoring Case StudyPresentation 2014CS16

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