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Call for abstracts

Deadline for submission CLOSED

Authors are encouraged to present papers dealing with any water loss related topic. The aim is to provide a comprehensive programme of the highest quality, reflecting a wide range of international experiences.

You are invited to submit an extended abstract (500 – 1,000 words, including figures, diagrams, or illustrations) in pdf format. Please headline your abstract with the following information:

  • Topic (choose one from the list, #1 - #14
    1. NRW assessment and strategy design
    2. Leak detection technologies, strategies, equipment
    3. Network zoning and DMA design
    4. Asset management and condition assessment
    5. Pressure monitoring and management
    6. Water metering
    7. Digitalization and the use of artificial intelligence
    8. Smart water networks
    9. Performance based NRW management contracts
    10. Organizational and institutional issues
    11. Economics and financing
    12. Capacity building and human resource issues
    13. Regulation, target setting, benchmarking, and performance indicators
    14. Case studies from around the world – successes and failures
  • Title of presentation
  • Author’s name and affiliation, email address (if several authors, highlight corresponding author)
  • Presenting author’s country (country where the author is based)

Proposals (topics) for workshops or panel discussions can also be submitted. Please indicate if you like to design and manage the workshop/discussion or it is just a suggestion for the WLSG to organize and find the most appropriate speakers.