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    • A fully data-driven approach for leak localization in water distribution networks 

      Romero Ben, Luis; Puig Cayuela, Vicenç; Cembrano Gennari, Gabriela; Blesa Izquierdo, Joaquim; Meseguer Amela, Jordi (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2021)
      Conference report
      Open Access
      This paper presents a data-driven technique for the localization of leaks in water distribution networks (WDN). The methodology requires hydraulic data, i.e., pressure measurements from a set of sensors installed throughout ...
    • A new machine learning approach to support asset management in water distribution networks 

      Brucia, Paolo Gioele (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2022-01-31)
      Master thesis
      Open Access
      One of the main causes of the widespread problem of freshwater scarcity lies in unfruitful maintenance of distribution infrastructure, leading to failures with consequent waste of precious resources. It is estimated that ...
    • A novel leak detection approach in water distribution networks 

      Fezai, Rhadia; Bouzrara, Kais; Mansouri, Majdi; Nounou, Hazem; Nounou, Mohamed; Puig Cayuela, Vicenç (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2021)
      Conference report
      Open Access
      This paper proposes a novel leak monitoring framework aims to improve the operation of water distribution network (WDN). To do that, an online statistical hypothesis test based leak detection is proposed. The main advantages ...
    • Abnormal quality detection and isolation in water distribution networks using simulation models 

      Nejjari Akhi-Elarab, Fatiha; Pérez Magrané, Ramon; Puig Cayuela, Vicenç; Quevedo Casín, Joseba Jokin; Cugueró Escofet, Miquel Àngel; Sanz Estapé, Gerard; Mirats Tur, Josep Maria (2011)
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    • Big Data and Data Analytics applied to the Monitoring of Water Distribution Networks 

      Muñoz Balbontín, Mireya (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2015-06)
      Master thesis
      Open Access
      Covenantee:   Cetaqua
      The project associated with this master thesis was performed in collaboration with Water Technological Centre CETAQUA1, located in Cornellà de Llobregat. The aim of this thesis is to implement the use of data analytics and ...
    • Chlorine concentration modelling and supervision in water distribution systems 

      Pérez Magrané, Ramon; Martínez Torrents, Albert; Martínez del Álamo, Manuel; Grau Torrent, Sergi; Vinardell Magre, Laura; Tomàs Puig, Ricard; Martínez Lladó, Xavier; Jubany Güell, Irene (Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute (MDPI), 2022-07-26)
      Article
      Open Access
      The quality of the drinking water distributed through the networks has become the main concern of most operators. This work focuses on one of the most important variables of the drinking water distribution networks (WDN) ...
    • Clustering-learning approach to the localization of leaks in water distribution networks 

      Romero Ben, Luis; Blesa Izquierdo, Joaquim; Puig Cayuela, Vicenç; Cembrano Gennari, Gabriela (2022)
      Article
      Open Access
      Leak detection and localization in water distribution networks (WDNs) is of great significance for water utilities. This paper proposes a leak localization method that requires hydraulic measurements and structural information ...
    • Control de la Presión en Redes de Distribución de Agua Potable 

      Eygonnet, Florian (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2020-07-31)
      Tutored research work
      Open Access
      En este trabajo se estudiarán diferentes estrategias, y en particular una estrategia llamada híbrida, para el control de presión en redes de distribución. Tenemos una canalización que contiene una válvula que se puede abrir ...
    • Control of transients in water distribution networks 

      Perolini Castellsague, Jonas (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2020-07-31)
      Tutored research work
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      In this thesis, the pressure control in water distribution networks are discussed. First, the importance of efficient pressure control in water distribution networks as well as different pressure control methods are ...
    • Data-driven approach for leak localization in water distribution networks using pressure sensors and spatial interpolation 

      Soldevila, Adrià; Blesa Izquierdo, Joaquim; Fernández Canti, Rosa M.; Tornil Sin, Sebastián; Puig Cayuela, Vicenç (2019-07-01)
      Article
      Open Access
      This paper presents a new data-driven method for leak localization in water distribution networks. The proposed method relies on the use of available pressure measurements in some selected internal network nodes and on the ...
    • Data-driven leak localization in WDN using pressure sensor and hydraulic information 

      Alves, Débora Cristina Costa da Silva; Blesa Izquierdo, Joaquim; Duviella, Eric; Rajaoarisoa, Lala H. (2022)
      Article
      Open Access
      Maintaining a good quality of service under a wide range of operational management is challenging for water utilities. One of the significant challenges is the location of water leaks in the large-scale water distribution ...
    • El derecho humano al agua. Herramientas para su medición e implementación en el contexto rural nicaragüense 

      Flores Baquero, Óscar (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2011-07-15)
      Master thesis
      Open Access
      Según el IDH2, Nicaragua sigue encallada en la parte baja de la lista de los países de desarrollo medio. La situación con respecto al acceso al agua potable guarda muchos aspectos en común con el resto de los “países ...
    • Diseño de una balsa de riego en Algayón. Huesca 

      Carrasco Lora, Francesc (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2014-06-11)
      Bachelor thesis
      Restricted access - author's decision
      Disseny d’una bassa de regulació de reg de aproximadament 60000 m3 de volum que subministra a una comunitat de reg cobrint 5 dies de necessitat d’aigua. La bassa s’abasteix d’una sèquia del Canal d’Aragó i Catalunya i ...
    • Diseño de una red mallada de distribución de agua potable a una población determinada 

      Morales Bustos, Francisco (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2015-06-09)
      Bachelor thesis
      Restricted access - author's decision
      En aquest treball es dissenya la xarxa de distribució mallada d’aigua potable per una ciutat, l’escollida es Viladecans. Abans d’iniciar el disseny se explica la teoria necessària per realitzar aquesta xarxa. Abans de ...
    • Disinfection by products estimation in a water distribution network 

      Vinardell Magre, Laura; Jubany Güell, Irene; Pérez Magrané, Ramon (2022)
      Conference report
      Open Access
      Even though disinfection is necessary to ensure water safety for human consumption, some disinfectants produce disinfection by-products (DBPs) that may be dangerous for human health. Current European legislation obligates ...
    • Dispositivos, arquitecturas y artefactos hidráulicos preindustriales : Atlante abierto de cuatro sistemas infraestructurales del agua preindustriales con lógicas tecnológicas, arquitectónicas y ecológicas relevantes en la ciudad contemporánea 

      Calvo Beltrán, María Del Carmen (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2024-07-01)
      Bachelor thesis
      Open Access
      En este trabajo se estudian las infraestructuras del agua de cuatro ciudades desde una aproximación metodológica multiescalar. La investigación toma como punto de partida la noción del ciclo del agua y la aproximación a ...
    • Disseny d’un sistema de transport i emmagatzematge d’aigua per a països amb difícil accés a aquest recurs 

      Cladellas Regales, Marc (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2020-10-29)
      Bachelor thesis
      Restricted access - author's decision
      Covenantee:   Children of Africa
      L’objectiu del projecte es defineix com el desenvolupament d’un sistema de transport i emmagatzematge d’aigua per a persones en països on es té difícil accés a aquest recurs. Inicialment es realitza una cerca per a conèixer ...
    • Enhanced equal frequency partition method for the identification of a water demand system 

      Escobet Canal, Antoni; Huber Garrido, Rafael M.; Nebot Castells, M. Àngela; Cellier, François E. (Sarjoughian,H.S.; Cellier, F.E.; Marefat, M.M.; Rozenblit, J.W. (eds.) Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, 2000)
      Conference report
      Open Access
      This paper deals with unsupervised partitioning. A first goal of this paper is to present an enhancement to the Equal Frequency Partition (EFP) method that allows to reduce, to some extent, the main drawback of this classical ...
    • Estimation of node pressures in water distribution networks by Gaussian process regression 

      Santos Ruiz, Ildeberto de los; López Estrada, Francisco Ronay; Puig Cayuela, Vicenç; Blesa Izquierdo, Joaquim (2019)
      Conference report
      Open Access
      This paper proposes a method to predict pressures in all nodes of a water distribution network (WDN) by Gaussian process regression (GPR) from pressure measurements in a subset of selected nodes. The pressure sensors are ...
    • Estudi d'algorismes de gestió i anàlisi de dades per al a predicció d'averies en xarxes d'aigua 

      Filella Martínez, Pol (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2024-05-22)
      Master thesis
      Open Access
      La gestió de les xarxes de distribució d’aigua dolça és, actualment, un aspecte crucial en termes econòmics i de sostenibilitat, donada l’escassetat d’aigua potable a causa del canvi climàtic i l’augment de la demanda degut ...