Project #2606

Establishing Site-Specific Flushing Velocities

$518,931
Completed
Principal Investigator
Melinda
Friedman
Research Manager
Stephanie M Passarelli
Contractor
HDR Engineering, Inc.

Abstract

Determines the range of velocities and associated boundary shear required to dislodge and remove various types of unwanted accumulated materials from water distribution mains. Also determines methods or procedures to achieve the required range of velocities. Research partner: Kiwa N.V. Published in 2003.

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