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Main Title Simulating Cost and Quality in Water Distribution.
Author Clark, R. M. ; Males, R. M. ;
CORP Author Environmental Protection Agency, Cincinnati, OH. Water Engineering Research Lab. ;RMM Technical Services, Inc., Cincinnati, OH.
Year Published 1985
Report Number EPA/600/J-85/452;
Stock Number PB87-116729
Additional Subjects Cost analysis ; Water distribution ; Water supply ; Mathematical models ; Distribution systems ; Water supply ; Demand(Economics) ; Hydraulics ; Computer programming ; Fortran ; Reprints ; WSSM model ; Trade offs ; Computer applications
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NTIS  PB87-116729 Most EPA libraries have a fiche copy filed under the call number shown. Check with individual libraries about paper copy. 06/21/1988
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Abstract A spatial approach that disaggregates the water supply system into the components of acquisition-treatment and transmission-distribution, allows these components to be studied in isolation and in combination. Each of these components has different cost and physical functions and the cost and performance trade-offs between these functions can provide important insights into regionalization and cost-related issues. The Water Supply Simulation Model (WSSM) described in the paper is a system of computer programs that allows for an evaluation of the physical and economic characteristics of a water distribution system in a spatial framework. The development of the model and its application to a case study situation is presented.
Supplementary Notes Pub. in Jnl. of the Water Resources and Planning and Management Division, American Society of Civil Engineers, v111 n4 p454-466 Oct 86. Prepared in cooperation with RMM Technical Services, Inc., Cincinnati, OH.
NTIS Title Notes Journal article.
Title Annotations Reprint: Simulating Cost and Quality in Water Distribution.
PUB Date Free Form c1985
Category Codes 50B; 48B
NTIS Prices PC A02/MF A01
Primary Description 600/14
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Cataloging Source NTIS/MT
Control Number 703716371
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