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A Whole-Life Cost Approach To Sewerage And Potable Water System Management

  • Dragan A. Savic
  • Slobodan Djordjevic
  • Adrian Cashman
  • Adrian Saul
Part of the NATO Science for Peace and Security Series book series (NAPSC)

To promote the efficient use of resources in the developed world there is a recognised need to make best use of existing infrastructure. Whole Life Costing in combination with computational modelling techniques can be used to satisfy this need. This paper outlines the development of WLC for the capital and operational management of water and wastewater networks based on the detailed consideration of holistic performance and the explicit linking of costs to their drivers.

Keywords

water wastewater whole-life costing modelling decision support 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Dragan A. Savic
    • 1
  • Slobodan Djordjevic
    • 1
  • Adrian Cashman
    • 2
  • Adrian Saul
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of EngineeringUniversity of ExeterUK
  2. 2.Pennine Water GroupUniversity of SheffieldUK

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