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Mr. Aniket Wadekar, Ms. Chaitrali Narsule, Mr. Ashish Sawant, Mr.Gitesh Parab, "DESIGN & ANALYSIS OF WATER DISTRIBUTION NETWORK MODEL BY EPANET A CASE STUDY", VIVA-IJRI Volume 1, Issue 4, Article 93, pp. 1-5, 2021. Published by Computer Engineering Department, VIVA Institute of Technology, Virar, India.


Water is one of the primary needs of all living being of world. Water supply system is a system of engineered hydraulic and components which provide water supply. The water distribution network plays a virtual role in preserving and providing desirable life quality to the public, of which reliability of supply is the major component. A community can only thrive if it can ensure the availability of safe drinking water for its members. As the population of any community increases, the demand for water also increases and imposes additional load to the existing water distribution system. As a result, the existing water distribution system may become unreliable to meet the demand of the increased population. In order to fulfil the water demand of the continuously growing population, it is essential to provide the sufficient and uniform quantity of water through the designed network of pipes. EPANET is computer program that performs extended period simulation of hydraulic behaviour within pressurized pipe network. The study presents the hydraulic analysis of pipe line network of Narangi area in Virar city using EPANET 2.0. The result obtained verified that the pressure at all junction and the flows with their velocities at all pipes are feasible enough to provide adequate water to the network of study area and also help to understand the pipelines system of the study area in a better way. The study also deals with the future demand of the area.


EPANET 2.0, Nodes, Pipe Network, Pressure, Water Supply


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