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Case Study: Implementing a New Pipeline System in one of the World’s Oldest Cities

The Challenge

Jerusalem is the capital city of Israel, and it is located in the middle of the country. In addition to the large number of tourists visiting this historical city annually, Jerusalem also has a population of more than 900,000 people, and in 1994, the yearly drinking water consumption was approximately 60M cubic meters; 2,120 cubic

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Colin Kirkland

Colin Kirkland
Colin Kirkland, Air Valve Product Manager & Victoria/Tasmania Technical Sales.
Colin has more than 30 years’ experience working in water supply and irrigation in Australia, including 16 years with BWT. He credits his training at Weir pumps in his native Scotland for providing him with a solid grounding in engineering. Colin is a mechanical engineer and a fitter and turner, who prides himself on taking a hands-on approach when designing and implementing successful installations across all aspects of BWT’s products and markets. As Air Valve Product Manager, Colin performs training seminars in pipeline design incorporating air release valves around Australia.

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Cavitation, which can damage delivery networks, is a given in all water supply systems. However, it is a particular concern in Australia where water supplies are already limited. In systems with inadequate pressure controls, cavitation can lead to significant damage, including pipe bursts, and ultimately a pipe burst if pressure is not properly controlled.  

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