Water Interruption Forecasting

 Capstone Project Proposal #3

I.     Proposed Topic

Water Interruption Forecasting

II.     Introduction

Fresh water is one of the scarce resources today.  Among all the water on Earth, only 1% is fresh water usable for human consumption. Currently many countries are facing water problem due to population and economy growth, especially in large cities. (Dai, Li, Sahu, Naphade, & Chen, 2011)

Water utilities are mandated to deliver safe and potable drinking water to its franchise area.  Inefficiency in the quality and quantity of drinking water is detrimental to the operations of the water utility and the overall health of its concessionaires.  Measures should always be taken and practiced to deliver potable drinking water 24 hours a day for it is said that a person can go on for days without food but not without water. Continue reading

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Data Mining on Leakage Frequencies

Capstone Project Proposal #2

I.     Proposed Topic

Data Mining on Leakage Frequencies

II.     Introduction

Today’s times is crucial for the survival of human beings.  With climate change, global warming and other events that would put the entire living creatures on the brink of extinction, action for preservation is not an option.  More than ever, the clamor for water preservation is indispensable.  Whatever means for conservation would redound to the benefit of the human race. Continue reading

Study on the Residential Water Consumption Pattern of Digos Water District


Overview

Water conservation is a global concern especially that there are various studies depicting decrease in our groundwater level intensified by the harsh effects of Climate Change.  The Digos Water District (DWD) is a government-owned and controlled corporation (GOCC) located in Digos City, Davao del Sur mandated to deliver potable and safe drinking water to its franchise area.  It is primarily a service-oriented agency.  Being a water company, DWD are taking measures to mitigate groundwater depletion by conducting fora on the matter and growing 30,000+ trees in the identified watershed area in Digos City.  Moreover, the water district are monitoring possible water pilferage and repairing leakages not just for profit but to answer the call to water conservation and to sustain the health standards for drinking water. Continue reading