Modeling of domestic water consumption for Kuching

Tero, Philip Lajang (2001) Modeling of domestic water consumption for Kuching. Masters thesis, Universiti Malaysia Sarawak, (UNIMAS).

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Abstract

Domestic water consumption is growing every year for Kuching since the beginning of the service made available in late 1800s. This trend is very pronounced from the early 1980s and the yearly increase may not be sustainable for very much longer since our current sources of raw water supply are almost at their peaks safe yield for the catchments. It should be a concern for us that this trend be kept checked so that the quantity can be stretched further-longer period wihout having to modify the catchments and to cater for a bigger population.This can only be achieved if consumption is kept to the 'needs' level of 160 litres per day/person.

Item Type: Thesis (Masters)
Additional Information: Thesis (M.Sc.) -- Universiti Malaysia Sarawak, 2001.
Uncontrolled Keywords: water, Water-supply, Water-supply Management, domestic, Universiti Malaysia Sarawak, UNIMAS, research, postgraduate, IPTA, education, kuching, samarahan, sarawak, malaysia, university, universiti
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HN Social history and conditions. Social problems. Social reform
Divisions: Academic Faculties, Institutes and Centres > Faculty of Social Sciences
Depositing User: Karen Kornalius
Date Deposited: 28 Nov 2013 08:57
Last Modified: 17 May 2017 01:13
URI: http://ir.unimas.my/id/eprint/30

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