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Acoustic Emission Technique the optimum solution for leakage detection and location on water pipelines

Marco Fantozzi
ASM Brescia S.p.A.,
Via Lamarmora 230, 25124 Brescia, Italy.
Emilio Fontana
consultant
Via Buschi 3, 20100 Milano, Italy.
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ABSTRACT

ASM introduction

Active approach to leak detection

District metering technique

Leak detection and location

Area surveys using acoustic loggers

THE FUTURE

CONCLUSIONS

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