Ring Water Distribution System

Ring Water Distribution System ( Circular ) : Advantages & Disadvantages

 

In the ring water distribution system; the supply main forms a ring around the distribution area.

The branches are connected cross-wise to the mains and also to each other.

This system is most reliable for a town with well-planned streets and roads.

Ring Water Distribution System

 


 

  i.  Advantages of Ring Water Distribution System  

~ Minimum head loss due to less number of interconnections.

~ High discharge.

~ Very few consumers are affected during repair and maintenance work.

 


 

  ii.  Disadvantages of Ring Water Distribution System  

~ High initial cost due to requirement of more pipes and valves as compared to other systems.

 

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