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AQUAFocus Water Network Operation and Maintenance

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AQUAFocus Operación y Mantenimiento de Redes de Agua

Participants in this program of Operation and Maintenance of Drinking Water Distribution Networks will be able to to have specific knowledge of the operation of a drinking water distribution network in relation to their operation, maintenance and upkeep.

The teaching team is made up of UPC faculty and specialized professionals from Agbar and the sector, who guarantee the practicality and functional applicability of the content covered.

Suitable for professionals interested in:

  • The care of the network.

  • The training required for proper inspection.

  • Remote control and centralized operation systems.

  • To know the criteria, techniques and instrumentation for the correct operation of the water supply network.

  • The study of the pathologies that lead to aging.

  • Advanced service organization.

In the global context of water scarcity, distribution networks must be operated and maintained in such a way as to comply with the better service conditions for all citizens and to ensure that the system efficiency without losing the resourceespecially in cities.

Due to the challenges of efficiency in water management, it is of vital importance to invest efforts for a correct asset management that allows the renewal of water service networks and infrastructures, most of which are of an advanced age.

Content

CREDITS

In this credit the knowledge related to asset management in a distribution network is presented, and the student is trained to discriminate the information involved in the decision making involved in this management. Concepts on the reliability of infrastructures, useful in the evaluation of their deterioration, are explained. Next, tools will be provided to enable students to design an optimal strategy for the maintenance, operation and renewal of assets. Finally, innovative solutions and technologies applicable to supply network asset management will be presented.

This credit presents how to get the best provision, operation and maintenance of the supply service and the relationship with the subscriber. The tools for identifying and optimizing the elements that determine the proper functioning of the network are also presented, and energy and hydraulic efficiency and energy savings in a drinking water distribution network are studied.

This credit provides an overview of the efficiency of the supply network The following section then goes into more detail on the concepts it covers, paying special attention to non-revenue water. It also describes the calculations of efficiency control ratios, which make it possible to diagnose the state of the network in terms of its efficiency. In addition, the tools to design the optimization plan for non-revenue water in the distribution system are given.

ARE YOU INTERESTED IN THE PROGRAM AND HAVE DOUBTS?

Contact us at +34 932 479 735, write us a WhatsApp to +34 616 778 523 or leave us your details in the contact form and we will contact you shortly.

¿TE INTERESA EL PROGRAMA Y TIENES DUDAS?

There are possibilities to pay the tuition in installments, as well as agreements with financial institutions that offer special conditions to students.

If you belong to any of these groups, identify yourself when formalizing your registration so that the corresponding reduction can be applied.

EXCELLENCE SCHOLARSHIP Master's Degree in Water Technology and Management

The Water School makes available to professionals two study grants that will cover the 50% of the registration fee for the Master in Water Technology and Management, valued at €7,200.

  • Be under 35 years old
  • Be individuals who self-finance the Master's tuition.
  • Have a university degree, higher or technical engineering, bachelor's degree or qualification that accredits the training necessary to access the program

Download the program bases here to be able to consult all the required information and present your candidacy for admisiones@laescueladelagua.com, indicating in the subject of the message "PRESENTATION OF CANDIDACY FOR EXCELLENCE PROGRAM"

The period to submit the candidacy is starts on December 28, 2023 and ends the February 21, 2024.

SUPPORT FOR LATIN AMERICAN PROFESSIONALS

We promote the training levels of professionals in the water sector and therefore offer an additional bonus of 10% in the tuition fee for any of the programs in the online itinerary of the School of Water.

This discount is open to all those who can prove nationality and residence in Peru, Colombia, Chile, Mexico or Ecuador.

HOW TO PROCEED? At the time of registration, in the section "Do you have any assistance" choose the option "10% of subsidized group" and send us a digital copy of your passport and certificate of census registration or other document proving your habitual residence.

OTHER AID

If you meet any of the following conditions, we offer you a discount on the registration fee:

Unemployment aid

If you are unemployed, you have a 20% bonus on the total amount of the program.
You must present the Status Certificate issued by the SEPE (INEM).

Are you an entrepreneur?

If you are registered as self-employed, you have a 15% bonus on the total amount of the program.
You must present the last 3 receipts of the self-employed quota.

Large family

If you are a member of a large family you have a bonus of 5% total amount of the program.

Do you belong to any professional association or college?

If you belong to any of these groups, identify yourself at the time of registration so that the 15% discount reduction can be applied to you (not cumulative).

If you are a member of the Alumni network of the Water School, the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC) or the Universitat Oberta de Catalunya (UOC) you will receive a discount on the total cost of the program.

If you are a member of the Young Water Professional association, you receive a bonus on the total amount of the program.

If you are a member of the Colegio de Ingenieros de Caminos, Canales y Puertos you will receive a discount on the total cost of the program.

If you are a member of the Colegio de Ingenieros Industriales de Catalunya you will receive a discount on the total cost of the program.

If you are a member of the Col.legi Oficial d'Enginyers Agrònoms de Catalunya you have a discount on the total amount of the program.

If you are a member of the Col.legi Oficial d'Enginyers d'Enginyers d'Obres Públiques de Catalunya you have a discount on the total amount of the program.

Basic data

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May 2024

Duración

Duration

4 weeks - 50 hours

Créditos

Credits

2 ECTS

Idioma

Language

Spanish

Importe

Amount

310€

Metodología

Methodology

Remote Blended