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Water Storage and Distribution Starting Thoughts

1) Analysis of existing system
a. Options for integration

2) Location considerations
a. Security
b. Societal acceptance

3) Local construction practices

a. What we’d like
b. What we can expect
i. Labor
ii. Materials
iii. Schedule

4) Storage tank flow control (inflow, outflow, overflow)

5) Storage – Waterproofing

a. Sealing
b. Penetrations

6) Architectural considerations

7) Distribution network
a. Expected flows (work with supply and treatment)
b. Pipe material / sizes
c. Valves (typical)

8) Distribution points

a. Logistical concerns
b. Societal concerns

Goals: Predesign report evaluating storage and distribution options and selecting appropriate technology. Establish a basis of design.