Leak analysis and water use profiling service

Leak analysis and water use profiling service

If you're a business customer, you can get help understanding your water use. Our Business Relations team will help you find the best ways to improve water efficiency, and find hidden leaks.

Improving your water efficiency can potentially reduce your costs. In some cases, this service has helped to identify water leaks that cost in excess of $60,000 per year.

What does this service include?

The service can be tailored to include:

  • a site walk-through.
  • installation of data loggers on your water meters to track water use for four to six weeks.
  • analysis of the collected data.
  • quantification of potential leaks.
  • a written report.
  • a copy of the raw data.

How will SA Water's leak analysis and water profiling service help me?

SA Water's team are specialists in analysing water use. Our team can help you:

  • identify leaks.
  • identify water theft.
  • identify potential equipment failures.
  • identify instances of equipment being left running.
  • profile water use, to work out how, when and where water is used.

The service is tailored for you

While a typical service includes most of the below, you can tailor the service to suit your needs. If, for example, you already have smart meters installed, you may just want us to work with you to analyse that data.

Elements of the service you can choose to include:

  • initial on-site walk-through.
  • analysis and quantification of potential leaks.
  • profile of water use.
  • copy of raw logging data.
  • analysis of real time water use data.
  • written report.
  • review of historical water use.
  • presentation of findings (as a PowerPoint slideshow).

What does the service cost?

The cost varies depending on how you want to tailor your package. Costs are calculated based on an hourly rate of $94, which is tax deductible.

As a guide, a typical leak analysis for a simple business site may cost between $300 and $600. That generally includes a site walk-through, data capture for up to four weeks, data analysis, a written report and a copy of the raw data.

Contact us to get started

  • Major faults

  • Reported

  • Various suburbs
  • 15/03/2017
  • Water Quality
  • Some Adelaide Hills customers may notice changes in the taste and/or smell of their tap water, as we work hard to reduce the impact of an algal bloom in the Summit Reservoir.
    The algal bloom is causing a naturally occurring compound called geosmin, which can affect water taste and odour, but is harmless to health. The water remains safe to drink.
    We expect customers in the following areas may notice this change: Mount Barker, Balhannah, Oakbank, Verdun, Hahndorf, Heathfield, Stirling, Crafers, Lenswood, Lobethal, Woodside, Brukunga, Mount Torrens, Birdwood, Gumeracha, Kersbrook, Cudlee Creek, Wistow, Nairne, Littlehampton, Strathalbyn, Clayton, Milang, Langhorne Creek and Bridgewater.
    We have made changes to our treatment processes at the Summit Water Treatment Plant to reduce the level of geosmin in the water.    
    Our testing shows no algae has been detected in the network and it has been completely removed as part of our normal treatment process.
    If our customers have any questions or concerns, please contact us on 1300 SA WATER.
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  • Scheduled works

  • Underway
  • Farnsworth Dr
  • Morphett Vale
  • 28/04/2017
  • Supply Interruption
  • Estimated start time (water off): 02/05/2017 09:00 AM
    Estimated restore time (water back on): 02/05/2017 04:00 PM

    We’re committed to improving your services and are undertaking maintenance work in Morphett Vale. Water supply in the surrounding area may be impacted during the above times. Traffic restrictions may also apply.

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