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Water & Wastewater Authority
680 Maddox Simpson Parkway P.O. BOX 545
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Water & Wastewater Authority of Wilson County
Chris Leauber, Executive Director
With droughts impacting California and ...
With droughts impacting California and wasted water a topic of increased media interest, attendees will also hear from Chris Leauber, chair of the AWWA Water Loss Control Committee.
Leauber, the executive director of the Water & Wastewater Authority of Wilson County, Tennessee, will discuss the increasing importance of understanding each utility's non-revenue water picture and consistent communications with utility staff, media, and customers.
TAUD has been working with Chris Leauber, TAUD Utility Member and a member of AWWA's Water Loss Control Committee for several months to develop a reasonable and comprehensive approach to this issue.
We appreciate his assistance and expertise in this matter.
"For a small utility, that's a ...
"For a small utility, that's a lot of money," comments Chris Leauber, Executive Director of the Water and Wastewater Authority.
"That could have bought us a couple of trucks.
If you are a utility that hasn't been active in leak detection, rates go up and customers could be paying for losses as much as 50%.
That's what triggered the legislation in Tennessee.
Customers may not know it, but they pay for it.
Savings from stopped leaks do not have to be in the millions to be significant to many of our water utilities, Leauber points out.
Training and Events - Water Auditing and Loss Control Workshop
Small - Chris Leauber, Water & Wastewater Authority of Wilson County - TN
Executive Director - Water & Wastewater Authority of Wilson County, TN
is responsible for managing 323 miles of water distribution main and 7,000 connections in the rural eastern area of Wilson County.
Prior to joining the Authority in 2006, he managed water audit and leakage control projects for services provided to hundreds of water utilities throughout the United States and abroad.
has written various technical papers and provided many presentations and training classing on water loss control.
He is a graduate from the Pennsylvania State University, has been an active member of the Tennessee Association of Utility Districts for over 20 years, and has served on the national AWWA Water Loss Control Committee for 14 years.