This training provided Albanian water utilities the chance to learn and see what is involved in a water loss reduction program. The training was held from 13 to 16 March 2012 in Tirana and was attended by 42 participants from 13 water utilities and representatives from main stakeholders. Objectives of the training included:

  • Awareness rising of decision-makers for the importance of water loss reduction.
  • Information exchange about the current water loss situation in Albania and a needs assessment of the participants.
  • Presentation of the guidelines for water loss reduction and introduction to the theory behind water loss reduction.
  • Introduction to the establishment of a water balance including exercises.
  • Introduction to methods and instruments for water loss reduction, focusing on pressure management.