Zohaib Hassanz,Manzoor Elahi,Hanif Ullah,Yaseen Mahmood,



Daily water Consumption Pattern,Peak factors,LPCD,Overflow pipe,Flow rate,


Water is not only necessary for life but it plays vital role in the social accompanied with economic growth of that specific country especially developing countries. Increasing population and rapid urbanization accompanied with climate change may reduce the supply of fresh water globally in twenty-first century. This study aims to understand current household water use and water use pattern in different five houses of different five places of KPK Pakistan for five months, to improve the efficiency of house hold water use, to encourage sustainable use and conservation of water resources. For the provision of new fresh water facilities. It’s necessary for water supply system planners to comprehend current water consumption behaviors of inhabitant, and how they use water of the new facility in future. The water consumption pattern is differs for the nations and societies and dependent on factors which may vary consumption on daily, weekly, monthly and yearly basis. These factors are availability of water source, economic, cultural, seasonal, climatic, and approachability to these water sources.

Daily water consumption pattern for five different houses in different areas of KPK for five months were found by carefully examining the time taken by pump to fill the Household overhead tanks. But in order to increase reliability of the acquired data the pumps were allowed to fill the tank till water flow for one minute at overflow pipe of the water tank was not recorded. During the period of research (March 2018 to July 2018) it was concluded that the average consumption in Charsadda (urban), Charsadda (rural), Mardan (urban), Mardan (rural) and Kohat (urban) was 102.84, 61.81, 105.99, 66.44 and 100 litres per captia per day (LPCD) respectively. Interestingly it was also observed that the trends of water consumption were almost the same in urban and rural areas of different districts of KPK


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