How the water cycle works in our cities

How the water cycle works in our cities


The urban water cycle is a virtuous cycle. Water distributed in urban public networks is taken directly from a protected resource that can be:

  • A lake
  • A river
  • A water table

Generally these water resources are located upstream of the city. After use it is generally recovered by the sanitation system and finally returned to the natural environment downstream of the city.


The water cycle breaks down as follows:


  1. From pumping to the production plant
  2. From the production plant to the consumer, the management of drinking water distribution systems must allow access to water that meets quality standards, at an acceptable price and with a seamless service continuity.
  3. The company Telaqua – Yes, we arrogate ourselves the right to be a step! Thanks to our presence as well as our product we intervene on a problem of society! In France, it is estimated that 15 to 20% of drinking water consumed in a building is lost in leaks, or 30 million cubic meters of water per year! The rest of the world is unfortunately no better!
    • In some cities in Africa, Asia or Latin America, some cities can reach 70% of water lost due to leaks.
    • In India, in New Delhi, the leak rate is 45%, and can go up to 60% and more in some cities.
  4. From the consumer to the treatment plant
  5. The return to the wild life or another circuit tour!

For water, life has no end!