Pumps, Pipes and Storage

Resources for Drinking-water Assistance Programme

Published online: 
02 December 2010


A water storage and pipe network is called a distribution network. This refers to the tanks and pipes used to get water from a source and/or treatment plant to a house, building or other place of use. Its components include storage tanks, reservoirs, pumps, meters, pipes and valves. This booklet contains guidance on distribution systems for small drinking-water suppliers.

Publishing information

  • Date of publication:
    02 December 2010
  • Hardcopy date of publication:
    02 December 2010
  • ISBN:
    978-0-478-35925-1 (online)
  • HP number:
  • Citation:
    Ministry of Health. 2010. Pumps, Pipes and Storage: Resources for Drinking-water Assistance Programme. Wellington: Ministry of Health.
  • Ordering information:
    Only soft copy available to download
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