Full-Smart Intermittent Water Supply Monitoring, Managing, and Distributing System Based on IoT

Case Study at Soran City

Keywords: ESP32, fair water distribution, intermittent water distribution system, internet of things, smart water meter


Water supply scarcity has become a serious problem for many countries and cities, especially in the last few years when there has been less rain in many areas. So, managing, monitoring, and distributing the water supply and consumption of the people has become an urgent task for many local and national governments. Monitoring how the water is used by the population in different regions helps a lot in the more efficient management of the water supply, thus helping in solving the water scarcity problem. The proposed system includes continuous water level monitoring of wells and storage reservoirs in the city, as well as continuous monitoring of the daily water consumption needs of each household in each neighborhood based on a group of criteria such as the number of residents, the area of green space, and the temperature of the air. This is followed by a fair amount of water being automatically distributed at regular periods to each consumer based on the estimated total amount of water. This is done through smart water meters, remote actuation of valves, and remote water pumps based on IoT devices, which are all under the supervision of a web-based system. Moreover, an application has been developed for use by consumers so that they can monitor their water consumption, be informed about the next water distribution time and the amount of predicted water, check the water meter status, check the air in water pipes, and water bill inquiry and payment.


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Author Biographies

Mohammed M. Ahmed, Information Technology Department, Soran Technical College, Erbil Polytechnic University, Kurdistan ‎Region, Iraq

Mohammed Mustafa Ahmed is a member of the department of IT at Soran Technical College, Erbil Polytechnic University. He earned a B.Sc. in information technology from the Technical College of Informatics of Sulaimani Polytechnic University. Currently, he is an MSc student in Computer Science and Information Technology at the College of Science at Salahaddin University-Erbil. His research interests are in smart control systems, IoT, machine learning, renewable energy, and medical devices.

Abdulqadir I. Abdullah, Department of Computer Science, College of Science, Knowledge University, Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq

Abdulqadir I. Abdullah is an assistant professor at the department of computer science, college of science, Knowledge University. He earned his B.Sc. degree from the college of engineering at Salahaddin University. He earned his MSc and Ph.D. in Computer system engineering from Tennessee State University in the USA. Dr. Abdulqadir has numerous research papers and has taught many undergraduate and graduate courses. His research interests are in the areas of smart control systems, wireless sensor networks, artificial intelligence, and image processing.


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Ahmed M, Abdullah A. Full-Smart Intermittent Water Supply Monitoring, Managing, and Distributing System Based on IoT. cuesj [Internet]. 30Jan.2023 [cited 30Mar.2023];7(1):8-0. Available from: https://journals.cihanuniversity.edu.iq/index.php/cuesj/article/view/775
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