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EPA Chases Leaks in Arkansas during Seventh Annual “Fix a Leak Week”

by US EPA - Environmental Protection Agency  (Mar. 16, 2015)

Central Arkansas Water is offering free leak repairs and rain gauges to low-income or elderly customers throughout Little Rock and North Little Rock. They will also giveaway promotional items such as low-flow showerheads, faucet aerators and toilet leak detection tablets at its billing offices in Little Rock and North Little Rock. For more ...

INNOVA 3434i - SF6 Leak Detection Monitor for Energy Markets

by LumaSense Technologies GmbH  (Feb. 19, 2015)

Sulfur Hexafluoride (SF6) is one of the most potent greenhouse gases, with a Global Warming Potential of more than 22,000 times than that of CO2. Over the past decades, manufacturers have replaced oil high-voltage switch gears with SF6-insulated units. Today, the power utility industry uses roughly 80% of all SF6 produced worldwide. The ...

With long, dry summer looming, EPA urges Northwest residents to stop drips and leaks during “Fix-a-Leak Week,” March 16-23

by US EPA - Environmental Protection Agency  (Mar. 16, 2015)

With local snowpack at historic lows, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is inviting Northwest households to “make every drop count” for Fix-a-Leak Week, March 16 – 23, 2015. The Agency estimates that household leaks waste more than one trillion gallons of water across the United States annually, equal to the annual ...

Carbon dioxide detection in industrial plants: Measuring range 0 – 5,00 % or 0 – 2,00 %

by Compur Monitors GmbH & Co. KG  (Jan. 22, 2015)

For martians – provided they are existing – carbon dioxide atmosphere might be their natural habitat. We earthlings can only tolerate low concentrations of this gas. It is true that we are using the special properties of CO2 for many purposes, but in concentrations above 5000 ppm it can be hazardous to our health. Therefore it must be ...

Active Leak Detection

by LDS Global  (Feb. 14, 2014)

When investigating a suspected leak either within a customers property or on the mains network we will conduct a full and thorough survey of the problem area. This will include checks on the integrity of the zone or area and a brief assessment of  consumption. We will then survey all mains and fittings with a leak noise correlator and ...

Leaks on Large-Diameter Trunk Mains – More Than Just Non-Revenue Water Reduction

by Pure Technologies  (Dec. 10, 2014)

Providing safe, reliable access to clean water is a major challenge for utilities around the world considering that roughly 12 billion gallons of water are lost every day globally. While many utilities are aware of the importance of reducing Non-Revenue Water (NRW), reducing it can be a challenge. The World Bank estimates ...

EPA Settlement Protects Soil and Groundwater in Lawrence, Mass.

by US EPA - Environmental Protection Agency  (Apr. 6, 2015)

In a recent settlement agreement with EPA’s New England office, Hilton Oil Co., Inc. will take action to come into compliance with Underground Storage Tank regulations to protect groundwater and soil at its facility in Lawrence, Mass. The company also agreed to pay a $27,000 penalty. The action stems from an EPA inspection of the facility ...

Gas Leak Detection Equipment: Why Do We Need It?

by a1-cbiss  (Jun. 19, 2014)

The strongest motivation behind refrigerant gas leak detection is the European Union F-Gas regulation brought into effect as part of the EU’s environmental obligation under the Kyoto protocol to lower refrigerant gas emissions. The much anticipated changes of F-Gas regulation aim to strengthen the existing regulation in terms of reducing ...

Read Our Latest Articles About F-Gas Regs & How It Affects Leak Detection

by a1-cbiss  (Jul. 13, 2014)

a1-cbiss know a thing or two about refrigeration gas leak detection systems and how the F-Gas Regulations are affecting this good practice. Since the F-Gas Regulations agreement has been passed, those involved in the Air Conditioning and Refrigeration industry, need to make themselves familiar with the new legislation and act upon the new ...

a1-cbiss Leak Detection Systems in Compliance with F-Gas Regulation

by a1-cbiss  (Mar. 18, 2014)

Under new F-Gas proposals, a calculation of CO2 equivalent emissions will determine what type of gas leak detection is required. Sites using refrigeration now have to factor in the Global Warming Potential (GWP) of HFC’s compared to relative CO2 emissions. Sites that were before not under F-Gas regulations (had a charge of under 300kgs) are ...

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