Electrical Leak News

  • Feature in Energeia magazine - Interview with dog handler Fred Guit

    The Sniffers' dog handler Fred Guit was interviewed by Energeia, a magazine focusing on the Dutch energy market, to learn more about his day-to-day job and about the unique capabilities of sniffing dogs. More specifically, The Sniffers' ...


    By The Sniffers

  • Did you meet Mecky at the Carrièrebeurs in Utrecht?

    The Sniffers' detection dog Mecky was present at the Carrièrebeurs in Utrecht last week! If you were at the Carrièrebeurs in Utrecht last week, you probably will have met Mecky. He is one of The Sniffers' specifically trained dogs for gas leak- and electrical short circuit detection. Thank you to Enexis for this opportunity. Mecky's presence at the event was not left ...


    By The Sniffers NV

  • Electrical Leak Location

    A proposed new ASTM International standard will describe all field-proven electrical methods for locating leaks in installed geomembranes. WK42576, Practice for Electrical Leak Location on Exposed Geosynthetics, is currently being developed by Subcommittee D35.10 on Geomembranes, part of ASTM International Committee ...


    By ASTM International

  • Japan gov`t to help stop radioactive water leaks

    Japan's government said Wednesday that it would step in and take "firm measures" to tackle contaminated water leaks at the country's crippled nuclear plant, including possibly funding a multibillion-dollar project to fix the problem. The announcement came a day after the operator of the wrecked Fukushima Dai-ichi plant said some of the water was seeping over or around an underground barrier it ...


    By Associated Press

  • TEPCO says was reluctant to worry public over leak

    The operator of Japan's crippled nuclear plant said Friday that it delayed acknowledging that the plant was leaking contaminated water into the sea because it did not want to worry the public until it was certain there was a problem. Tokyo Electric Power Co. acknowledged for the first time this week that its Fukushima Dai-ichi plant was leaking contaminated underground water into the ocean, a ...


    By Associated Press

  • PG&E Improves Gas Leak Survey Capability with Heath Consultants’ Advanced Detection Device

    Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) is now able to more efficiently identify potential leaks on its gas pipeline system by using a highly advanced leak detection device by Heath Consultants Inc. The leak detection device, known as Detecto Pak-Infrared (DP-IR™), is designed to be selective in detecting methane and will not generate a false alarm on other hydrocarbon gases. The ...


  • ASTM D7703 - 11 standard practice for electrical leak location on exposed geomembranes using the water lance system

    Geomembranes are used as barriers to prevent liquids from leaking from landfills, ponds, and other containments. For this purpose, it is desirable that the geomembrane have as little leakage as practical. The liquids may contain contaminants that if released can cause damage to the environment. Leaking liquids can erode the subgrade, causing further damage. ...


    By ASTM International

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