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  • New water loss control products from ADS

    Huntsville, AL ADS LLC today introduces a full line of cost-efficient, advanced water loss control products for leak detection and flow measurement. These technologically innovative instruments form an integrated approach to system monitoring and leakage control for water distribution networks. ADS can now offer leak detection services and products with single point accountability for project ...


    By ADS Environmental Services

  • Framework Unveiled to Aid in Controlling Utility Water Losses

    The largest association of California drinking water professionals today announced the formation of a program to educate and assist drinking water agencies in understanding and reducing unnecessary losses of precious water. The American Water Works Association’s California-Nevada Section (CA-NV AWWA) stated that the California Water Loss Control Collaborative will be a far-reaching ...

  • Reduce Leakage Losses

    Grundfos\' MPC multi-pump controller compensates for surplus pressure and reduces water hammer. Real losses from leakage of non-revenue water (NRW) continue to be an important issue for water companies. Grundfos can help reducing water hammer which causes new holes. The solution in both these cases is the Grundfos Control multi-pump controller, and in particular proportional pressure control - a ...


  • AWWA announces new edition of water loss control manual

    The American Water Works Association has released a fourth edition of M36 Water Audits and Loss Control Programs. As water utilities work to mitigate leakage and loss, M36 provides valuable information to help determine the cost of issues such as meter error and theft and how to prevent ...

  • AWWA announces webcast on water loss management

    The American Water Works Association (AWWA) announced today that it will host a webcast on utility water loss management strategies on Wednesday, Nov. 9, 2011, at 1:00 p.m. EDT. This webcast will focus on the water audit method developed by AWWA and the International Water Association. How to implement ILI metrics to evaluate water loss trends will also be included, along with case studies that ...

  • ABB flowmeters reduce water loss in Riyadh

    ABB FlowMaster flowmeters are helping the Saudi Arabian capital, Riyadh, to cut leakage in its water distribution network by around 40 percent. The flowmeters were repeatedly selected for their outstanding accuracy and performance. By ABB Communications ABB’s market-leading range of FlowMaster flowmeters has been selected on three separate occasions as part of a large-scale project to modernize ...


    By ABB

  • EUR11.4m to cut Plovdiv’s water losses, improve water quality

    Plovdiv, Bulgaria’s second largest city, and more than 730,000 people in 210 surrounding towns and villages will benefit from improved reliability of water supply and better quality drinking water as a result of a €11.4 million loan from the EBRD. Plovdiv is becoming an important economic and industrial centre in Bulgaria and a reliable water supply system is crucial to supporting the growing ...

  • Innovyze SCADAWatch Generation V4.5 Optimizes Operations and Water Loss Control Strategies, Opening New Frontier in Decision Making Analytics

    Innovyze, a leading global innovator of business analytics software and technologies for smart wet infrastructure, today announced the release of the V4.5 Generation of SCADAWatch. This powerful “out of the box” network data management and business analytics and optimization solution for water distribution ...


    By Innovyze

  • Preventive medicine: City of Montreal reduces non-revenue water loss with leak detection program using Sahara Technology

    The City of Montreal believes that the best medicine is preventative medicine, especially as it applies to its water network. Montreal has an impressive water system that supplies drinking water to a population of nearly 1.9 million people. Since 2002, the historic city, the second largest metropolis in Canada, began a long-term major rehabilitation of ...


    By Pure Technologies

  • Warm Ocean, Not Icebergs, Causing Most Of Antarctic Ice Shelves´ Mass Loss

    Ocean waters melting the undersides of Antarctic ice shelves are responsible for most of the continent's ice shelf mass loss, a new study by NASA and university researchers has found. Scientists have studied the rates of basal melt, or the melting of the ice shelves from underneath, of individual ice shelves, the floating extensions of glaciers that empty into the sea. But this is the first ...

  • Droughts, mink and habitat loss blamed for large drop in England’s water vole population

    Records reveal water vole presence down 22 per cent in two years. England’s population of water voles could have declined by a fifth since 2011, the Environment Agency and the Wildlife Trusts have revealed. New maps published today suggest that while there are some strongholds where water voles continue to thrive, the overall population in England is struggling and could have reduced by up ...

  • Protecting Europe`s nature: more ambition needed to halt biodiversity loss by 2020

    The mid-term review of the EU Biodiversity Strategy assesses whether the EU is on track to achieve the objective of halting biodiversity loss by 2020. The results show progress in many areas, but highlight the need for much greater effort to deliver commitments on implementation by Member States. Nature's capacity to clean the air ...

  • The Rijnland District Water Control Board now uses the Eijkelkamp Smart Lysimeter

    The Rijnland District Water Control Board uses the Eijkelkamp Smart Lysimeter for better investigation of  the effects of climate change on ...


    By Eijkelkamp Soil & Water

  • AWWA issues water audit challenge for World Water Day

    At today’s White House Water Summit in Washington, D.C., the American Water Works Association announced a challenge to its member water utilities and others across the globe to complete 1,000 water audits over the next two years using AWWA's newest Water Audit Software. Water audits allow utilities to become more efficient by showing how much water is lost through ...

  • Singer Valve Inc. Launches Single Rolling Diaphragm PGM Control Valves

    Singer Valve, a leading manufacturer of control valves has now added Single Rolling Diaphragm (SRD) technology to the 106/206 PGM Valve Series. “The benefit of having the SRD integrated in the PGM valves is that you now have a valve that not only comes with the integral backup and remote control, it also provides smooth, steady and precise pressure management from maximum to virtually zero ...


    By Singer Valve Inc.

  • American Water is Awarded Three Grants from the Water Research Foundation

    VOORHEES, N.J. - American Water Works Company, Inc. (NYSE: AWK), the largest investor-owned U.S. water and wastewater utility company, announced today that it has been awarded three separate research grants by the Water Research Foundation for a total value of $1,719,722. The research projects will cover the topics of pipe location and leak management, pressure management, and main breaks. Of the ...


    By American Water

  • Illinois Will Expand Investments in the State’s Water Infrastructure

    Illinois took some big steps towards more resilient, cost effective and sustainable water infrastructure today, according to experts with the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) and Center for Neighborhood Technology (CNT). Late yesterday afternoon the House passed SB 2780, which for the first time ever, provides significant financial support to municipal water systems for water efficiency, ...

  • Tougher law to curb water pollution in China

    China's top legislature has adopted an amended water pollution law that toughens punishment of company officials through hefty fines. 'Enterprise heads directly responsible for causing severe water pollution incidents and others with direct responsibility will be fined up to half of their income of the previous year,' says the revised Water Pollution Prevention and Control Law.  The law, which ...


  • Americans ready to fix crumbling water infrastructure

    ITT Corporation, USA, has announced the results of its Value of Water Survey, a nationwide poll that included registered voters and industrial and agricultural businesses, and measures how the public values water and their level of awareness of the nation's aging water infrastructure. The results show that a majority of the American public desires reform and is willing to pay more to ensure that ...


  • Bristol water selects innovyze infoworks TS

    Innovyze, a leading global innovator of wet infrastructure modeling and simulation software and technologies, today announced that Bristol Water, United Kingdom, has selected Innovyze InfoWorks TS as its modeling solution for transient analysis of its potable water system. The selection equips Bristol Water with the ...


    By Innovyze

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