Water Leak Detection News

  • Parched Emirates relies on sea as groundwater runs out

    As skyscrapers and gleaming towers rose with lightning speed across the United Arab Emirates over the past two decades, the Gulf nation's thirst for water grew at an enormous rate - so much so that today, it threatens to dry up all of the country's groundwater in as little as 15 years, experts say. To quench that demand, cities across the seven emirates that make up the UAE rely on desalinated ...


    By Associated Press

  • Review of damage-reducing measures for floods

    Climate change is likely to increase the frequency and severity of flooding. This study reviewed damage mitigating measures at local, regional and national scales, and suggests that approaches including both spatial planning and private precautionary measures (such as building adaptations) are important for integrated risk management. Floods and the resulting damage are increasing in Europe. For ...

  • Pure Technologies Announces Appointment of Ms. Sara Elford to its Board of Directors

    Pure Technologies Ltd. ("Pure" or the "Company") (TSX: PUR) is pleased to announce that its Board of Directors has appointed Ms. Sara Elford to the Board effective today. Ms. Elford recently retired from Canaccord Genuity after a distinguished career as sell-side analyst for two decades. Her research focus was on Sustainability and Special Situations and she was consistently ranked by Brendan ...


    By Pure Technologies

  • Habitat equivalency analysis reveals highest priority projects for damaged ecosystems

    Adapted habitat equivalency analysis (HEA) may help decision makers select projects to restore damaged ecosystems under a limited budget. HEA, used to assess damages to natural resources, can help to clarify objectives and compare trade-offs between projects to choose the most cost-effective among them, according to this study’s authors. There is growing recognition of the value of goods ...

  • Carbon dioxide leaks – and leaks, and leaks…

    The recently reported carbon dioxide incident at Greene King Brewery was just the  latest in a series of seemingly endless carbon dioxide leaks. Whilst breweries are a major producer and user of CO2, this is not the only industry whose staff, neighbours and ...


    By Analox Sensor Technology

  • Smart Water Market $35.9 Billion over next decade

    Water scarcity challenges are becoming more acute across the globe. Countries are struggling to ensure a secure supply of water and in many cases must ration water and invest in expensive treatment and desalination plants. What is often overlooked is the fact that 28% of water is lost during distribution due to leakage, theft and billing process failures. This lost water – or ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • Bad Wrap: Inline tools for Condition Assessment of Bar-Wrapped Pipe (BWP)

    Utilities complete condition assessment of bar-wrapped pipe with Smartball®, Pipediver®, and Robotic Platform Tools By the early 1940s, cast iron pipe was losing its historic cachet as the go-to material for new buried infrastructure. Cast iron's replacement ...


    By Pure Technologies

  • Innovyze Releases InfoWater Generation V12 With Advanced Pipe Break and Leakage Modeling

    In its ongoing quest to equip the global water industry with the world’s most powerful and comprehensive GIS-centric infrastructure modeling and management solutions, Innovyze, a leading global innovator of business analytics software and technologies for smart wet infrastructure, today announced the worldwide availability of the V12 Generation of ...


    By Innovyze

  • Preventing Common Sources of Water Damage and Mold Growth

    One of the most common reasons for an insurance claim in a commercial or residential property is due to water damage. Water damage can be caused by many factors, including natural flooding events, leaking roofs and windows, indoor plumbing leaks and even sewer backups. The presence of water indoors can damage or destroy building materials, furnishing and belongings, and in some ...


    By Clark Seif Clark Inc.

  • 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 ...

  • Michigan pledges $1M for filters, steps to help city`s water

     A cash-strapped Michigan city that broke away from Detroit's water system to save money last year is now getting at least $1 million from the state for home water filters amid complaints that its new system, which taps a local river, is linked to increased lead levels in children's blood. Gov. Rick Snyder announced the funds for Flint on ...


    By Associated Press

  • Court upholds $236M verdict in Exxon Mobil pollution case

    New Hampshire's highest court upheld a record $236 million judgment Friday against Exxon Mobil for its use of a gasoline additive that contaminated groundwater in the state. A jury reached the verdict in April 2013 after finding the company liable in a long-running lawsuit over contamination by the chemical MTBE. Lasting nearly four months, the trial was the longest and resulted in the largest ...


    By Associated Press

  • Hawaii, EPA and Navy agree to plan to address tank leaks

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and Hawaii state Department of Health on Thursday said they finalized a deal with the Navy to better prevent and detect leaks from 20 giant fuel storage tanks near Pearl Harbor. The 70-year-old underground tanks are built into the side of a mountain atop a large aquifer critical to Honolulu's water ...


    By Associated Press

  • Restaurant revelation

    Pleasing patrons at our restaurants is much more than serving a great meal. Our customers judge us on the performance of our wait staff, restroom cleanliness, the comfort of our seats, even our outdoor landscaping. One of the toughest things to do in a restaurant is dish cleaning. It's a science. And even though we balance the soap and rinse thoroughly, flatware and glasses can still come out of ...


    By Hydropath Holdings Ltd

  • 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 ...

  • Tips for Preventing Interior Sources of Water Damage & Mold in Properties across Puerto Rico

    Late last month, Tropical Storm Erika brought much needed rain to drought stricken Puerto Rico.  The moisture provided welcome relief to the region and only minor property damage due to the rain.   Even though much of Puerto Rico has been under severe or extreme drought conditions, properties across the islands are still susceptible to water damage and ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • Ecolab and Trucost Expand Water Risk Monetizer to Include Revenue at Risk Assessment

    The Water Risk Monetizer, industry’s first publicly available financial modeling tool that enables businesses to factor current and future water risks into decision making, now provides users with insights into how water scarcity impacts ...


    By Trucost Plc

  • Scientists create 360-degree images of Hawaii coral reefs

    Alongside the lush and steep windward coast of the Hawaii island of Oahu researchers are creating images of coral reefs that are in danger of dying because of warm ocean waters. They are taking high-definition 360-degree panoramic images of the reefs and using them to monitor and study the health of corals over time. Scientists working with the team say they are concerned about how much coral off ...


    By Associated Press

  • Inspect for Common Interior Sources of Water Leaks to Prevent Damage in Homes and Commercial Buildings

    Water damage in all types of buildings is one of the most common causes for an insurance claim.  It can be caused by everything from a natural flooding event or indoor plumbing leak to a sewer backup, faulty hot water heater and numerous other reasons. Water can destroy building materials, furnishing and belongings.  Its presence can even lead to costly structural ...

  • Early signs indicate New Mexico water wells unharmed by gold mine toxic release

    While the August 5 toxic waste release from Colorado’s Gold King Mine into Colorado’s Animas River presents the potential for contamination of groundwater used by drinking water wells, early indications are that New Mexico wells may not be affected, the National Ground Water Association said today. “Continued vigilance in monitoring groundwater supplies along the river remain ...

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