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  • Testing conditions for tank testers

    In addition to the financial implications of the loss of product, leakage from storage tanks can cause serious environmental damage and represent a grave threat to health and safety. In some circumstances, particularly when the stored materials are combustible or explosive, leakage can result in a major incident involving the loss of life and substantial damage to assets and to an ...


    By Ashtead Technology Ltd

  • Never Assume: Ontario utility surprised to find unexpected pipe material during force main condition assessment

    The familiar adage, “never assume anything” certainly applies to the water and wastewater pipeline industry. The message was brought home to Utilities Kingston (UK) early this year when the utility was surprised to find unexpected pipe material on sections of pipe during a condition assessment on its Dalton Avenue (North ...


    By Pure Technologies

  • Solinst Telemetry Helps Assess Drought Conditions in North Carolina

    The Water Resources Division of North Carolina’s Department of Environmental Quality (NCDEQ) is responsible for protecting, enhancing, and managing North Carolina’s surface water and groundwater resources. More than half of North Carolina’s population receives its drinking water from aquifers. With a large amount of the state’s groundwater also being used for irrigation, ...


    By Solinst Canada Ltd.

  • Germany to replace all lead water pipes

    Water containing lead not suitable for infants, toddlers, and pregnant mothers It has been known for years that lead is harmful to health, yet water pipes made of lead are still widespread in many older buildings.  The result can be increased lead concentrations in drinking water, in some cases above the limit value of 10 microgrammes lead/litre of drinking water (µg/L) in effect as of ...


    By Federal Environment Ministry

  • A First For Europe: Scottish Water Initiates Condition Assessment Using Advanced Pipediver Technology

    Scottish Water takes innovative and responsible approaches to pipeline management. To assess the condition of its Newmore Raw Water Main, the water provider used PipeDiver™ inline inspection technology, the first use of the technology in Europe. Scottish Water (SW) is the fourth largest water and wastewater provider in the United Kingdom ...


    By Pure Technologies

  • InfoNet and InfoNet Mobile V13.5 Bolster asset performance and condition assessment through improved visibility and greater analytics

    Innovyze, a leading global innovator of business analytics software and technologies for smart wet infrastructure, today announced the release of InfoNet and InfoNet Mobile V13.5, a comprehensive set of water, wastewater, and storm water smart asset performance and ...


    By Innovyze

  • New LED Illumination Option Enhances Performance of QuickView™ Zoom Pipe Inspection Camera.

    Available as an option on new systems or as an upgrade to existing ones, the new LED illumination option for QuickView® enhances short- to mid-range zoom inspection of storm and sewer pipes. It offers better diffusion for viewing near targets, as well as other benefits commonly associated with LED lighting: extended life (up to 10,000 hours), instant start-up, variable intensity, exceptional ...


    By Envirosight LLC

  • Still Healthy After 35 Years in Operation - DWS Takes Proactive Approach To Assess 90 Km of Large-Diameter Pipe

    The Usutu Water Scheme supplies raw water to a number of coal-fired power stations and towns in the Mpumalanga province of South Africa. The bulk water pipeline, completed in the late 1970s, consists of large diameter (DN1300 mm) pre-stressed concrete non-cylinder pipe (PCP) that links two mains for a total of 90 kilometers between the Rietspruit, Davel and Kriel Reservoirs.  ...


    By Pure Technologies

  • Two Cities in North Texas join forces to assess critical water main comprised of bar-wrapped and prestressed pipe

    For water service providers in Texas, providing customers with consistent, reliable access to water is crucial, particularly in the summer months when dry conditions impact the water supply. In order to ensure that residents receive consistent water supply, the City of Irving and a partnering agency have collaborated in times of need to supply the other with water. In one specific instance, the ...


    By Pure Technologies

  • US City of St Petersburg adopts Wallingford Software`s InfoNet

    Wallingford, UK : 22 March 2006 : St Petersburg, in the US state of Florida, has purchased InfoNet, Wallingford Software’s asset and data management system for water networks, in order to build a central data repository for the management of all data relating to its collection systems infrastructure. Like many engineering departments, in the past, data about St Petersburg’s network was ...


    By Innovyze

  • ASME B31.1 Chapter VII Par. 140

    A program shall be established for assessment and documentation of the condition of all CPS (Covered Piping Systems) in power plants. CPS Systems are defined in Chapter 1 Par 100.2, as systems on which condition assessments are to be conducted. This includes the following systems as a minimum. NPS 4 and larger main steam, hot reheat steam, cold reheat steam, and boiler feedwater ...

  • PWA: A Strong Choice for Screening Assessment of Metallic Pipelines

    As pipelines across North America age and begin to reach their end-of-life cycles, utilities are faced with the task of assessing their network and determining the best course of action for maintaining reliable, efficient and sustainable levels of service. The task of selecting pipes for inspection, rehabilitation or replacement can be overwhelming. For the majority of metallic ...


    By Pure Technologies

  • Trenchless option keeps production rolling at Komatsu UK

    Investigations of the foul sewer system at Komatsu UK Ltd in Birtley, Chester-le- Street, County Durham, UK, the company’s European manufacturing plant for the production of crawler hydraulic excavators for its European market, showed that the existing Pitch Fibre pipe network was in serious need of renovation or replacement. CCTV survey of the Pitch Fibre pipes, which were first installed ...

  • City of Tarpon Springs Assesses Critical Ductile Iron Force Main

    Across the United States, there are many thousands of water and wastewater utilities that serve populations less than 50,000. Although the majority of attention surrounding aging infrastructure focuses on the challenges of large utilities, these small utilities are often faced with greater challenges. Smaller utilities often have fewer resources – both financial and personnel – ...


    By Pure Technologies

  • Queensland Delivers First-of-its-kind Assessment of Critical Assets in Australia

    In 2013–2014, Queensland Urban Utilities developed and implemented a first-of-its-kind risk-based assessment program in Australia utilising innovative technologies and engineering assessment techniques to assess critical sewer mains. This work was in line with Queensland Urban Utilities’ industry-leading approach to risk-based asset management. A critical component of Queensland ...


    By Pure Technologies

  • Latest release of InfoNet boosts water and wastewater asset management

    Wallingford, UK – 9 January 2006 - Wallingford Software announces today the release of Version 3.5 of InfoNet, the leading asset and data management system for the water industry, covering water supply, water distribution, wastewater collection, sewers and storm water networks. InfoNet enables water companies to store, validate, review, clean, edit, analyse and report on all their infrastructure ...


    By Innovyze

  • Wake-Up Call: Unexpected blowouts on never-failed pipeline compel Texas Water Authority to change course on asset management

    When your pipeline operates well for five decades, it’s easy to be lulled into a false sense of security about the condition of your buried assets. Out of sight, out of mind. Then, in an instant, that mindset can change. For Canadian River Municipal Water Authority (CRMWA), that wakeup call happened ...


    By Pure Technologies

  • Mains cleaning system wins award

    New pipeline technology developed in association with UK utility Northumbrian Water has scooped a national award for innovation. Gateshead-based Hydrascan Ltd received the prize at the UK Society for Trenchless Technology (UKSTT) Awards for its Typhoon system designed to clean water mains. The typhoon system was developed in response to a challenge set by Northumbrian Water for an ...


  • 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

  • PURE TECHNOLOGIES ANNOUNCES $13 MILLION IN NEW WORK

    Calgary, Alberta, Pure Technologies Ltd., TSX-V: PUR: announced today that Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission, Laurel, Maryland (“WSSC”) has approved the issue of a US$7.75 million change order to an existing US$9 million, 3-year engineering services contract with Openaka, a division of a wholly-owned subsidiary of Pure Technologies Ltd. (“Pure”). The change order ...


    By Pure Technologies

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