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  • Construction of drainage pipes: drainage pipes leaking, blocking measures

    In order to avoid cross-construction caused by pipeline clogging phenomenon, before the installation of the pipeline, in addition to carefully clear the lumen, remove debris, reasonable according to the provisions of the correct use of drainage accessories; in the installation of pipes, should ensure that the slope, in line with design requirements and specifications And the use of cement mortar ...

  • Farmer to pay £12,000 for pollution

    Ammonia polluted 6.5km of stream at Shipdham when slurry leaked from a farm lagoon, King’s Lynn Magistrates’ Court heard today (Thurs). Farmer Kenneth William Proctor pleaded guilty to the pollution and was fined £8,000 and ordered to pay £4,000 costs for causing the pollution in June last year that killed fish and damaged invertebrate species. Environment Agency ...

  • SmartBall® Leak Detection Featured in International Research Project by Sydney Water

    Sydney Water is completing a five-year international research project to examine why and when critical water mains burst. The goal of the research is to aid the development of advanced condition assessment and failure prevention techniques that can help Sydney Water determine the remaining useful life of their pipelines. Current and emerging condition assessment technologies have been ...

  • Pipeline repair during the holidays

    We received a call late on Thursday afternoon, with the news of a leaking pipe. With our strategically located site engineers working around the clock, we had an engineer on site assessing the situation hours later. An encapsulating repair muffler agreed to be the most effective solution and was designed, manufactured, tested and installed within 24 hours. On Good Friday, we sent an experienced ...


    By UTS Engineering Ltd

  • Emergency patches a hit with emergency responders and firefighters

    Emergency responders often arrive at a site to find material leaking from metal pipes,, tanks or other equipment which can present many dangers. MagnapatchTM products provide fast temporary patching of holes or cracks until the source can be cut off and permanent repairs made. The rare earth magnets embedded into the re-usable patches hold tight against any ferrous metal and the tension screw ...


    By ACR Group Inc.

  • Mold Forces Out University Students at Second Mid-Atlantic School

    St. Mary’s College recently announced that 350 students were moved out of their dormitory and into temporary housing. The move impacts students that are housed in the Prince George and Caroline residence halls. The Maryland College took the steps due to ongoing mold problems in the student housing following heavy summer rains. Earlier in October, it was reported that at least 40 ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • Showcase

    Recycling Climate-Damaging District Heating Pipes With CFCS

    The pipes contain 4,000 tonnes of CFC gases that will leak out over time if no solution is found. CFC depletes the ozone layer and its greenhouse effect is 4,000 times more powerful than CO2. At the same time, the materials in the pipes have recycling potential. It is now many years since the highly climate-damaging gas CFC (also known as freon®) was banned and phased out as part of the ...


    By Eldan Recycling A/S

  • Mold at Military Housing Causes Concerns for Residents

    Last month, WTKR-TV NewsChannel 3 reported that forty military families have complained to them about mold problems at military housing in Virginia Beach, Virginia. According to their report, they have received numerous inquiries from families that have had problems with mold on wet drywall, collapsing drywall and terrible musty mold odors. One family in particular had water damaged drywall fall ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • EPA moves to protect Hilo’s coastal waters from leaks at sewage facility

    Today the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency issued an order requiring the County of Hawaii to repair the Hilo Wastewater Treatment Plant’s ocean outfall pipe. The pipe is leaking treated wastewater close to shore, posing a potential risk to the marine environment and public health. To comply with the federal Clean Water Act, the County needs to correct discharge permit violations ...

  • New 250 PSI Insertable Valve from Hydra-Stop

    Hydra-Stop, a division of ADS LLC, today announces the introduction of the new 16” IVP 250. This next generation, permanent, insertable gate valve offers increased strength, improved performance, and simplified installation and operation. Its predecessor, the award winning 150 psi rated Insta-Valve Plus, is the most reliable and most installed gate valve in the industry. “This ...


    By ADS Environmental Services

  • Electro Scan Inc. Announces New Products to Overhaul Sewer Pipeline Evaluation Market

    Electro Scan Inc. today announced the availability of the ES-38TM for Sewer Laterals. The ES-38TM is the first in a series of next generation sewer evaluation products for plumbers and sewer utilities to identify and quantify pipe defects that cause leaks. The ES-38TM is designed for sewer laterals from 3” to 8” in diameter. The company also announced its companion Smartphone app and ...


    By Electro Scan Inc.

  • The City of Montreal is to Install Over 700 Zonescan Loggers to Fight Leakage

    GUTERMANN wins the tender after live tests show the system's superiority compared with other acoustic sensor systems GUTERMANN has received an order to supply 650 to 750 measurement points ZONESCAN ALPHA to the City of Montreal. Montreal is already the second city in Canada after North Vancouver to install ZONESCAN ALHPA to fight leakage. This well prepared public tender saw the rigorous testing ...


    By Gutermann AG

  • ADS detects Chicago leak in 36” watermain

    ADS® LLC announced today that The Pitometer Group of ADS™ has recently been successful in locating a leak for the City of Chicago in a 36' PCCP watermain. As service providers to the City of Chicago for over 40 years, ADS is now able to detect leaks in pipes as large as 60' thanks to a new large diameter leak detection technology. This new technology pinpoints leaks in large diameter mains ...


    By ADS Environmental Services

  • The City of Montreal is to install over 700 ZONESCAN loggers to fight leakage

    GUTERMANN wins the tender after live tests show the system's superiority compared with other acoustic sensor systems GUTERMANN has received an order to supply 650 to 750 measurement points ZONESCAN ALPHA to the City of Montreal. Montreal is already the second city in Canada after North Vancouver to install ZONESCAN ALHPA to fight leakage. This well prepared public tender saw the rigorous testing ...


    By Gutermann AG

  • Aquarius to present its latest correlating sensors for leak detection and Pipe condition assessment at AWWA ACE19

    Aquarius Spectrum is going to present its latest line of products for leak detection and pipe condition assessment during the upcoming AWWA ACE19 water event in Denver, Colorado. Aquarius’ innovative correlating sensors are designed especially for water utilities in order to deal with underground hidden leaks and pipe bursts challenges.To date, the AQS-SYSremotemonitoring cloud system has ...


    By Aquarius Spectrum Ltd.

  • 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

  • Primayer’s collaboration with Anglian Water continues to reduce leakage

    The joint project between Primayer and Anglian Water has seen leakage reduction of 1.4 million litres of water per day in targeted areas. Anglian Water is now well set up to meet and most probably exceed Ofwat’s tough leakage targets for the AMP7 investment period 2020-2025. One of the biggest challenges facing water companies is finding leaks in non-metallic pipes and over long distances. ...

  • Innovative Chemical Feed Systems by Bisan Inc.

    Bisan Inc. has developed an innovative approach towards chem. feed technology. Sure N Safe series a registered trade mark of technology is designed keeping in mind the extra safety concerns rasied by site operators. The entire system is housed in FRP window including pumps, piping, valves and control. As most leaks occur from the pressurized side of the dosing pumps, we have designed our Sure ...


    By Bisan Inc.

  • Global Water Technologies Soars Above Indianapolis

    INDIANAPOLIS, Feb. 3, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- As the world's eyes turn to Indianapolis for the biggest sporting event of the year, those looking skyward in the city were reminded of the importance of what lies below their feet. Indianapolis hot-air balloon pilot Tony Sandlin is also a board member of Global Water Technologies (OTC Markets: GWTR). Sandlin used an 80-foot-tall blue balloon to draw ...

  • Ground Penetrating Radar (GPR) investigation in Chile

    Last August 2016 Open World Company (Chile) carried out a GPR investigation on the territory of one of Chilean industrial companies. The purpose of this survey was to found leaks from the water pipe going through the industrial zone. The company had really big problem with this leak because they lost a lot of water. For this work Open World used VIY3-300 GPR to sound the ground up to 6 m depth. ...


    By Transient Technologies LLC

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