pipe maintenance News

  • Inflatable Pipe Balloon

    The Plugco Pipe Balloon is an inflatable plug used to close off a pipe and block the flow in a quick and simple way to enable safe maintenance and repair of the pipe. The plugs are built with SBR+NR mixed rubber, nylon cord, Kevlar cord and strong fabrics. Pipe Balloon Pipe plugs are available in many shapes, forms ...


    By PLUGCO

  • Damaged Sewer Pipe

    Our emergency response service was put to good use when a retaining wall collapsed damaging this sewerage pipe. Once we received the call, our specialist site engineer visited the site; surveying the area and obtaining the necessary dimensions required to provide the most cost effective solution. The site contractors and water company demanded the pipework on Monday AM to allow time to perform ...


    By UTS Engineering Ltd

  • Bypass Pipe Plugs

    Bypass pipe plugs are equipped with bypass to enable the flow of sewage through the plug. That plugs made from SBR+NR mixed rubber, nylon cord, Kevlar cord and strong fabrics. Bypass Pipe Plug has excellent corrosive resistant, stretching and sealing properties. They are ideal for installation and repair of residential, commercial or ...


    By PLUGCO

  • Buried Pipe Coatings

    The quality of coating materials for buried pipe at nuclear power plants has evolved over time, but there is currently no written standard that would allow plants to fully take advantage of advances in coating technology. A proposed new standard will provide coating guidance for plants seeking to repair or replace buried pipe. The proposed standard, ...


    By ASTM International

  • Qdos pump cuts maintenance time

    Qdos peristaltic pump technology from Watson-Marlow Fluid Technology Group, is delivering a significant reduction in maintenance time - from 1.5 hours to just 5 minutes - at the local authority effluent plant in Selters (Westerwald), Germany. The Qdos pump is being used in preference to traditional diaphragm pumps for metering precipitants that help eliminate phosphate in wastewater. The local ...

  • Maintenance a piece of cake for Welsh water

    As part of a drive to reduce maintenance downtime across the board, Welsh Water has installed an innovative EZstrip™ Cake Pump from framework supplier NOV Mono at its sewage treatment works in Cardigan, West Wales. The Mono progressing cavity (PC) Cake Pump has been installed to transfer 22 – 28% sludge cake from ...

  • Innovative Flow Measurement for full Pipes

    Introducing the NFP in June 2007, NIVUS are proud to provide another further development in the field of high-accuracy permanent flow measurement technology. The new NFP (NIVUS Full Pipe) has been developed particularly for flow measurement in full pipes with diameters between 100 and 800 mm. Right as the NIVUS OCM Pro, the NFP is a so-called profiler based on the cross correlation method ...


    By NIVUS GmbH

  • China trial for new in-pipe monitor

    New technology, developed by Intellitect Water (UK), that provides visibility of water quality within the drinking water distribution network, is currently on trial in China. Shanghai based, Ewaters Environmental Science & Technology Co., Ltd, which specialises in water network modelling and data management, carried out the trial and their Managing Director, Weijun Zhang says, 'We are keen ...


    By Intellitect Water Ltd

  • NOV® Mono® makes pump maintenance a piece of cake!

    One year on from the launch of its ground-breaking EZstripTM progressing cavity (PC) pump, NOV® Mono®, Europe’s leading designer and manufacturer of pumps, parts, Munchers®, screens and packaged systems, has launched another maintain-in-place (MIP) innovation which is set to revolutionise the maintenance of a PC sludge cake pump. Specifically designed to minimise the time and ...

  • Water well maintenance important to water quality

    A poorly maintained water well system can lead to poor water quality, so household water well owners should inform themselves of good water well maintenance practices, the National Ground Water Association said today. “Neglecting a water well system’s maintenance can have a direct impact on one’s health, so it’s important to stay on top of a water well system’s ...

  • Easy maintenance of progressing cavity pumps in the biogas production

    In the biogas production processes must inter-relate smoothly and downtimes should be avoided whenever possible – even service breaks should be plannable and short. The positive displacement pump expert NETZSCH Pumps & Systems has therefore developed the "Full Service in Place" (FSIP®) concept for progressing cavity pumps and rotary lobe pumps thereby improving the service ...

  • Lisbon trial shows benefits of in-pipe monitoring

    Andrew Donnelly, Senior Network Manager at Lisbon-based EPAL, which supplies water to more than 3 million people, reports on the success of a year-long collaborative study with Intellitect Water to monitor water quality in the city's extensive distribution network. In January 2010, EPAL commenced a pilot project to monitor water quality in Lisbon's distribution network using Intellitect ...


    By Intellitect Water Ltd

  • GRP Slurry Pipes Resist Extreme Abrasion

    Abrasive wear within the slurry piping systems occurs when hard particles are forced against, or slide along, the pipeline wall, causing continuous shearing and cutting that lead to loss of wall thickness. In harsher conditions, steel slurry pipes also need to be turned over at least every two months because pipes abrade more on one side than the other. In more extreme cases, these effects cause ...

  • Pipe bursting equipment manufacturer and sewer contractor

    When sewer inspection and maintenance lead to sewer repair or replacement, there are a few key things a homeowner needs to know. While the sewer contractor is of prime importance, the equipment and methods the contractor uses are also critical to the overall outcome of the job. When all established methods of sewer lateral rehabilitation are on the table—open-cut excavation, CIPP lining, ...


    By TRIC Tools Inc.

  • Intellitect opens Gateway to in-pipe water quality data

    Intellitect Water has launched a new remote data collection and web display capability, known as ‘Intellitect Gateway’, that will enable the managers of water distribution networks to view water quality data in real-time. The new system collects data from any number of Intellisondes that can be simply installed at strategic locations within the drinking water distribution network to ...


    By Intellitect Water Ltd

  • Stop Massive Municipal Water Loss with GRP Pipes

    Nearly 40% of South Africa’s municipal water is lost before ever reaching customers, according to the Water Research Commission (WRC). This equates to approximately 1,580-million cubic metres of lost water per annum in a country considered “water-scarce”, or an estimated R7 billion in lost revenue.   Says Roger Rusch, CEO of Industrial Water Cooling ...

  • Hach releases low-maintenance sludge blanket for level monitoring

    Hach’s SONATAX sc optimizes sludge extraction, manages recirculation, and warns of potential solids washouts that may result in costly permit violations. The SONATAX sc probe stays clean by using a magnetic coupled wiper that wipes the face of the probe. The wiper functions with a magnetic connection and without a shaft so there are no o-rings to replace and no need to open the probe housing. ...

  • PIpe Rehabilitation System Provider and National Installation Contractor Partner Up to Address Pressure Pipe Repair Market

    RS Technik recently announced the execution of a licensing agreement with Inland Pipe Rehabilitation (IPR) for its new RS BlueLine® pipe rehabilitation system featuring specially formulated Dow® epoxy resins for pressure pipe applications. The agreement gives IPR the rights to repair pressure pipelines throughout North America utilizing this proprietary system. “Everyone recognizes ...


    By PRWeb

  • Aqualogy unveils non-invasive technological solutions for water and sewerage network maintenance

    Unique iDroloc leak detection system and Ice Pigging technology will benefit customers and companies These innovative, non-invasive technologies are set to significantly improve efficiency and lower costs Aqualogy is launching a campaign to promote its new suite of non-invasive methods for water and sewerage systems to coincide with the start of the water industry’s next AMP ...


    By SUEZ Advanced Solutions UK

  • MicroFlow - Maintenance-free Non-contacting Liquid Velocity Sensor

    UK measurement specialist Pulsar Process Measurement's latest launch is MicroFlow, a microwave based non-contacting velocity sensor that mounts simply above a channel to provide maintenance-free, reliable, repeatable and accurate velocity measurement. For flow volume measurement, velocity x area provides ...

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