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  • Baltimore region embraces program to locate, map, assess and repair water distribution assets

    Over the past decade, the City of Baltimore has seen vast improvements in control point operability and system sustainability of its water distribution assets. The report card is looking better each year. The Baltimore City Department of Public Works shoulders a big responsibility.  The Department provides 265 million gallons of water daily to 1.8 million ...


    By Pure Technologies

  • Insight into mechanical grooved piping systems

    On 24 September, Dan Christian CEng FEI gave a presentation on Mechanical Grooved Piping Systems to an audience of professionals and students at Heriot-Watt University's Dubai Campus. Dan is an expert in mechanical grooved piping systems and gave details about how they have become a solution for the rapidly developing Middle ...


    By Energy Institute (EI)

  • Grundoburst Pipe Bursting System for Ductile Iron and Steel Pipe

    Burst and replace ductile iron, steel and lined pipe with the new Grundoburst static pipe bursting system from TT Technologies. Pulled by a hydraulic bursting unit, the cutter head’s special cutting wheels split the host pipe. An attached expander spreads and displaces the split pipe into the surrounding soil while simultaneously pulling in the new pipe. Patented Quicklock bursting ...


    By TT Technologies, Inc

  • UPDATED PIPES AND BENDS BROCHURE

    Abresist Corporation provides information on a new product in an updated Pipes and Bends brochure. Information on Abresist Corporation’s KALFLEX Flexible Wear Resistant Pipe System has been added to this brochure which details abrasion resistant linings for pipes and bends in pneumatic and hydraulic conveying systems dealing with abrasive materials and wear. The literature features ...

  • Pipe material for earthquake zones

    In a study of the effects of earthquakes on water and sewer pipe, ductile iron pipe with restrained joints proved superior to other pipe materials. An article published in the Journal of the American Water Works Association describes how the high-strength, flexible pipe with flexible joints withstands earthquakes better than cement or plastic pipes. "Pipelines that deliver clean water and ...

  • 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

  • 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

  • Pipe freezing reduces disruption

    Hydratight Injectaseal, a specialist engineering company, has reduced the disruption of pipe repair work by freezing the water main instead of closing a valve to stop the flow. The company used its liquid nitrogen process on the main pipe at Erlenbach, 40km southeast of Frankfurt, in a job for the local water management company AMME. The result was a far faster repair than usual, with far fewer ...

  • 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

  • New Bentley pipe renewal planner assesses water pipes to improve asset planning, increase system reliability and capacity

    Bentley Systems, Incorporated, the leading company dedicated to providing comprehensive software solutions for the infrastructure that sustains our world, today announced the release of Bentley Pipe Renewal Planner, a new decision support tool that provides water utility owner-operators with a quantifiable and reproducible best practice for optimizing the replacement and rehabilitation of ...

  • ASTM plastic piping systems committee developing proposed standard for fluid composite transfer pipe and fittings

    A proposed new ASTM International standard will be used to cover requirements and test methods for a new type of pipe intended for industrial or oil and gas wastewater transfer. ASTM WK44033, Specification for Fluid Composite Transfer Pipe and Fittings, is being developed by  ...


    By ASTM International

  • In-Pipe Technology Introduces In-Pipe Texas, LLC to Promote Green Sewer Collection System Treatment in Texas

    In-Pipe Technology® Company, Inc. announced today the formation of In-Pipe Texas, LLC in Dallas, Texas to promote professional, green sewer collection system treatment services to the Texas municipal wastewater treatment market. In-Pipe transforms the existing sewer infrastructure into an effective biological reactor pre-treating the ...


    By PRWeb

  • New in-pipe monitor for turbidity and flow

    Intellitect Water has launched a new version of the Intellisonde in-pipe water monitor that has been designed specifically to help decisions relating to both water quality and network hydraulics. The new instrument, ‘IntellisondeTF’, will monitor just turbidity and flow, and will provide drinking water distribution network managers with a unique insight into water quality after it ...


    By Intellitect Water Ltd

  • Plastic Pipe Leads Oil and Gas Pipe Industry 2017

    World demand to rise 5+% annually through 2017 Worldwide demand for oil and gas pipe is expected to increase over five percent per year, approaching 55 million metric tons in 2017 as higher oil prices and rising demand for energy spur new development, especially in unconventional and offshore fields. Growth in oil and gas pipe demand is expected to be especially strong in developing ...

  • 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

  • In-Pipe UV Disinfection of Wastewater - The Advantages

    More and more operators of wastewater treatment facilities are now opting for in-pipe, medium pressure UV disinfection systems. They are choosing this technology in favour of older open-channel, low pressure UV systems.The reasons for this change are due in part to the drawbacks of open-channel technology, as well as the advantages of in-pipe ...

  • 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

  • CPV Hiline: The pre-insulated pipe system of choice for energy efficiency

    With advances in the energy efficiency of water heaters and boilers, it comes as no real surprise that more and more contractors are turning to energy efficient systems to convey hot water. CPV’s Hiline is one such system. A pre-insulated pipework system, Hiline provides a safe and efficient method of transporting media, whilst minimising heat loss or gain. The Hiline system is tailored ...


    By CPV Ltd

  • GF Piping Systems Presents Non-Corroding and Environmentally Friendly Solutions

    GF Piping Systems’ plastic piping provides better efficiency and lower weight compared to traditional piping materials. Thermoplastic plastic piping represents an environmental friendly solution thanks to a carbon footprint that is 5 times lower than metal. Applications such as Inert Gas Cleaning (Scrubbing), Advanced Water Treatment, Ballast Water Management, Laundries supply and drainage, ...


    By GF Piping Systems

  • IPEX introduces New Corzan HP CPVC Piping System for offshore applications

    Marine and Offshore applications are considered one of the harshest environments for crew and equipment. Equipment is often subject to extreme temperatures, UV, corrosion, and impact. This requires installed equipment to be tough, durable and corrosion resistant while being as lightweight as possible. It is for this reason that engineers have been trying to source new products and technologies ...


    By IPEX

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