underground pipe News

  • Focus on groundwater protection results in nine enforcement actions at gas stations in Alaska, Oregon and Washington

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency reached settlements with nine gas stations in Alaska, Oregon and Washington to bring them into compliance with federal laws designed to protect underground sources of drinking water from fuel tanks stored below ground. The gas stations were subject to increased penalties for repeat violations, and some were blocked from receiving fuel shipments for ...

  • Safety concerns cause festival move

    Health and safety fears have caused the organisers of Scotland's largest music festival to relocate to a new site next year. T in the Park, which has been held at Balado for 18 years, will take place on the Strathallan Castle estate in Perthshire in 2015. The last festival at Balado will be held next month before the switch to the 19th century castle grounds in the interests of health and ...

  • New reporting format incorporating GIS capabilities in plan views

    In March 2010, SewerVUE Technology Corp. completed beta testing its proprietary “Pipe Penetrating Radar Data Interpretation Application (PP-RADIAN).” This was highlighted in the March Newsletter. Since then, SewerVUE has completed an enhancement of this software that enables presentation of the in-pipe GPR (Pipe Penetrating Radar) data to be displayed in longitudinal crosssections ...


    By SewerVUE

  • Groundbreaking GPR software development for pipe penetrating radar

    This new software interpretation module allows users to open an existing processed PPR scan profile and also open another parallel scan profile measured at an adjacent clock position. Both profiles can accommodate back and forth scrolling and resizing. Unique as well, is the ability to open the appropriate “snakeskin” CCTV and apply the layer to a model. The final feature that will ...


    By SewerVUE

  • ASTM C1173 - 10e1 Standard Specification for Flexible Transition Couplings for Underground Piping Systems

    This specification describes the properties of devices or assemblies suitable for use as flexible transition couplings for underground drainage and sewer piping systems. Couplings that may include bushings or inserts, and meet the requirements of this specification are suitable for joining plain end pipe or fittings. Couplings shall be permitted to have a center stop, the components shall be ...


    By ASTM International

  • Borough of Poole secures heat network funding with Carbon Trust support

    Borough of Poole has been awarded funding to investigate the possibility of implementing heat networks which could provide cheaper heat to homes and businesses in Poole. The Heat Network Delivery Unit (HNDU) at the Department for Energy and Climate Change awarded the council £73,783 to particularly focus towards proving the feasibility of heat networks on the town’s regeneration ...


    By Carbon Trust

  • San Diego Gas and Electric Convicted of Asbestos Violations

    SAN DIEGO, California, July 25, 2007 (ENS) - A federal jury in San Diego has found San Diego Gas and Electric Company guilty on three counts of violating asbestos work practice standards and one count of making false statements. The charges relate to the company's removal of asbestos from 9.23 miles of underground piping at the former Encanto Gas Holder facility in Lemon Grove, California, in ...

  • Compared with ordinary vehicles

    Compared with ordinary vehicles, transport vehicles have the characteristics of large bearing capacity, long running mileage, and high requirements for driver's driving ability, which results in the phenomenon that transport vehicles are more susceptible to damage than ordinary vehicles. In the face of the maintenance and maintenance of transport vehicles, we should start from the daily work, ...

  • Asbestos Discovery Pauses Cinnamon Bay Redevelopment Activities in the U.S. Virgin Islands

    The National Park Service (NPS) recently announced that the redevelopment of Cinnamon Bay Campground in the U.S. Virgin Islands was being delayed to allow for the abatement of asbestos found during precautionary testing of underground sewer pipes. The campground area has been shut down since Hurricane Irma caused extensive damage and was undergoing repairs by a park concessionaire. According to ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • SewerVUE releases GPR / PPR video

    A video clip showing the SewerVUE Surveyor in-pipe ground penetrating radar pipe inspection system during deployment and operation has been uploaded to YouTube and can be viewed at: http://www.youtube.com/user/SewerVUE. This video illustrates the main functions of the robot including the tensioned arm movement of the pipe penetrating radar sensors over protruding laterals in the pipe. This unique ...


    By SewerVUE

  • Worry over radioactive water leak

    An underground pipe has been discovered by workers in Georgia leaking radioactive water beneath a nuclear power plant. The workers are in the process of discovering if the pipe is the sole cause of the leak or if there is another source that the water is also coming from. Tritium is a radioactive form of hydrogen that is created inside nuclear reactors. There is worry of the water spreading past ...


    By SealGuard Inc.

  • Why go trenchless? the real question is why not?

    Although you may not like to think about it, the plumbing and sewer industry in the United States is huge, and it is the reason why we don’t have to think about our waste or its disposal. There are approximately 104,852 plumbing and sewage companies in the U.S., and about 730,887 Americans who work in the industry. With so many smart people involved and so many competing companies, it may ...


    By Tric Tools, Inc.

  • Global Water Technologies plans pilot `smart water grid` project with people + pipes + policy

    INDIANAPOLIS, Dec. 14, 2012/PRNewswire/ -- Global Water Technologies (OTC Pink: GWTR) is planning to launch a pilot "smart water grid" that demonstrates the importance of addressing sustainable infrastructure through a comprehensive approach that shows benefits to people, pipes and policy. In the past year, the company has announced a patented new sensor + software solution for monitoring ...

  • SewerVUE selected for BCTIA “Most Promising Pre-Commercial Technology” awards

    SewerVUE In-Pipe GPR Technology has been selected by the British Columbia Technology Innovation Council (BCTIA) as one of the three finalists for its prestigious “Most Promising Pre-Commercial Technology Awards”. The 2010 finalists for the Technology Awards are forging new markets with technologies that allow inspectors to see into concrete to determine the state of aging ...


    By SewerVUE

  • VPFlowScope at Henderson Copper/gold mine

    VPInstruments’ flow meters find their way to many industries and many countries in the world. Our flow meters can be even found underground! This VPFlowScope Probe with VPFlowTerminal is installed at Henderson, Colorado. The Henderson Mine is a large underground mine producing molybdenum since 1976. Molybdenum is a silvery-white metal and it is recovered as a by-product of e.g. copper. ...


    By VP Instruments

  • EPA Begins Construction of Groundwater Treatment System for Torrance Superfund Sites

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency today announced the start of construction of a groundwater treatment system that will clean up groundwater contamination from past operations at the Montrose and Del Amo Superfund sites in Torrance, Calif. The treatment system is expected to be completed in 18 months at an estimated cost of $15 million and will be used to remove chlorobenzene, benzene and ...

  • New treatment system cleaning up groundwater At Crossley Farm Superfund Site

    U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Regional Administrator Shawn M. Garvin commemorated the opening of a new water treatment system today in a ribbon cutting ceremony. The new system will remove contamination from the groundwater at the Crossley Farm Superfund site in Hereford Township in Berks County. “This construction project, which used approximately $6.5 million in funding from the ...

  • Removal and clean up work begins at Attleboro, Mass. site; public meeting on Monday, Oct. 18 (MA)

    Clean up of the hazardous waste at the former Walton & Lonsbury facility at 78 North Ave., Attleboro, Mass. begins next week on Oct. 19. EPA will also hold an informational Public Meeting to discuss the work on Monday, Oct. 18 at 7:00 p.m. in the Municipal Council Chambers at Attleboro City Hall at 77 Park Street. Walton & Lonsbury, Inc. operated the 13,500 square foot chrome plating ...

  • SewerVUE completes in-pipe radar scans in salt lake city

    SewerVUE’s parent company, Terraprobe Geoscience Corp. was hired by Carollo Engineers P.C. to undertake a high frequency ground penetrating radar (GPR) survey to investigate four interior joints of the 60-inch unlined RCP raw water Davis Aqueduct owned by the Weber Basin Water Conservancy District in Layton, Utah. This was a time critical project with the primary water supply shut down for ...


    By SewerVUE

  • bluebee® to support Smart O&M of Shirui's Raffles City Chongqing HVAC project

    Shirui Energy Engineering and Technology (Chongqing), a member of SP Group (www.spgroup.com.sg), selected Siveco China to implement its Smart O&M solution bluebee®. Shirui Energy designs, builds, owns and operates the advanced energy-efficient cooling system of Raffles City Chongqing, an iconic development in one of China's largest and most important modern cities, set for opening in ...


    By Siveco

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