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  • Bentley’s innovative water-leakage modeling software addresses billion-dollar-a-year problem

    Bentley Systems, Incorporated has announced the latest version of its Darwin Calibrator module featuring water-leakage modeling capabilities. The new version of the module, which is included in WaterGEMS V8 XM and available for WaterCAD V8 XM, provides a cost-effective way to estimate the location and extent of hidden leakage in underground pipes. The Ontario Sewer and Watermain Construction ...

  • ASTM E2128 - 12 Standard Guide for Evaluating Water Leakage of Building Walls

    This guide is intended to provide building professionals with a comprehensive methodology for evaluating water leakage through walls. It addresses the performance expectations and service history of a wall, the various components of a wall, and the interaction between these components and adjacent construction. It is not intended as a ...


    By ASTM International

  • Thames Water’s chronic leakage failures cost it dear

    Failure to meet leakage targets over a three-year period will cost Thames Water £320 million in regulatory penalties and additional expenditure. Industry regulator Ofwat announced this morning that England’s largest water and sewerage company had agreed to repay £65 million to its customers – on top of £55 million of automatic fines – for failing to meet ...

  • Bentley and United Utilities Project wins international water association award

    Bentley Systems, Incorporated today announced that the Bentley and United Utilities PLC collaborative project “Optimization Method and Modeling Tool for Leakage Detection in Water Distribution” has won the Honor Award for Applied Research in the International Water Association (IWA) Project Innovation Award 2008 competition for the European region. The IWA Project Innovation Awards recognize ...

  • Fast detection of leakage location

    Acoustic data logger systems have been in use for 10 years in the water supply business. These devices are to pre-locate leaks, and with the new AZ100 Radio Data Logger made by the F.A.S.T. GmbH, leakages on supply pipelines can be detected in an even more economical and more time-saving ...


    By F.A.S.T. GmbH

  • AWWA announces new edition of water loss control manual

    The American Water Works Association has released a fourth edition of M36 Water Audits and Loss Control Programs. As water utilities work to mitigate leakage and loss, M36 provides valuable information to help determine the cost of issues such as meter error and theft and how to prevent ...

  • American Water Awarded Contract from Israel-U.S. Binational Industrial Research and Development Foundation

    American Water (NYSE: AWK), the nation’s largest publicly traded water and wastewater utility company, today announced it is a partner to a $1.8 million, 2-year award from the ...


    By American Water

  • Monitoring CO2 leakage sites on the ocean floor

    Injecting carbon dioxide (CO2) deep below the seabed could be an important strategy for mitigating climate change, according to some experts. However, scientists need a reliable way to monitor such sites for leakage of the greenhouse gas. Now, researchers reporting in ACS' journal Environmental Science & Technology have studied natural sources of CO2 release ...


    By ScienceDaily

  • Aulendorf Chooses Zonescan to Fight Leakage

    A German town with currently 33% water loss buys ZONESCAN ALPHA to help reduce NRW and save valuable financial resources in the future; GUTERMANN wins against German competition Aulendorf in Baden-Württemberg, 15 June 2015: The local town council holds a public meeting to discuss several agenda points. Amongst others: The approval of a significant investment into an ...


    By Gutermann AG

  • Antalya’s Asat Find More Than 100 Leaks With Zonescan Alpha

    Introduction ASAT is the General Water Directorate for the Antalya region in Turkey. The water company was established as a public authority for all water and wastewater services connected to the Metropolitan Municipality of Antalya. ASAT serves approximately 2.4 million people living within an area of 20,909 km2. The water comes from dozens of deep wells and transported to the ...


    By Gutermann AG

  • ABB flowmeters reduce water loss in Riyadh

    ABB FlowMaster flowmeters are helping the Saudi Arabian capital, Riyadh, to cut leakage in its water distribution network by around 40 percent. The flowmeters were repeatedly selected for their outstanding accuracy and performance. By ABB Communications ABB’s market-leading range of FlowMaster flowmeters has been selected on three separate occasions as part of a large-scale project to modernize ...


    By ABB

  • Predicting the fate of underground carbon

    A team of researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology has developed a new modeling methodology for determining the capacity and assessing the risks of leakage of potential underground carbon-dioxide reservoirs. One strategy for mitigating greenhouse gases is to inject compressed carbon dioxide into natural aquifers made of permeable rock soaked with brackish salt water. Carbon ...


    By ScienceDaily

  • UK water companies deliver improvements

    Water companies, responding to Ofwat's challenge, have delivered improvements to customer services and the environment. According to companies' annual returns for 2007-08: Every water company in England and Wales either hit or beat its leakage target; Overall leakage fell by 127 million litres per day (Ml/d) from 3,418 Ml/d in 2006-07 to 3,291 Ml/d in 2007/08. This is equal to the daily ...


    By Ofwat

  • Aulendorf chooses ZONESCAN to fight leakage

    The local town council holds a public meeting to discuss several agenda points. Amongst others: The approval of a significant investment into an effective water leak detection monitoring system. The recommendation of the specialist committee: Buy 150 measurement ZONESCAN ALPHA as the most effective and suitable technology to fight the very high leakage rates. Aulendorf is well known in Germany ...


    By Gutermann AG

  • Opportunity to participate in JIP BioSealing

    Deltares and Züblin Spezialtiefbau Ges.m.b.H have developed and successfully implemented pilot projects of a solution to seal groundwater leakages in the subsoil using biotechnology. This BioSealing solution is at the brink of a much wider introduction in the market. To support the final step towards full commercialization of the method we are looking for participants in a Joint Industry ...


    By Deltares

  • New ADS Hykron for easy leak detection - state-of-the-art, economical leak listening system

    ADS LLC today announces the ADS Hykron™ Leak Listening System. It is a listening device that provides high acoustic sensitivity for checking leak noises at water fittings, hydrants, and valves. Powered by technology from Primayer Ltd., the ADS Hykron is simple-to-use and supported by the U.S. based ADS Environmental Services® for fast, responsive, customer service. “At ADS, our mission is to ...


    By ADS Environmental Services

  • 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

  • The Guide to Instrument Valves

    Instrument Valve Introduction: Instrument valve is an attachment on the pipeline, usually a micro-control device, as the media off or change the media flow. Main types of instrument valves are: needle valve, needle valve, needle gate valve, micro-solenoid valve. In order to meet the factory live, many manufacturers are developing instrument valve ...


    By Adamant Valves

  • ASTM D5151 - 06(2011) Standard Test Method for Detection of Holes in Medical Gloves

    This test method is designed to detect holes that leak water and thereby compromise the usefulness of the glove. This test method is suitable and designed as a reference method to evaluate samples of medical gloves. 1. Scope 1.1 This test method covers the detection of holes in medical gloves. 1.2 This test method is limited to the detection of ...


    By ASTM International

  • Arid cities in People`s Republic of China to improve water management

    Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region (XUAR), one of the poorest and most remote regions in northwestern People’s Republic of China (PRC), will use a $200 million loan from the Asian Development Bank (ADB) to improve water availability through wastewater reuse and better water resources management. “The project will show how ...


    By Asian Development Bank

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