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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

  • Water & Wastewater Pipe to 2016

    US demand for water and wastewater pipe is expected to rise more than ten percent per year to $18.3 billion in 2016. Gains will rebound strongly from the declining demand experienced during the 2006-2011 period, in which pipe markets were negatively impacted by the 2007- 2009 recession. Going forward, rising demand will be fueled by a more favorable environment for public infrastructure spending, ...


  • Awarded for Action on Old Water Pipes

    With 15 percent of its nearly 9,000 miles of water and sewer mains approaching 100 years old and needing rehabilitation or replacement, New Jersey American Water is turning to new technology to make old pipes like new again. For its innovative work to rehabilitate more a 90 year-old pipeline in West Orange, the company received the New Jersey Action Alliance’s 2013 Distinguished Engineering ...


    By American Water

  • New pipe design software for water utilities

    A new software module for the design of water pipes and networks has now been released by Germanischer Lloyd (GL). The "Pipe Design Module" of the SynerGEE Water software provides sophisticated optimization capabilities enabling water utilities to provide least-cost designs for system expansions and rehabilitation. The new module applies ...


  • Water Dispersible Pipe Joint Lubricant Announced

    A new high performance water dispersible pipe joint lubricant has been announced by its manufacturer, JTM Products, Inc. Phoenix™ 27-XL lube effectively lubricates pipe and pipe gaskets for safe and efficient assembly of all types of pipelines. The lubricant has been certified by NSF/ANSI to meet Standard 61-G for potable ...


    By PRWeb

  • 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 ...

  • Germany to replace all lead water pipes

    Water containing lead not suitable for infants, toddlers, and pregnant mothers It has been known for years that lead is harmful to health, yet water pipes made of lead are still widespread in many older buildings.  The result can be increased lead concentrations in drinking water, in some cases above the limit value of 10 microgrammes lead/litre of drinking water (µg/L) in effect as of ...


    By Federal Environment Ministry

  • 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 ...

  • Submerged GRP pipe application

    Superlit, a well known major Turkish GRP pipe manufacturer, supplied (DN) 3000mm GRP pipes which are installed underwater for the project “Cooling Water Supply from the sea for Metallurgical Factory in Turkey”. Total of 600m GRP Pipe lines are installed as submerged on the saddles anchoraged on a continuous horizontal steel beam, due to the fact that cooling water for the factory is absorbed 7m ...


    By SUPERLIT

  • 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

  • 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 ...

  • Global Water Technologies Targets Leaking Pipes to Improve Water Efficiency

    Global Water Technologies, Inc. (OTC Markets: GWTR) has identified better monitoring of leaking water mains as an opportunity to improve efficiency of the nation's drinking water infrastructure. "Our cities treat water to drinking quality standards and then pump it through old, leaking underground pipes where often more than 20 percent of that water is lost," said CEO Erik ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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

  • World Water Pipe Industry Demand to Rise 6.8% Annually Through 2017

    World water pipe industry study presents historical demand data for the years 2002, 2007 and 2012, and forecasts for 2017 and 2022 by market, product, world region and for 22 major countries. The study also considers market environment factors, details industry structure, evaluates company market share and profiles industry participants. World demand to rise 6.8% annually through 2017 ...

  • Mold Often Follows Water Damage from Burst Frozen Pipes

    During the chilly months of January and February, pipes may freeze and burst in any type of building.  Each year, this type of water damage results in billions of dollars in property damages.    With extreme cold weather, or if a structure is having problems with its heating system during the winter months, pipes are susceptible to freezing.  As ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • To Preserve Precious Water Mines should be using GRP Pipes

    Conserving South Africa’s water is a top priority as a Water Affairs study shows that South Africans will be using more water by 2025 than is currently available. By 2030, it will be using 17% more, according to the 2030 Water Resources Group. To guarantee mine wastewater never contaminates South Africa’s water systems, mine operators should be using corrosive-resistant ...

  • IWC's GRP Pipe System Will Turn Heads at Water Show Africa 2015

    IWC, African leaders in water cooling technology, will be showcasing their dynamic GRP Pipe System (“Glass Reinforced Polyester” Pipe System) at the Water Show Africa 2015, happening from 24 - 25 March 2015 at the Sandton Convention Centre in Johannesburg. IWC’s ...

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