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  • Ceramic water purifier testing

    An article published in the Journal of Water and Health describes the testing of low-cost ceramic water purifiers (CWPs) for their effectiveness in treating drinking water in Cambodia. Laboratory results indicate that the locally produced CWPs achieved reductions of E. coli of approximately 99%. Over 1 billion people worldwide lack access to improved ...


  • ASTM F2263 - 07(2011) Standard Test Method for Evaluating the Oxidative Resistance of Polyethylene (PE) Pipe to Chlorinated Water

    1. Scope 1.1 This test method describes the general requirements for evaluating the long-term, chlorinated water, oxidative resistance of polyethylene (PE), used in cold water supply or service systems by exposure to chlorinated water. This test method outlines the requirements of a ...


    By ASTM International

  • 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

  • 5 Reasons to Test Your Well Water

    A lot of us know that we should test our water when we notice a problem with it. Three of the most common problems are when the water gives off a bad smell, is discolored or leaves behind stains. However do you realize that some problems you may be facing such as gastrointestinal upsets, dry skin, or even hardness may be a sign that there is something wrong with your water? Most dangerous ...

  • 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

  • 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

  • ASTM C500 / C500M - 07(2011)e1 Standard Test Methods for Asbestos-Cement Pipe

    This test method covers the standard for testing of asbestos-cement pipe for hydrostatic strength, flexural strength, crushing strength, straightness, and uncombined calcium hydroxide. Hydrostatic pressure test is performed by placing the pipe with a factory-assembled joint, in a hydrostatic pressure testing machine. Air is expelled and an internal water pressure at a uniform rate ...


    By ASTM International

  • Water utilities to compete in `Best of the Best` Tap Water Taste Test

    What: “Best of the Best” Tap Water Taste Test - utilities from across North America compete to determine who has the “best of the best” tasting tap water. When: Tuesday, June 10 at 3:00 p.m. Where: Boston Convention & Exhibition Center *Boston Water & Sewer Commission and Massachusetts Water Resources Authority will ...

  • 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 ...

  • Update from the Field: Pumps in Place, Piping Assembled

    The Newberry site has been busy with AltaRock staff and contractors assembling stimulation infrastructure over the last few weeks. We’re happy to report that the pumps are in place, generators have been wired in and piping has been welded up. All the equipment has been pressure tested and is up and running as planned. Last night, we started to cool the with low-flow cold water injection. ...


    By AltaRock Energy, Inc.

  • Plugco has delivered Pipe plug to Saudi Arabia

    Plugco has delivered Pipe Plug (Inflatable balloon) to AL-Khobar, Saudi Arabia, 19/11/2015. Size: 1000mm – 1600mm and working pressure is max. 1,7 bar Pipe Plug Model Designation is Pipe Plug (PP) of PP model is blocking pipe or channels to stop ...


    By PLUGCO

  • Plugco has delivered inflatable pipe plug to Malaysia

    You can avoid leakage of pipes by way of plugging. We offer the best plug products on the market. The Plugco Team has experience in producing Pipe Plugs for all types of applications and distributing to all over the world for years. The main purpose of usage for PP (Pipe Plug) plugs are pipeline leakage tests, if ...


    By PLUGCO

  • 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

  • Oklahoma City wins `Best of the Best` tap water taste test

    The American Water Works Association announced today that Oklahoma City Water Utilities Trust, Okla. has won the annual “Best of the Best” Tap Water Taste Test. The event, composed of regional winners from water-tasting competitions across North America, was held at AWWA’s Annual Conference and Exposition in Denver. The Oklahoma City Water Utilities Trust delivers tap water to ...

  • Intellitect launches new generation of in-pipe monitors

    For decades, knowledge of water quality between the treatment plant and the consumer's tap was an impossible pipe dream. However, in 2006 Intellitect Water launched a new technology which turned that dream into reality and now, almost seven years later, the company has launched a new version of the Intellisonde in-pipe monitor that brings new levels of simplicity and reliability. Intellitect ...


    By Intellitect Water Ltd

  • Griffin Pipe Products Agrees to Resolve Issues with Lead Emissions, Air and Water Violations at Council Bluffs, Iowa

    EPA Region 7 has reached an agreement with Griffin Pipe Products, LLC, to settle violations of the Clean Air Act (CAA) and Clean Water Act (CWA) at its Council Bluffs, Iowa, facility that will require Griffin Pipe to lower lead emissions and pay a civil penalty of $950,000. Although Griffin Pipe’s Council Bluffs location has ceased production for business reasons, if the facility reopens ...

  • Check for lead in drinking water pipes and fittings using Oxford Instruments’ X-MET8000 XRF analysers

    Where lead contamination of drinking water is suspected, the Oxford Instruments X-MET8000 series of handheld X-ray fluorescence (XRF) analysers can be used to quickly check which components are causing the contamination. Prevention of leaching of lead into drinking water Lead can enter drinking water if the components in water installations (e.g. lead pipes, leaded-brass fixtures, ...


    By Oxford Instruments plc

  • Frankfort Electric and Water Plant Board Verifies Distress on Ductile Iron Pipe Using Electromagnetics

    Commercial introduction of ductile iron pipe (DIP) began in the mid-1950s and was established as the most frequently selected material of choice for ferrous pressure pipe by the early 1970s. Due to the widespread use of DIP during a large expansion of pipeline infrastructure in the 1970s, there are many thousands of miles of pressurized DIP in operation today. Water and wastewater utilities ...


    By Pure Technologies

  • Innovyze surge product line revs up modeling performance, breaks speed barrier for analyzing all-pipe water networks

    Innovyze, a leading global innovator of wet infrastructure modeling and simulation software and technologies, today announced the newest release of its industry-leading Surge product line. Innovyze Surge products give users the power to optimize water supply and distribution systems operation and management — reducing ...


    By Innovyze

  • 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

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