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  • UK task force targets metal thefts

    With drain covers, school roofs, statues, church bells, power lines and other metal objects being targeted increasingly by thieves, UK police are setting up a nationwide task force to tackle this crime ‘explosion’. Heading up the task force, the British Transport Police has told the BBC news service that thefts of copper used in railway signalling has become its biggest problem after terrorism. ...


    By Recycling International

  • Finding the Magic to Keep Our Waters Clean

    Hackettstown, NJ - Almetek Markers will allow you to notify your community of the hazards related to dumping waste down storm drains. The general public tends to believe that the water, which runs down the drains on their street, goes to a waste treatment plant that cleans it up before sending it on to the rivers, streams and wetlands in the area. They need to be notified that everything that ...


    By Almetek Industries, Inc

  • Water monitoring and treatment technologies gain traction as potable water resources Diminish, finds Frost & Sullivan

    Groundwater is contained in rocks that are known as aquifers. Aided by gravity, the water fills the aquifer from the bottom upwards. The lower part of the aquifer has spaces that are completely filled by water. These are termed as the 'saturated zone' of the aquifer. In the top part of the aquifer, the rock spaces contain air as well as water. This part of the aquifer is called 'unsaturated'. ...


    By Frost & Sullivan

  • 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 ...

  • Smart Water Market $35.9 Billion over next decade

    Water scarcity challenges are becoming more acute across the globe. Countries are struggling to ensure a secure supply of water and in many cases must ration water and invest in expensive treatment and desalination plants. What is often overlooked is the fact that 28% of water is lost during distribution due to leakage, theft and billing process failures. This lost water – or ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Smart Water Management Market 2013 Analysis & 2018 Forecast

    The report “Smart Water Management Market – Smart Water Meters, EAM, Smart Water Networks, Analytics, Advanced Pressure Management, MDM, SCADA, Smart Irrigation Management, Services – Worldwide Market Forecasts and Analysis (2013 – 2018)” by MarketsandMarkets is now available at RnRMarketResearch.com. Contact ...

  • Global Smart Water Management Market Forecasts and Analysis (2013 – 2018)

    The report “Smart Water Management Market – Smart Water Meters, EAM, Smart Water Networks, Analytics, Advanced Pressure Management, MDM, SCADA, Smart Irrigation Management, Services – Worldwide Market Forecasts and Analysis (2013 – 2018)” by MarketsandMarkets is now available at RnRMarketResearch.com. Contact ...


  • GaugerGSM - New alert features

    GaugerGSM is an advanced level meter integrated with cellular communication capabilities for remote monitoring applications. Main applications are: Diesel tanks levels Underground sewers River and water resevoirs   The following set of alerts are now available from GaugerGSM: Diesel theft alert Tank refill ...

  • Novel ultrasonic level sensor with integrated GSM modem - coming soon

    GaugerGSM is a novel ultrasonic level sensor integrated with cellular communications. The product is cost-effective and optimized for remote monitoring applications in fields like fuel theft prevention, wastewater monitoring and supervision of water reservoirs and flooding rivers. Advanced level sensor performance: Short dead zone down to 15 cm High accuracy across full ...

  • Laundry Cart Features Rugged, Lockable Cover to Protect Linens

    The Poly-Trux(R) 72S bulk laundry cart from laundry product manufacturer MODRoto, Madison, IN (MODRoto.com) features a rugged, lockable lid and door (optional) to protect linens from theft and from exposure to inclement weather while keeping them secure and in place during storage and transportation. Rotationally ...


    By MODRoto

  • Shell, villagers agree to $83.5 million for huge oil spill

    Oil giant Shell has agreed to pay a Nigerian fishing community 55 million pounds (about $83.5 million) for the worst oil spill ever suffered in Nigeria. Wednesday's agreement ends a three-year legal battle in Britain over two spills in 2008 that destroyed thousands of hectares (acres) of mangroves and the fish and shellfish that sustained villagers ...


    By Associated Press

  • New Website Offers Property Damage Victims Help Settling Insured Claims

    Billions of dollars in damages to properties occur each year in the United States.  This damage is the result of everything from natural disasters to vandalism, theft and accidents.  Those unfortunate enough to have this happen to their personal residence or commercial property quickly recognize the challenges that often develop when dealing with their insurance provider. ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • Smart meters and AMR technology in Mexico

    Direccion de Agua Potable, Alcantarillado y Saneamiento de Ciudad Valles, Mexico (DAPA), is upgrading its current Elster water metering base with Elster's V-110 volumetric smart meters, as well as Elster's CoronisWaveflow and Waveport smart metering solutions with automatic meter reading (AMR) capabilities. DAPA is a water and ...

  • Pew applauds largest ever U.S. court ordered restitution in history of the Lacey Act

     Karen Sack, director of international ocean conservation for the Pew Environment Group, issued the following statement in response to a major decision that sends a strong message to those engaged in large-scale illegal fishing. The U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York ordered three defendants to pay $54.9 million in restitution to the South African government for ...

  • Itron Expands Smart Grid Capabilities with Choice Collaboration

    Itron, Inc. (NASDAQ:ITRI) announced today a strategic alliance with Choice, a Brazilian technology company, to integrate and jointly market a non-technical loss (NTL) solution to utilities around the world, with a strong focus in Brazil. The joint solution will help utilities quickly identify areas of non-technical loss in their service territory, delivering a high return on investment. Itron is ...


    By Itron Inc

  • Northumbria University sets new standard for sustainable IT with Wyse thin computing

    Wyse Technology, the global leader in thin computing, today announced how a major UK university is benefiting from a new campus that takes advantage of the latest sustainable IT features. Northumbria University’s high quality Newcastle City Centre campus facilities for students are already a major success. With the North East Festival of Architecture (NEFA) taking place from June 13-28 2009, ...


    By RealWire

  • Arizona’s Foremost Public Adjusters offer Commercial & Residential Property Owners Peace of Mind

    Recently, a homeowner in the Phoenix metropolitan area discovered that water from a broken pipe had damaged their wood floor.  The property owner immediately called their homeowner’s insurance company and reported the incident.  A short time later, a representative of the insurance provider paid them a visit and determined that there was $2,354 worth of damage and that after the ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • Itron and PrimeStone Collaborate to Expand Smart Metering Options in Latin America

    Itron, Inc. (NASDAQ:ITRI), a global technology company that helps utilities measure, monitor and manage energy and water, and PrimeStone, a leading smart grid solutions company, announced today that they have executed a non-exclusive agreement to jointly promote and sell their energy solutions to utilities in Latin America. The collaboration is dedicated to ...


    By Itron Inc

  • FortisBC Selects Itron as Supplier of Advanced Metering Solution

    Itron, Inc. (NASDAQ: ITRI) announced today that FortisBC Inc. has selected Itron’s smart grid solution, consisting of advanced metering, network communications and software systems, to support the utility’s Advanced Metering Infrastructure (AMI) project. The solution will enable FortisBC, an integrated energy solutions provider serving approximately ...


    By Itron Inc

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