Water Infrastructure Articles

  • Regulation driving change in leak detection

    Pressure on water companies to cut leakage over the next five years has accelerated new ways of thinking, with the sector increasingly turning to innovation and embracing the digital revolution, writes Barbara Hathaway, Vice President, Engineering, Servelec Technologies. The need for water companies to drive down leakage has never been greater, with unprecedented challenges and increasing ...

  • Groundwater data essential for nature development in Cortenoever - Case Study

    Client Province of Gelderland Performed by Eijkelkamp Soil & Water Country The Netherlands The Province of Gelderland is working with the Directorate-General for Public Works and Water Management (Rijkswaterstaat), the Forestry Commission (Staatsbosbeheer), and the ...


    By Eijkelkamp Soil & Water

  • Everything revolves around reliable data at Henk van Tongeren Water & Techniek - Case Study

    Henk van Tongeren Water & Techniek is active in the field of water technology, particularly groundwater technology such as well-point drainage and soil drilling. The Dutch family business often works on civil engineering projects involving concrete and the construction of underground infrastructure. Henk van Tongeren Water & Techniek is increasingly using sensors, modems, and the ...


    By Eijkelkamp Soil & Water

  • Bushfire and water quality

    Bushfires pose a great risk to drinking water quality in water tanks, water catchment facilities and water supply infrastructure. Generation of large amounts of smoke, ash and debris leads to contamination of water in water tanks and on roof catchment infrastructure like gutters. In extreme cases, it is possible that fire retardants or foams used to control the fire may also be deposited on roof ...


    By NW Solutions

  • How Melting Glaciers Affect Us

    When their stored fresh water is released to the sea and atmosphere, it threatens agriculture, power generation, and drinking water supplies Around the world, glaciers have been receding, both  ...


    By Fluence Corporation

  • Towards `Enhanced Status’: Affinity Water`s Quest For Optimal Asset Management - Case Study

    Affinity Water (the UK’s largest water-only company) optimised their production and network investment options using Servelec Technologies’ PIONEER optimisation tool. The company area was considered as eight distinct ‘communities’. The investment plan was optimised to achieve service targets at least discounted cost both at community level and for the ...

  • California Focusing on Groundwater Recharge

    Depleted aquifers provide storage for surplus precipitation during wet seasons “The effects of climate change are necessitating wholesale changes in how water is managed in California,” announced the state’s Department of ...


    By Fluence Corporation

  • Project WWTW Paper Mill - Case Study

    Industriewater Eerbeek (IWE) in the Netherlands, is responsible for the purification of the effluent from three different paper mills (approx. 4 million m3 of waste water per year). In summer 2018 IWE experienced a world first with a new decalcification process for reducing the calcium content of the effluent water. Now effluent can be reused as process water in ...


    By Landustrie Sneek BV

  • DXW+ now offers Bentley Systems software subscriptions to engineering professionals

    Good news for engineering professionals: DXW+ has launched a web store offering subscription packages consisting of Bentley Systems software and ready-to-apply expert advice. The subscription-based offering makes it possible for engineers to choose software solutions that best suit their actual needs and project budget. In addition to the software license, exclusive and tailored training, as well ...


    By DXW+

  • Road Clinic to Vegagerdin, Iceland - Case Study

    Roadscanners delivered Road Doctor Survey Van RDSV to Vegagerdin, Iceland year 2018 Roadscanners has commissioned and built a Road Doctor Survey Van (RDSV) - a Road Clinic for road surveys, diagnostics and design for Vegagerdin, Icelandic Road and Coastal ...


    By Roadscanners Oy

  • Blue gold: why water is this century’s most important investment frontier?

    Currently, about 90% of the U.S. population relies on centralized networks of pipes and huge “mega-facilities” for water treatment and distribution. But due to a lack of proper funding, a general deterioration of this water infrastructure has occurred at a rapid pace, nation-wide. For a growing number of businesses, ...


    By OriginClear Inc.

  • Long-term lift station rehabilitation at Jefferson Parish, Louisiana

    Municipalities in the United States are annually spending hundreds of millions of dollars to replace and to repair corroded concrete infrastructures in their wastewater collection systems. In addition, billions more dollars will be needed in the coming years to restore, replace, and upgrade existing facilities all across the United States. Structures such as wet wells, grit chambers, sewer lines, ...


    By Sauereisen Inc.

  • Completing Edge-to-Edge Connectivity, Anywhere, Anytime

    The Digital Transformation, IoT, Smart Manufacturing and the Connected Workforce are fundamentally transforming today’s automation networks. Increasing productivity and efficiency depends on access to real-time information. But for any of this “Big Data” to be useful and actionable information, it must be captured and processed. Reliably, securely and consistently. Anywhere. ...

  • Israeli Technology Converts Air Into Water For Residents in Northern Colombia

    The residents of El Talento, a small town located in Colombia and adjacent to the city of Cúcuta, have been introduced to the GEN-M, Watergen’s Medium Scale atmospheric water generator (AWG) that produces water out of air. The machine, which is a technological innovation of the Israel-based company, arrived ...


    By Water-Gen Ltd

  • Invasive Marine Species and Ballast Water Management: The Past and Future

    Understanding the microbial content of a ship’s ballast water is critical. As the guidelines laid out in the IMO Ballast Water Management Convention are widely adopted, having a keen understanding of the microbial content of a ship’s ballast water has become critical. This ...


    By LuminUltra Technologies Ltd.

  • Aquarius Provides Simple Solutions to Tightening Septic System Regulations

    As septic systems come under regulatory scrutiny by a growing number of states and the EPA, one company is offering simple, cost-effective solutions to replace them. Aquarius Technologies offers the Nebula® MultiStage Biofilm System, which is helping single systems and small communities to manage organic removal, ...


    By Aquarius Technologies, LLC

  • U.S. Sewage and Water Bills Going Up

    Climate change and aging water infrastructure account for some of the sector’s volatility A new report shows that municipal sewage and water bills in United States households have risen by 3.6% over the previous year, bringing the mean U.S. monthly bill to $104. Over a decade, the ...


    By Fluence Corporation

  • Newark Scrambles to Get Lead out of Drinking Water

    Mayor announces plan that will replace 18,000 underground lead service pipes in New Jersey’s largest city ...


    By Fluence Corporation

  • Water supply for the city of the future - Case Study

    The project SEMIZENTRAL, of the Technical University Darmstadt in the Chinese coastal metropolis of Qingdao, has been given a GreenTec Award. This project shows how to plan infrastructure as needed, and how to put these infrastructure plans into practice. Instead of building one central sewage plant for the entire city, the scientists have pursued a semi-centralised approach with a number of ...

  • EVERLAST Wet well mounted pump station - municipal collection system - Case Study

    “We knew our biggest problem was (our) lift stations, we just didn’t know exactly what to do about it.” The words of Jon Brown, former sewer system supervisor for Idaho’s Fremont County Public Works Department no doubt resonates with many of his peers around the country who are managing sewer and water treatment infrastructure. Lift stations (or pump stations) operate as ...


    By Smith & Loveless Inc.

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