Water Leak Detection News

  • WaStop aids in the prevention of outbreaks of E. coli in potable water

    On Tuesday, June 23, 2015 it was discovered that drinking water in Everöd, Southern Sweden seemed to be polluted. The municipality immediately warned recipients to boil drinking water. The probable cause was thought to be contaminated stormwater that had seeped into the water treatment plant in Everöd leading to contamination of the potable water. The afternoon of September 1 saw the ...


    By Wapro AB

  • Rainwater Into Perfectly Purified Drinking Water… Could This Really Be? Introducing The RainCatcher RainSafe

    Turning rainwater into drinking water for your home is made possible with the RainCatcher RainSafe. Rainwater, groundwater or municipal water – whatever the original source, our new RainSafe units provide great tasting, perfectly purified water, using technology developed in co-operation with both the University of Exeter and Trinity College Dublin, and supported by the ...

  • Plugco opens Iran office in Tehran

    Turkey-based rubber pipe line test equipment producer has announced that its office in Tehran, the capital of Iran, is now open. Plugco Iran The company has conducted a lot of projects in the Middle East, Eastern Europe, China, South America, Asia, Africa and other countries. Plugco provides high quality plugs up to 144”(DN3600) size and 6 Bar back pressure. All of Plugco ...


    By PLUGCO

  • Ground Penetrating Radar (GPR) investigation in Chile

    Last August 2016 Open World Company (Chile) carried out a GPR investigation on the territory of one of Chilean industrial companies. The purpose of this survey was to found leaks from the water pipe going through the industrial zone. The company had really big problem with this leak because they lost a lot of water. For this work Open World used VIY3-300 GPR to ...


    By Transient Technologies LLC

  • Centrica enhances water offering with £13m purchase

    Centrica’s acquisition of UK-based water leak detection specialist FlowGem Limited earlier this week raises the question of how the company will look to position itself ahead of the introduction of greater competition in the English water market. The company – which counts multi-utilities British Gas and Scottish Gas among its subsidiaries – already owns Dyno, which provides ...

  • Parker Releases New Air Driven Liquid Pump

    Parker Autoclave Engineers, part of Parker Hannifin – the global leader in motion and control technologies, has released an innovative new air driven liquid pump, the AHL118. A high volume, double-ended, double acting high pressure pump, the AHL118 is designed for use in oil and gas, chemical, industrial and research applications. The pump operates to a ...


    By Parker Hannifin Corp

  • Saving On Energy Costs With Spray Foam Insulation

    One of the basic needs for all homes is an efficient heating and cooling mechanism. In the times of rising fuel prices, the prices of electricity are also on a constant rise. Making your homes energy efficient is hence the urgent need of the hour. In this regard, most people usually focus on replacing or upgrading their furnace, broiler or HVAC. However, what many fail to look into are the air ...

  • Defining groundwater ‘sustainability’ vital to establishing best practices and policy

    A shared understanding of groundwater “sustainability” is key to developing well-conceived policies and best practices to ensure a water-secure future, the National Ground Water Association said today as it intensifies its focus on groundwater sustainability. As part of this prioritization, NGWA has updated its ...

  • Defining groundwater ‘sustainability’ vital to establishing best practices and policy

    A shared understanding of groundwater “sustainability” is key to developing well-conceived policies and best practices to ensure a water-secure future, the National Ground Water Association said today as it intensifies its focus on groundwater sustainability. As part of this prioritization, NGWA has updated ...

  • Indoor Water Leaks can Quickly Result in Mold Issues and Termite Infestations

    When a water leak occurs in a residential or commercial property, the presence of water and moisture can not only ruin and destroy building materials and personal belongings, it could also result in mold contamination, indoor air quality (IAQ) issues and even a termite infestation.  There are some species of termites that are attracted to water damaged ...


    By Clark Seif Clark Inc.

  • PlugCo will attend The WWETT Show 2017

    PlugCo will attend The WWETT Show 2017. At this exhibit, PlugCo will be exhibiting its products. PlugCo is the biggest manufacturer of inflatable pipe plugs, packers, pipe balloons, pipe stoppers, pneumatic plugs, rubber plugs, drain and sewer pipeline testing equipment in Turkey. PlugCo produce plugs up to 144”(DN3600) size and up to 6 Bar back ...


    By PLUGCO

  • Replacement Bleach Dosing Unit Ends Leaks and NaOCl Shortage for UF Backwash at SWTP

    The supervisor of the membrane system for a 7.5 MGD ultrafiltration (UF) and reverse osmosis (RO) facility at a 15 MGD surface water treatment plant (SWTP) in Granbury, TX reports that replacement of the bleach (NaOCl) pump with a vacuum feeder has eliminated frequent pipe and valve leaks in a bleach delivery system needed for UF backwash. He also notes new capability for providing required NaOCl ...


    By JCS Industries, Inc.

  • 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

  • Preventive medicine: City of Montreal reduces non-revenue water loss with leak detection program using Sahara Technology

    The City of Montreal believes that the best medicine is preventative medicine, especially as it applies to its water network. Montreal has an impressive water system that supplies drinking water to a population of nearly 1.9 million people. Since 2002, the historic city, the second largest metropolis in Canada, began a long-term major rehabilitation of ...


    By Pure Technologies

  • 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

  • Congressional briefing on water and wastewater rate affordability for low-income ratepayers

    Hosted by:  Representative Marcia Fudge May 12, 2016 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm 2103 Rayburn House Office Building While water service affordability has been a concern for several years, the crisis in Flint, Michigan brought it to light in a dramatic way.  A number of recent surveys of wastewater and drinking water utilities throughout the country show that ...

  • DrinkTap.org offers information about tap water during Drinking Water Week

    As Drinking Water Week continues, the American Water Works Association and water professionals across North America are encouraging the public to learn about their water supply and local water utility by visiting AWWA’s fully updated consumer website, ...

  • Forum Subsea Rentals and Aquatec Group Sign Global Agreement

    Forum Subsea Rentals, a subsidiary of Forum Energy Technologies, Inc., and Aquatec Group Ltd are pleased to announce the signing of a global agreement for the rental of Aquatec’s proven LEAKlog leak detection and inspection suite. The ...


    By Aquatec Group Ltd

  • ZoneScan 820 loggers help south east water increase leak pinpointing by 54%

    The new leak detection programme devised by South East Water's leakage department, using GUTERMANN equipment, as significant impact on leak location hit rate in just 2 months. As part of the company's war on leaks, South East Water has bought hundreds of correlating and non-correlation ZONESCAN 820 loggers which are operated by a state-of-the-art smart software on Android tablets and can be ...


    By Gutermann AG

  • Pipe bursting equipment manufacturer and sewer contractor

    When sewer inspection and maintenance lead to sewer repair or replacement, there are a few key things a homeowner needs to know. While the sewer contractor is of prime importance, the equipment and methods the contractor uses are also critical to the overall outcome of the job. When all established methods of sewer lateral rehabilitation are on the table—open-cut excavation, CIPP lining, ...


    By TRIC Tools Inc.

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