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

  • 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

  • Innovyze Releases IWLive Pro to Support Wider Scope of Utility Decision Making

    Innovyze, a leading global innovator of business analytics software and technologies for smart wet infrastructure, today announced the worldwide release of IWLive Pro. Designed as a multithreaded 64-bit application for Windows, IWLive Pro takes advantage of modern technology that allows users to accurately forecast water ...


    By Innovyze

  • Visit us during the WATEX Exhibition 2016 on 25-28 September in Tehran

    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 pressure. All of PlugCo products suitable to test according to European Standard EN 1610. PlugCo has an efficient shipping department ...


    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

  • 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.

  • World Water-Tech North America 2016: Technology Showcase Open for Submissions

    The World Water-Tech North America Summit is now accepting applications for Technology Showcase presentations at the upcoming summit in Toronto on October ...


    By Rethink Events Ltd.

  • 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

  • St. Lucia Police Traffic Station Battles Mold Contamination and a Termite Infestation

    The island nation of Saint Lucia is perhaps best known for its beautiful beaches and stunning scenario, but even buildings in this popular Caribbean destination can encounter mold and termite problems. That is exactly what happened recently when the Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA) and the Department of Environmental Health were contacted to investigate issues at the Police Traffic ...


    By Zimmetry Environmental

  • First-Ever Global Standard to Measure Food Loss and Waste Introduced by International Partnership

    A partnership of leading international organizations is launching the Food Loss and Waste Accounting and Reporting Standard at the Global Green Growth Forum (3GF) 2016 Summit in Copenhagen. The FLW Standard is the first-ever set of global definitions and reporting requirements for companies, countries and others to consistently and credibly measure, report ...

  • 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

  • Water Leaks, Termites and Mold Discussed in New Video

    Today, the IAQ Video Network and Cochrane & Associates announced the release of their latest educational video.  Their newest production discusses property damage from mold and termites caused by water leaks in a home or building.  “When water damage occurs, its presence can not only ruin and destroy building materials and personal belongings, it could ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • 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

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