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  • Thames Water’s chronic leakage failures cost it dear

    Failure to meet leakage targets over a three-year period will cost Thames Water £320 million in regulatory penalties and additional expenditure. Industry regulator Ofwat announced this morning that England’s largest water and sewerage company had agreed to repay £65 million to its customers – on top of £55 million of automatic fines – for failing to meet ...

  • Fast detection of leakage location

    Acoustic data logger systems have been in use for 10 years in the water supply business. These devices are to pre-locate leaks, and with the new AZ100 Radio Data Logger made by the F.A.S.T. GmbH, leakages on supply pipelines can be detected in an even more economical and more time-saving ...


    By F.A.S.T. GmbH

  • ASTM E2128 - 12 Standard Guide for Evaluating Water Leakage of Building Walls

    This guide is intended to provide building professionals with a comprehensive methodology for evaluating water leakage through walls. It addresses the performance expectations and service history of a wall, the various components of a wall, and the interaction between these components and adjacent construction. It is not intended as a ...


    By ASTM International

  • Aulendorf chooses ZONESCAN to fight leakage

    The local town council holds a public meeting to discuss several agenda points. Amongst others: The approval of a significant investment into an effective water leak detection monitoring system. The recommendation of the specialist committee: Buy 150 measurement ZONESCAN ALPHA as the most effective and suitable technology to fight the very high leakage rates. Aulendorf is well known in Germany ...


    By Gutermann AG

  • Bentley’s innovative water-leakage modeling software addresses billion-dollar-a-year problem

    Bentley Systems, Incorporated has announced the latest version of its Darwin Calibrator module featuring water-leakage modeling capabilities. The new version of the module, which is included in WaterGEMS V8 XM and available for WaterCAD V8 XM, provides a cost-effective way to estimate the location and extent of hidden leakage in underground pipes. The Ontario Sewer and Watermain Construction ...

  • Sealless Moyno Mag Drive Pumps Provide Zero Leakage

    Moyno Mag Drive pumps are the first progressing cavity wobble stator pumps to offer magnetic drives. The patented sealless, magnetic drive design provides zero leakage for the most critical applications. These pumps can handle toxic, aggressive, caustic or even flammable and explosive fluids. This proprietary progressing cavity mag drive pump utilizes the latest technology to ensure operator ...


    By Moyno, Inc.

  • New sealless Moyno® Mag Drive 500 pumps provide zero leakage

    The new Moyno® Mag Drive 500 Series pumps feature a patented sealless, magnetic drive design that provides zero leakage for the most critical applications. These pumps can handle toxic, aggressive, caustic or even flammable and explosive fluids. This proprietary progressing cavity mag drive pump utilizes the latest technology to ensure operator safety, eliminate work place hazard and protect the ...


    By Moyno, Inc.

  • Drought and water overuse in Europe

    From golf courses to books, olive oil to vaccinations, all the goods and services that we rely on, together with many of our daily activities, require a vital resource: water. A new report by the European Environment Agency (EEA) confirms that in many parts of Europe water use is unsustainable and provides recommendations for a new approach to managing water resources. The EEA report 'Water ...

  • EUR11.4m to cut Plovdiv’s water losses, improve water quality

    Plovdiv, Bulgaria’s second largest city, and more than 730,000 people in 210 surrounding towns and villages will benefit from improved reliability of water supply and better quality drinking water as a result of a €11.4 million loan from the EBRD. Plovdiv is becoming an important economic and industrial centre in Bulgaria and a reliable water supply system is crucial to supporting the growing ...

  • American Water is Awarded Three Grants from the Water Research Foundation

    VOORHEES, N.J. - American Water Works Company, Inc. (NYSE: AWK), the largest investor-owned U.S. water and wastewater utility company, announced today that it has been awarded three separate research grants by the Water Research Foundation for a total value of $1,719,722. The research projects will cover the topics of pipe location and leak management, pressure management, and main breaks. Of the ...


    By American Water

  • Fixing Leaks Saves Water and Money

    The arrival of spring brings an increase in outdoor activity -- including yard chores, deck and outdoor furniture clean up, and swimming pool prep -- that can drive water usage and utility bills up. While this increased seasonal cost is just another reality of home ownership, costs driven by water leaks should not be. American Leak Detection says that from both an environmental and an economic ...


    By American Leak Detection

  • ABB flowmeters reduce water loss in Riyadh

    ABB FlowMaster flowmeters are helping the Saudi Arabian capital, Riyadh, to cut leakage in its water distribution network by around 40 percent. The flowmeters were repeatedly selected for their outstanding accuracy and performance. By ABB Communications ABB’s market-leading range of FlowMaster flowmeters has been selected on three separate occasions as part of a large-scale project to modernize ...


    By ABB

  • Ofwat plans water efficiency targets for companies

    Water companies would face targets to help customers save more than 23 million litres of water a day (Ml/d), under proposals published this week by Ofwat. George Day, Ofwat's Director of Network Regulation, said: 'We have to use water more carefully and cut waste if we are to continue to enjoy safe, reliable water supplies. 'The new approach to water efficiency targets we are proposing will be ...


    By Ofwat

  • Radioactive water leaks at Japanese nuclear plant

    The Japanese nuclear watchdog on Wednesday said they are taking the leakage of highly radioactive water at the crippled Fukushima nuclear power plant seriously, and proposed raising the rating to describe it from "an anomaly" to a "serious incident." The operator of the plant said about 300 tons (300,000 liters, 80,000 gallons) of ...


    By Associated Press

  • Tips for keeping your business water efficient

    As World Water Day 2014 approaches, here are some useful tips for keeping your business water efficient. Water and energy is the theme of this year's World Water Day, celebrated on 22 March. Below, in honour of World Water Day 2014, we have put together some useful tips for businesses that want to keep track of their water usage. 1. Understand your water use Carry out ...


    By Inprova Energy

  • Nation’s Leading Public Adjusters Offer Tips to Prevent Water Damage due to Leaking Water Heaters

    Earlier this month, it was reported that a leak from a water heater released approximately 2,000 gallons of water at a County Government Center in Lewisburg, Pennsylvania.  The water leak impacted about 12,000 square feet of the building and the cost to repair the damage has been estimated at approximately $100,000. All of this damage was caused by a leaking 30-gallon water ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • 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 ...

  • New water loss control products from ADS

    Huntsville, AL ADS LLC today introduces a full line of cost-efficient, advanced water loss control products for leak detection and flow measurement. These technologically innovative instruments form an integrated approach to system monitoring and leakage control for water distribution networks. ADS can now offer leak detection services and products with single point accountability for project ...


    By ADS Environmental Services

  • Stop Massive Municipal Water Loss with GRP Pipes

    Nearly 40% of South Africa’s municipal water is lost before ever reaching customers, according to the Water Research Commission (WRC). This equates to approximately 1,580-million cubic metres of lost water per annum in a country considered “water-scarce”, or an estimated R7 billion in lost revenue.   Says Roger Rusch, CEO of Industrial Water Cooling ...

  • Bentley and United Utilities Project wins international water association award

    Bentley Systems, Incorporated today announced that the Bentley and United Utilities PLC collaborative project “Optimization Method and Modeling Tool for Leakage Detection in Water Distribution” has won the Honor Award for Applied Research in the International Water Association (IWA) Project Innovation Award 2008 competition for the European region. The IWA Project Innovation Awards recognize ...

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