Water Leak Detection News

  • Intrinsic Safety Made Easy

    Finally The Intrinsically Safe Switch You’ve Been Waiting For Rapid City, SD — SymCom, Inc. has introduced Model ISS-102 dual-channel, intrinsically safe switches meeting UL 913 6th Edition. Several ISS-102 models are available each with distinct output relay configurations offering the versatility to control a variety of systems. Whether you need a pump-up or pump-down latching ...


    By SymCom, Inc.

  • New EPA Program Helps Consumers Save on Water Bills

    According to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), easily corrected water leaks can rob consumers of eight percent of their water bills. And a staggering 30 percent or more of water used by household irrigation systems is lost through evaporation, improper design, installation and maintenance. In June, the EPA launched a new water efficiency program – WaterSense – that will help ...

  • Valves, Like Humans, Require Exercise

    'Out of sight, out of mind” is one way to describe many water operators’ attitudes toward water distribution valves. That is until one fails. Typically, once one valve fails, others follow suit. The best option to combat faulty valves is a regular exercise program. The potential for line failure during critical work periods is always present. Broken valves can result in costly problems, ...

  • Pesticides Found in All U.S. Waters, Shows Need for a National Clean Water Trust Fund

    Washington, D.C. - Last week, the U.S. Geological Survey released “Pesticides in the Nation's Streams and Ground Water, 1992-2001.” The ten-year survey documents the contamination caused by pesticide use in agriculture and urbanized areas around the country. Every year, nearly one billion pounds of pesticides, many of which are linked to cancer, birth defects, neurological disorders, and ...


    By Clean Water America

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