Water Leak Detection News

  • Scientists create 360-degree images of Hawaii coral reefs

    Alongside the lush and steep windward coast of the Hawaii island of Oahu researchers are creating images of coral reefs that are in danger of dying because of warm ocean waters. They are taking high-definition 360-degree panoramic images of the reefs and using them to monitor and study the health of corals over time. Scientists working with the team say they are concerned about how much coral off ...


    By Associated Press

  • Inspect for Common Interior Sources of Water Leaks to Prevent Damage in Homes and Commercial Buildings

    Water damage in all types of buildings is one of the most common causes for an insurance claim.  It can be caused by everything from a natural flooding event or indoor plumbing leak to a sewer backup, faulty hot water heater and numerous other reasons. Water can destroy building materials, furnishing and belongings.  Its presence can even lead to costly structural ...

  • Early signs indicate New Mexico water wells unharmed by gold mine toxic release

    While the August 5 toxic waste release from Colorado’s Gold King Mine into Colorado’s Animas River presents the potential for contamination of groundwater used by drinking water wells, early indications are that New Mexico wells may not be affected, the National Ground Water Association said today. “Continued vigilance in monitoring groundwater supplies along the river remain ...

  • Be Sure Water Damaged Properties Are Properly Dried Before Beginning Repairs

    Last month, the small Arizona town of Wickenburg experienced historic floods that turned normally dry washes into raging rivers.  The desert town received up to four inches of rain in a downpour that overwhelmed the town’s ability to handle the influx of water. At least a dozen properties were severely damaged and many more experienced varying degrees of water infiltration.  ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • Aeration may remove antidepressant drugs from water leaked from landfill

    Aeration is an effective means of eliminating antidepressants from landfill leachate, a new study finds. The concentrations of five different drugs were reduced by this treatment process, which could be an effective means of tackling the growing problem of pharmaceutical infiltration into aquatic environments. Pharmaceuticals, while an important component of modern medicine, can have negative ...

  • 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

  • Pure Technologies Announces Details for Second Quarter Conference Call

    Pure Technologies Ltd. ("Pure" or the "Company") (TSX: PUR) announces that its second quarter results (for the period ended June 30, 2015) will be released after market close on August 5, 2015. A teleconference and webcast will be held to discuss these results the following morning, August 6, 2015, at 10:30 am EDT. Senior Management will speak to the results and provide a financial and business ...


    By Pure Technologies

  • California companies voice support for water-saving legislative proposals

    In advance of a key hearing this week, a half-dozen major California companies are voicing public support for two water-related legislative proposals that will help protect California's limited water supplies amid and beyond the current devastating drought. A diverse coalition of companies, including Dignity Health, Symantec, Gap Inc., Sierra Nevada Brewing Co. and MillerCoors, submitted ...


    By Ceres

  • GUTERMANN and VEOLIA sign a landmark supply contract for Lyon

    Gutermann AG, a Switzerland-based global leader in advanced leak detection technologies, and Société Eau du Grand Lyon SAS, a fully owned Veolia company have signed a multi-million Euro supply contract for fixed network leak monitoring technology for the city of Grand Lyon. As part of the contract, GUTERMANN will supply 5,500 correlating radio loggers of the type ZONESCAN 820 for ...


    By Gutermann AG

  • ECOMONDO 2015 is hosting the debut of Global Water Expo

    Global Water Expo is one of the new features of ECOMONDO 2015, the great international expo dedicated to the recovery of material and energy and sustainable development. From November 3rd to 6th, Hall D3 at Rimini Fiera will host an area representing technologies for the management of the integrated water cycle with the accent on efficiency. An important conference section will ...

  • EPA Awards Oklahoma over $1.2 million to Reduce Water Contamination Risk in Underground Tanks

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has recently awarded the Oklahoma Corporation Conservation Commission $459,000 to respond to petroleum leaks from underground storage tanks (UST). The agency will also receive $809,000 to clean petroleum leaks. EPA recently strengthened the federal underground storage tank (UST) requirements to improve prevention and detection of petroleum releases ...

  • GUTERMANN supplies 120 AQUASCAN 610 correlators to Thames Water

    GUTERMANN has been awarded a supply contract for 120 units of its popular leak noise correlator the AQUASCAN 610 to Thames Water, one of the UK’s leading water companies. The order follows  an extended period in which Thames Water and its contractors evaluated suitable products on the  market.  This represents one of the largest orders for correlators ever placed ...


    By Gutermann AG

  • 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

  • GRP Pipes Reign Supreme in Mine Dewatering Applications

    Glass-reinforced plastic (GRP) pipes’ proven resilience in harsh terrains, extreme climates and unpredictable site environments make them the superior choice over HDPE, steel and DICL (ductile iron concrete lined) pipes in the demanding environment of a mine dewatering system. Says Roger Rusch, CEO of IWC “Unchecked groundwater can affect the stability of the ...

  • PWA: A Strong Choice for Screening Assessment of Metallic Pipelines

    As pipelines across North America age and begin to reach their end-of-life cycles, utilities are faced with the task of assessing their network and determining the best course of action for maintaining reliable, efficient and sustainable levels of service. The task of selecting pipes for inspection, rehabilitation or replacement can be overwhelming. For the majority of metallic ...


    By Pure Technologies

  • United States issues cleanup order to owner of ruptured Refugio Beach oil pipeline

    Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Coast Guard issued a joint federal Clean Water Act order to ensure the cleanup of heavy crude oil leaked from a pipeline near Refugio State Beach, Santa Barbara County, Calif. The order requires Plains Pipeline, L.P. (a.k.a. Plains All American Pipeline), the pipeline owner and operator, to continue its cleanup work inland, beachside, ...

  • Spring Floods and Water Leaks Can Result in Costly Property Damage due to Wood Rot Fungi

    Wood is one of the most popular materials used to construct many types of residential and commercial properties. When properly maintained and protected, buildings made from wood can last for centuries.   As a natural material, termites and wood destroying insects have long been blamed for the destruction of wood in buildings, but they are not the ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • Optical Leak Detection Sensors - Leak detection/liquid presence within telecommunications equipment

    The increased use of small and metrocell technology has resulted in a growing number of units being deployed in locations which are difficult to access and not subject to regular inspections. Enclosures, cabinets and housings of these cells are at risk of fluid ingress, putting critical electronic systems and the end users’ service at risk. An industry proven solution to this problem is to ...


    By SST Sensing Ltd

  • Feds reach settlement with New Mexico over Radiation Leak

    The Energy Department will funnel more than $73 million toward road and water projects around New Mexico as part of a settlement over a radiation leak that forced the indefinite closure of a troubled nuclear waste dump. The agreement, announced by Republican Gov. Susana Martinez and state Environment Secretary Ryan Flynn, follows months of tense and slow negotiations. The settlement ...


    By Associated Press

  • Asbestos Containing Pipes have some Jamaican Residents Demanding Action

    Earlier this month,The Gleanerpublished a story about residents from St. Thomas Parish in Jamaica voicing concerns over old and leaking cement water pipes that contain asbestos and deliver water to their homes.   This type of pipe was once common, but its use was largely discontinued in North America in the 1980s.   While the presence of these types of pipes carrying water and ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

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