Water & Wastewater Pipes News

  • Siemens and Allgäuer Überlandwerk Form Joint Venture for Smart Grid Expansion

    iemens and Allgäuer Überlandwerk GmbH (A ÜW), based in Kempten, Germany, have formed a joint venture named egrid to commercially implement the results from IRENE and IREN2, two joint smart grid research projects in Wildpoldsried. It was agreed that Siemens would acquire a 49-percent share in the AÜW subsidiary, egrid applications & consulting GmbH. The transaction is ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • AWWA leader encourages Congress to support water infrastructure investment

    American Water Works Association (AWWA) former President John Donahue of Machesney Park, Ill. today encouraged members of Congress to make renewing water infrastructure a top priority in the United States. Testifying before the U.S. House Subcommittee on the Environment, Donahue presented ...

  • WaStop successfully installed in Kristinestad, Finland

    Kristinestad in Finland suffered significant flood damage at high tides in a river during the fall of 2013 and the spring of 2014. During this time, around eighty buildings were water damaged due to flooding. The damages amounted to about 1.5-2 million euro. To avoid back flow from the river at high tide, WaStop check valve was installed in the drainage pipes leading out from the ...


    By Wapro AB

  • Visit our stand at the WWETT in Indianapolis

    The Water & Wastewater Equipment, Treatment & Transport Show (WWETT) opened yesterday at the Indiana Convention Center in Indianapolis. PlugCo will be exhibiting at booth 6322 in the Indiana Convention Center from the 22nd to the 25th February. PlugCo invites environmental service professionals to visit our stand on the WWETT 2017. We are presenting our products such as pipe plug, pipe ...


    By PLUGCO

  • New Valve Technical Handbook Provides Valuable Resource for GF Piping Customers

    Piping Systems (GF) has introduced a comprehensive 200-page, Valve Technical Handbook that provides a valuable new resource for customers seeking detailed valve information in an all inclusive document.  Over 20 manual valves and 22 actuated valves in a variety of styles are covered.  These include ball, 3-way-ball, diaphragm, butterfly, check and angle seat valves, as well as ...


    By Georg Fischer AG

  • GTI Selected as Part of Large Paper Mill’s Wastewater Treatment Upgrade

    Geomembrane Technologies Inc. (GTI) is pleased to have been awarded a contract to cover a large anaerobic digester at with one of its innovative gas collection covers. Lake Utopia Paper, a J.D. Irving Company, manufactures approximately 185,000 tonnes of finished corrugating medium per year. The ...

  • New pressure reducing valve from T-T Flow

    T-T Flow are proud to announce the arrival of their new pressure reducing valve, an addition to the popular range. The new valve reduces and stabilises the high upstream pressure into a lower downstream pressure regardless of flow rate and upstream pressure fluctuations. The direct acting pressure stabilising valve is made of ductile cast iron with stainless steel internals. Due to the advanced ...


    By T-T Pumps Ltd.

  • Three Construction Workers Lose Their Lives after Entering Manhole

    In 2015, the Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA) announced that it had issued a final rule to increase protections for construction workers in confined spaces.  The new rule provides construction workers with similar protections to those of employees from other industries who have had them for over 20 years.  Tragically, three workers in Florida lost their lives last ...


    By Clark Seif Clark Inc.

  • Activists prepare for renewed fight over Dakota Access Pipeline

    White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer strongly hinted this week that President Donald Trump would rescind the permit denial that is prohibiting construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL), prompting activists opposed to the pipeline to pledge a new round of clashes over the controversial project. Last December, the U.S. Army Corp of Engineers announced it would not grant a final permit ...

  • CH2M named top trenchless design firm in 2016

    For the second consecutive year, CH2M earned the top spot on Trenchless Technology's Top 50 Trenchless Engineering Design Firms list. The firm has topped the list in six of the last seven years.Trenchless Technology's list is developed by comparing firms based on their trenchless billings in the North American market, as well as ...


    By CH2M Hill Companies, Ltd.

  • Choosing a Stainless Steel Fabricator

    Stainless steel can be applied to many fields of work, which is why you see it quite frequently. There are many advantages when choosing stainless steel. A primary reason that people choose stainless is the fact that it contains at least 10.5% chromium, making it corrosion resistant. At the point when presented to air, a film of chromium oxide forms over the surface. This film is latent and ...

  • New ZX350LC-6 excavators work to tackle tight timeline

    Consolidated Construction Services Inc. (CCS), an underground utilities company serving the Baltimore metro area, added two new ZX350LC-6 excavators to its fleet earlier this year. The two new excavators are busy working on a residential development project for Elm Street Development, one of the largest privately-owned developers in the region. The first phase of the project consists of 80 acres ...

  • U.S. Army blocks construction of DAPL

    Protesters trying to block construction of a controversial pipeline in North Dakota gained a major victory this week, after the Department of the Army announced that it would not allow the pipeline to be drilled under an ecologically sensitive section of the Missouri River. The U.S. Army Corp of Engineers said it would deny the easement for the $3.7 billion Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL) to cross ...

  • AWWA applauds agreement to fund WIFIA

    U.S. House of Representatives and Senate negotiators on Tuesday agreed to provide $20 million for the Water Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act in 2017, paving the way for up to $1.2 billion in loans to support critical water infrastructure projects if approved by Congress. The House is expected to vote on the Continuing Resolution on Thursday and the Senate should take it up Friday. The ...

  • Government Officals and Special Guests Gather to Celebrate Completion of 3rd Largest AFO Project in North America

    Last week, government officials, special guests and educators gathered in London, Ontario to celebrate the successful funding, installation and commissioning of a 50 km AFO system on the Lake Huron Water System’s water main transmission pipeline – a 1200mm diameter PCCP supplying more than 500,000 people in southwestern Ontario. The event was covered by the London ...


    By Pure Technologies

  • Renishaw and Dassault Systèmes pool expertise for the integrated AM experience

    Renishaw is collaborating with Dassault Systèmes, a world leading 3D modelling, simulation and industrial operations software provider, as part of its commitment to provide and enhance software for metal additive manufacturing (AM). Users of Dassault Systèmes 3DEXPERIENCE platform applications can now design, optimise, simulate and set up AM builds directly for production on ...


    By Renishaw plc

  • Black & Veatch wins major water project in Western Australia

    Black & Veatch, in a joint venture with Civmec (BVCJV), will upgrade and expand Western Australia’s largest wastewater treatment plant.   The EPC (Engineering, Procurement and Construction) alliance contract with the Water Corporation will see Black & Veatch return to Woodman Point Wastewater ...


    By Black & Veatch Corporation

  • Advantages vs. Disadvantages of Plug Valves

    In the chemical and petrochemical industry, China Valves and ball valve are not interchangeable to each other. In terms of market demand, the rate of average use demand of them is about 8 : 1, meaning, every time 8 ball valve are used, 1 plug valves will be used. If there is a higher reliability or alloy ...

  • 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 ...

  • Resilient Seat Gate Valve – Our NEW Flyer

    The Aquavault is a resilient seat gate valve that is designed specifically for pipeline isolation. With full WRAS approval it is a highly regarded product for potable water applications and buried duty service. Check our T-T’s new Aquavault flyer Our new flyer presents a clear and concise overview of the Aquavault, including a cross sectional graphic to highlight technical ...


    By T-T Pumps Ltd.

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