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May 14, 2021
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Water/Wastewater News
May 14, 2021
Pipelines
The final plans for a new section of the Haweswater Aqueduct that United Utilities will be laying has been unveiled. The water company is refurbishing the huge aqueduct which has been bringing drinking water from Cumbria, through Lancashire and into Greater Manchester since 1955. The pipeline has successfully served 2.5 million people in Cumbria, Lancashire and Greater... [Read More]

Oil and Gas News
May 14, 2021
Pipelines
Colonial Pipeline has begun restarting its largest fuel pipeline network after a ransomware attack shut the line. It will take several days for the 5,500 mile (8,850 km) pipeline to return to normal operations, Colonial said, with a return to ample supplies taking up to a fortnight. The cyberattack halted 2.5 million barrels per day of shipments of petroleum, diesel... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
May 13, 2021
Pipelines
Wentwood Reservoir is to undergo further essential work to ensure it continues to capture and store water safely for years to come. The work, to improve the reservoir’s structure and to better manage the flow of water to the reservoir, was identified by Welsh Water in the UK following initial work the company carried out to the reservoir in 2019. The new work will... [Read More]

Oil and Gas News
May 13, 2021
Pumps
The technology group Wärtsilä will supply the LPG fuel supply systems for two new large gas carrier vessels (VLGC) being built for China-based Oriental Energy. This company mainly focuses on operating propane dehydrogenation (PDH) factories and LPG trading. The ships are under construction at the Jiangnan yard in China. The order with Wärtsilä was placed last month. The... [Read More]

Policy News
May 13, 2021
The British Pump Manufacturers Association (BPMA), which represents the business interests of UK and Irish suppliers of liquid pumps and pump related equipment, has signed another four companies. One of the latest companies to join is Leicester-based NT Cloke Pumps & Water Ltd. Specialists in the installation, service repair and maintenance of booster sets, pressurisation... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
May 12, 2021
Pipelines
The complex computer systems which control London’s drinking water supplies have been upgraded while keeping the taps running in as part of a £20 million (€24 million) project by Thames Water. Moving from the 25-year-old RTAP system to the new ClearSCADA platform saw the replacement of multiple legacy and obsolete systems. One of the largest of its type in Europe,... [Read More]

Product News
May 12, 2021
Titan Enterprises’ flow monitoring of refrigerant liquids using its 900 and 1000 series turbine flow sensor devices helps keep data storage cool. A manufacturer and supplier of precision cold liquid flow-measurement devices, Titan’s standard and OEM custom flowmeter designs meet the demands of specialist coolant flow applications, where reliable and effective cooling... [Read More]

Oil and Gas News
May 12, 2021
Pipelines
Fuel and gas supplies in the US continue to tighten due to a major pipeline remaining shut after a cyber-attack five days ago. Some motorists have been stockpiling as petrol stations began running dry and prices have started to edge up. The average price for petrol was the highest on Tuesday since November 2014, at $2.98 (€2.46) per gallon, the American Automobile... [Read More]

Policy News
May 11, 2021
A collaborative event will bring together water, wastewater and sustainability experts to explore new ways of tackling fat, oil and grease (FOG) in sewers and pave the way for a blockage-free future. The European FOG Summit is set to take place in the UK for the first time, in Brighton, East Sussex, on 14 October. The event will be hosted by technology company SwiftComply,... [Read More]

Oil and Gas News
May 11, 2021
Pipelines
The Zeelink gas pipeline - designed to connect consumers in north-west Germany to the Zeebrugge LNG terminal in Belgium - has started flowing gas. Zeelink - developed by a joint venture of Open Grid Europe (OGE) and fellow German grid operator Thyssengas - carries high-calorific gas (H-gas) to German consumers that are traditionally buyers of low-calorific gas (L-gas... [Read More]

Features
May 11, 2021
It is vital to check your seals constantly whether the machinery is being used or not. Especially during periods of no use, this is the perfect time to check your seals for any signs of damage and wear that you may need to address. It’s important to do this as seal failures can lead to equipment problems which may be detrimental to your equipment and business. Whether... [Read More]

Features
May 10, 2021
Pumps play an essential role behind the scenes of our everyday lives, keeping water for municipalities and crop irrigation moving, enabling power generation, supporting oil and gas and manufacturing processes. Societies will never know how much they depend on these vital assets and how many pumps have influenced our lives. Something that facilities do not consider is... [Read More]

Product News
May 10, 2021
EnviroGear, part of PSG, a Dover company and manufacturer internal gear pumps, said its G Series Internal Gear Pump is now available with jacketing. Specifically designed to enhance the G Series Pump’s temperature control and stability, these new jacketed pumps are suited to handle a variety of challenging applications such as carbolic acid, liquid sulfur, roofing... [Read More]

Oil and Gas News
May 10, 2021
Pipelines
The largest fuel pipeline in the US was hit by a ransomware cyber attack over the weekend. The Colonial Pipeline transports 2.5 million barrels a day about 45% of the East Coast's supply of diesel, petrol and jet fuel. It went offline on Friday following the attack and engineers are still working to restore service. A total of 18 states have been granted a temporary... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
May 7, 2021
Pumps
The KSB Group has launched a new generation of its time-tested submersible grey water pumps. The AmaDrainer 3 type series is available in four sizes and is the company’s response to customer requests for a design that is more compact and easy to handle. The AmaDrainer 3I is a compact design with integrated float switch and a maximum diameter of 155mm, making the... [Read More]


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