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Dec 3, 2021
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Water/Wastewater News
Nov 30, 2021
Pipelines
Thames Water is installing a new sewer in an Oxfordshire town in the UK to help protect homes, businesses and the environment from flooding. The UK’s biggest water company will be creating the 185 metre-long sewer in Carterton to safely take away the wastewater of properties in the area. The six inch-diameter sewer, along with a new storage tank for overflows caused... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Nov 24, 2021
Pipelines
A new 35-mile water pipeline might get built in Lincolnshire in the UK to protect the county from shortages. Anglian Water Services wants to build the majority of the pipeline from Elsham to Waddington and then a three-mile "spur" to Bracebridge Heath. It also wants to build a new pumping station west of Nettleham and a covered reservoir, pumping station and water treatment... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Nov 23, 2021
Pipelines
WaterStart and the Southern Nevada Water Authority (SNWA) have partnered with Xylem to pilot test its Water Network Optimisation solution. This is part of the Xylem Vue digital portfolio, aimed at helping increase efficiencies and optimise the operation of Southern Nevada’s water systems. Through the joint test project, SNWA will evaluate the capabilities of the Water... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Nov 15, 2021
Pipelines
Scientists from Thames Water and University of Surrey have perfected the art of transforming sewage into green electricity at peak times. This is part of efforts to mitigate the effects of climate change and meet the UK’s net-zero target. Thames Water aims to reach net-zero emissions by 2030 – 20 years before the UK government’s own target – and be carbon negative... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Nov 12, 2021
Pipelines
Yorkshire Water is investing £3.5 million (€4.1 million) in new pipes for homes in the north of the UK as it tackles leakage problems. Yorkshire Water is replacing pipework for homeowners in Wakefield and Castleford that meet its criteria in a bid to halt excessive leakage. The water firm ran a similar scheme in Kirklees in 2019, replacing pipework for 366 homes... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Nov 2, 2021
Pipelines
Northumbrian Water's Project Pipeline: Durham and Tees Valley includes replacing sections of the network that are more than 100 years old. The water company plans to install 17 miles of new pipes, connecting Lartington Water Treatment Works with Shildon, via Whorley Hill. This will ensure around 200,000 customers in these areas continue to receive clean and clear tasting... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Oct 27, 2021
Pipelines
Construction has started on the Regional Water Improvement Pipeline project in Nevada, US. The 16-mile pipeline will deliver 4,000 acre-feet of treated effluent water from Truckee Meadows Water Reclamation Facility (TMWRF) in Sparks to the Tahoe Reno Industrial Center (TRI Center). Farr West Engineering is the construction manager for the project. The news was celebrated... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Oct 22, 2021
Pipelines
New guidance on grease management for commercial kitchens has been published, with the aim of ensuring businesses in the UK meet regulations and keep cooking fat out of the sewer system. The Grease Contractors Association, a non-profit organisation of specifiers, installers and maintainers of grease management systems, aims to raise awareness of the relationship between... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Oct 21, 2021
Pipelines
Grundfos has introduced its Distributed Pumping System in Thailand. This can help reduce energy consumption for cooling large commercial buildings by up to 50%, substantially cutting operational costs and helping Thai companies achieve their sustainability goals. Temperature control is one of the most energy-intensive functions in commercial buildings with heating, ventilation... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Oct 19, 2021
Pipelines
Global water technology company Xylem has called on water sector leaders and organisations to join a global sustainability push to reduce greenhouse gas emissions related to water systems and water management. The encouragement comes after last month’s announcement that Xylem had formalized its commitment to achieve net zero carbon emissions across its value chain before... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Oct 4, 2021
Pipelines
Tasmania’s South Arm Recycled Water Pipeline will reuse and deliver irrigation water to the Australian province. The Tasmanian Minister for Primary Industries and Water announced $5 million (€3.1 million) in federal funding for the pipeline provided as part of the $180 million (€112 million) National Water Grid Connections pathway. Assistant Minister for Industry... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Sep 29, 2021
Pipelines
Ofwat’s new interim chief executive has set out six key areas of focus to help drive change in water, telling industry representatives “we can’t simply build our way out of the challenges in front of us”. David Black was keynote speaker at British Water’s Gather Together reception. Addressing the audience of British Water supply chain and water company members... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Sep 28, 2021
Pipelines
The UK’s Thames Water Utilities has selected Samotics as its sole supplier for electrical signature analysis (ESA) technology through to at least 2025. Following a tender process, Netherlands-based Samotics has been awarded a three-year exclusive contract to provide ESA monitoring technology and services for Thames Water’s equipment fleet, with an option to renew... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Sep 24, 2021
Pipelines
Global water technology company Xylem has helped get a clearer picture of 2,340 miles of pipelines - some of which are more than 100 years old. Raleigh Water was keen to predict parts of the pipe network that might fail and the work helped pin-pointed maintenance issues. Combining Xylem sensors and advanced risk analytics with Esri location intelligence software, Raleigh... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Sep 21, 2021
Pipelines
Northumbrian Water is investing £5 million (€5.8 million) in upgrades to its sewer network serving County Durham in the UK. The work at the Wingate and Station Town areas of County Durham will see the installation of a new pumping station that will divert the sewer around the wooded area at Heads Hope Dene. This will help protect the environment and futureproof the... [Read More]


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