logo
menu
Apr 8, 2020
Bidders sought for massive water network repair jobs
Water/Wastewater News
Apr 6, 2020
Pipelines
The Pittsburgh Water and Sewer Authority (PWSA) is set to remove thousands of lead water pipes within the next six years in order to address the chronically high lead levels in the city’s drinking water and protect residents’ health. “During this global pandemic more than ever, it’s critical that PWSA provide safe drinking water to all city residents, that residents... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Apr 6, 2020
Pumps
Severn Trent has revealed the trial of fibre optic cables inside its pipes as part of its efforts to cut down and reduce the number of leaks and bursts across its network. The UK-based water company has installed 750m of fibre optic cable inside a live section of its network. This was done to test its ‘listening’ capabilities over a four-hour period, where the impacts... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Mar 3, 2020
Pipelines
The US Department of Transportation’s Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) and the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) have updated a 2004 agreement that defines the agencies’ respective responsibilities regarding pipeline safety and security. “This action will improve the safety and security of our nation’s energy infrastructure,”... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Mar 2, 2020
Pumps
The construction division of India’s Larsen & Toubro (L&T) has recently secured a number of orders, including for works on a water and effluent treatment plant. The water infrastructure order was secured from a customer in the United Arab Emirate and includes the execution of a recycled water transmission pipeline project. The scope of this contract include... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Feb 28, 2020
Pipelines
Researchers at Stanford University in the US have proposed a new way to locate water leaks in underground ageing pipeline networks. The improvement could save time, money and billions of gallons of water. An estimated 20-50% of water is lost to leaks in North America’s supply system, a major issues as utilities tackle with ways to sustain a growing population in an... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Feb 27, 2020
Pipelines
Esval and Aguas del Valle, the second largest water utility outside of the Chilean capital of Santiago, has partnered with TaKaDu to improve its water network management and protect water resources in two Chilean regions. TaKaDu’s Central Event Management (CEM) system will be implemented across the entire water network, which corresponds to around 7,000km of pipelines,... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Feb 24, 2020
Pipelines
UK firm Jones Bros Civil Engineering has completed the second phase of a major water treatment plant in Gwynedd, Wales on behalf of Welsh Water. The work was completed after Jones Bros finalised the delivery of a new 840m pipeline, which will serve the Welsh village of Seion, Gwynedd, to meet the demands of an increasing population. An update septic tank was also installed... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Feb 21, 2020
Pumps
Semtech, a leading supplier of semiconductors and advanced algorithms, has announced that Internet of Things (IoT) solutions provider iioote will introduce new functionalities to its WebIoT platform and initially the SenseIoT solution for water leakage detection and prevention. The solution uses Semtech’s LoRa devices and the LoRaWAN protocol with artificial intelligence... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Feb 20, 2020
Pipelines
UK water company Severn Trent is trialling the use of fibre optic cables inside its water pipes, in an attempt to reduce the number of leaks and bursts across its network. Based in the Midlands, the water company recently installed 750m of fibre optic cable inside a live section of its network to test its ‘listening’ capabilities over a four-hour period, during... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Feb 18, 2020
Pipelines
Satellite data analytics provider Rezatec has won a contract for a pipeline risk assessment from utility HERA Group, through its Italian partners Isoil Industria. Italian multi-utility HERA Group commissioned Isoil to help further understand network dynamics and sensitivities, as well as reduce non-revenue water by using new technologies to interact with existing ones. Isoil... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Feb 13, 2020
Pipelines
Water industry software innovator Innovyze has announced the addition of Electro Scan to its partner network of wet infrastructure technology providers. The partnership will enable Focused Electrode Leak Location (FELL) inspection data to be analysed in real-time within the asset repair and rehabilitation engine of Innovyze’s InfoAsset Planner solution. The renewal... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Feb 11, 2020
Pumps
Spanish infrastructure, energy and telecommunications group Elecnor has been awarded a contract to carry out one of the largest water transmission and supply projects to date in Oman. The contract, which is worth €192 million, was awarded by the Public Authority for Water (Diam) in an international call for tender. Elecnor won the bid in a joint venture agreement... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Feb 3, 2020
Pipelines
American Water subsidiary West Virginia American Water has completed its acquisition of the Town of Glasgow water system, located in Kanawha County in the US state of West Virginia. The deal follows part emergency help form the company in the form of leak detection and system repairs for the distressed utility, which has historically experienced water loss of around... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Jan 22, 2020
Pipelines
Satellite data analytics proveder Rezatec has partnered with MeterSYS, a smart cities solutions provider in the water market, to provide utilities with advanced, high-tech solutions across the US. The solutions will include Rezatec’s pipeline risk assessment tool, which combines satellite data with machine learning techniques to produce likelihood and consequence... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Jan 21, 2020
Pipelines
A review of UK Water Industry Research’s (UKWIR) National Failure Database (NFD) for pipe assets is being carried out by Servelec Technologies. The work will examine the business case for continuing development and support of the NFD, which benchmarks failure rates for water distribution mains and sewers in the UK and Ireland. Data relating to characteristics such... [Read More]


1 23Next