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May 4, 2022
South West Water’s approach to finding leaks out of this world
Water/Wastewater News
May 3, 2022
Pipelines
The government of Morocco plans to build a new 7.8km water pipeline in Casablanca. This follows a contract signed with Société Nouvelle Travaux Maroc (SNTM) for the project. The launch of the drinking water project comes just one month after the commissioning of its first phase, which consisted of the construction of a connection pipe between the north of Casablanca... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Apr 28, 2022
Pipelines
Northumbrian Water has been awarded over £6 million (€7.1 million) worth of funding for projects which will help to reduce leakage and enable innovation across the utilities sector. The funding has been granted to two separate projects; The National Leakage Research and Test Centre (NLRTC), which was awarded £5.3 million (€6.3 million), and Stream, which was awarded... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Apr 14, 2022
Pipelines
The Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) has found that smart ball leak detection has helped the authority in monitoring for water leakages in water transmission pipelines. The adoption is part of DEWA’s ongoing efforts to reduce water losses. The smart ball system consists of a small diameter sphere that is inserted into the water network where it travels... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Apr 8, 2022
Pipelines
Fast broadband will run through water pipes in parts of South Yorkshire in the UK as part of a new trial. New proposals to accelerate the rollout of broadband without digging up roads would see fibre-optic cables deployed through 17 kilometres of live drinking water mains between Barnsley and Penistone in the government technology trial. Broadband companies could then... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Mar 29, 2022
Pipelines
Next generation wastewater treatment is now operational in Lancashire in the UK after United Utilities completed its £164 million (€196 million) facilities' rebuild in Blackburn. The scheme, which included a new transfer pipeline between Darwen and Blackburn, has seen the installation of a revolutionary wastewater treatment technology known as Nereda. Serving 400,000... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Mar 10, 2022
Pipelines
Work on a vital stretch of pipeline from North Lincolnshire, through Norfolk and Suffolk in the UK is set to begin. Anglian Water wants to begin constructing the section between Grantham and Bexwell, near Downham Market, as part of a strategic pipeline stretching to Bury St Edmunds. It has applied to West Norfolk Council and four other local authorities along the proposed... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Mar 9, 2022
Pipelines
Water Corporation in Australia has completed a 2.1 km water pipeline for a housing development in Perth’s south-east suburbs, supporting the rapidly growing region with high-quality drinking water through the $4 million (€2.7 million) project. The Perth suburbs of Mundijong and Whitby will be enjoying increased supplies of water for years to come, with Mundijong... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Mar 7, 2022
Pipelines
Engineers in the UK have now completed the first half of a 24 km pipeline between Lincoln and Ancaster. The pipeline, almost twice as long as the M6, and running from Lincolnshire to Essex will address the 30 million litre a day water shortage facing the east of England. Rebecca Pow, Environment Minister, and Caroline Johnson, MP for Sleaford and North Hykeham, visited... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Mar 3, 2022
Pipelines
A £25 million (€30 million) investment project to help protect London’s water supply for the next decade has been successfully completed ahead of schedule. Work to drain the Queen Elizabeth II reservoir in Walton-on-Thames in the UK, which stores around 10% of all of London’s pre-treated drinking water, began in April 2021 so that essential maintenance could be... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Feb 18, 2022
Pipelines
A section of a £350 million (€420 million) water pipeline to protect Lincolnshire in the UK from water shortages has reached the halfway point. Anglian Water said the 24 km link connecting Lincoln and Ancaster will be the first section built of a new network that will create hundreds of kilometres of interconnecting pipelines. Once completed, it will run from Elsham... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Feb 15, 2022
Pipelines
More than 1.5 km of new water pipes will be installed in London to protect residents from disruptive bursts. The £4.5 million (€5.3 million) project will see Thames Water working alongside gas company SGN to install pipes between 16 and 22 inches in diameter in Lewisham borough, strengthening the local network and preventing future leaks and bursts. The two companies... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Feb 14, 2022
Pipelines
An ageing and unreliable water pipe in Wadhurst in the UK that has been repaired 16 times in three years is about to be replaced in a £25,000 (€29,800) investment. The project is to start to begin on Monday, 21 February, when South East Water will replace 175 metres of drinking water mains in the town. Don Knight, regional works delivery manager Sussex for South East... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Feb 11, 2022
Pipelines
Former Prime Minister Theresa May helped open a new station capable of pumping up to 68 million litres of water a day - a 50% capacity increase and enough to fill 27 Olympic-sized swimming pools. South East Water pumped more than £25 million (€29 million) into the expansion at Bray, which supplies top-quality drinking water to Berkshire as well as homes in Hampshire... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Feb 10, 2022
Pipelines
New housing development in Perth's south-east will be supported for years to come following completion of a 2.1 kilometre water pipeline servicing the fast-growing suburbs. The $4 million (€2.5 million) project servicing of Mundijong and Whitby in Western Australia will provide a secure and reliable supply of high-quality drinking water to current and future residents. Mundijong... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Feb 8, 2022
Pipelines
Minnesota cities and local water services will ramp up the removal of underground lead water pipes with $15 billion (€13 billion) funding over the next five years. Lead service lines deliver water to up to 10 million American households — about 7 percent of all residences served by community water services — endangering the health of residents who consume it. Support... [Read More]


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