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Jan 22, 2020
Rezatec partners with MeterSYS to deploy pipeline risk assessment tool across US
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]

Water/Wastewater News
Jan 20, 2020
Pipelines
UK utility Anglian Water has commenced a trial using fibre optic cables to detect leaks in the provider’s water pipe network. In partnership with Kier, a leading provider of construction and infrastructure services, and CRALEY Group, the new trial builds on Anglian Water’s innovation in next generation leakage engineering. CRALEY Group’s iSMTM technology is... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Jan 16, 2020
Pipelines
UK utility Yorkshire Water, in collaboration with Inflowmatix, has launched a new project as part of its increasing investment into smart networks, which the company hopes will play a key part in reducing water leakage across its network. The two-year project will see 650 InflowSense devices fitted across Yorkshire County, which will analyse pressure transients at 128... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Dec 24, 2019
Pipelines
A major new water supply scheme in Cumbria, the UK, has received a prestigious engineering award for its innovative approach. United Utilities, in collaboration with its contract partners Farrans Roadbridge JV and Ward and Burke Construction, won the Tunnelling Project of the Year at the New Civil Engineer Awards, in the up to £50 million (€58.6 million) category. “We’re... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Dec 23, 2019
Pipelines
In December, the UK’s water regulator Ofwat confirmed a major investment programme to improve services for customers and the environment. Ofwat revealed a spending package of £51 billion (€60.1 billion) over the next fiver years, of which around one quarter is expected to be dedicated to providing resilient services and a better environment, in the face of a growing... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Dec 19, 2019
Pipelines
The University of Texas at Arlington (UTA) has partnered with the city of Waxahachie in the US state of Texas to carry out robotic inspections on several miles of the city’s sewer pipelines. The pilot project, which is being led by professor and chair of UTA’s civil engineering department Ali Abolmaali, is expected to result in estimates on the remaining service... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Dec 17, 2019
Pipelines
The UK’s water regulator Ofwat has confirmed a major investment programme to improve services for customers and the environment. Ofwat has revealed a spending package of £51 billion (€60.1 billion) over the next five years, of which around one quarter will be dedicated to providing resilient services and a better environment in the face of a growing population... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Dec 12, 2019
Pipelines
UK utility provider Yorkshire Water has awarded Clean and Waste Infrastructure and Customer Focussed Infrastructure frameworks with a combined value of £650 million (€770.4 million). The £400 million (€474.1 million) Infrastructure Networks framework covers the delivery of infrastructure pipeline projects for both clean and wastewater assets. The £250 million... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Dec 11, 2019
Pipelines
As communities around the world face increasingly severe environmental conditions that can threaten critical pipelines, Sanexen Water has launched a product that could protect them from extreme seismic and flooding events. The company’s Aqua-Pipe technology has been proven to maintain its integrity and does not rupture during rigorous simulated in-ground earthquake... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Nov 27, 2019
Pipelines
A team at the University of Texas at Arlington (UTA) has been awarded a $653,000 (€593,220) contract by the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) to test longer-lasting concrete pipes embedded with polypropylene fibres for strength and durability. The team, led by Ali Abolmaali, Tseng Huang Endowed Professor, will monitor and evaluate the performance of these... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Nov 26, 2019
Pipelines
US utility New Jersey American Water will replace almost 23,000ft of ageing water mains throughout Monmouth County in the US state of New Jersey, at an estimated cost of $6.8 million (€6.17 million). The project additionally includes the replacement of 23 fire hydrants and up to 250 utility-owned services lines along the pipeline routes. The company will upgrade the... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Nov 15, 2019
Pipelines
Irish Water has received the go-ahead for its Greater Dublin Drainage (GDD) project in North Dublin, in the form of planning permission from An Bord Pleanála. Anticipated population growth and increased commercial activity means that the volume of wastewater generated in the greater Dublin area will increase by more than 50% in the next 30 years. The provision of... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Nov 5, 2019
Pipelines
Private equity investment firm Golden Gate Capital has completed the sale of Hillstone Environmental Partners to NGL Energy Partners, for approximately $600 million (€539 million). Hillstone, which provides water pipeline and disposal infrastructure solutions to the oil and gas industry, was created by Golden Gate Capital in 2015 as a de novo investment, in partnership... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Oct 30, 2019
Pipelines
US-based water infrastructure developer Palisade Pipeline has secured financing from Macquarie Capital for a strategic water pipeline project located in the Permian Basin in Texas, US. The project will deliver non-potable, sustainable reclaimed water from the City of Lubbock, Texas to the Permian Basin. Macquarie will act as the sole financial advisor to Palisade in... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Oct 18, 2019
Pipelines
Engineers at Anglian Water in the UK are to begin work on the installation of almost 3km of pipeline, allowing the company to move water from its treatment works in Norwich to Ludham. Around £6.5 million (€7.5 million) will be invested in the project, which will take a year to complete. The new pipeline will enable Anglian Water to maintain water supplies to 3,000... [Read More]


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