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Feb 20, 2020
Severn Trent launches first UK fibre optic leak detection trial
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]

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 five 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]


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