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Jan 21, 2020
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Water/Wastewater News
Jan 20, 2020
Pumps
KSB Group has dispatched a boiler feed pump with reportedly the largest drive rating in the world, to be used in a coal-fired power plant currently under construction in Huaibei, China. The supercritical power station Pingshan II is using a new technology that is expected to reach an efficiency of almost 50% at a unit output of 1,350MW. The developers designed the... [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 17, 2020
Level Monitors
Endress+Hauser has released two new point level instruments – Liquiphant FTL51B and FTL41 – which are vibrating fork, or vibronic, level instruments. The FTL51B features Industry 4.0 and Industrial Internet of Things capabilities, including access via wireless Bluetooth technology, automatic proof tests and verification and easy commissioning via a mobile device. The... [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
Jan 14, 2020
Flowmeters
SJW Group subsidiary San Jose Water has filed an application with the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) in the US state of California to deploy advanced metering infrastructure (AMI) throughout its service area. AMI technology includes advanced meters that can take up to hourly readings every day, along with a data transmission system to provide water usage... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Jan 13, 2020
Other
By sharing data with wastewater treatment equipment providers, UK water companies can support the design, build and operation of their own plants, as well as reduce costs and drive innovation. According to WPL’s technical director Andrew Baird, through closer collaboration utilities can get even more from their suppliers. For example, by having sight of specific... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Jan 9, 2020
Pumps
Cheshire, UK-nased Chemical Support Systems (CCS), which designs, manufactures, installs and commissions chemical dosing systems, has selected Watson-Marlow Fluid Technology’s (WMFTG) Qdos pumps for polymer dosing in wastewater treatment applications. According to the company, this usage is expected to increase, as more effort is made to reduce the presence of phosphorus... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Jan 7, 2020
Pumps
Water technology company Xylem has expanded its pump portfolio to include industrial-strength product lines capable of handling critical industrial challenges. The new large capacity vertical turbine, multistage ring section and double suction centrifugal pumps solve water and fluid management intensive applications, according to a statement from the company. The... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Jan 6, 2020
Valves
Water utility provider SA Water has turned to Bluetooth technology as part of a process to improve water services in South Australia. The technology connects with a hands-free extendable arm to remotely open and shut water main valves through a process known as ‘exercising’, which is essential to ensuring the drinking water supply network is operating as normal. According... [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 19, 2019
Pumps
Inflexion has agreed to acquire Aspen Pumps, a manufacturer of specialist pumps, from 3i Group. This will be Inflexion’s second ownership of Aspen, following a successful partnership between 2007 and 2015. Aspen designs, manufactures and distributes mini pumps that remove condensate water from air conditioning and refrigeration systems. The company has offices and... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Dec 18, 2019
Other
Missouri American Water has improved efficiency of the Rogue Creek wastewater system, by completing over $350,000 (€314,347) in upgrades, including new sewer lines, safety system improvements and new electrical equipment. “When a water or sewer system has been neglected and under-invested in for years, as was the case in Rogue Creek, it usually needs quite a bit... [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]


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