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Aug 21, 2019
XRI completes water pipeline ‘supersystem’ in US
Water/Wastewater News
Aug 19, 2019
Flowmeters
Canadian water and wastewater services provider Aquatera Utilities has contracted Neptune Technology Group to replace water meters for 1,500 customers throughout the City of Grande Prairie in Alberta, Canada. As water meters reach the end of their lifespan of around 20 years, Aquatera will replace them at no cost to the property owner. The water meters offer high-resolution... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Aug 16, 2019
Pumps
Megha Engineering and Infrastructures Limited (MEIL) has announced a major milestone in the Kaleshwaram Lift Irrigation Project (KLIP), which is touted as the largest of its kind in the world. The engineering company has commenced operations in the Laximpur underground pumping station (LUPS), which completed a wet run earlier in August. The pump house, which is named... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Aug 15, 2019
Flowmeters
Internet of Things (IoT) developer Mobius Labs has been awarded a $750,000 grant (€672,666) grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to support the commercialisation of its FirstDrops™ water leak detection product. The start-up, which is based in Albany in the US, expects commercial sales of the product to begin by the end of 2019. In July, the company received... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Aug 13, 2019
Pipelines
Steel pipe manufacturer Northwest Pipe has been selected by Garney Construction to supply the treated water pipeline for the Bois d’Arc Lake project in North Texas, US. The contract, which represents over 22,000 tons of pipe, is for a pipeline that will carry treated water from the new Leonard water treatment plant currently under construction to existing pipeline... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Aug 12, 2019
Pipelines
The US Department of Agriculture (USDA) will invest $135 million (€120.8 million) in 49 projects to improve rural water and wastewater infrastructure in a total of 24 US states. Announcing the investment, USDA rural utilities service administrator Chad Rupe said: “Under the leadership of President Trump and Agriculture Secretary Perdue, USDA continues to partner... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Aug 12, 2019
Pipelines
Performance Pipe, a division of Chevron Phillips Chemical Company, will supply EVX Midstream Partners with high-temperature polyethylene pipe to transport produced wastewater in the Eagle Ford Basin in Texas to multiple saltwater disposal (SWD) facilities. EVX Midstream intends to expand the pipeline to over 300 miles, making it the largest SWD pipeline network carrying... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Aug 12, 2019
Pipelines
The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has issued a proposed rule to implement Section 401 of the Clean Water Act (CWA), which seeks to increase the transparency and efficiency of the certification process and promote timely review of infrastructure projects. Announced by EPA administrator Andrew Wheeler at the Council of Manufacturing Associations Summer Leadership... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Aug 9, 2019
Pumps
The UK distributor for Swiss pump manufacturer Hidrostal has supplied pumps to a dairy farm in Devon for its onsite anaerobic digestion (AD) plant. Located near Plymouth Langage Farm was extended into a creamery in 1980 and then developed to include an AD plant in 2011. The farm is reportedly the first dairy company in the UK to have a farm, manufacturing unit and anaerobic... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Aug 8, 2019
Pumps
Water management company Veolia has fulfilled a water services contract to help Dwr Cymru Welsh Water to manage and optimise process control, improve sustainability and deliver savings of over £440,000 (€392,550) across two water treatment works in Wales. The three-year contract provides a range of clean water management services, supported by optimisation techniques,... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Aug 7, 2019
Pipelines
Aegion Corporation’s subsidiary Insituform Technologies has been awarded a wastewater pipeline rehabilitation contract worth $5.7 million (€5.09 million). The contract was awarded by the Montgomery Water Works and Sanitary Sewer Board (WWSSB) in Montgomery, Alabama. Insituform has worked with WWSSB for over 25 years on a number of major projects, and has been involved... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Aug 7, 2019
Pumps
Delta T Systems has announced its Eco Series temperature control unit (TCU), which uses a new pump design that creates 50-100% increased flow at the same pressure point on the pump curve compared to other designs. The new pump’s reduced energy consumption means the Eco Series is compliant with the US Department of Energy’s 2020 Conservation Standards, which will... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Aug 7, 2019
Pipelines
Environmental engineering and construction firm Brown and Caldwell will provide engineering design services for rehabilitation of a section of the Allen-McColloch pipeline in California. The contract, which was awarded by Metropolitan Water District of Southern California (Metropolitan) is for rehabilitation of the prestressed concrete cylinder pipe (PCCP) section of... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Aug 6, 2019
Pumps
The pumping of water from a reservoir to stop the Whaley Bridge dam in Derbyshire from bursting is set to continue, according to reports from the BBC. On 5 August, the Toddbrook Reservoir located above Whaley Bridge dam was 46% full, but needs to drop to 25% before those evacuated from their homes are allowed to return. Residents of Whaley Bridge have spent a total... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Aug 5, 2019
Pipelines
Utility provider Thames Water has announced plans to remove most of the remaining lead pipes from primary school and nurseries in London, UK after a record replacement year. Over the summer holidays, Thames Water plans to complete work in 206 schools. By 2025 the company will have covered its entire region as part of a long-term goal to eliminate the risk of lead from... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Jul 29, 2019
Pipelines
Vodafone is working with UK water supplier South East Water on a pilot project that could change the way the industry detects and prevents leaks. The trial, which will use narrowband Internet of Things (NB-IoT) as part of a smart water network, is currently underway in Kent. The two companies have worked with partners to develop and connect specialist digital water... [Read More]


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