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Feb 24, 2020
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Water/Wastewater News
Feb 21, 2020
Pumps
Semtech, a leading supplier of semiconductors and advanced algorithms, has announced that Internet of Things (IoT) solutions provider iioote will introduce new functionalities to its WebIoT platform and initially the SenseIoT solution for water leakage detection and prevention. The solution uses Semtech’s LoRa devices and the LoRaWAN protocol with artificial intelligence... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Feb 20, 2020
Pipelines
UK water company Severn Trent is trialling the use of fibre optic cables inside its water pipes, in an attempt to reduce the number of leaks and bursts across its network. Based in the Midlands, the water company recently installed 750m of fibre optic cable inside a live section of its network to test its ‘listening’ capabilities over a four-hour period, during... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Feb 19, 2020
Pumps
German pump manufacturer KSB has announced its new Amarex KRT range of submersible motor pumps featuring jacket-cooled drives, which are designed to transport untreated wastewater in municipal and industrial wastewater management. The new pump sets are available with drive ratings from 10 to 30kW and are suitable for vertical and horizontal dry installation. As the... [Read More]

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 11, 2020
Other
Global insurance company Hiscox has partnered with smart water leak alarm provider LeakBot to provide leak detection systems to customers. The partnership, which should help protect homes from water damage in the event of a leak, will make Hiscox the first insurer in the UK to offer a free LeakBot to all new and existing buildings insurance customers. With the average... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Feb 7, 2020
Pumps
Northern Ireland Water (NI Water) has completed a £1.6 million (€1.9 million) upgrade of the Ballinagard Water Pumping Station, as part of the utility’s Water Pumping Station Improvement Programme. Pumps and control panels at the station were upgraded to provide greater robustness and efficiency to enable water to be pumped to the local Croppy Hill Reservoir, near... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Feb 5, 2020
Other
Amazon Filters has strengthened its SupaSpun and SupaGard meltblown filter range with the additional option of KilBac technology. Produced using a unique manufacturing process, the new SupaSpun KilBac® and SupaGard Kilbac® filters harness the latest innovation in high-performance antimicrobial and anti-algal additives. KilBac’s meltblown fibre construction is... [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 31, 2020
Flowmeters
Great Plains Industries (GPI) has revealed that its FLOMEC® QS200 Insertion Ultrasonic Flowmeter helped save the University of Tennessee significant water and landscape maintenance costs. The QS200 is designed to support commercial irrigation applications and measures flow rates five times lower than current flow sensors on the market, as low as 0.22 gallons per minute.... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Jan 23, 2020
Pumps
A new digital tool developed by BHR Group is being used by water utilities to analyse their sludge pumping systems and reduce costs. The software, known as SLOT 2.0, is able to calculate sludge flow properties and behaviours, as well as frictional pipe pressure losses and system curves. It can also identify the most effective pumps to use on any system, selecting the... [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
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]


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