Condition Assessment

JD7 names Quail vice president

JD7 names Quail vice president

May 12, 2017 at 2:20 pm 0 comments

JD7, an Aquam company, has announced that Emma Quail has joined the team as vice president. Quail will be managing the service, sales and distribution of JD7’s pipeline assessment technology across North America. Prior to joining JD7 in March of this year, Quail spent the last 15 years in theRead More

Condition  Assessment  of Force Mains

Condition Assessment of Force Mains

April 29, 2017 at 8:45 am 0 comments

Condition Assessment of Force Mains Using Electromagnetic Through-Transmission Non-Destructive Testing Technique By Dave Russell & Yuwu Yu Force main (FM) pipelines made of cast iron, ductile iron or steel are subject to internal and/or external corrosion as soon as the pipelines are constructed. Even though the pipe may be internally linedRead More

Reservoir inspection using remote underwater drone

Reservoir inspection using remote underwater drone

April 24, 2017 at 10:05 am 0 comments

USA Reservoir Inspection | Clark Public Utilities (CPU) is committed to providing customers with the most reliable, affordable service possible. But a lot has to go on behind the scenes to make that happen. As a publicly-owned utility in Vancouver, Wash., it is committed to bringing the community of more thanRead More

As the pressure wave travels through the pipe, it creates reflections which are then analyzed to 30-ft visibility to measure the sizes and locations of pipeline defects.

Condition Assessment Using Transient Waves

April 24, 2017 at 8:56 am 0 comments

Heightened Visibility: Condition Assessment Using Transient Waves Gives Added Value to Pipeline Asset Management By Andrew Farr The report card on America’s infrastructure is out and the grades are not good. In March, the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) released its 2017 Report Card for America’s Infrastructure, giving aRead More

The Economics of Leak Detection

The Economics of Leak Detection

April 18, 2017 at 12:30 pm 0 comments

Taking the Guesswork Out of Water Loss Management with Auditing & Analysis By Lucy Andrews, Reinhard Sturm & Kris Williams The decision to deploy leak detection crews can be difficult. Utility managers often ask, “Will we find enough leakage to justify the expense of hiring leak detection technicians?” Answering this questionRead More

Technology Stream — Spotlight on Condition Assessment

Technology Stream — Spotlight on Condition Assessment

April 4, 2017 at 7:00 am 0 comments

Editor’s Note: Check out some of the innovative products sent our way this month as we feature condition assessment technology. GraniteNet – The Next Generation Asset-Inspection and Decision Support Software GraniteNet is the next-generation infrastructure inspection and decision support software for water, wastewater, stormwater and municipal public works asset management. WhetherRead More

Water Asset Management Conference to host utility leaders in Boston

Water Asset Management Conference to host utility leaders in Boston

April 3, 2017 at 11:50 am 0 comments

The 2017 Water Asset Management Conference is heading to Boston, Oct. 10-11, for its 17th annual event highlighting best practices and effective utility management strategies for water and wastewater systems. The event is being held at the Boston Museum of Science. The Water Asset Management Conference, which has its rootsRead More

LAST CALL! CALL FOR SPEAKERS — 2017 Water Asset Management Conference

LAST CALL! CALL FOR SPEAKERS — 2017 Water Asset Management Conference

April 3, 2017 at 11:49 am 0 comments

Water Finance & Management, the journal for water and wastewater professionals, is looking for speakers for the 17th annual Water Asset Management Conference to be held Oct. 10-11, 2017 in Boston, Mass. The conference gathers leaders in municipal water, wastewater and stormwater systems for a two-day event focusing on executive-levelRead More

Valve  Maintenance: 10 Considerations for Pressure Management Zones, DMAs

Valve Maintenance: 10 Considerations for Pressure Management Zones, DMAs

February 28, 2017 at 10:33 am 0 comments

The Top 10 Valve Considerations for Pressure Management Zones and DMAs By Brad Clarke For basic pressure management or more advanced modulating pressure management, water suppliers create a network of District Metered Areas (DMA’s) or smaller, more manageable pressure zones. The DMA or pressure zone gives the ability to measureRead More

Technology Stream — February 2017

Technology Stream — February 2017

February 15, 2017 at 8:00 am 0 comments

Editor’s Note: Check out some of the innovative products sent our way this month as we feature leak detection technology.   Echologics EchoShore-DX EchoShore-DX nodes turn fire hydrants into a smart water network for leak detection. The nodes incorporate the latest generation of acoustic sensors that are the result ofRead More

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