Condition Assessment

Transmission Line Condition Assessment

Transmission Line Condition Assessment

June 24, 2022 at 1:06 pm 0 comments

How Best Practices Discussed in ASCE’s MOP 134 Are Essential to Both Condition Assessment and Asset Management Personnel By George Ruchti In the early morning hours of August 19, 2000, a natural gas transmission pipeline ruptured and ignited in New Mexico killing 12 people camping nearby. The rupture was determinedRead More

Taking Inventory

Taking Inventory

February 23, 2022 at 5:30 am 0 comments

With the Lead and Copper Rule Revisions in Effect, What’s on the Horizon for Lead Service Line Replacement? Lead is back under the microscope in the U.S. water sector. Since the water crisis in Flint, Michigan that began in 2014, it’s been a hot button issue for drinking water utilities.Read More

Beyond Alerts: Anglian Water Analyzes Pressure Main Performance with Real-Time Data

Beyond Alerts: Anglian Water Analyzes Pressure Main Performance with Real-Time Data

January 31, 2022 at 6:20 am 0 comments

By Lorenzo Pompa Anglian Water supplies water and sewer services to more than six million customers in the east of England, a service area of more than 27,500 square kilometres (17,000 square miles). The utility manages nearly 113,000 kilometres (8,000 miles) of water and sewer pipe, including more than 6,000Read More

How San Jose Water Uses Asset Management to Keep the Water Flowing

How San Jose Water Uses Asset Management to Keep the Water Flowing

December 17, 2021 at 6:08 pm 0 comments

By Andy Yang Numerous industries across the globe are beginning to recognize asset management as a critical and core function of their business operations. Some industries, such as those in oil and gas or nuclear, were early adopters of asset management due to the reliability and productivity it offers. ButRead More

Syrinix expands distribution in California

Syrinix expands distribution in California

December 2, 2021 at 12:20 pm 0 comments

Syrinix has announced it is expanding its distributor network to 11 with California-based D&H Water Systems. The announcement marks the company’s first partnership in the state, enhancing water and wastewater monitoring capabilities in a region severely impacted by unprecedented drought conditions.    “At Syrinix, we strive to work with groups thatRead More

SewerAI acquires funding from Bentley iTwin Ventures

SewerAI acquires funding from Bentley iTwin Ventures

November 8, 2021 at 5:45 am 0 comments

SewerAI, a provider of AI computer vision and cloud computing sewer condition assessment software, recently announced that Bentley Systems, Inc., participated in SewerAI’s $1.5 million venture round through the Bentley iTwin Ventures Fund. Bentley joined Burnt Island Ventures, Builders VC and EPIC Ventures among others in this round. SewerAI uses artificial intelligenceRead More

How Much Should I Spend on Pipe Condition Assessments?

How Much Should I Spend on Pipe Condition Assessments?

October 11, 2021 at 7:00 am 0 comments

By Greg Baird In asking the question, “How much should I spend on pipe condition assessments?” one must first ask about the design, construction, installation and inspection of the pipeline. Pipe Installation Considerations If you did not install pipes correctly, you are already, on average, losing 20 to 50 percentRead More

City of Durham, N.C., Improves Water Quality with 3-in-1 Pressure Monitoring, Sampling & Flushing

City of Durham, N.C., Improves Water Quality with 3-in-1 Pressure Monitoring, Sampling & Flushing

October 7, 2021 at 2:30 pm 0 comments

By Nathan Wiles The City of Durham is commit­ted to providing safe drinking water to a service population of more than 289,000. The city’s Depart­ment of Water Management (DWM) ensures the delivery of water to ap­proximately 99,000 service connec­tions through 1,400 miles of water­mains. Lake Michie and Little River ReservoirRead More

Stream of Innovation: Tech, R&D and Current Drivers in Distribution System Management

Stream of Innovation: Tech, R&D and Current Drivers in Distribution System Management

October 4, 2021 at 3:44 pm 0 comments

editor’s note: This article was adapted from a piece that appeared in a 2020 eBook developed by Water Finance & Management sponsored by Mueller. Click here to download the complete eBook. The water utility sector is frequently taking the tem­perature on innovation. When it comes to drinking water, there areRead More

SUE: The Future of Locating Buried Utilities Is Now

SUE: The Future of Locating Buried Utilities Is Now

August 26, 2021 at 6:30 am 0 comments

By Joseph Porter Investigating the underground world and depicting the findings has become a significant challenge as an ever-increasing plethora of utility infrastructure continues to age. As more utilities are installed in the ground, it is integral to identify and record information as it relates to gas, fiber, water, telecommunications,Read More