Water Loss

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

Report: States look to reuse, desal as long-term water supply options

Report: States look to reuse, desal as long-term water supply options

April 20, 2017 at 11:06 am 0 comments

According to a new analysis from Bluefield Research, municipal water utilities across the United States have sparked a wave of investment in water reuse and desalination projects exceeding $18 billion. With traditional water supplies no longer a certainty for many utilities, demonstrated cost declines and competitiveness have been a critical driver to reuse andRead 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

A Call to Action for Non-Revenue Water

A Call to Action for Non-Revenue Water

April 17, 2017 at 9:37 am 0 comments

A Look at Statewide Efforts to Eliminate the Blind Spot of Water & Revenue Losses By George Kunkel It is a highly unfortunate occurrence for many drinking water utilities that a considerable portion of the water that they withdraw from available resources never reaches a customer or is not (fully)Read 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

DEADLINE IS FRIDAY! CALL FOR SPEAKERS — 2017 Water Asset Management Conference

DEADLINE IS FRIDAY! 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

Sensus study explores value, barriers of smart water networks

Sensus study explores value, barriers of smart water networks

March 24, 2017 at 9:54 am 0 comments

A study by Sensus examines the operational, maintenance, conservation and financial benefits of using smart water networks to help solve water challenges. The study, titled “Water 20/20: Bringing Smart Water Networks Into Focus” was conducted through in-depth interviews, comprehensive surveys with 182 global water utilities and analyzing utility operations and budgets. TheRead More

WE&RF study examines economic, business value of water reuse

WE&RF study examines economic, business value of water reuse

February 27, 2017 at 1:40 pm 0 comments

The Water Environment & Reuse Foundation (WE&RF) recently completed a study addressing industrial facilities’ struggles with pursuing the design, construction and operation of onsite industrial water reuse that also adheres to the strict financial payback requirements of the industry. A Framework for the Successful Implementation of On-site Industrial Water ReuseRead 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

Technology Stream — February 2017

Technology Stream — February 2017

February 14, 2017 at 10:00 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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