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Checking the Health of Your Pipes – What You Need to Know

Checking the Health of Your Pipes – What You Need to Know

November 10, 2023 at 12:20 pm 0 comments

By Jeff Griffiths Every four years, the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) issues a Report Card for America’s Infrastructure, which depicts the condition and performance of American infrastructure in the familiar form of a school report card. For the first time this century, theRead More

Trusting the Data: Condition Assessment Helps Arizona Town Extend the Life of Critical Main

Trusting the Data: Condition Assessment Helps Arizona Town Extend the Life of Critical Main

November 3, 2023 at 6:35 am 0 comments

By Jason Montgomery, George Schaaf, Britt Klein & Bethany McDonald On a sunny day in May 2022, crews in Gilbert, Arizona, unearthed the crown of a critical water transmission main. Removing cracked concrete mortar from the outside of the bar-wrapped pipe revealed what the teamRead More

Best Practices for Condition Assessment Planning

Best Practices for Condition Assessment Planning

June 23, 2023 at 5:45 am 0 comments

By Laura Sproule Across the world many, utilities are facing challenges of aging infrastructure in their drinking water distribution systems. To be able to continue to serve their communities and customers, utilities have been putting an increasing emphasis on effective asset management planning for sustainableRead More

WATCH: Mueller’s Paul Murray joins WF&M Conversations to talk leak monitoring

WATCH: Mueller’s Paul Murray joins WF&M Conversations to talk leak monitoring

August 29, 2022 at 9:58 am 0 comments

Even the smallest leak in a distribution system can cause the loss of thousands of gallons of water each month. To find and address leaks quickly and efficiently, utilities are now turning to innovative leak detection technology to enhance monitoring and early detection efforts. InRead More

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 campingRead More

Baird: Houston’s Sewer Consent Decree an Investment in Resiliency, AI Innovation

Baird: Houston’s Sewer Consent Decree an Investment in Resiliency, AI Innovation

December 3, 2021 at 8:26 am 1 comment

By Greg Baird Our nation faces many trials of resiliency — “the capacity to recover quickly from difficulties.” The trials occur at every level — as individuals, communities and cities. The infrastructure that supports our standard of living and represents the backbone of public healthRead 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 striveRead 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,Read More

Engage the Defect Radar! Space Age AI Technology in Our Underground Sewer Networks

Engage the Defect Radar! Space Age AI Technology in Our Underground Sewer Networks

April 12, 2021 at 10:29 am 0 comments

By Greg Baird In the 1998 blockbuster movie, “Armageddon,” when two advanced space shuttles slingshot around the moon at 22,500 miles per hours to land on the global killer asteroid, the pilots see the asteroids debris field and using the FOD (foreign object debris) radar,Read More

Utilis launches MasterPlan for water utility asset management  

Utilis launches MasterPlan for water utility asset management  

April 5, 2021 at 7:42 am 0 comments

Utilis has announced the launch of MasterPlan, a new condition assessment tool capable of assessing an entire pipe system using multiple images taken months apart. The launch comes shortly after the company received a new investment of $6 million by Beringea, as part of Utilis’Read More