Post Tagged with: "leak detection"

Commentary: Taking IoT into Uncharted Waters

Commentary: Taking IoT into Uncharted Waters

September 19, 2022 at 9:05 am 0 comments

By Phil Beecher In an age of rising drought, every water operator is searching for ways to reduce loss. Distribution inefficiencies and aging infrastructure can cost water utilities billions of dollars every year. According to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), water distribution systems lose 1.7 trillion gallons per year,Read 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. In this edition of Water FinanceRead More

Belgian company acquires leak detection provider Aquarius Spectrum

Belgian company acquires leak detection provider Aquarius Spectrum

August 15, 2022 at 8:11 am 0 comments

Fluid management solutions provider Aliaxis SA has announced the acquisition of Israel-based Aquarius Spectrum, a provider of advanced acoustic water leak detection and pipe condition assessment solutions for water infrastructure. Aquarius Spectrum will become part of Aliaxis Next, Aliaxis’ newly created division which develops adjacent businesses in the field ofRead More

Reducing Water Loss at a World-Class Resort

Reducing Water Loss at a World-Class Resort

July 8, 2022 at 6:09 am 0 comments

British Columbia Municipality Takes Proactive Approach to Water Loss, Pairing Inline and External Leak Detection Solutions By Justin Hebner & Chris Wike The Resort Municipality of Whistler (RMOW) is nestled in the scenic Coast Mountains of British Columbia, Canada. When RMOW was incorporated in 1975, fewer than 1,000 people livedRead More

Consolidated Utility District, Itron announce new AMI contract

Consolidated Utility District, Itron announce new AMI contract

March 21, 2022 at 7:20 am 0 comments

Consolidated Utility District (CUD) and Itron Inc. have announced a new contract that will deploy Itron’s Temetra meter data collection solution, in conjunction with its fixed network solution, to upgrade the utility’s advanced metering infrastructure (AMI) and provide active water leak detection and consumer portals. Temetra is a mobile meterRead More

2022 Trends: What Water Utilities Are Prioritizing in the Year Ahead

2022 Trends: What Water Utilities Are Prioritizing in the Year Ahead

February 21, 2022 at 5:30 am 0 comments

By Morrice Blackwell While 2020 was challenging due to the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, 2021 presented its own obstacles as the lingering pandemic forced communities and utilities to navigate a new normal. Looking ahead, water utilities are seeking to overcome operational challenges by driving revenue, collecting additional data insightsRead More

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Leak detection company Aquarius Spectrum expands U.S. operations

January 31, 2022 at 6:00 am 0 comments

Aquarius Spectrum, an Israel-based technology company that provides advanced acoustic solutions for proactive early detection of water leaks, is expanding its operations in the United States with the announcement of a new partnership with Everett J. Prescott, Inc. (EJP).  Founded in 1955 and employing more than 300 professionals, EJP wasRead More

EBMUD, ASTERRA enter leak detection contract

EBMUD, ASTERRA enter leak detection contract

November 11, 2021 at 3:26 am 0 comments

The East Bay Municipal Utility District (EBMUD) and Utilis have entered into a five-year agreement for ASTERRA Recover and MasterPlan technologies. East Bay Municipal Utility District (EBMUD) serves 1.4 million customers with over 4,200 miles of pipelines in the eastern portion of the San Francisco Bay area in northern California. Corrosion, ground movement, soil conditions,Read More

Stopping the Leakage

Stopping the Leakage

November 5, 2021 at 2:00 pm 0 comments

Modern Leak Detection Continues to Be a Focus Area for Utilities to Reduce Non-Revenue Water and Operating Expenses Water loss is an area in which many water systems have expended time and resources to address. In recent years, with evolving leak detection and metering systems, utilities can reduce their waterRead More

ASTERRA to host Vessel, first U.S. leak-finding dog, at WEFTEC 

ASTERRA to host Vessel, first U.S. leak-finding dog, at WEFTEC 

October 14, 2021 at 3:20 pm 0 comments

ASTERRA, a division of Utilis, is hosting a surprising new player in the leak detection game at WEFTEC 2021: a black retriever named Vessel, the first dog to be trained to detect water leaks in the United States. For her potable water-saving efforts, Vessel will be receiving well-deserved celebratory patsRead More