Post Tagged with: "October 2016 Print Issue"

Bluefield: Muni Water CAPEX to Increase in Europe

Bluefield: Muni Water CAPEX to Increase in Europe

October 19, 2016 at 8:20 am 0 comments

According to a recent report from global water market insight firm Bluefield Research, European utilities are planning to invest more than $526 billion (USD) in water and wastewater infrastructure between 2016 and 2025. A combination of drivers including utility market restructuring, water and wastewater directives and improved efficiency have encouragedRead More

Environmental Protection through Water Loss Reduction

Environmental Protection through Water Loss Reduction

October 14, 2016 at 9:22 am 1 comment

Cave City, Ky., Uses PE 4710 to Upgrade Water System By Steve Cooper The Caveland Environmental Authority (CEA) in Cave City, Ky., has found the solution to reduce its 40 percent unaccounted water loss and protect the area’s sensitive subterranean ecology by replacing aging and leaking water lines with high-densityRead More

Echologics field engineers install a permanent leak detection node to monitor a critical water transmission main for the development of leaks during construction pile driving activity near the main.

Water Main Leak Monitoring for Construction Risk Mitigation

October 10, 2016 at 8:30 am 0 comments

  By David Stewart Jones Pulling the manhole cover aside, the team of pipeline leak-detection specialists from Echologics looked down into the flooded underground chamber below. A local water utility crew pumped water from the chamber, slowly revealing valves and pipe fittings connected to a pair of underground 36-in. diameter cast-ironRead More

Progressive. Proactive. Prolagos.

Progressive. Proactive. Prolagos.

October 7, 2016 at 9:18 am 0 comments

Rio de Janeiro Network Designs Water Distribution System Delivering Energy Savings, Revenue Gains By Aidan Mercer Prolagos, a subsidiary of Aegea Group, is responsible for providing water and sewerage services to five municipalities in Região dos Lagos, Rio de Janeiro. Prolagos manages a total water network encompassing 2,000 kilometers ofRead More

Flushing Tips: Implementing a Unidirectional Flushing Program

Flushing Tips: Implementing a Unidirectional Flushing Program

October 7, 2016 at 8:30 am 0 comments

How to Implement a Unidirectional Flushing Program and Improve Your Efficiency, Conservation By Lara Kammereck & Dan Reisinger  Unidirectional Water Main Flushing (UDF) is increasingly used across North America to improve operations, enhance the water system and improve service standards. Water main flushing has long been considered an effective method toRead More

Tennessee American Water Completes Underwater Pipe Repair

Tennessee American Water Completes Underwater Pipe Repair

October 5, 2016 at 8:00 am 0 comments

By Grady Stout & Kevin Kruchinski The sudden surge of water flow to the northern part of the water system in the Chattanooga, Tenn., in the early morning hours of April 4, 2016 was unexpected. It was also indicative of a problem for Tennessee American Water, a subsidiary of American Water. TennesseeRead More

What’s Next for Lead?

What’s Next for Lead?

October 3, 2016 at 8:45 am 0 comments

Water Utilities Will Have Big Decisions about Lead Service Lines in the Wake of Flint’s Water Crisis By Andrew Farr If one word encapsulates the biggest story of the year when it comes to anything related to water or pipelines, it’s probably “Flint.” The very mention of the Michigan cityRead More

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