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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

Limited stormwater conveyance and subsequent ponding may require traffic control beyond that required for operator safety.  Courtesy of Susan Fenhaus

M.E. Simpson, Echologics launch partnership

January 23, 2017 at 10:22 am 0 comments

M.E. Simpson Co. and Echologics recently launched a new partnership that introduces new services in transmission main leak detection and pipeline condition assessment. Utilizing Echologics’ EchoShore-M system, M.E. Simpson will be able to provide transmission main leak detection and water loss control services to help utilities and municipalities reduce non-revenue waterRead More

Annual Conference Examines Nexus of Water Loss, Asset Management

Annual Conference Examines Nexus of Water Loss, Asset Management

October 19, 2016 at 10:00 am 0 comments

The Water Asset Management + Water Loss Conference drew nearly 100 attendees last week to the Hyatt Regency Columbus in Columbus, Ohio. The conference gathered executive-level water and wastewater utility representatives, including CEOs, general managers and superintendents, as well as municipal engineers, consultants and service providers to learn about the latest trendsRead More

Cutting Its Losses: City of Asheville’s NRW Program

Cutting Its Losses: City of Asheville’s NRW Program

October 14, 2016 at 9:00 am 0 comments

City of Asheville’s Non-Revenue Water Program Improves Water Resource Decision Making By Brandon Buckner & Will Jernigan Nestled near the Great Smoky Mountains National Park in western North Carolina, the City of Asheville has much to boast about — including quality of life, a vibrant arts culture and more microbreweriesRead More

The city decided to turn off its iconic fountain to save water and set a good example for residents.

City of Fountain Valley Selects Echologics for Condition Assessment

October 10, 2016 at 12:11 pm 0 comments

The City of Fountain Valley, Calif., has selected Echologics to assess the condition of its water distribution mains to help maintain its water infrastructure, prioritize pipe replacement and reduce the amount of treated water lost to leaks. Echologics will assess the condition of up to 75 miles of pipe overRead More

Cavanaugh, WSO to Provide Water Loss Assistance to California Systems

Cavanaugh, WSO to Provide Water Loss Assistance to California Systems

June 12, 2016 at 1:20 pm 0 comments

Cavanaugh has announced that it has been selected for Phase 1 of a Water Loss Technical Assistance Program (Water Loss TAP) contract from the California-Nevada Section of the American Water Works Association (CA-NV AWWA). The $3.2 million dollar program will run approximately two years and will train and assist California’sRead More

AMI: More than Metering

AMI: More than Metering

June 9, 2016 at 12:09 pm 0 comments

How Expanding Data Applications Are Transforming Utility Asset Management As Advanced Metering Infrastructure (AMI) for water systems and its capability continues to evolve, utilities are looking beyond automated meter reads and improved billing systems. Smart metering is no longer just about metering. Today, almost every city is using “smart technology”Read More

From the Publisher’s Desk

From the Publisher’s Desk

June 7, 2016 at 1:52 pm 0 comments

Do You Know Your Water Loss Rate? According to the American Water Works Association (AWWA) and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the average water loss rate in the United States is about 16 percent. Studies by AWWA and EPA have estimated that as much as 5.9 billion gallons perRead More

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