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Making stronger concrete with ‘sewage-enhanced’ steel slag

A group of researchers say they have shown how a by-product of steelmaking can be used to both treat wastewater and make stronger concrete,...

Demolition and quarrying crusher premieres in Las Vegas

Attachments manufacturer Allu has introduced a new range of crushing attachments said to be purpose-designed to meet the requirements of the demolition, recycling and...
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UKWIR failure database revamp gets underway

A review of UKWIR’s National Failure Database for pipe assets is being carried out by Servelec Technologies. The work will examine the business case for continuing development and support of the NFD, which benchmarks failure rates for water distribution mains and sewers in the UK and Ireland.
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Utility uses 3d asset mapping

Essex & Suffolk Water is working with technology company MGISS to improve the accuracy and currency of asset data while future proofing corporate systems. This is to support investment in augmented virtual reality visualisations and digital twin project for creating digital replicas of physical infrastructure.
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Leak detection trial

Yorkshire Water is working with Itron on a new smart meter water leakage trial in Sheffield which it hopes could play a key role in its leakage reduction strategy, saving up to 250,000 litres of water per burst.
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Partnership addresses potable priorities

As part of its National Disinfection Programme, Irish Water is investing over €65 million in the upgrade and standardisation of disinfection systems currently installed in over 864 public drinking water treatment plants, pumping stations and reservoirs.
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Sponsored Content: Grundfos supports UN SDGs

The 17 UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) lay down ambitions to make the world a better and fairer place for everyone to live in.  They cover a wide – but often interconnecting – range of challenges that encompasses: poverty, inequality, peace and justice as well as looking at climate change and environmental degradation.
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Sponsored Content: Gentle, calm and steady pump

KNF's new FP 150 multi-diaphragm liquid pump offers linear flow adjustment from 0.2 to 1.5 l/min, low pulsation and continuous duty up to 2 bar pressure.
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Sponsored Content: Nuclear reactor drains un-blocked

Drainage engineers from Lanes Group have used new pipe cleaning technology to solve persistent drain blockage problems at a nuclear power station.

New waste water pumps for high ambient temperatures

Pump supplier KSB will be exhibiting at this year’s IFAT (4–8 May 2020), and a particular highlight will be the firm's new Amarex KRT...

Delivering cleaner vehicles and better air quality: Educational roadshow returns to Scotland

An initiative with a brief to help drive up safety and compliance standards in the transport sector (including in relation to air quality and...

Award-winning software aims to simplify the process of planning and executing underground excavation work

Utility service provider Morrison Utility Services (MUS) is undertaking a 12-month trial of Virtual Trial Hole Assistant (VTA), a software tool that the firm...

Digital tool helps utilities overcome sludge pumping challenges

Software developed by fluid engineering firm BHR Group and launched in January is helping water utilities analyse their sludge pumping systems and reduce costs. SLOT...

Dairy farm installation overcomes traditional separator limitations, says firm

Pumps and water technology expert Börger has recently completed the installation of one its separators at a dairy farm/biogas plant in Gloucestershire. As many farmers...

Government advisory body says electric vehicle revolution can be a boon to the UK’s...

A Government-backed taskforce bringing together key players in the energy, infrastructure and transport sectors says it has demonstrated that an effectively managed integration of...

Firm delivers savings and efficiency for new life science facility

Creating a new hygienic production facility that includes ATEX zone 1 areas is a complex task, especially when the facility will need over 1,400...

New initiative aims to advance the removal of dirty vehicles from London’s streets

As part of a drive to tackle dirty air across London, Mayor Sadiq Khan has announced a series of measures intended to accelerate the...

Multi-liner pipe project success

A multi-disciplinary team of drainage engineers from Lanes Group plc has completed the lining of a drainage pipe nearly 1-km long on behalf of a contractor working for Scottish Water

Radar reaches a new level

Radar offers many performance advantages, although cost and complexity has restricted its use. All that could be changing now

Inspecting pipelines with OGI

FLIR Systems has published a new application spotlight that highlights the role its Optical Gas Imaging (OGI) cameras are playing in detecting gas leaks