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New group resources showcases the options for PE gas pipe jointing

As part of its ongoing work to capture and share pipeline engineering know-how, the BPF Pipes Group has created a key resource for engineers designing …

ROV offers game-changing advance for infrastructure management, says firm

Aquam has launched Amplus, which the firm claims to be “the most advanced remote operated vehicle (ROV) for use in pressurized water, wastewater, and …

Southern Water trials SmartBall leak detection technology

Southern Water is testing a SmartBall device which can detect weakened pipes before they burst. …

TV documentary performs fatberg autopsy under London’s streets

A Channel 4 fatberg documentary featuring Thames Water is being aired on Tuesday 24 April. Fatberg Autopsy: Secret of the Sewers will – in Channel 4’s …

London to host Interspill 2018

This year’s Interspill oil spill conference and exhibition is due to be held at the ExCel centre in London, on 13 – 15 March. …

£6.5m for new water pipes for Derby

Severn Trent announced in January it would spend £6.5m on new water pipes to provide customers in Derby with a water supply they can rely on for generations …

New chemical-resistant flexible couplings

VIP-Polymers has launched a new chemical resistant flexible coupling under its VIPSeal® brand …

Case study: London sewer rehab

The Loddon Sewer Rehabilitation scheme was designed to enable the repair of a main that had experienced multiple bursts …

Innovative gaskets contribute to Shieldhall tunnel success

First use of new gasket designed to reduce risk of segment cracking Only gasket that met tunnel design specification No reported segment cracking arising from …

New document offers clear and consistent guidance for drain and sewer design

By Jason Shingleton, BPF Pipes Group Wouldn’t it be useful in designing and building drains and sewers to be able to quickly refer to easily accessible …

Thames Water wins battle with Whitechapel fatberg

On 3 November Thames Water declared victory in its nine-week battle against the “Whitechapel fatberg”. Teams had been working four metres below an …

Tunnel construction complete on Scotland’s biggest sewer

The construction phase of Scotland’s biggest waste water tunnel, which will help tackle flooding and improve river water quality in the Glasgow area, has …

Viewing deep shafts in the round cuts survey times and costs, reports drainage firm

Drainage specialist Lanes Group has used advanced camera survey technology to dramatically cut the cost, time and inconvenience to the public of surveying more …

Update to safe digging tool

PipeHawk has introduced a seemingly important update to its e-Safe All Service Avoidance Tool, used to support safe digging processes at water and power …

Drainage re-lined in half the normal time

Sapphire Utility Solutions says it has dramatically reduced the time required to rehabilitate drainage …

A river runs through it: Utility completes key diversion work during pipe installation project near Glasgow

Scottish Water has completed a key piece of engineering on a £120m water mains improvement project by diverting a river in East Ayrshire to enable the pipe to …

Polymers expert provides bespoke, long term sealing solution for biggest seaport in the Caspian Sea

Trelleborg’s pipe seals operation has supplied the largest single order of its flexible Pipe-to-Manhole Connectors for the new $2 billion International …

UV lining is highway drainage first for motorway improvement

Lanes Group is implementing what is said to be the first project to extensively line highway drainage pipes as part of a Smart Motorway initiative. The …

Non-contacting flow measurement in Milwaukee deep tunnel system

Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District (MMSD) serves a population of 1.1 million across 28 communities on the shore of Lake Michigan. Since 1994, MMSD has …

Jet vac tanker takes on the cowboy pipe fillers

Lanes Utilities is deploying a new 12,000 PSI jet vac tanker to tackle “the menace of cowboy builders who dispose of concrete by pouring it down …

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