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Cement-free concrete beats corrosion, says research group

Researchers from RMIT University (in Melbourne, Australia) have developed an eco-friendly zero-cement concrete, which is said to all but eliminate corrosion. Concrete corrosion and fatbergs...

Drilling operation helps utility protect medieval monks path

A seemingly state-of-the-art drilling technique has allowed Thames Water to install a vital new sewage pipe while protecting a centuries-old country path used by...
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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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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.

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...

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
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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

Tata Steel introduces technology to prevent pipe blockages

A Cardiff-based biosciences research company has developed a so-called "eco-benign" solution that it says will prevent blockages in the Tata steelworks’ pipe system, saving...

Firm warns of increased microbial-influenced corrosion with IMO 2020-compliant fuels

Microbial monitoring specialist LuminUltra has highlighted concerns over the quality of some compliant fuels as the shipping industry gears up towards meeting the International...

Piping systems trade group produces guide to branch connections for water and gas mains

Making effective branch connections in live water and gas mains is now supported by new guidance from the BPF Pipes Group. The guidance has been...

Noise correlation technology delivers major leak reduction

A project jointly undertaken by Anglian Water and leak detection expert Primayer has seemingly seen leakage reduction of 1.4 million litres of water per...
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Firms ‘rooting’ for a reduction in blocked pipes

A newly landscaped section of a Durham garden has been unveiled to the public, to show how an innovative project aims to get to one of the root causes of blocked pipes .
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Keyhole surgery for pipes expedites repair

Services contractor Clancy has invested in a new trenchless pipe-lining innovation

Prime cleaning for smaller bore drainage

Picote Solutions has recently launched its latest high-speed pipeline cleaning system for the drainage market, the Mini Cleaner .

Vinyl manufacturers to hold pipes conference in September

Significant trends across the European plastic pipe value chain, cost-competitiveness of PVC pipes and best practices for their installation will be some of the key topics for debate by European experts at the first PVC4Pipes conference to be held on 17 September 2019 in Bologna, Italy .

Data capture technology relieves the pressure on pipeline commissioning

Utilities and pipeline equipment provider PSS Hire has expanded its pressure testing hire fleet to provide the water industry with a complete commissioning solution. The...

Robust fittings for pipeline systems in contaminated land remain assured after updated specification, says...

The BPF Pipes Group said it was pleased to support Water UK in the updating of WIS 4-32-11, recognising the significant contribution it makes...

Guide aims to demystify drain and sewer lining

A new technical guide from drainage specialist Lanes Group aims to explain best practice in the use of no-dig sewer and drain lining .