Sunday, October 17, 2021

New hold/release cleaning system for sewer pipelines

Engineering design firm Reece Innovation offers some background on its new 'Flusher Gate', which promises to make sewer pipes self-cleaning. Ever since pipelines began to...

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...

New chemical-resistant flexible couplings

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

Culvert relining without tears?

Structural renovation lining works have been delivered to thirteen sections of culvert in Leverington, Cambridgeshire, with seemingly minimal disruption

Light curing saves time and hassle

PBF Drainage Services has become a UK distributor for the Danish pipe lining system Bluelight which uses LED light to cure liners during installation .

Lead pipe coating work carried out with the help of a temporary water supply...

In an apparent first for the water industry, Aquam’s Overland Supply Vehicle and Manifold has been used to supply water to customers while 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

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...

Clearing tarmac and concrete

Sewer and pipe renovation specialist CJ Kelly International recently assisted with a pipe cleaning project undertaken by drainage contractor Fastflow Drains

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 .

Class action: The benefits of rigid pipeline systems

The bedding Class specified for buried pipes can vary depending on a number of factors including the material and type of pipe installed....
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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

Southern Water trials SmartBall leak detection technology

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

Penstock flow control in world’s first ‘electric town’ uses variable speed actuation

The small Scottish town of Kinlochleven has an extraordinary claim to fame as the first place in the world in which every home was...

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...

Major investment in ATEX crawlers and push-rods

Responding to increased market demand for equipment that is certified for use in potentially explosive environments (ATEX), Ashtead Technology has become one of the...

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...

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...

Pipe profiling technology supports targetted rehabilitation

The firm providing services to wastewater networks says its adoption of ‘spinning laser’ technology is helping to revolutionise its pipe profiling capabilities. Available from IWJS,...

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...
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