Saturday, December 10, 2022
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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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Pipelines appointment

Sealing and corrosion protection expert Winn & Coales International has announced that the Marketing & Sales Director of Winn & Coales (Denso), Mr Andrew Stuart has been appointed to the IPLOCA Board of Directors.
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Repairing a big pipe

A rapid setting repair mortar manufactured by Flexcrete Technologies has been used during the repair and protection of an aqueduct which carries 570 million...
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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

A lining challenge with a difference

Trench technology specialist CJ Kelly Associates recently supplied the Brawoliner 3D lining system to Cambridgeshire-based lining contractor Dalrod for installation on what at first appeared to be an "almost impossible" lining project

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...

Yorkshire Water trial valve technology for pipe repair

Yorkshire Water has trialled a new innovative valve technology designed to reduce supply interruptions to customers when water pipe repair work is carried out

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...

Hotel opening in the pipeline following completion of new sewer

A new overflow pipe connecting two Victorian brick sewers within the world heritage site of Edinburgh’s Holyrood Park has been completed by Scottish Water...

Flint crisis prompts lead pipe report revisit

A landmark paper on lead pipe rehabilitation and replacement techniques published by the American Water Works Association (AWWA) 15 years ago has been revisited...
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Patch lining succeeds where stopper’s come up short

LANES Group has used a no-dig patch lining technique to support the decommissioning of drainage pipes on a production site of leading global manufacturer...

New technology for oil and gas pipeline inspection

Oil and gas pipeline installations are coming under growing scrutiny from industry regulators. Hugh Davies of pipe inspection specialist OMS discusses how new technology...
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Precision pipework assists wastewater treatment revamp

SOUTHERN Water has completed a £300 million environmental improvement scheme that includes building a new wastewater treatment works for the catchment area of Brighton...

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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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.

Southern Water trials SmartBall leak detection technology

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

Innovation day highlights leakage best practice

Some of the latest technology available in the battle against leakage was on display at an innovation day held at the UK headquarters of...

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

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...

Notes from the trenchless…

Wessex Water discusses the use of trenchless technology in a number of recent projects in the wastewater sector. It was not so many years...