Monday, November 29, 2021

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...

“World’s biggest” gate valves deployed in Texas water pipeline project

In recent months Yorkshire based Blackhall Valves has played an important role in the gargantuan Integrated Pipeline Project (IPL), intended to improve the water...

Computer-generated frequencies disrupt mineral deposits in wastewater pipes

A seemingly chemical- and filter-free water conditioning system is being used in wastewater pipes to help sugarcane-processing plants in Thailand meet environmental standards. The firm...

Life in the tunnels

The biggest wastewater tunnel ever to be built in Scotland, Glasgow's £100 million Shieldhall tunnel is due for completion in the Summer of 2017....

BPF Pipes Group supports new standard for water pipes in contaminated land

The BPF Pipes Group has added its support to the new British Standard (BS 8588) for polyethylene pressure pipe with an aluminium barrier layer...

New guide assists with evaluating fusion joints

The BPF Pipes Group has launched a new guide for the construction and utility industry to help project managers demonstrate the quality of installed...

Tap test gives faster way to confirm safety of oil and gas pipelines

A simple vibration test can help oil and gas companies prevent pipeline spills in a way that is faster and cheaper than conventional methods,...

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...

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...

Large diameter precast concrete pipes installed in Pennington pumping station upgrade

Over 200m of large diameter precast concrete pipes have been installed as part of the refurbishment of Pennington Pumping Station, a key asset in...

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....

Large diameter precast concrete pipes installed in Pennington pumping station upgrade

Over 200m of large diameter precast concrete pipes have been installed as part of the refurbishment of Pennington Pumping Station. Pennington Pumping Station is a...

Vehicle assists with pipeline inspection

Pipeline inspection expert iPEK has introduced a new vehicle, the SAT system, capable of lateral launch and available from Wiltshire based Mans location Services. Able...

District heating pipe work has sustainable design rubber stamp

Flexalen 600 pipe work available from Flexenergy, a UK provider of district heating networks, is now Cradle to Cradle Certified™ Silver. This certification can...

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...

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...

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...

Latest pipeline collapse shows urgent need for two-way air valves, says supplier

The catastrophic collapse of a pipeline at a $10M project in Central America is clear proof that current procurement of air valves needs to...

Pre-insulated valve for plastic pipe systems

District heating pipe network supplier Flexenergy has introduced a pre-insulated valve system for Polybutene (PB-1) pipe applications, which it claims to be a first...