Thursday, June 24, 2021

Pump industry mourns the loss of a great friend

The European pump industry trade group Europump writes It is with great sadness that we announce the death of Prof. Bernd Stoffel, who passed away...

Water industry event discusses opportunity for hydrogen

Green hydrogen - and how the water sector can engage with this ‘green, clean fuel source’ - was the focus of a recent webinar...

Cloud-based apps mitigate water management risk: Q&A

Water utilities are steadily replacing legacy IT systems with software-as-a-service applications as confidence in data security builds, says a technology firm working in this...

Harnessing data to meet alarm system standard

Water company telemetry systems generate thousands of alarms each day, with the risk of control rooms becoming overwhelmed and missing critical alerts ever present....

Potting resin receives WRAS approval for contact with drinking water

A two-component potting compound from WEVO-CHEMIE GmbH has now been granted drinking water approval by the internationally recognised Water Regulations Advisory Scheme (WRAS) and...

Victorian-era aqueduct upgrade completed in Central Scotland

A major upgrade to the Katrine Aqueduct, which was built in Victorian times and serves more than 1.3 million people in parts of Greater...

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...

Sponsored content: On board with seals expertise

On the 1st of November 2020, the Board of Directors of Winn & Coales (Denso) Ltd were delighted to announce that Mr James Winn, the great grandson of the founder of the company has been appointed to the Board.

Sponsored content: Mobile tech boosts health and safety

Water conservation specialist Aqualogic has deployed the latest mobile workforce management technology to help locate and manage millions of pounds of water company assets

Victorian era “engineering jewel of the north-east” gets 21st century refit

A historic Aberdeenshire waterworks is getting a major £52 million revamp more than 150 years after its construction was hailed a jewel in the...

Coping with a changing demand

In July 2020, the Met Office reported that most UK water companies have seen an increase in average water consumption during lockdown, especially those...

Sponsored content: Water firm extends penstock range

Glenfield Invicta says it aims to provide customers with the optimal penstock engineering and installation solution on every project. Water firm Glenfield Invicta offers perspective...

Fish pass construction project resumes in Worcestershire

In early July, environmental engineering company Land & Water announced it was set to resume the construction of one of four fish passes along...

Augmented reality firms partnership to assist with management of water infrastructure

The development of Augmented Reality as a tool to manage and visualise hidden infrastructure assets is being addressed by a partnership between two technology...

Utility trials surfboard-based inspection device

A simple surfboard has been turned into a state-of-the-art automated inspection device to gather information on the condition of infrastructure vital to the supply...

Canal winter stoppages season begins: Contractor comments on the how and why of this...

A busy start to winter stoppages season saw one UK waterway maintenance company mobilise nine boats in a three-week period, destined for varied works...

Cross-sector learning underpins British Water data conference

Valuable insights into how the water sector can manage data more effectively will be given at an upcoming British Water event this autumn, according...

£1.3 million investment by utility aims to preserve 19th century bridge near Glasgow

Scottish Water is investing around £1.3m in a project that will help protect its infrastructure and an important heritage site in South Lanarkshire. ...

White paper maps digital adoption trends and identifies key learnings in water industry digitalisation

International Water Association (IWA) and Xylem White Paper Maps Digital Adoption Trends and Identifies Key Learnings to Help Drive Migration Publication harnesses insights...
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Ayr pipe crossing protection

George Leslie Ltd recently carried out a contract for Scottish Water to remove sections of an existing coating and carry out non destructive testing on a pipebridge near Ayr