Pipe bursting stands ready for Britain’s next big challenge

‘So reliable, it’s just common routine,’ says Mammoth’s director Ten years ago, the demand for trenchless pipe bursting to replace Britain’s gas and water infrastructure was surging “full bore,” so to speak. Some of the...

‘Acoustic ears’ to listen for leaks

In a bid to save millions of litres of water being leaked from water pipes, Yorkshire Water will install a world record 34,000 ‘acoustic ears’ into its underground pipe network to audibly detect any...

PermaNET+: Changing the economics of leak detection

Clean drinking water is the world’s most precious resource and it is becoming increasingly scarce.  Factors such as population growth, climate change and aging infrastructure are putting pressure on water suppliers. Leak detection is a...

Reducing leaks: the rise of leak detection technology in water pipes

The street washed out with water. Parked cars sitting partly submerged. Ground floor flats flooded. This was the scene in a south London street in early January. It’s becoming an all too familiar sight. According...

Geospatial AI – fresh insights into water network failures

How satellite data and artificial intelligence are revolutionising water network management Leaking pipes are both a financial and environmental concern for water network operators worldwide. Global estimates from the International Water Association (IWA) suggest 126...

Space technololgy beamed down to earth

Researchers analyzing RADAR signals gathered over three years from the European Space Agency’s Mars Express spacecraft discovered a large lake of salty water buried deep below the surface of Mars. This seems like science...

Sustained innovation to deliver leakage reduction

Leakage. A subject that is important to us and our customers. At SES Water we take great pride in our detection methods, practices and results. Daniel Woodworth, Network Strategy Manager at SES Water explains. In...

PermaNET+: Changing the economics of leak detection

Clean drinking water is the world’s most precious resource and it is becoming increasingly scarce.  Factors such as population growth, climate change and aging infrastructure are putting pressure on water suppliers. Leak detection is a...

Southern Water tests super-intelligent ‘bowling ball’ to battle leaks

Southern Water is testing the revolutionary SmartBall device which travels along water pipes and can detect weakened pipes before they become bursts. Supported by partners Pure Technologies and Water Research Centre Limited (“WRc”), Southern Water’s...

Transforming chemical transportation, dosing and leak detection

In this issue of Water Industry Journal, we speak to Roger Attisha of FT Pipeline Systems about the challenges facing the industry in regard to the application of chemicals and how the industry is...
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