Non-invasive advanced flow measurement solutions for multiple applications

Valeport Water’s doppler flowmeter was originally designed for operation within waste water pipelines where the flow was potentially slow and the water full of debris. ATEX certification was a requirement and the ATEX approved...

Thames Water and HWM deliver ambitious Sewer Depth Monitoring (SDM) installation project, initially deploying...

Every day, more than 15 million people in London and the Thames Valley flush or drain 4.6 billion litres of used water. To cope with this huge demand, Thames Water maintains a complex 68,000-mile...

At last – a smarter focus on wastewater flows and levels

Spills from wastewater system storm overflows have attracted much media attention, and the Government has just concluded its consultation on developing a Storm Overflow Discharge Reduction Plan (SORP). Andy Godley, from the Water Research...

Two technologies for flow measurement

Doppler and Transit-Time are two very popular types of flow meter for non-invasive measurement of flow in full pipes. We tend to confuse these technologies because they are both ultrasonic and both measure flow...

Yorkshire Water expands AI use against pollution

Yorkshire Water is expanding its use of artificial intelligence (AI) to predict blockages within its sewer network and reduce pollution risks. A successful pilot of a solution co-created by Yorkshire Water, Siemens and The University...

Buried or submerged closed pipe flow metering

Buried flow meters for lowest installed cost Many seasoned water professionals may throw their hands skyward at the mere suggestion of burying flow meters underground. They will more than likely remember the manufacturer promises made...

Flow Cytometry: An alternative to classic HPC measurement

Quantifying bacterial concentrations in water samples is a necessary process to evaluate and contain microbiological contamination. Heterotrophic plate count (HPC) measurement is still the standard method to determine microbial contamination, yet a number of...

AI-powered energy management — a way towards net-zero and increased resilience for the water...

The way the world generates, distributes, stores, buys and consumes energy is changing faster than ever before. The transition towards a ‘greener’ power grid with increased penetration of renewables is being driven by the...

Managing flood risk during overhaul of an Environment Agency pumping station

Background As a specialist in engineering schemes in the water and construction industries, JBA Bentley’s teams called on Selwood’s Pumping Solutions team to help with a project which involved the total refurbishment of the Environment...

Metering the Challenges

Andy Godley. Senior Consultant – Flow Measurement and Metering, Water Research Centre Flow data underpins many of the critical activities undertaken by the water industry including managing water resources, leakage and customer service. This means that metering is one...