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May 26, 2017

Xylem Inc.

Xylem delivers emergency bypass in record time following historic rainfall damage to major U.S. sewer main

Turnkey solution minimizes environmental impact and maintains service while ensuring regulatory compliance

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May 24, 2017

British Water

Lila Thompson

British Water partners URICA for supply chain funding

Exclusive agreement supports water market growth / Timely payments enable SMEs to explore new opportunities / Independent checks cut risk from international trade

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May 22, 2017

Aquam Water Services

Phil Walker

Accredited calm network operators passes 6,000 mark

United Utilities makes Calm Network Training mandatory / Ten utilities now accessing online course / Benefits include reduced leakage and fewer customer complaints

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May 19, 2017

Borealis AG

Partnership provides access to safe and affordable drinking water to 50,000 people in Kenya

A two-year project to bring safe, affordable drinking water to more than 50,000 of the poorest residents in Nairobi, Kenya, has now been inaugurated after successful completion earlier this year. The initiative was co-funded by OFID (the OPEC Fund for International Development), the UK Government’s Department for International Development and Borealis and Borouge through their joint corporate social responsibility programme Water for the World™. Water & Sanitation for the Urban Poor (WSUP) was responsible for implementation and project management.

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May 17, 2017

The Robbins Company

Desiree Willis

Robbins TBM Takes on Eighth Bore for Galerie des Janots Project

Rebuilt TBM Will Bore in La Ciotat, France to Improve Access to Water Supply

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May 15, 2017

EVACON Conference Management and Consulting Ltd

Eva Ori

Plastic Pipes XIX in Las Vegas

Organizers of PLASTIC PIPES XIX are urging participants to mark their calendars for their international Conference and Exhibition event that takes place in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA at the Red Rock Resort on the 24 – 26 September 2018.

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May 12, 2017

Scottish Water

Scottish Water Launches Tunnel Boring Machine In Massive Paisley Environmental Project

A state-of-the-art machine which will construct a key part of a one mile-long waste water tunnel, or sewer, under the streets of Paisley has been launched by Scottish Water.

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May 10, 2017

Xylem Inc.

Kelly McAndrew

DC Water and Xylem celebrate the installation of the first intelligent wastewater pumping system in North America

Xylem, a leading global water technology company, today presented to DC Water the first installation in North America of Flygt Concertor, the world's first wastewater pumping system with integrated intelligence. DC Water, one of the nation's leading water and wastewater innovators, has a well-established track record of piloting and adopting leading-edge technologies to evolve its operations into smarter water infrastructure for the benefit of its customers and the community.

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May 08, 2017

British Water

Paul Mullord

Water industry BIM initiative shortlisted for award

All UK water and sewerage companies join forces with BIM4Water / Draft BIM Guidance launched / Utilities will benefit from efficiency savings

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May 04, 2017

Envirosight LLC

Venay Sehgal Bhatia

Envirosight Offers NEW Confined Space Safety Poster for Sewer Inspection Crews

Free resource provides information on safe confined space entry.

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May 02, 2017

Water Research Foundation

Adam Lang

Water Research Foundation Releases New Results on Lead Service Line Lining and Coating Technologies

Study Demonstrates that Some Lining and Coating Technologies Can Reduce or Eliminate Lead Release

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Apr 28, 2017

City University of London

John Stevenson

City’s sensor researchers win Australian award for research innovation in sewer monitoring

Fibre optic sensor technology developed within City’s Department of Electrical & Electronic Engineering in collaboration with Edinburgh Napier University, has enabled Sydney Water to undertake long term monitoring in the harsh corrosive and biofouling conditions of Sydney's sewers.

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Apr 26, 2017

Karlsruher Institut für Technologie

Dr. Monika Landgraf

Energy from Toilet Wastewater

Wastewater as Valuable Resource – Millions of Deaths Annually Due to Wrong Use of Wastewater

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Apr 24, 2017

Fiberscope.net by Medit Inc.

Terry Peristerakis

New Manhole Camera with Powerful 40x Optical Zoom Introduced by Fiberscope.net

The Manhole Inspection Camera CYCLOPS is an affordable portable unit with a x40 optical zoom, a 14 ft. articulating telescopic pole (lengths up to 40 ft. available upon request), a 1/2.8” Color Exmor CMOS camera sensor and a high performance digital signal processor. Equipped with recording capability, this waterproof camera was designed for inspections of mainlines, ceilings, silos towers, and other vertical spaces.

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Apr 21, 2017

Woolpert

Jill Kelley

Woolpert Selected to Design Sewer Rehabilitation Project

Woolpert was selected by HRSD to provide study, design and administration services for a project to rehabilitate about one mile of sanitary sewer infrastructure in Newport News, Va.

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Apr 19, 2017

BlueTech Research

Paul O´Callaghan

Alison Ireland appointed as BlueTech business development director

BlueTech Research, the leading provider of global water technology market intelligence, has appointed Alison Ireland to the post of business development director. Ireland will be based in the UK office and her position in the senior team will support the development of BlueTech’s subscriber base, with a focus on European clients.

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Apr 18, 2017

Thames Water Utilities Limited

Igloo a 'game-changer' for sewer training

A new 360-degree Igloo projection theatre is “a game changer” for sewer maintenance training.

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Apr 13, 2017

British Water

Marta Perez

British Water publishes code of practice for SuDS technology

First UK code of practice for proprietary devices used in surface water treatment / Cooperation between Environment Agency and manufacturers delivers guidance / Search is on for a partner to open first UK SuDS product testing facility

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Apr 11, 2017

HomeServe USA

Myles Meehan

Washington County Service Authority Selects HomeServe USA to Offer Customers Optional Water & Sewer Line Coverage Plans

HomeServe USA (HomeServe), a leading provider of home emergency repair solutions, today announced the launch of its partnership with Washington County Service Authority (WCSA) to offer optional service plans for both interior and exterior water and sewer lines. The plans offered through HomeServe, available to the 21,000 households served by WCSA, will provide homeowners with coverage that protects them from the costs and inconveniences associated with emergency repairs to the water and sewer lines connecting their home to WCSA’s system.

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Apr 07, 2017

Pipe Restoration Technologies, LLC

Virginia Steverson

ePIPE® Team Awarded U.S. Patent for Cleaning and Sealing Pipes “In-Place” Providing Protection Against Leaks, Lead Leaching and Lead Service Lines

Pipe Restoration Technologies, LLC, (PRT) makers of the ePIPE®, Lead-Free Leak-Free, LeadSmart™ product lines, announced today that it has been granted its 17th U.S. patent, #9555453, related to its ePIPE System of “in-place” pipe restoration against leaks, harmful lead leaching and lead service lines.

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Apr 05, 2017

WinCan

Mike Russin

WinCan Web Dramatically Simplifies Online Sharing and Mapping of Sewer Inspection Data

WinCan Web Allows for Cloud-Based Data Delivery and Storage for CCTV Inspection Data.

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Apr 03, 2017

PIPELIFE INTERNATIONAL GmbH

PIPES XI - Sustainability on conference agenda

Sustainability of plastic pipe systems will be a key issue at the Pipes XI Conference and Exhibition to be held in South Africa on 4 – 5 September 2017 at the Emperors Palace in Johannesburg. A preliminary programme released by event organizers, includes conference speakers from around the world. Presentations will focus on the low environmental impact of plastic pipe systems in addition to recent technical and business developments.

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Mar 31, 2017

RELINEEUROPE AG

Christian Noll

Reline UV®-Group launches in North America

The world’s leading manufacturer of UV light-curing glass-fibre reinforced hose liners and UV equipment is expanding again - innovative partners sought.

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Mar 29, 2017

The Robbins Company

Desiree Willis

Single Shield TBM to repair World's Longest Tunnel

Specialized TBM will work below the Hudson River on the Delaware Aqueduct

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Mar 27, 2017

PE100+ Association

Kevin Noels

PE100+ Association launches online assistant for trenchless pressure pipe installation

An online guide that will help civil engineers identify the most suitable trenchless methods for installing ‘PE100’ high density polyethylene (HDPE) pressure pipe has been launched by the PE100+ Association. The association, whose aim is to promote a consistent and high level quality in production and use of polyethylene for PE100 pipes, is made up of HDPE producers from around the world.

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