News and Articles

Oct 08, 2020

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American Water

Joseph Szafran

American Water Recognized for Excellence in Water Quality by Partnership for Safe Water

The company demonstrates outstanding commitment to delivering high quality drinking water to customers.

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Oct 07, 2020

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British Water

Lila Thompson

British Water Joins Mentoring Programme Supporting Women

British Water has signed up to a pioneering mentoring programme, as part of its commitment to drive gender equality in water. Joining the 30% Club cross-company mentoring programme is the trade association’s latest Women on Water campaign initiative, which aims to support the career progression of women working in the sector. The association is now inviting its own members to be part of the programme by encouraging staff to apply to become mentors and mentees.

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Oct 06, 2020

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GeoNexus Technologies

Caroline Keros

GeoNexus Technologies Receives Esri Utility Network Specialty for Water Utility Services

GeoNexus® Technologies, an Esri® Silver Partner, received their second Utility Network Specialty designation in 2020 for Water Utility Services from Esri.

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Oct 05, 2020

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EAS

Hailey MacKinnon

EAS Energy Partners Close Landmark Clean Energy Deal on Largest Sewer Heat Recovery System in North America

EAS Energy Partners (EAS), a consortium led by Enwave Energy Corporation, announces completion of a landmark renewable energy project partnership for the National Western Center in Denver, Colorado. Enwave’s “Sewer Heat Recovery system,” an innovative technology that heats and cools buildings with recycled thermal energy from nearby pipelines, will be the largest clean technology system of its kind in North America.

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Oct 02, 2020

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Isle Utilities

Louise Elliott

Remote Access Gave Utilities Covid-19 Advantage, Says Review

Water utilities who already had remote access to their systems were at an advantage when Covid-19 lockdowns were introduced around the world. The information comes from a report carried out by technology consultancy Isle on behalf of the Water Action Platform collaborative initiative.

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Oct 01, 2020

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BlueInGreen

Cambron Clark

BlueInGreen Sells Its 100th Installation

BlueInGreen, LLC—a water cleantech company and provider of the most efficient method of dissolving oxygen, carbon dioxide and ozone into solution—has sold its 100th installation. These municipal and industrial water treatment installations span from coast to coast in the U.S. and Canada—serving countless applications in eight separate industries while treating over 1 billion combined gallons of water every day.

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Sep 30, 2020

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United Utilities Group PLC

Leakage Dog Kilo Earns His Stripes

The newest recruit in United Utilities’ war on water leaks has graduated with flying colours. Leakage dog Kilo proved he “nose” what he’s doing when it comes to sniffing out the smell of escaping water. The newly trained springer spaniel has managed to save a wag-tastic 72,000 litres a day after finding a hidden leak in a field that could have been running for months.

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Sep 29, 2020

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Isle Utilities

Louise Elliott

Delivering Essential Training in a Digital Landscape

Water industry training programmes have had to undergo a transformation to ensure essential learning continues during the coronavirus pandemic. Ceris Van de Vyver, head of technology and training at global innovation consultancy Isle, shares insights into delivering training virtually.

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Sep 28, 2020

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Pipeline Renewal Technologies

Growing with the Government

A Guide to Bidding on and Winning Government Contracts

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Sep 25, 2020

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Irish Water

Irish Water Kilkenny Sludge Project Wins at Water Industry Awards

Irish Water’s Kilkenny Sludge Project has been recognised at the prestigious Water Industry Awards, which promotes excellence in the water industry across the UK and Ireland.

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Sep 24, 2020

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ESCO Tool

Matthew Brennan

Esco Introduces new COHOG® Split Frame Tube & Pipe Cutter that is Robust with Easy to Setup Modular Tooling

Esco Tool has introduced a new clamshell style, O.D. mounted split frame machine that features fast, accurate, and easy to setup indexable tooling to part and bevel tube and pipe from 2” to 48” dia.

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Sep 23, 2020

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Purdue University - Division of Construction Engineering and Management

Ph.D., P.E., Dist. M. ASCE, PWAM Tom Iseley

Tom Iseley Moves to Purdue

Dr. Tom Iseley returned to Purdue University having been appointed as the Beavers Heavy Construction Distinguished Fellow with an academic rank of full Professor of Engineering Practice in the Construction Engineering and Management Division (CEM) in the College of Engineering. This Fellow position was established in honor of Dr. Donn E. Hancher who was Tom’s major Ph.D. professor.

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Sep 22, 2020

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Centre for Advancement of Trenchless Technologies

Filling the Gap for Underground Infrastructure Training Needs

The way we learn has been gradually changing. Nevertheless, due to COVID-19, organizations had to leapfrog their learning methods and adapt quickly. In the last few months, there has been a profusion of webinars and – insert here your favorite video conferencing meeting software – meetings, and it is safe to say we’ve all had our fair share of them. But when we look into the training needs of underground infrastructure professionals, a more enduring change is required.

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Sep 21, 2020

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Idrica / GoAigua

Pablo Calabuig

Spain Uses GoAigua COVID Sewer Surveillance Technology for Widespread Infection Monitoring

20 cities across Spain monitor almost 10 million people daily to contain virus spread.

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Sep 18, 2020

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The Robbins Company

Desiree Willis

Robbins Single Shield Breaks through Turkey’s Hardest Rock

In July, a jubilant ceremony marked a milestone for southern Turkey’s arduous Bahçe-Nurdaği High-Speed Railway Tunnel. The first TBM-driven portion of tunneling using an 8.0 m (26.2 ft) diameter Robbins Single Shield machine is now complete. The 8.9 km (5.5 mi) long TBM tunnel was no easy bore, as it was excavated through some of the hardest and most abrasive rock ever encountered in the country.

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Sep 17, 2020

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TEPPFA aisbl

Monica de la Cruz Re-elected as CEN/TC 155 Chair

Members of CEN/TC 155, the Technical Committee coordinating standards activities for plastic piping and ducting systems within CEN, the European Committee for Standardisation, have unanimously re-elected Monica de la Cruz for a new mandate of three years.

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Sep 16, 2020

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Goethe University Frankfurt - Institute of Ecology, Evolution and Diversity

Prof. Dr. rer. nat. Henner Hollert

SARS-CoV-2 Viruses in Wastewater: Monitoring COVID-19 and Estimating Potential Transmission Risk

Since the beginning of the pandemic, research groups have been working on methods to detect SARS-CoV-2 viruses in wastewater to be used to monitor the degree of COVID-19 transmission among the population.

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Sep 15, 2020

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Granite

Granite Inliner Awarded Five Trenchless Sewer Lining Contracts Totaling $148 Million in Chicago

Granite announced that Granite Inliner, a wholly-owned subsidiary with one of the most comprehensive service portfolios in the piping infrastructure renewal industry, has been awarded five sewer renewal contracts totaling approximately $148 million by the City of Chicago. These contracts will be booked into Granite’s third quarter 2020 backlog.

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Sep 14, 2020

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Isle Utilities

Louise Elliott

Call for Water Professionals to Join Crisis Response Register

A new centrally held register of water professionals who can contribute to disaster efforts has been launched by the Water Action Platform. The Crisis Response Register has been set up initially as a response to the explosion that occurred in the port of Beirut, Lebanon on 4 August and is intended to be a permanent record.

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Sep 11, 2020

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Olea Edge Analytics

Olea Edge Analytics Launches CityEdge, a Platform to Recover Revenue for Cities

Olea Edge Analytics, an intelligent edge computing platform for the water utility industry, announced the launch of CityEdge, a combination of blockchain technology, AI and machine learning that unlocks much-needed revenue for cash-strapped cities.

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Sep 10, 2020

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Ovarro Ltd

James Brooks

Water Industry Urged to "Be Agile" to Build Resilience

The water industry should continue to embrace new ways of working in a Covid-altered world and seize the opportunity to affect permanent change, a group of industry professionals heard.

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Sep 09, 2020

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BRAWO®SYSTEMS - KOB GmbH

Monika Lauchner

Rimtec – Frank Preuss, relies on BRAWO® Tech rehabilitation trailers in Switzerland

The company Rimtec – Frank Preuss is a Swiss specialist dealer for sewer cleaning and rehabilitation technology. As part of a customer order, the company relies on an extensively equipped and fully upgraded rehabilitation trailer from BRAWO® Tech. The handover of the 3.5-tonne trailer took place in mid-June at the BRAWO® SYSTEMS site in Kaiserslautern.

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Sep 08, 2020

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Advanced Drainage Systems

Michael Higgins

Advanced Drainage Systems Elects Anesa T. Chaibi to Board of Directors

Advanced Drainage Systems, Inc., a leading global manufacturer of stormwater and onsite septic wastewater management products and solutions for commercial, residential, infrastructure and agricultural applications, announced that Anesa T. Chaibi has been elected to its Board of Directors at the Company’s Annual Meeting of Stockholders, effective immediately. The addition of Ms. Chaibi increases the size of the Board from 10 to 11 directors.

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Sep 07, 2020

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Isle Utilities

Louise Elliott

Lost Revenue is Biggest Covid Risk Facing Utilities

Non-payment of customer bills poses the biggest Covid-19 threat to water utilities worldwide, research presented at the latest Water Action Platform webinar demonstrates.

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Sep 04, 2020

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RELINE APTEC GmbH

RELINE APTEC Reinforces its Management

Andreas Bichler Appointed as Additional Managing Director for Specialist Supplier of CIPP Pressure Pipe Liners.

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