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Increased regulation makes rising main management a risk priority
While metallic rising mains have been historically difficult to manage, a risk-based approach increases confidence in the pipeline condition.
Condition assessment saves City of Spokane more than $6 million
Replacement programs for risky aging mains are often far more complicated and expensive than anticipated.
Increased regulation makes force main management a risk priority
While metallic force mains have been historically difficult to manage, a risk-based approach increases confidence in the pipeline condition.
Is there pipeline life after 40 years of non-operational use?
Sahara® leak detection tool deployed on pipeline after 40 years of non-operational use.
Rising tide among obstacles during this force main inspection
Tight deadlines and rising tide among obstacles during this force main inspection.
Inspection that took 5 months now completed in a single day
Pure Technologies completes longest single day pipeline inspection to date using PipeDiver® technology.
Manage metallic pipeline networks in a sustainable manner
While PCCP assessment and management has been successfully used by utilities for years, only recently have effective solutions for metallic pipe been commercialized.
No silver bullet technology for pipeline condition assessment
For utilities with large-diameter networks, waiting for failures to occur before repairing or replacing highly critical mains is not an option. With a large amount of buried water infrastructure reaching the end of its service life, operators have every incentive to take a proactive approach to asset management.
Lessons learned from leak and gas pocket survey in Cork County
Pure Technologies and WRc unite to deploy SmartBall® tool for leak and gas pocket survey on critical main for Irish Water and Cork County Council.
PureRobotics™ delivers record condition data in one day
While deployed on a reclaimed water line for a large nuclear plant, the latest generation robotic crawler from Pure Technologies broke a single-day inspection record during a time-critical shutdown.
Dutch utility inspects rising main and reduces risk
Brabantse Delta deploys SmartBall® inspection platform on an untreated wastewater pipeline.
AWWA water industry 2017 report
The American Water Works Association (AWWA) has formally tracked issues and trends in the water industry since 2004 through its State of the Water Industry (SOTWI) study. In this latest report, the Association details the significant challenges facing the water industry today.