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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.
Reducing water loss and NRW with SmartBall platform
Since 2007, utilities all over the world have been using the SmartBall® pipeline inspection platform to save millions of dollars in water loss and to fix leaks before they turn into larger problems.
Lyon inspects water main for leaks with SmartBall tool
In June of 2016, Suez retained the services of Pure Technologies to perform a SmartBall® inspection of two critical water mains as part of a long-term condition assessment program for the city of Lyon.
Leak mystery solved with tethered inline Sahara tool
What keeps a water utility manager up at night? Getting a phone call from a distraught resident about an unplanned (and unwanted!) ornamental pond developing in the cul-de-sac.
Smartball leak detection in high pressure networks
In 2015 Rand Water embarked on the largest proactive bulk water pipeline condition assessment investigation ever in South Africa. An important part of the assessment includes inline non-disruptive leak detection inspections covering just over 2,200 kilometers of Rand Water’s bulk pipeline network.
Pure Technologies and Xylem in commercial collaboration
Xylem is a global water technology leader that offers solutions for managing water across the water cycle.
Innovative renewal strategies for pipeline management
Using risk-based data analysis and innovative renewal strategies, two US water systems show how utilities can avoid full pipeline replacement, reduce service interruptions, and save money.
Pipeline management: old pipe is not always bad pipe
Despite their critical importance, for decades many municipal utilities have operated under a “bury and forget” mentality – with little emphasis on long-term management of their aging pipelines – at least until something goes wrong. Then they must fix the problem under emergency conditions, often considering only immediate needs and not the future operation of the pipeline in question.
North Bay uses condition assessment on forcemain
On one hand, it may seem like a waste of capital dollars if you perform a pipeline condition assessment and the final analysis turns up no leaks. Alternatively, you can also look at the no-leak report as a good news validation story, especially when using the information to help establish an asset management plan.