News and Articles

Mar 03, 2023

News

British Water

Lila Thompson

Sector must challenge public misconceptions through engagement

The water sector must tackle “unfair criticisms” by sharing more about the great work it delivers, Yorkshire Water’s chief executive, Nicola Shaw, told attendees at British Water’s Better Together reception in Hull.
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Mar 01, 2023

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University of South Australia

Candy Gibson

World-first project to ‘self heal’ cracked concrete using sludge could save $1.4 billion repair bill to Australia’s sewer pipes

Water treatment sludge could be used to prevent 117,000 kilometres of sewer pipes in Australia from cracking in future, without any intervention by humans, helping to save $1.4 billion in annual maintenance costs.
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Feb 27, 2023

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PENETRON

Robert Revera

Delaware Water Treatment Plant Opts for Penetron to Protect New Concrete Structures

The final 2022 commissioning of the Doe Run Road Water Treatment Plant enables the city of Newark, Delaware (USA), to increase the quantity and quality of the city's drinking water to better meet growing demand – and EPA guidelines. PENETRON ADMIX SB, a crystalline concrete waterproofing admixture, was chosen as a permanent - and non-toxic – concrete waterproofing solution.
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Feb 24, 2023

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Aussie Trenchless

Chris Meredith

Aussie Trenchless: the future of pipe rehabilitation solutions

Aussie Trenchless has been passionate about progressing future infrastructure opportunities and accomplishing superior outcomes since it was founded in 2014.
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Feb 22, 2023

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IWA

IWA-Grundfos UN Water Conference youth delegates announced

The International Water Association and Grundfos are proud to announce that 14 bright and promising international young water professionals (YWPs) have been selected to be part of a delegation to the upcoming UN 2023 Water Conference, on 22-24 March 2023 in New York, USA.
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Feb 20, 2023

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Smart Lock Group PTY LTD

Smart Lock makes short work: Hong Kong sewer drain repair

When the Hong Kong Drainage Services Department identified a badly damaged pipe, it was Smart Lock’s sleeve solution that empowered contractors to successfully rehabilitate the damaged section.
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Feb 17, 2023

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IMPREG GmbH

iMPREG celebrates UV Liner installation success in the UK

iMPREG has helped complete the task of installing an ultraviolet liner in the United Kingdom.
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Feb 15, 2023

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gwf Wasser | Abwasser - Vulkan-Verlag GmbH

Dr.-Ing. Hildegard Lyko

$50 Million for carbon sequestration and groundwater protection projects

Recently, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced the availability of $50 million in grant funding from President Biden’s Bipartisan Infrastructure Law to help states, Tribes and territories develop and implement Underground Injection Control (UIC) Class VI programs.
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Feb 14, 2023

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visaplan GmbH

M.A. Katrin Droste

FREE UNITRACC COURSE on “Trench Protection and Pipe Installation” until April 2023 - TRY NOW!

Promotion has already started; Earn a BAMI-I certificate of participation or a DWA confirmation of attendance!
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Feb 13, 2023

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Interflow Pty Limited

Daniel Weaver

Interflow shepherds New Zealand’s water industry

Leading pipeline infrastructure company, Interflow, has an ambitious goal: to improve the lives of the communities they serve and the environment they work in for generations to come.
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Feb 10, 2023

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Technische Universität Graz

Univ.-Prof. Dr.-Ing. Torsten Mayer-Gürr

Satellite Data Shows Sustained Severe Drought in Europe

Europe lacks groundwater – a lot of groundwater. The continent has already been suffering from a severe drought since 2018. This is confirmed by satellite data analysed at the Institute of Geodesy at TU Graz.
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Feb 08, 2023

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Drainchem

Sewer cleaning just got easier

Drainchem is the provider of StoneAge Tools’ cutting-edge nozzle range – the Magnum series.
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Feb 07, 2023

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visaplan GmbH

M.A. Katrin Droste

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Promotion has started and lasts until April 2023. Included are all learning modules, technical books, virtual construction sites and more!* *except regular courses offering tutorial services and final examinations
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Feb 06, 2023

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Trelleborg AB

Karin Larsson

Trelleborg acquires I.S.T.

Trelleborg Group has finalised its acquisition of the business operations of I.S.T. Innovative Sewer Technologies (I.S.T.) as of December 2022.
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Feb 02, 2023

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Maxibor Australia

Maxibor advises on HSEQ on HDD projects

All industry operators want to deliver quality work for their clients. Maxibor’s Health, Safety, Environment and Quality (HSEQ) Manager Rebecca O’Meley understands the connection between holistic safety practices and quality assurance in HDD.
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Jan 31, 2023

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visaplan GmbH

M.A. Katrin Droste

FREE UNITRACC COURSE on “Trench Protection and Pipe Installation” until April 2023

Promotion starting February 2023, earn a BAMI-I certificate or a DWA confirmation of attendance
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Jan 30, 2023

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visaplan GmbH

M.A. Katrin Droste

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Promotion lasts until April 2023 and will include all learning modules, technical books, virtual construction sites and more.
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Jan 25, 2023

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TRACTO-TECHNIK GmbH & Co. KG

Timotheus Hofmeister

TRACTO hosts Australasian contingent at Bauma

In October, TRACTO Australia hosted a group of contractors and partners from Australia and New Zealand at one of the world’s largest construction events in Munich, Germany.
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Jan 23, 2023

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The Engineer - Mark Allen Group

Jon Excell

Ukrainian Prof eyes recycled concrete for post-war rebuild

A Ukrainian engineering professor who fled the country with his family as war broke out is exploring how recycled concrete could help lift Ukraine from the post-war ashes.
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Jan 20, 2023

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Zurn Elkay Water Solutions

Angela Hersil

Zurn Elkay Water Solutions Named to Newsweek’s 2023 List of America's Most Responsible Companies

Zurn Elkay Moves Up 79 Spots to Rank No. 131 Overall and No. 3 in Wisconsin; Marks Third Consecutive Year Zurn Elkay Water Solutions Has Made the List
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Jan 18, 2023

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gwf Wasser | Abwasser - Vulkan-Verlag GmbH

Franziska Betz

EU Chips Act threatens water resource protection

The draft Chips Act (draft Regulation 2022/0032(COD)), which aims to secure the EU’s access to semi-conductors, is currently before the co-legislators. Regarding Article 14 of the draft Regulation, these objectives must not go against article 191.2 (TFEU) and deteriorate the quality and quantity of groundwater and surface waters.
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Jan 16, 2023

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WiseOnWater

Nancy Smith

How digital technologies contribute to universal drinking water

Digital water technologies have an important role in ensuring universal access to safe drinking water by 2030, that is according to a new report from the World Health Organisation. Johnny Alexander Gunneng, chief executive of InfoTiles shares his insights.
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Jan 13, 2023

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Trenchless Australasia

Rob Carr passes midpoint on Quinns Main Sewer

Rob Carr continues to kick goals on the construction of the Quinns Main Sewer project for Water Corporation with approximately half of the project now complete.
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Jan 11, 2023

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Daegu Gyeongbuk Institute of Science & Technology

World's First Eco-friendly Filter Removing 'Microplastics in Water,' a Threat to Humans from the Sea without Polluting the Environment

Joint research team of DGIST and Korea Institute of Industrial Technology developed the first technology that removes microplastics in water through triboelectric nanogenerator; Expected to solve the problem of various microtoxic particles in water including microplastics, which have emerged as a huge environmental concern
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Jan 09, 2023

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Trenchless Australasia

Long-distance microtunnelling projects exemplified in New Zealand

New Zealand is responding to projected population growth and upgrading ageing wastewater pipes in the country’s major trenchless works for the last year.
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