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Sep 23, 2022

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Trenchless Australasia

Christiano Alphonso

After the storm: what the floods have taught us

There is no such thing as a one-size-fits-all solution to the flooding crisis experienced yet again in Australia. But there is a common approach that can help mitigate risk and prepare for the future.
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Sep 21, 2022

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Utility Week

Stuart Stone

Industry 4.0, Covid, and the digitalisation of gas safety in water

Though gas detection and monitoring have long been a key part of health and safety in the water sector, it’s a topic that the Covid pandemic has driven up the industry’s agenda according to Draeger Safety UK’s Adam Pope.
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Sep 21, 2022

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PERI Formwork Scaffolding Engineering

Markus Woehl

VARIOKIT Tunnel Formwork Solution Deep in the Heart of the Golden City

With construction work being carried out in depths up to 30 metres in the centre of the city famous for the Golden Gate Bridge, an enormous building structure is being realised. When completed, the Chinatown Subway Station will form the northern end of San Francisco's Central Subway System. The new station will significantly improve access to public transport in some of the city's most densely populated areas. The architectural requirements presented the contractor with enormous challenges. PERI developed a project-specific solution based on the VARIOKIT Engineering Construction Kit in order to economically construct the inner lining.
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Sep 19, 2022

Article

phys.org

John Benson

Sewage pollution: Why the UK water industry is broken

As a child swimming off the coast of south Devon in the 1960s, I believed the warm water passing through my legs was the Gulf Stream current. Now, as an adult, I realize it was actually raw sewage being discharged into the ocean.
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Sep 15, 2022

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Utility Week

Water efficiency: Saving water, money and the environment

Urgent action is needed from water companies due to the combined pressures of increasing consumption and climate change, which is exacerbating supply and demand imbalances in parts of the country.
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Sep 14, 2022

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Northumbrian Water

Northumbrian expands ‘self-healing’ leakage tests

A gel and mineral-based solution allowing leaking water pipes to ‘self-heal’ without the need for excavation is being tested by Northumbrian Water field teams across the north east after a successful trial in Newcastle.
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Sep 13, 2022

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SAERTEX multiCom® GmbH

Leading relining product selected for important European pipeline rehabilitation

SAERTEX-LINER® H₂O, which has been successfully installed more than 100 times around the world, will be used to reline an important 2.4 km pipeline in Poland.
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Sep 12, 2022

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Wise on Water

Rapid water network information a necessity

When managing water networks, rapid information is not a luxury, it is now a necessity that translates into crises avertedand money saved, says Kevin Brook, director, Orbis Intelligent Systems
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Sep 08, 2022

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Pipeline Technology Journal

Dennis Fandrich

Germany: No Technical Reason For Cutting Nord Stream 1 Gas

Gazprom, Russia's state energy giant, has significantly reduced the flow of gas through Nord Stream 1, now at 20 percent of capacity. The Russians say they are in need of a gas turbine for the pipeline -- the EU’s single largest piece of gas infrastructure --that has been undergoing maintenance work in Canada by Siemens Energy. Yet Chancellor Olaf Scholz of Germany rejected the notion that technical problems were behind the sharp curtailment.
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Sep 07, 2022

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The Penetron Group

Ole Miss Fraternity Built to Last with Penetron Concrete Waterproofing

In August 2022, the Pi Beta Phi fraternity for women at the University of Mississippi completed a $9 million expansion of the fraternity’s house in Oxford, MS – just in time for the new school year. PENETRON ADMIX, a crystalline waterproofing admixture, was specified to waterproof and protect the basement retaining walls.
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Sep 06, 2022

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SAERTEX multiCom® GmbH

SAERTEX-LINER® H₂O Proves itself again in the rehabilitation of 2.4 km Potable Water Pipeline in Poland

With firm confidence in the innovative technology from over 100 successful installation projects worldwide, SAERTEX-LINER® H₂O has been selected again for the rehabilitation of a 2.4 km long water supply pipeline in Bełchatów, Poland.
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Sep 05, 2022

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International Water Association

Keith Hayward

Industrial water reuse: Perspectives from emerging economies

Water scarcity and environmental degradation are driving water reuse projects across the world. IWA recently hosted a webinar on reuse for industrial purposes, with a focus on emerging economies in Africa and Asia. This is part of a series of webinars also exploring reuse for drinking water and industrial applications in advanced economies.
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Sep 02, 2022

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Pipeline Technology Journal

Dennis Fandrich

Building Pipelines To Bring Gas to LNG Terminals

U.S. midstream companies see natural gas pipelines and export terminals in Texas and Louisiana as key factors in their growth for the foreseeable future.
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Sep 01, 2022

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The Engineer

Jon Excell

Poll: should the UK water industry be renationalised?

With the UK water sector in crisis The Engineer's weekly poll asks whether you think the industry should be renationalised?
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Aug 30, 2022

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British Water

Lila Thompson

Industry Leaders Share Experiences at Women in Water

Over 100 delegates attended British Water’s inaugural Women in Water event. The event sold out weeks in advance and attendees heard career advice from water industry leaders and took advantage of the opportunity to network at the highest level.
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Aug 29, 2022

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Rädlinger primus line GmbH

Across Three Bridges in Vietnam

The Van Don district in the north-east of Vietnam belongs to the province Quang Ninh, about 150 km east of Hanoi. The province is home to Hạ Long Bay, a World Heritage with 1,969 islands. Three quarters of the province are mountainous and they have abundant land, forest, water and mineral resources.
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Aug 29, 2022

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Envirosight

Show How Sewers Work

Sewers are a front-line defense for public health and the environment, but they're hidden from sight. Even so, explaining their value and operation is essential to building public support and securing funding.
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Aug 24, 2022

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Pipeline Renewal Technologies

A Checklist for Sewer Rehab Cutter Maintenance

The Rehabilitation Cutter Maintenance Logbook from Pipeline Renewal Technologies makes it easy to take care of your mainline sewer cutter.
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Aug 23, 2022

News

The Penetron Group

Fast-Growing McCordsville Expands Wastewater Treatment Capacity – and Protects Concrete Tanks with Penetron

The Town of McCordsville, Indiana christened an expanded and upgraded wastewater treatment plant. The project was completed in only 16 months and doubled the plant’s capacity. PENETRON ADMIX SB was specified to ensure the enhanced durability of the new concrete structures exposed to the effluent
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Aug 22, 2022

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European Association for Ductile Iron Pipe Systems · EADIPS®/ Fachgemeinschaft Guss-Rohrsysteme (FGR®) e.V.

Dipl.-Ing. Christoph Bennerscheidt

Fair trade and reciprocity – Tenders comprising third countries products

Information letter on the implementation of European Union Directive 2014/25/EU on the awarding of public contracts by clients in the field of supplying water, energy and communications.
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Aug 19, 2022

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The Engineer

Jon Excell

Fuel production takes to water with ‘artificial leaves’

Floating ‘artificial leaves’ that generate clean fuels from sunlight and water could eventually operate on a large scale at sea.
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Aug 18, 2022

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Everflow Energy

Josh Gill

Smart water meter innovation key to taking control of consumption

Tapping into the potential of smart water meters and delivering a smarter future for the UK’s water supply network will require a collaborative, ‘all-hands-on-deck’, approach according to Everflow founder and CEO Josh Gill.
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Aug 17, 2022

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Pipeline Renewal Technologies

Jordan Fues

Manual vs. Electric Calibration Roller Systems

A calibration roller system is used to evenly distribute resin in the liners used in CIPP repairs. It works by feeding the liner onto a roller while the resin simultaneously fills the liner. This process is known as the “wet-out” stage of CIPP rehabilitation. While the new manual and electric rollers from PRT both fulfill this purpose, they operate in slightly different ways.
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Aug 16, 2022

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European Association for Ductile Iron Pipe Systems · EADIPS®/ Fachgemeinschaft Guss-Rohrsysteme (FGR®) e.V.

Dipl.-Ing. Christoph Bennerscheidt

Power plant pipeline for the Bristen power plant in the canton of Uri

DN 1000 power plant pipeline
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Aug 15, 2022

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The Robbins Company - A Global TBM Company

Desiree Willis

Robbins Develops Rectangular Rock Mining Machine for Flat Invert

Successful Employment of Mine Development Machine in Fresnillo, Mexico
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