Drinking Water Distribution News

  1. AI Technology Controls Pressure And Reduces Loss By Leakage In Water Networks
    3/12/2018

    Software already used by Coca-Cola Femsa to reduce liquid waste from the soft drink bottling process has cut water waste due to leakage by 2%, equivalent to 2.5 million cubic meters per year, in distribution to a region comprising seven municipalities in Rio de Janeiro State, Brazil, whose sanitation services are provided by private concessionaire Prolagos.

  2. AWWA: Revised Lead And Copper Rule Should Advance Removal Of Lead Pipes, Corrosion Control, Transparency
    3/8/2018

    The American Water Works Association recently urged the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to revise its regulation on lead in water to advance the removal of lead service lines while assuring that water systems adjust water chemistry to control corrosion and inform customers about lead risks.

  3. Michigan Crafting Nation’s Toughest Lead Rule
    3/7/2018

    Michigan is moving to create the toughest rule in the country for lead in drinking water.

  4. Study Says Pipe Failures Cause For Concern: Break Rates For Almost Half Of U.S. Water Mains Up More Than 40% In Six Years
    3/6/2018

    Utah State University's (USU) Buried Structures Laboratory has published a second comprehensive study on break rates of the most commonly used water pipe materials titled, "Water Main Break Rates In the USA and Canada: A Comprehensive Study."

  5. Hagihon And TaKaDu Renew Contract For Another Three Years
    3/5/2018

    Jerusalem water corporation Hagihon has extended its agreement with TaKaDu, a global leader in Integrated Event Management solutions, for another three years.

  6. Vortex Companies Acquires Stag Technologies
    2/27/2018

    Leading trenchless rehabilitation services company, Vortex Companies, announced today that it has acquired Utah based Stag Technologies, a high-performance coatings manufacturer catering the water, sewer and industrial infrastructure marketplace.

  7. Reading Levels Plummet After Flint Lead Crisis
    2/22/2018

    Did the Flint water crisis damage childrens’ brains?

  8. UTILIS Earns Honors As A Most Innovative Company In Israel, As Fast Company Announces World’s Most Innovative Companies
    2/20/2018

    UTILIS has been bestowed a significant acknowledgement by Fast Company recently having announced its annual ranking of the world’s Most Innovative Companies (MIC) for 2018.

  9. ABB Supports Innovations For Improved Water Management
    2/15/2018

    ABB is once again leading the conversation around water leakage with its sponsorship of this year’s Global Water Leakage Summit, taking place at the Amba Hotel Marble Arch, London, 13th – 14th March.

  10. Trimble Partners With Aquarius Spectrum To Add Leak Detection And Monitoring Solutions To Its Smart Water Portfolio For Utilities
    2/15/2018

    Trimble announced recently an exclusive relationship with Aquarius Spectrum Ltd. to distribute a branded version of Aquarius Spectrum's wireless leak detection and monitoring solutions for water utilities throughout the U.S.