Water Loss and Leak Detection Industry Updates

  1. Infrastructure Crisis Evident In Mega Main Breaks

    A water main break in a Texas city recently flooded an entire neighborhood, displacing families and sending a stream through homes and lawns.

  2. Water Main Break Prompts Fires, Evacuations In Boston

    A major water main break in the Chinatown neighborhood of Boston last week shut down businesses, halted local traffic, and prompted the evacuation of over 100 people.

  3. Should Leaks Mean Billing Break?

    At a time when utilities are struggling with cost pressures and crumbling infrastructure, cities across the country are struggling with questions around their leak policies and if residents should get a break on their bills when they spring a leak.

  4. How To Predict Pipe Failures

    An extensive research project has developed a new method for predicting pipeline failures, offering a potential savior to drinking water systems.

  5. 5 Keys On Reducing Non-Revenue Water

    Water loss is a constant concern for drinking water utilities. After all of the hard (and expensive) work it takes to get a purified product out of the plant, losing it to leaks and aging infrastructure before it reaches ratepayers can be problematic.

  6. How To Save Water During Unidirectional Flushing

    A common water-industry practice has utilities flushing thousands of gallons of treated water down the drain. But some experts say new technology can make the process more efficient.

  7. Drinking Up The Election: How Presidential Candidates Are Addressing Water Concerns

    Election season is in full swing and while it may not be the “hottest” topic being debated amongst presidential candidates, the topic of water isn’t being ignored as we approach November. Several candidates have addressed the challenges plaguing water and wastewater systems nationwide.

  8. How A Utility Deploys Human Hearing Against Water Loss

    Despite developments in data analytics and technology to help water utilities detect leaks, the best resource may be low-tech.

  9. Sinkholes And Water Outages: Main Ruptures Plague NYC

    A major water main break in New York City left hundreds of people without tap water last week.

  10. Syracuse The Latest City To Use Data In The Fight Against Water Main Breaks

    Facing urgent water infrastructure challenges, Syracuse, NY, is trying to use data as a weapon against water main breaks.