Water Loss and Leak Detection Industry Updates

  1. Water For 40,000 At Risk Due To Line Repairs
    3/10/2017

    The city of Jackson, MS, is warning residents that they may lose water service this weekend as workers undertake major repairs on the water system.

  2. 'Ghost Water' Haunts Kansas City
    2/27/2017

    Kansas City, MO, is haunted by a big non-revenue water problem and local media has a name for this issue: ghost water.

  3. New Jersey Committee Adopts Water Audit Bill To Cut Losses
    2/24/2017

    A New Jersey legislative committee adopted a bill enabling water company audits that can determine how much water is lost on its journey to customers.

  4. Google Damages Water, Sewer Lines In San Antonio
    2/23/2017

    Deploying Google Fiber, the internet search company’s superfast connection service, in San Antonio was meant to provide the city with a cutting edge internet option. But installation has proved problematic for water and sewer operations.

  5. How Maine Water Saved 100 Million Gallons Last Year
    2/9/2017

    Maine Water saved an impressive amount of water last year. The utility attributed the savings to experienced water workers, new technology, and infrastructure upgrades.

  6. New Jersey Loses 130 Million Gallons Of Water Per Day
    1/24/2017

    New Jersey is losing around 130 million gallons of treated drinking water per day, according to a new study that attempts to shed light on the “largely hidden” problem of water loss in the Garden State.

  7. Infrastructure Crisis Evident In Mega Main Breaks
    1/19/2017

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

  8. Water Main Break Prompts Fires, Evacuations In Boston
    12/6/2016

    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.

  9. Should Leaks Mean Billing Break?
    12/2/2016

    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.

  10. How To Predict Pipe Failures
    11/23/2016

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