Water Loss and Leak Detection Podcasts

  1. Leak Detection Advancement
    7/2/2017

    For those unable to attend, the Internet of Things (IoT) was firmly part of the conversation at this year’s American Water Works Association’s (AWWA) Annual Convention and Exposition (ACE) in Philadelphia. If you haven’t heard the term, you’re going to hear a lot more of it in the years ahead. None more so than in the world of water distribution systems where it can provide real-time reporting to utility managers charged with systems upkeep, maintenance and reliability.

  2. Out Of This World Leak Detection
    8/3/2016

    Solving the problem of non-revenue water starts with leak detection. Many utilities live with leaks because of the time, labor, and expense involved in detecting, prioritizing and fixing them.  

  3. Technologies For Detecting Water Loss
    7/11/2016

    As water loss continues to concern many utilities, American Leak Detection’s franchise business model continues to “plug many a hole.” As Adam Gray, Director of Marketing for American Leak Detection, explains in this Water Online Radio interview, the franchise model is effective on numerous levels, whether it be providing the leak detection expertise that a utility doesn’t necessarily have on staff or allowing leak detection experts to share their insights and knowledge across the franchise network.

  4. Monitoring Technology Improves Leak Detection
    7/11/2016

    Eric Stacey, Product Manager with Echologics, recently sat down with Water Online Radio to discuss leak detection, pipeline condition assessment, and permanent monitoring. As more and more sensors are put into the water distribution system, utilities are monitoring the formation of leaks and becoming more informed about their water loss.

  5. Amid Drought, Smart Meters Offer Relief
    10/19/2015

    In a time of pervasive drought throughout the Western United States, combined with the relatively newfound ability to account for every ounce of water treated and distributed, it’s no surprise that huge emphasis has been placed on smart, data-savvy metering.

  6. Non-Invasive Assessment Of Buried Pipe
    7/2/2015

    There can be few things worse than having your customer-base in a drought-plagued state like California watch as thousands of gallons of freshly-treated drinking water erupt from a burst main. In a world where water is becoming increasingly precious, utilities are becoming more proactive in identifying leaks and fixing problems before catastrophes occur.

  7. What Condition Are Your Pipelines In?
    6/25/2015

    With a heightened focus on water loss, pipeline condition assessment has become a hot topic. Armed with better data, utilities are making more informed decisions about their Capital Improvement Plan (CIP) budgets and repair or replace pipeline priorities.

  8. The Internet Of Things Meets The Water Industry
    6/23/2015

    The cost and complexity of moving data from one device to another within the wired or wireless world of water is about to change.

  9. How To Raise Your Water System’s IQ
    6/23/2015

    Water Online Radio’s Kelly Riggs asked a simple but important question to Paul Gifford, director of R&D with Mueller Company. His query, to paraphrase, was “What is intelligent water technology?”

  10. Smart Infrastructure Provides Better Data For Water Utilities
    6/22/2015

    Smart infrastructure is the latest evolution in metering infrastructure. Todd Stoker, Director of Product Management for Aclara, a smart infrastructure AMI company that serves water, gas and electric utilities recently sat down with Water Online to discuss this movement.