News & Articles
April 5, 2013
In order to proactively address water loss on its water transmission mains, Sweetwater Authority completed a SmartBall® leak detection survey in January 2013 on over 5 miles of a 36-inch steel water transmission main to locate leaks and gas pockets.
April 3, 2013
In January 2013, Lake Huron Primary Water Supply System (LHPWSS) verified the results of a condition assessment project completed in October 2012 that included leak detection and electromagnetic (EM) assessment. The verification allowed LHPWSS to proactively repair three sections of Prestressed Concrete Cylinder Pipe (PCCP) along its major transmission main.
April 1, 2013
Supplying roughly 25 percent of the potable water to the city, the Jim Miller Pipeline in east Dallas is one of the most crucial transmission mains that Dallas Water Utilities (DWU) operates; In December 2012, DWU completed a SmartBall® leak detection survey followed by an electromagnetic (EM) assessment using PipeDiver® technology in early 2013. Both inspections covered 9.5 miles of 96-inch Prestressed Concrete Cylinder Pipe (PCCP).
March 28, 2013
The City of Montreal conducted a leak detection survey using the Sahara® platform on a water transmission main in downtown Montreal that had known leaks.
March 6, 2013
SmartBall® Leak Detection, a free-flowing leak and gas pocket detection tool, was tested by Sydney Water for 80 kilometers on two trunk mains to identify the most accurate and cost-effective ways to detect leaks on large-diameter trunk mains.
February 28, 2013
A SmartBall® leak detection system will soon start rolling through pipelines in the city as part of the Kerala Water Authority’s (KWA) decision to introduce a novel technology to detect leakage points.
February 22, 2013
Aqua Environmental, a subsidiary of Pure Technologies, was awarded a water loss management contract with the SCIRT (Stronger Christchurch Infrastructure Rebuild Team) to restore infrastructure after two earthquakes in September 2010 and February 2011.
February 21, 2013
Maynilad Water Services, Inc. reported in the December 2012 of Malaya Business Insight that Non-Revenue Water (NRW) in its concession area has dropped to 42 percent as of last September. Six years ago, the company reported NRW as high as 66 percent due to leaks and pilferage.
February 4, 2013
In the January issue of Water and Wastewater International, Jon Boon, General Manager at Pure Technologies China, and Brian Youngpyo Jo, a Systems Engineer at Pure Technologies, discuss how South Korean utility K-water uses its Sahara® Leak Detection System as a complete condition assessment tool to both detect leaks and gauge deterioration on its water transmission mains.
February 1, 2013
Pure Technologies and the Trinity River Authority of Texas (TRA) verified and repaired three leaks found using SmartBall® Leak Detection on TRA’s 30-inch Bar Wrapped Pipe (BWP) raw water pipeline. The tool also located ten gas pockets during the inspection, eight of which were in areas that were not known high points.
January 29, 2013
Nine sewer force mains were inspected in Baltimore County using leak detection and electromagnetic condition assessment technologies.
December 14, 2012
Maynilad Water Services, Inc. yesterday reported that lost water in its concession area has dropped to 42 percent as of last September as a result of using technology such as Sahara.
[ Source: Maylaya Business News Online ]
December 10, 2012
Assessing water conveyance systems is a critical step toward addressing the health of a water or wastewater system.
[ Source: Water Efficiency ]
December 7, 2012
Brian Ball, Project Manager at Pure Technologies, features in the November issue of Trenchless Technology with an article about Pure’s ongoing non-destructive force main assessments in Baltimore County.
December 6, 2012
Aqua Environmental (subsidiary of Pure Technologies) recently completed 240 kilometer leak detection program using SmartBall® on behalf of a client in the Northern Territory of Australia.