NEWS & ARTICLES


MD. WATER UTILITY PUTS TECHNOLOGY TO WORK ON AGING PIPES

December 16, 2009

Nearly a year after a broken pipe flooded River Road in Bethesda and stranded motorists, officials from suburban Maryland's water and sewer authority on Tuesday showcased technology designed to detect problems in the largest water mains. [Source: The Washington Post]

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UIM WEBINAR - CONDITION ASSESSMENT OF FORCE MAINS

November 18, 2009

Wastewater utilities are under increased pressure to inspect and proactively maintain their buried assets. Condition assessment of gravity sewer pipelines has generally become a standard operating procedure for many wastewater utilities while assessment of force mains has remained a challenge. Force mains are often configured such that inspection using conventional methods is not practical or not meaningful as access points are too far apart, lack of redundancy prevents taking the pipe out of service, and the potential problems with pressure pipe may not be identified with conventional methods.

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REHABILITATION PROJECT OF THE YEAR: RENEWING WSSC’S WATER TRANSMISSION SYSTEM

October 1, 2009

Serving nearly 2 million people in Montgomery and Prince George’s counties in Maryland, the Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission (WSSC) is the eighth largest water and wastewater utility in the country, operating and maintaining nearly 5,500 miles of water main lines and more than 5,300 miles of sewer main lines. As you might expect, making sure that all the pipelines are in good condition is quite a challenge. [Source: Trenchless Technology]

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THE IMPORTANCE OF THE GREAT MAN MADE RIVER PROJECT IN LIBYA

July 26, 2009

This piece discusses the importance of the Great Man River Project and its effects on the water supply of the country.

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DOES YOUR CITY HAVE HIGH-RISK PIPELINES?

July 1, 2009

There are many ways in which a pipeline can deteriorate to a state of failure; countless sources of stress both inside and outside the pipe can take their toll. Pipeline operators from around the world are discovering that simply replacing their aging pipeline assets is cost prohibitive and that advanced condition assessment services from Pure can help them confidently make informed decisions that drastically reduce capital and operating costs.

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WATER SCARCITY

July 1, 2009

By 2025 an estimated two thirds of the world’s population will live in regions with water scarcity. A reliable pipeline infrastructure will be critical to sustaining these economies.

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TOP SIX REASONS TO IMPLEMENT A LARGE DIAMETER PIPELINE CONDITION ASSESSMENT PROGRAM

July 1, 2009

Find out the top six reasons why a condition assessment program will help you maximize infrastructure dollars while maintaining a reliable pipeline network.

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