NEWS & ARTICLES


HOW TO DETECT LEAKS IN CHALLENGING CONDITIONS

December 13, 2013

In the latest issue of Water and Wastewater International ( WWi), Pure’s director of research and development, Xiangjie Kong, participated in the monthly executive technology comparison which features commentary from different industry experts on a specific issue.

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LAKE HURON PRIMARY WATER SUPPLY SYSTEM RECEIVES HONORABLE MENTION IN TRENCHLESS TECHNOLOGY’S PROJECT OF THE YEAR

December 9, 2013

Trenchless Technology magazine, one of the leading publications covering the trenchless marketplace, has announced the winners of its annual Projects of the Year. Projects are awarded in New Installation and Rehabilitation categories.

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INDUSTRY REPORT HIGHLIGHTS PROACTIVE PIPELINE ASSET MANAGEMENT AS A POTENTIAL SOLUTION TO AGING INFRASTRUCTURE

December 6, 2013

According to a recent report published by Black & Veatch, aging infrastructure and the costs associated with maintaining and renewing aging assets is a top concern for American utility leaders.

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MAXIMIZING CAPITAL BUDGETS AND EXTENDING THE USEFUL LIFE OF CRITICAL PIPELINES

December 4, 2013

In the 2013 Water Conservation Guide published by Water Utility Infrastructure Management (UIM) magazine, Pure’s Vice President of Engineering Services, Mike Higgins, discusses how utilities can manage their critical water and wastewater infrastructure using a risk-based approach.

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CONTINUOUS IMPROVEMENT: LOUISVILLE WATER COMPANY PROACTIVELY MANAGES AGING WATER INFRASTRUCTURE

December 2, 2013

Louisville Water Co. (LWC) was profiled in the November issue of Municipal Sewer and Water for proactively managing its water services. For a decade and a half, LWC has invested between $8 and $10 million a year cleaning, relining or replacing old pipe responsible for water main breaks that challenged the system and its customers.

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PRESERVING A CRITICAL RESOURCE: DALLAS WATER UTILITIES ACHIEVES HUGE WATER SAVINGS THROUGH ANNUAL LEAK DETECTION PROGRAM

November 27, 2013

Across the United States, water and wastewater infrastructure is aging and becoming increasingly difficult for utilities to manage. The most publicized result of this is an increase in large-diameter pipeline failures which can be expensive to rectify, and very damaging to communities and public confidence in the utility.

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FOOTHILL MUNICIPAL WATER DISTRICT ASSESSES MORTAR-LINED STEEL PIPES WITH ADVANCED NON-DESTRUCTIVE TECHNOLOGY

November 22, 2013

In an article that appeared in the annual Western Regional Trenchless Review, Foothill Municipal Water District’s (FMWD) General Manager Nina Jazmadarian and Pure Technologies Vice President John Galleher discuss FMWD’s risk-based condition assessment of a critical mortar-lined steel pipe.

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MIAMI BEACH PROACTIVELY ASSESSES CRITICAL TRANSMISSION MAINS USING ADVANCED INLINE TECHNOLOGIES

November 20, 2013

Featuring sandy beaches, beautiful resorts, historic architecture and a booming entertainment district, Miami Beach is one of the pre-eminent tropical vacation destinations in the United States and is an important part of the South Floridian economy.

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MUTHU CHANDRASEKARAN TALKS ABOUT INFRASTRUCTURE RENEWAL WITH WATER ONLINE RADIO

September 23, 2013

North American utilities are beginning to take notice of aging water and wastewater infrastructure as leaks, consent decrees and critical pipeline failures become more frequent. Coupled with increased service disruptions is an economic climate where large-scale capital projects aren’t possible; utilities are being forced to rehabilitate aging systems within tight capital budgets.

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CITY OF CALGARY GETS PROACTIVE ON ITS BAR-WRAPPED PIPE

September 9, 2013

Historically, C303 Bar-Wrapped Pipe (BWP) pipelines have been difficult to inspect for operators. While BWP’s appearance is similar to Prestressed Concrete Cylinder Pipe (PCCP), it essentially performs as a steel pipe, where failures are precipitated by a long period of leakage.

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