A two-year trial to detect water leaks using acoustic sensor technology has saved Sydney Water millions and will now be adopted as a proactive business-as-usual approach.
Sydney Water is improving strategies to reduce leaks and breaks across its network using acoustic sensors.
Lendlease has implemented a smart water metering program in its retirement villages, saving the equivalent of over 17 Olympic-sized pools of water since 2017.
Hunting pedigree puppies are being trained to detect hidden leaks in city wastewater networks.
Patented sonar array optical technology developed at UNSW Sydney will be tested in Sydney Water's pipe network to determine its capacity to accurately pinpoint leaks.
Kennards Hire Test & Measure's Hydrostatic Test Pumps enable automatic pressure testing of pipeline systems, vessels and containers. The pumps are designed for the plumbing and civil industries to pressure test water-main, pipeline and sewer force mains for possible leaks.
TechRentals has introduced the Crystal XP2i Digital Logging Pressure Gauge into its rental fleet.
After setting a target in January 2007 to reduce potable water consumption by 80% on the Melbourne Market Authority (MMA) site, CEO Peter McLennan has led the organisation on a dynamic water-saving quest that has achieved this goal. This in turn 'flows' to a water cost reduction from around $13,000 per month to less than $3000 per month even after factoring in the 20% increase in Melbourne Water Company water levies in July 2008.
Fibre-optic technology is making it possible to monitor pipeline its entire length with thousands of monitoring points providing a near real-time picture of what’s actually happening.
Identifying leaks quickly and cost-effectively is a key issue in South East Water<0x2019>s commitment to water conservation.
UK-based company Syriniox has developed a water leakage system to detect very small leaks in large trunk water mains before bigger leaks occur.
'us' - Utility Services has further developed its Leak Detection Service by introducing a data compressor/logging system that is installed on water meters. It uses the GSM or CDMA network to send meter readings to a central data server that will chart the water usage of each site for viewing on the web. The web page is a secure site with access via a user name and password.
The StormDrain is a surface water drainage product that has a strong, lightweight construction and a unique criss-cross bracing that adds extra strength for all conditions, as well as a pre-drilled outlet for easier installation. It is made from recycled plastic and has accessories that can be easily attached with PVC glue. There is also the option of coloured and stainless steel grates which are available for domestic or commercial installations.