Problem: The HaGihon – Jerusalem Region Water & Wastewater Utility has a water distribution network spread across the hilly terrain of Jerusalem, requiring the utility to create multiple pressure zones using water tanks and PRVs. The utility sought a way to track nonrevenue water loss. Solution: In September 2013, the utility, together with Aquarius Spectrum, started implementing a fixed water monitoring and leak detection solution.
They could no longer bring students to the plant, so they brought the plant to the students. That was the idea behind the Waterama festival, an educational event held each year in Fort Worth, Texas. In 1999, a renovation to one of four water treatment plants kept the city Water Department from holding its long-popular WaterFest Open House on the plant grounds. So, Mary Gugliuzza, media relations and communications coordinator, turned to her staff for fresh ideas.
Problem: A residential customer in Germantown, Tennessee, was experiencing slow drains. Upon investigating, plumbers found extensive root infiltration in the home’s main sewer line. They also discovered that the house had an old clay pipe that was collapsing and needed total replacement. Due to the condition of the pipe, relining was not an option. There were also several large, mature trees in the front of the home, coupled with a large landscaped berm forming a natural water barrier.