Water & Sewer

‘Howay man – what a waste of lager’: Blocked sewer caused by a full can of Fosters

An unopened can of lager is among the strange things that have been found blocking sewers in the North East. The full can of Foster’s was found down a sewer in Northumbrian Water’s network in South Tyneside. The organisation, which is supporting a campaign urging people not to use their toilets as a bin, posted a …

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NEEPCO pipeline burst : Rescue work yet to begin due to high

Rescue operations to locate four persons who are trapped inside the pump house of a NEEPCO hydro power plant in Assam could not be started on Thursday, four days after a catastrophic pipeline burst due to continued heavy water pressure in it, officials said. The authorities of North Eastern Electric Power Corporation (NEEPCO) expect that the water level at its pump …

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Rescue yet to begin at Assam hydel project after pipeline burst: Officials

Rescuers on Tuesday failed to reach four people trapped inside a powerhouse after hydel project pipeline in Assam’s Dima Hasao district burst Monday morning, a top official of state-run North Eastern Electric Power Corporation’s (NEEPCO).Kopili hydel project said on condition of anonymity. “We are trying to close the intake gate (which regulates water from the reservoir …

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Black Rock Harbor sewage spills to last decades after infrastructure upgrades

At the most inland tip are Santa Energy’s oil tanks. On the east side stretch asphalt runways at Pratt & Whitney’s test airport and a city landfill. On the west side stand O & G Industries sand and stone yard, an empty industrial building, a city landfill, a trash-to-energy plant, the regional aquaculture high school, …

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The Department of Water and Sewage of Americana to Deploy Itron Solution to Prevent Water Loss

LIBERTY LAKE, Wash.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Itron, Inc. (NASDAQ: ITRI), which is innovating the way utilities and cities manage energy and water, will deploy its water management system for the Department of Water and Sewage (DAE) of Americana in São Paulo, Brazil to reduce water loss and improve visibility into its water system. Responsible for 80,000 water and …

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