Tag Archive for: Water & Wastes Digest

Detecting Leaks With Satellite Imagery

Water utilities across the country struggle with aging infrastructure that results in water loss from leaks. The cost to rehabilitate or replace pipe often is greater than the cost of repairing leaks. Utilities tend to wait for customer-generated work orders before acting. This typically occurs when a leak surfaces after a long-standing period of water loss and possible infrastructure damage has occurred.

California Groundwater Program Could Help Farmers

A California water district developed a groundwater trading project that could help farmers in the area with state restrictions for over pumping groundwater aquifers.