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An airlike fluid substance which expands freely to fill any space available, irrespective of its quantity.

Xylem Highlights its Continuing Commitment to Global Sustainability in its Annual Sustainability Report: “The Opportunity of a Lifetime”

Xylem Highlights its Continuing Commitment to Global Sustainability in its Annual Sustainability Report: “The Opportunity of a Lifetime”

Xylem (NYSE: XYL), a leading global water technology company, published its 2017 Sustainability Report: “The Opportunity of a Lifetime,” which outlines its commitment to partnering with customers and communities to pioneer new approaches to help solve the major water challenges of our time. The report also spotlights Xylem’s progress over

How to Evaluate and Manage Pipeline Infrastructure

How to Evaluate and Manage Pipeline Infrastructure

Asset management has emerged as a methodology that water agencies have adopted to evaluate and manage their pipeline infrastructure. The profiles of public works and water utility departments discussed in this article reflect how, over the course of 25 years, water agencies have transitioned from replacing a pipe simply because

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Radiodetection
The RD8100 cable locator is engineered to deliver high precision for damage prevention when locating buried cables and pipes. This advanced range of underground utility locators offers optional integrated GPS and usage logging.

The RD8100 is Radiodetection’s most advanced range of cable locators and builds on over 40 years of pedigree

Project Profile: Information Integration

Project Profile: Information Integration

New utility scanning technology is now available that will add to the professional utility contractor’s toolbox. The new UtilityScan system from GSSI uses a novel approach called “sensor fusion,” in which coils that detect power radiated from electrical cables are fused with ground-penetrating radar (GPR) in a single box. This

Project Profile: From the Bottom to the Top

Project Profile: From the Bottom to the Top

“Construction, construction, construction. There is road construction as far as the eye can see.” This is probably what residents in Columbus, OH, think when they travel practically anywhere. And due to the multi-year Interstates 70/71 Columbus Crossroads project, much of the freeways in downtown Columbus will be under construction into

Truth to Power

Truth to Power

Adhering to a blueprint of key factors will help contractors choose the best compressor or generator for a job site.

When it comes to compressors, consider rated capacities, fuel consumption, emissions requirements, operating costs, and service costs.

The New Swiss Army Knife

The New Swiss Army Knife

When Takeuchi first introduced the compact excavator in 1971, some people scoffed and criticized that the machine was little more than a toy. Since then, the machine has become an integral part of the construction site, sometimes replacing other machines—and not only on general construction sites but in many other

Earth, Wind, and Water

Earth, Wind, and Water

Nature has been using water to shape the landscape since the beginning of time. Wind, rain, rivers, streams, and creeks can shape valleys and carve out canyons. These waterways and wind paths are themselves constantly changing; as a Greek philosopher noted, “We can never step in the same river twice.”

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