Company Wins Multiple Leak Detection Contracts

Wachs Water Services has recently been awarded several multi-year contracts to inspect up to 4,000 miles of critical water mains for leaks in Connecticut and Texas. The contracts have a combined value of approximately $1 million.

Wachs Water Services has recently been awarded several multi-year contracts to inspect up to 4,000 miles of critical water mains for leaks in Connecticut and Texas. The contracts have a combined value of approximately $1 million.

The company will deploy a variety of leak detection solutions including correlator listening devices and the Investigator™ in-line condition assessment technology for small diameter distribution mains, and the LDS1000™ in-line acoustic/CCTV system for large diameter water transmission lines.

“We are creating a cost-effective portfolio of proven leak detection technologies that offer solutions for utilities of all sizes when dealing with water main breaks and water loss,” said Cliff Jones, Vice President of Business Development, Wachs Water Services. “We are helping utilities nationwide to develop proactive water pipeline management programs that reduce repair and replacement costs, and significantly minimize the impact of water main leaks.”

Wachs Water Services has also established several key partnerships recently to expand its service offering, including forming a strategic alliance with the Pipeline Inspection and Condition Analysis Corp. (PICA) which deploys specialized pipeline inspection technologies to assess the remaining service life of metallic water mains. The company also signed a memorandum of understanding with Veritec Consulting Inc., a Miya Group Co., who provides specialty services to utilities, including water efficiency audits, water loss management programs, pressure monitoring and hydraulic modeling.

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