Monday, April 27, 2015

Real-Time Leak Detection Coming to The Strip

The Desert Research Institute and SNWA have teamed up on 30-inch water line under Las Vegas Boulevard to test a cellular real-time leak monitoring  (link to additional information).  From the institute's website:

""This proactive management of the community’s water infrastructure allows us real-­‐time monitoring of critical underground pipelines and can alert us to issues before they emerge," said John Entsminger, General Manager for the LVVWD, which contracted with Echologics to install the system on a three-­‐mile stretch of Las Vegas Boulevard. "Implementing technology such as this increases the reliability of our community’s water system by minimizing the potential for emergency repairs.""

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