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Potable Water and Water Quality in South Florida

Posted on international water, Uncategorized, Water Efficiency, Water Safety December 6, 2018 by Shaun Watson

Old sewage and flood control systems fail during storm surges in Florida, and water overflows onto the streets of major Florida cities. The storm water from those overflows may contain fecal bacteria. Water at Florida beaches must reach over 70 bacteria per 100 ml of beach water (compared to the 35 per 100 ml of […]

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Attention Property Managers!

Posted on Energy Efficiency, international water, international water news, Renewable Energy, Water Construction News, Water Efficiency, Water Safety August 27, 2018 by Vittorio

The benefits of the system are: • Property Manager Dashboard which is designed to monitor the water usage for each apartment. • Battery Life indicated on the Property Manager Dashboard with notification when the batteries need to be changed. Lifespan is about 2 years and they use standard AA batteries. • Automatic Shut-off Valve with […]

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Differences between Automated, Smart and Cognitive Buildings.

Posted on Actuated Valves, Energy Efficiency, international water, international water news, Renewable Energy, Water Construction News, Water Efficiency, Water Safety July 25, 2018 by Vittorio

Awareness of the impact our buildings have on the environment, particularly energy consumption and the release of greenhouse gases, has pushed us to the frontier of building automation. But automation means more than just setting and forgetting. Here is the path we have followed since the beginning of building management to the present and what […]

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Hide And Seek: How To Find A Hidden Leak

Posted on international, international water, international water news, Renewable Energy, Water Construction News, Water Efficiency, Water Safety July 15, 2018 by Vittorio

Hidden leaks have the potential to wreak havoc in your home if left undetected. Developing the habit of searching for hidden leaks will help you prevent a future disaster. Here are some tips for finding a sneaky leak: Look for it visually Even if you can’t see a leaking pipe, the location of pooled or […]

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Climate change means your city could run out of water soon too—here are Cape Town’s three lessons

Posted on Energy Efficiency, international water, international water news, Water Construction News, Water Efficiency, Water Safety June 23, 2018 by Vittorio

  Cape Town’s “Day Zero” experience – the prospect of dam levels dropping dangerously low, taps running dry and water rations being distributed from public collection points – speaks powerfully to the urgency and complexity of climate change adaptation. The recent arrival of the South African city’s winter rains means that dam levels have begun rising again […]

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