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RDT Introduces Wireless Plumbing Leak Protection Technology

May 18, 2016 - in Products, Sensors

BRANFORD, Conn., May 18, 2016—Unfortunately, plumbing leaks are inevitable. But now homeowners and businesses can have valuable peace of mind knowing their property is protected from unseen plumbing water leaks and frozen pipes with the latest innovation…

Survey Gives Clearer View of Risky Leaks From Gas Mains

March 29, 2016 - in Corporate, Oil & Gas, Surveying/Mapping

BOSTON, March 28, 2016—Precise measurements of leaks from natural gas pipelines across metropolitan Boston have demonstrated that almost a sixth of…

Study Says Leaking Natural Gas Can Impact Climate

December 2, 2015 - in Corporate, Energy

DENVER, Dec. 2, 2015—As natural gas production increases around the nation, new research from the University of Colorado Denver shows that it can…

Study Calls for Replacement of Natural Gas Pipelines to Reduce GHG Emissions

September 23, 2015 - in Corporate, Maintenance, Pipelines

Houston, Sept. 22, 2015—As energy industry and government officials alike wrestle with the best way to limit the release of methane into the atmosphere, a new study reveals that US cities with programs calling for the replacement of aging natural gas pipeline…

Looking to Space to Quantify Natural Gas Leaks on Earth

March 24, 2015 - in Corporate, Oil & Gas, Sensors

DENVER, March 24, 2015 — The recent increase in natural gas production could provide a bridge to a lower carbon future because it generates half the carbon dioxide (CO2) of coal when burned. However, natural gas that is leaked into the atmosphere could speed…

EDF Partners with Google Earth Outreach to Map Natural Gas Leaks Under U.S. City Streets

Environmental Defense Fund today unveiled interactive online maps showing natural gas leaks beneath the streets of Boston, Indianapolis and New York City's Staten Island. Leaks like these rarely pose an immediate safety threat, but the leaking natural gas…

A Decaying Tangle of Gas Pipes Beneath Our Cities

March 24, 2014 - in Maintenance

It is a danger hidden beneath the streets of New York City, unseen and rarely noticed: 6,302 miles of pipes transporting natural gas. Leaks, like the one that is believed to have led to the explosion that killed eight people in East Harlem this month, are…

EPA Asks Americans to Join the Race to Stop Water Leaks

March 17, 2014 - in Projects, Water

Easy-to-fix household leaks account for more than one trillion gallons of water wasted each year across the United States, equal to the annual household water use of more than 11 million homes. In the race against water waste, the U.S. Environmental Protection…

WaterSense Urges Home Owners to Fix Leaks

March 18, 2013 - in Water

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) WaterSense program encourages Americans to check and replace leaky plumbing fixtures and sprinkler systems, helping households save more than 10,000 gallons of water per year and as much as 10 percent on utility…