Homing in On I&I

Cost-effective sensor helps utilities narrow down infiltration sources

Homing in On I&I

The iTracker sensor (Eastech Flow Controls) weighs 1.9 pounds, requires no confined-space entry and is easily suspended under manholes, according to the manufacturer. 

There are millions of miles of sewer pipelines in the United States that are long overdue for remediation, as many cities and municipalities experience overflows during major rain events. The challenges associated with dealing with these toxic overflows are enormous, costing billions of dollars per year.

Historically, many of these wastewater overflow problems have been dealt with after the fact due to a lack of technology generating early warnings for elevated wastewater...

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