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As leaks spring up, Ojai, California, learns the magnitude of its city's pipe corrosion
As leaks spring up, Ojai, California, learns the magnitude of its city's pipe corrosion
They call it the "leak a week." Every few days, an aging pipe in Ojai, California, cracks or bursts, spilling water into the street. Maintenance crews with the Casitas Municipal Water District drive out to fix it, and within a few more days, another pi...
Testing shows elevated lead levels in Pittsburgh water
Testing shows elevated lead levels in Pittsburgh water
Lead levels in Pittsburgh's drinking water are back above the Environmental Protection Agency's action level of 15 parts per billion.
Singapore pipe burst problems cannot be entirely eradicated, say experts
Singapore pipe burst problems cannot be entirely eradicated, say experts
Despite a decline in the overall number of burst water pipes in the last few years in Singapore, experts say the problem cannot be entirely eradicated.
Neutrons improve weld integrity of underwater wind turbine foundations
Neutrons improve weld integrity of underwater wind turbine foundations
Massive offshore structures like oil rigs and wind turbines are designed to withstand the myriad punishments oceans tend to mete out. However, over time, just the saltwater itself can significantly decrease the durability of a structure's welds.
Offshore repairs prove viability of composites
Offshore repairs prove viability of composites
Composite technologies are changing the way corrosion repairs are carried out on offshore assets. Though there has been slow adoption of this technology in the oil and gas industry, it is a proven alternative that merits further examination.
The story of a once-unusual material with a still-unusual property
The story of a once-unusual material with a still-unusual property
In the 1980s, a new type of material was discovered. It upended the definition of a crystalline material because its atoms were arranged in a strange, non-repeating manner that was also not entirely chaotic.