WRc is an Independent Centre for Innovation and Growth, operating across the water, environment, gas and resource management sectors. With over 90 years' experience and the expertise of 150 staff based in Swindon, we share a purpose of discovering and delivering solutions that enable our clients to meet the challenges of the future. Read more »
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SmartBall (leak detection) and PipeDiver (pipe condition) surveys were carried out on a section of concrete water main. Although detailed processing of the pipe condition data is still ongoing, initial results show a couple of isolated leaks on the line that require further investigation and repair. However, there were no other leaks detected which, given the established sensitivity of the SmartBall technology, indicates the rest of the pipeline is likely to be leak free. The successful...Read more
Independent water meter testing from 15mm to 150mm WRc has commissioned a new water meter test rig to enhance their established meter testing capabilities. The new rig provides additional capacity for accuracy and performance testing of small meters, i.e. those sized 15mm to 30mm which are used to measure water supplied to household customers and a large proportion of commercial premises. The new rig complements the existing large meter rig which is primarily used for meters from 40mm up to...Read more