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Water Services Leaks diviner

Waterline Services has launched a new method of precisely locating leaks in water mains. The Sahara system comprises a sensitive hydrophone which is inserted into the water main via a special 'live' adapter fitted to a standard 50 mm tapping. The device is carried through the pipe by a tiny drogue and tracked from the surface using a precise location system. Waterline says the system will identify the nature of the leak and its position within a few millimetres.

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