Drones offer the potential to be of great assistance in the UK when it comes to fighting the increasingly expensive war on water waste through pipe leakage.  Anglian Water alone estimates the cost of water lost through leakage in their area to be in the region of £60 million so there is a strong financial as well as environmental incentive to cut the losses as fast as possible.

A number of the water boards have already been using drones in trials to pinpoint water leaks in hard to reach or rural areas.  Temperature changes in the soil around a pipeline leak can be detected with thermal images cameras or standard photography can be used in an aerial survey to identify areas of standing water.  Ground teams can then be immediately dispatched to the precise area that they are needed.

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Thermal Imaging and Building Inspections

June 5th, 2020|Comments Off on Thermal Imaging and Building Inspections

Thermal Imaging has many applications and the construction industry is beginning to harness its potential by using it during both construction and renovation processes to find faults and to establish compatibility with environmental standards. Roof inspections are a key component of this and the attachment of [...]

Drone Uses at Solid Waste Disposal Facilities

June 2nd, 2020|Comments Off on Drone Uses at Solid Waste Disposal Facilities

Drone flights over solid waste landfill sites are fast becoming accepted as an efficient way to conduct surveys over terrain that is often difficult and/or dangerous to navigate on foot. Couple this with the fact that you can put a drone in the sky for a lot less of [...]

Drones and Water Leak Detection

June 1st, 2020|Comments Off on Drones and Water Leak Detection

Drones offer the potential to be of great assistance in the UK when it comes to fighting the increasingly expensive war on water waste through pipe leakage.  Anglian Water alone estimates the cost of water lost through leakage in their area to be in the region of £60 million [...]