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Recycled water leaving Tokyo may soon be carried to the Pilbara

Recycled water for the Pilbarra

November 11, 2010 5:57 am
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An article came across the desk which was intriguing! Recycled water leaving Tokyo may soon be carried to the Pilbara. The water could be used to wet down the iron ore dust in Pilbara ports. Due to scarcity of water in the Pilbara, the recycled Tokyo sewage would come in handy for dust suppression and processing and would save local potable water. In conjunction with Japan, West Australia will test the scheme which has the potential to deliver millions of water at reduced costs. About 25% of the world’s iron is exported through the Pilbara ports, with much of it... View Article

Another Happy Customer

October 29, 2010 7:34 am
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Last Week, Newman Plumbing had an enquiry from a homeowner in Canterbury who had a potential very costly problem with blocked sewer drains. After being advised to fix the problem would require relining of the sewer pipes costing many 1000s of dollars the Homeowner decided to get a second opinion from Newman Plumbing Pty Ltd as they had heard of the Sanofoam Vaporooter System being used by Newman Plumbing. After clearing the blockage Newman Plumbing used the Diagnostic Drain Camera to inspect the pipes and were able to show the homeowner via a DVD that on this occasion the pipes... View Article

A Chemical Solution for Blocked Drains

October 13, 2010 12:52 am
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The majority of Blocked Drains are caused by Tree Roots and normally occur with older earthenware pipes laid before the 1980s. When treated by the traditional cutting processes the tree roots grow back bigger and stronger than before and lead to the deterioration of the pipes. We can now solve the problem using a combination of herbicides that are pumped into the sewer pipes as a foam. The foam contains both a herbicide and a root growth inhibitor. The herbicide penetrates root cell walls, bursts them and causes the root to die and decay. The root growth Inhibitor attaches to... View Article