GB2367362B - Detecting leaks in water distribution systems - Google Patents

Detecting leaks in water distribution systems

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Publication number
GB2367362B
GB2367362B GB0113706A GB0113706A GB2367362B GB 2367362 B GB2367362 B GB 2367362B GB 0113706 A GB0113706 A GB 0113706A GB 0113706 A GB0113706 A GB 0113706A GB 2367362 B GB2367362 B GB 2367362B
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detecting
leaks
water
distribution
systems
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GB0113706D0 (en )
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Charles Gerard Harris
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Metrika Ltd
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METRIKA Ltd
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    • GPHYSICS
    • G01MEASURING; TESTING
    • G01MTESTING STATIC OR DYNAMIC BALANCE OF MACHINES OR STRUCTURES; TESTING STRUCTURES OR APPARATUS NOT OTHERWISE PROVIDED FOR
    • G01M3/00Investigating fluid-tightness of structures
    • G01M3/02Investigating fluid-tightness of structures by using fluid or vacuum
    • G01M3/04Investigating fluid-tightness of structures by using fluid or vacuum by detecting the presence of fluid at the leakage point
    • G01M3/24Investigating fluid-tightness of structures by using fluid or vacuum by detecting the presence of fluid at the leakage point using infrasonic, sonic, or ultrasonic vibrations
GB0113706A 2000-06-07 2001-06-06 Detecting leaks in water distribution systems Expired - Fee Related GB2367362B (en)

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GB0013731A GB0013731D0 (en) 2000-06-07 2000-06-07 Detecting leaks in water distribution systems

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US9593999B2 (en) 2011-08-12 2017-03-14 Mueller International, Llc Enclosure for leak detector

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US7810378B2 (en) * 2007-06-21 2010-10-12 National Research Council Of Canada Monitoring of leakage in wastewater force mains and other pipes carrying fluid under pressure
EP2107357A1 (en) * 2008-04-03 2009-10-07 HERA S.p.A. Method for detecting the presence of leaks in a water distribution network and kit for applying the method
GB0914463D0 (en) 2009-08-19 2009-09-30 Sev Trent Water Ltd Leak detector
EP2582886A4 (en) 2010-06-16 2016-12-07 Mueller Int Llc Infrastructure monitoring devices, systems, and methods
US8955383B2 (en) 2012-06-27 2015-02-17 General Monitors, Inc. Ultrasonic gas leak detector with false alarm discrimination
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EP2912416B1 (en) 2012-10-26 2018-05-30 Mueller International, LLC Detecting leaks in a fluid distribution system
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US4543817A (en) * 1982-03-31 1985-10-01 Hitachi, Ltd. Method of detecting a leakage of fluid
US5416724A (en) * 1992-10-09 1995-05-16 Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Detection of leaks in pipelines
US5650943A (en) * 1995-04-10 1997-07-22 Leak Detection Services, Inc. Apparatus and method for testing for valve leaks by differential signature method
JPH1068668A (en) * 1996-08-27 1998-03-10 Oki Electric Ind Co Ltd Leak sound discriminating method by high precision frequency analyzing method
GB2356255A (en) * 1999-09-01 2001-05-16 Metrika Ltd Leak detection

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US4543817A (en) * 1982-03-31 1985-10-01 Hitachi, Ltd. Method of detecting a leakage of fluid
US5416724A (en) * 1992-10-09 1995-05-16 Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Detection of leaks in pipelines
US5650943A (en) * 1995-04-10 1997-07-22 Leak Detection Services, Inc. Apparatus and method for testing for valve leaks by differential signature method
JPH1068668A (en) * 1996-08-27 1998-03-10 Oki Electric Ind Co Ltd Leak sound discriminating method by high precision frequency analyzing method
GB2356255A (en) * 1999-09-01 2001-05-16 Metrika Ltd Leak detection

Cited By (2)

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Publication number Priority date Publication date Assignee Title
US9593999B2 (en) 2011-08-12 2017-03-14 Mueller International, Llc Enclosure for leak detector
US9528903B2 (en) 2014-10-01 2016-12-27 Mueller International, Llc Piezoelectric vibration sensor for fluid leak detection

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GB0113706D0 (en) 2001-07-25 grant

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