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Key Outcomes from the TRUST Workshops in 2012

TRUST finalized a report that summarises the outcomes of a series of TRUST workshops that took place in 2012. The workshops were held in four cities: Lisbon, Hamburg, Oslo and Edinburgh. They were aimed at helping governance bodies and citizens groups explore their visions for the future of urban water services, including the upcoming challenges that each city is facing, and the interventions...

Cost savings and long-term reduction of pipe leaks and breaks possible through new inspection technology

A new inspection methodology called BIT (Breivoll Inspection Technologies) PipeScanner from Norway was applied in the TRUST project. The inspection method produces exact measurements of thickness and corrosion on metallic water mains. Pipe features such as valves, joints, and intersections are also mapped with high precision. This leads to the possibility of significant cost savings, as well as...

TRUST guest post at IWA Water Wiki

An interview with a Kees von Leeuwen about the first sustainability assessment of TRUST pilot cities and a report on best practices in the water sector has been published as a guest post at the IWA Water Wiki. The website refers to itself as a “platform for the global water community to interact and share knowledge online. The site is a reference for all areas of water, wastewater and...

Best practices for the water sector

Aging infrastructure, demographic change, water scarcity, pollution, climate change and other megatrends create the need for a transition towards more sustainable urban water cycle services (UWCS) in the cities. TRUST now released a report on best practices in the water sector: “Best practices for Sustainable Urban Water Cycle Systems – an overview of and enabling and constraining factors for...

Sustainability assessment of TRUST pilot cities available

TRUST released a first baseline sustainability assessment of current urban water cycle services (UWCS) of its pilot cities which gives a general insight into how TRUST cities and regions score on different dimensions of sustainability at the moment. The whole report aims to contribute to a more sustainable urban water cycle system and to provide a basis on which TRUST city/region stakeholders can...