Pipe Distribution

Plastic pipe. Steel pipe. Concrete pipe. Cast iron pipe. HDPE pipe. The industry has strong opinions on which type of pipe is best for which situation. Pipe is used not only for sanitary sewers, storm sewers and plumbing found in the home, but also distribution of water. Replacing pipe and distribution systems has become a large topic since the advent of the water crisis in Flint, Mich. This channel provides news, articles and other resources to keep you up-to-date on pipe and distribution systems for the water treatment and wastewater treatment industries.

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Jan 11 2018
The Cape Breton Regional Municipal (CBRM) Water Utility in Nova Scotia supplies potable water to a population of 81,000 over 478 miles of pipeline.…
Jan 11 2018
Today’s utilities often find that existing pump stations do not have the necessary power or capacity to meet demand. Frequent breakdowns and…
Jan 10 2018
Water industry leaders have tried to convey the urgency to address the country’s failing water infrastructure. Yet, the industry receives minimal…
Jan 8 2018
The city of Long Beach, N.Y., is seeking an additional $12 million on top of the $6 million already received in grants to fund a sewage pipeline to…
Oct 19 2017
The city of Rowlett, Texas, experienced an unauthorized wastewater discharge from a sanitary sewer manhole. Approximately 77,000 gal of domestic…
Sep 19 2017
One of the greatest challenges for building a 1.6-million-sq-ft ConAgra distribution center was not the building itself, but how to manage storm…
Sep 19 2017
Acoal-fired, electric power-generating plant near Atlanta was constructed in the 1960s to provide electricity to metropolitan Atlanta. The plant’s…
Sep 18 2017
When Tredyffrin Township, Pa., faced three catastrophic failures on the Wilson Road Force Main (WRFM) between 2012 and 2014, they knew an innovative…
Sep 18 2017
Pipeline inspection software used with ArcGIS Online allows the sewer line cleaning company to review field data instantly. Ace Pipe Cleaning Inc. (…
Sep 18 2017
Polyethylene (PE), a thermoplastic resin, was first produced in 1933. During the next 20 years, petrochemical industry chemists advanced the…
Sep 18 2017
Louisville Water Co., the utility for Louisville, Ky., has announced that Phase I of the Eastern Parkway Project to install 2.2 miles of 42-in.…
Aug 20 2017
Neofit+ Plus System is a non-invasive pipe lining system specially designed for small-diameter potable water service piping. The liner seals small…
Jul 7 2017
Couplings allowed the contractor to join the prefabricated grooved and epoxy-coated pipe, providing visual confirmation of correct installation. …
Jul 7 2017
The city of Myrtle Beach, S.C., has a population of approximately 27,000 and is growing. Because Myrtle Beach is a beach resort, this number swells…
Jun 2 2017
The American Water Works Assn. (AWWA) and the U.S. Department of Commerce’s U.S. Commercial Service led a delegation of 13 water companies to Peru…
May 23 2017
The American Water Works Assn. (AWWA) announced the launch of its new Buried No Longer (BNL) tool. The BNL online tool offers water and wastewater…
May 22 2017
Xylem Inc. has released a white paper outlining strategies to increase the resilience of cities around the world. According to the United Nations, 66…
May 8 2017
In March 2010, an unusually configured culvert passing under Florida State Route 16 was rehabilitated with an solution called CentriPipe, utilizing…
May 8 2017
Some believe that relining a pipe with a smaller one will decrease its capacity. However, this is not always the case, and slipline rehabilitation…
May 3 2017
Hydroelectric penstocks utilize water and elevation to generate electricity. It is a clean, cost-effective and reliable source of energy. Penstocks…
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