Pipe Distribution

Plastic pipe. Steel pipe. Concrete pipe. Cast iron pipe. The industry has strong opinions on which type of pipe rules the lot; and, while we here at W&WD are not partial to any one pipe, we do cover them all. Seventy-three percent of W&WD subscribers have the authority to specify, approve or buy pipe and fittings; so read on for the latest news and features on pipe and distribution systems.
pvc pipe, sewers, sustainability, sustainable solutions corporation
Apr 26 2017

Sustainable Solutions Corp. (SSC) has released the “Life Cycle Assessment of PVC Water and Sewer Pipe and Comparative Sustainability Analysis...

louisville, kentucky, steel pipe, project
Apr 19 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....

water research foundation, lead service lines, coatings, pipe
Apr 13 2017

The Water Research Foundation (WRF), a sponsor of research supporting the water community, announced a new research report on lead service line...

Apr 9 2017

Thompson Pipe Group is the North American manufacturer of Flowtite fiberglass reinforced pipe (FRP). Produced using the advanced continuous-...

preload, concrete, award, voting, competition
Apr 6 2017

PRELOAD LLC, a prestressed concrete tank design and construction company,...

flint, pipeline, replacement, settlement, lead, water
Apr 3 2017

A federal judge approved a settlement that will require the State of Michigan and City of Flint, Mich., to replace the city’s lead pipes ...

Mar 31 2017

The first phase of the Eastern Idaho Regional Wastewater Authority’s (EIRWWA) Regional Wastewater Treatment Plant, with a price tag of...

Mar 30 2017

Lake City, in Clayton County, Ga., is part of the Atlanta metro core. In recent years, new construction has overgrown some existing underground...

la sierra pipeline, tap water, western municipal water district
Mar 30 2017

Western Municipal Water District will begin construction this spring on the La Sierra Pipeline, a $36 million project to increase local water...

Mar 27 2017

Smoke testing is a cost-effective method to locate surface inflow-causing wet weather peak flows and sanitary sewer overflows. Superior smoke...

Mar 27 2017

For more than 45 years, the Airvac brand has provided cost-effective solutions for existing communities and new land developments. Airvac, a brand...

Mar 24 2017

The sixth biennial Emerging Water Technology Symposium will be held in May 2018 in Ontario, Calif. (date TBD). The event is convened by the...

alabama, mobile, theodore, hd supply waterworks
Mar 22 2017

HD Supply Waterworks, a distributor of waterworks infrastructure products, has relocated one...

in-water, michigan, university, wayne state, infrastructure, water, program
Mar 20 2017

Michigan’s University Research Corridor (URC)—an alliance of Michigan State University (MSU), the University of Michigan (U-M) and Wayne State...

asce, report card, infrastructure, water, 2017, grade
Mar 10 2017

The American Society of Civil Engineers’ (ASCE) 2017 Report Card for America’s Infrastructure gave the country’s water and wastewater systems...

Mar 7 2017

These ring grip pipe and tube couplings are low-cost, heavy-duty self-aligning couplings for either high pressure—to 150 psig—or full vacuum rated...

Mar 6 2017

With more than 25 years of service at the city of Newark, Ohio’s wastewater treatment plant (WWTP), Superintendent Darin Wise knows his site...

Mar 6 2017

Southwest Florida has two popular attractions: golf and the Gulf of Mexico. The warm Florida climate and dozens of beautiful courses make it a...

Mar 6 2017

The LaSalle Lift Station will provide a net savings of $17 million over the next 50 years. 

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