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.
pipe lining system
Jul 24 2017

Neofit+ Plus System is a non-invasive pipe lining system specially designed for small-diameter potable water service piping. The liner seals small...

manhole bowls
Jul 24 2017

Inside Drop bowls and stainless steel pipe support brackets simply bolt to the manhole wall and can be cleaned and inspected from above. The...

New Mexico city replaces aging water lines
Jul 21 2017

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) awarded $649,000 to the city of Española, N.M., to replace aging, ...

Industry professionals receive awards from PPI
Jul 20 2017

The Plastics Pipe Institute Inc. (PPI) announced this year’s winners for its...

SPR Consulting, iPEK partner on iPEKloud Portal
Jul 14 2017

Chicago-based IT firm SPR Consulting, a Microsoft Gold Certified Partner, brought its knowledge of...

Jul 10 2017

Designed for hot tapping ductile iron pipe and thick-wall C900 plastic pipe, the...

Jul 9 2017

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

Jul 9 2017

The Hymax Grip Swiveljoint connects and restrains two pipes at any angle from 0 to 90 degrees. With its flexible swiveling end, it...

Jul 7 2017

Couplings allowed the contractor to join the prefabricated grooved and epoxy-coated pipe, providing visual...

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...

Research analyzes cost of water bills in U.S.
Jul 4 2017

Bluefield Research released a new ...

U.S. Pipe assets acquired by Thompson Pipe Group
Jun 28 2017

Effective June 26, 2017, Thompson Pipe Group has entered a definitive agreement to acquire the ...

Jun 27 2017

Truss Pipe is a thermoplastic composite, double-wall, semi-rigid pipe that provides 200 psi minimum pipe stiffness and strong deflection. With...

AWWA launches Buried No Longer tool for utilities
May 23 2017

The American Water Works Assn. (AWWA) announced the launch of its new ...

Xylem's white paper provides strategies for resilience in global cities
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...

Aqua America plans to spend $450 million on water infrastructure in 2017
May 22 2017

Aqua America announced it has plans to invest $450 million in U.S. water infrastructure in 2017. Aqua will help rebuild and replace water...

May 8 2017

In March 2010, an unusually configured culvert passing under Florida State Route 16 was rehabilitated with an solution called CentriPipe,...

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 8 2017

Stainless steel pipe supports are easily installed adjustable clamping pipe brackets that securely attach pipes to structures. Clamps are...