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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Sep 23 2019
Truss Pipe is a thermoplastic composite, double-wall, semi-rigid pipe that provides 200 psi minimum pipe stiffness and strong deflection. With more…
The model of this pipeline can be color coded based on maximum pressure over the course of a transient event with red being the highest and green the lowest.
The model of this pipeline can be color coded based on maximum pressure over the course of a transient event with red being the highest and green the lowest.
Sep 6 2019
Any time water accelerates or decelerates in a pipe, a pressure wave is created. Usually, these changes are small and can be ignored. However, larger…
Jun 20 2019
Plumbing Manufacturers Intl. (PMI) CEO and Executive Director Kerry Stackpole testified before the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR)…
The City of Kenosha, Wis., will be the first city to utilize funding to lead service-line projects and has hired 120WaterAudit to implement the program
The City of Kenosha, Wis., will be the first city to utilize funding to lead service-line projects and has hired 120WaterAudit to implement the program.
Jan 24 2019
Kenosha, Wis., will be the first city in the state of Wisconsin to utilize funding for lead service-line-projects. The city has hired 120WaterAudit…
Jan 7 2019
Hobas pipe is inherently corrosion resistant. The centrifugally cast, fiberglass-reinforced, polymer mortar lasts 100 years or more providing a low…
Dec 5 2018
Flint Mayor Karen Weaver is advising Flint resident to continue drinking bottled water and use water filters. A news conference was held on Dec. 4 at…
Nov 28 2018
PVC-coated conduit bodies offer corrosion protection for applications that require access to conductors in the conduit run. They act as pull outlets…
Agreement reached on water infrastructure bill
Agreement reached on water infrastructure bill
Sep 13 2018
On Sept. 10, U.S. Senate and House lawmakers reached an agreement on America’s Water Infrastructure Act of 2018. Next, the bipartisan legislation…
Naval base leaks wastewater following connection with storm water system
Naval base leaks wastewater following connection with storm water system
Sep 10 2018
Naval Base Kitsap discovered a long-term sewage spill that leaked an estimated 450,000 gal of wastewater into the Puget Sound during the past two…
Illinois renews water distribution act for privatization
Illinois renews water distribution act for privatization
Aug 16 2018
Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner signed an amendment to renew the Illinois Water Systems Viability Act, signed into law in 2013, which allows private water…
Water main breaks, stranding man on his truck's roof
Water main breaks, stranding man on his truck's roof
Aug 9 2018
On Aug. 7, a man was rescued from the roof of his Chevrolet truck after crashing into a sinkhole created by a water main break in Worcester, Mass.…
Groundwater plan proposed to address high nitrates
Groundwater plan proposed to address high nitrates
Aug 6 2018
A newly released proposal to reduce nitrates in the groundwater of the Lower Yakima Valley, Wash., recommended extending municipal water and sewer…
Jul 26 2018
Bypassing areas of pipe that need repair or maintenance is commonplace in wastewater treatment plants (WWTPs) where the facility’s footprint is large…
Jul 26 2018
How do we make valid selections when it comes to picking the right pipe material for a specific application? What are the criteria we use? Can we…
Jul 26 2018
The flat gasket repair clamp is often seen as a jack-of-all-trades repair product for fixing pipe. No matter what repair crews find in the ground,…
May 14 2018
Located in Pierce County, Wash., the city of Gig Harbor is a local mecca for tourism boasting an expansive history in the boat-building and…
May 8 2018
On Monday May 7, 2018, the Philadelphia International Airport suffered a significant water main break, depriving the facility of water pressure to…
May 1 2018
East Greenbush, N.Y., is a town of approximately 15,000 residents where Tom Kennedy serves as the East Greenbush Water Department general foreman.…
Apr 11 2018
Following a vote late on April 10, 2018, The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California (MWD) will provide nearly $11 billion towards the…
Apr 10 2018
Worland, a Wyoming city with a population of 8,000, recently used a point repair solution to rehabilitate 250 ft of 24-in. diameter clay pipe sewer…
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