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.
Ace Pipe Cleaning offers sewer cleaning
Sep 18 2017

Pipeline inspection software used with ArcGIS Online allows the sewer line cleaning company to review field data...

Plastics Pipe Institute project
Sep 18 2017

Polyethylene (PE), a thermoplastic resin, was first produced in 1933. During the next 20 years, petrochemical industry chemists advanced the...

Louisville utility completes phase 1 of project
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....

Sep 10 2017

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

srpe system installation
Sep 8 2017

Located in Pierce County, Wash., the city of Gig Harbor is dedicated to preserving its unique history and character, even as it undergoes...

Seward discovers leak in system
Aug 22 2017

The city of Seward, Neb., warned its residents not to consume any city water due to "unknown concentrations" in the water following a ...

pipe lining system
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...

New members join PPI board
Aug 11 2017

David Fink and Tony Radoszewski

The ...

Aug 4 2017

Matt Resler

Trelleborg appointed Matt Resler as key account manager for plastic pipe seals and promoted...

Aug 2 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...

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 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 ...

AWWA launches Buried No Longer tool for utilities
May 23 2017

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