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.
Jun 11 2017

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

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...

May 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...

May 3 2017

Hydroelectric penstocks utilize water and elevation to generate electricity. It is a clean, cost-effective and reliable source of energy....

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...

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...