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 18 2017
Polyethylene (PE), a thermoplastic resin, was first produced in 1933. During the next 20 years, petrochemical industry chemists advanced the…
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.…
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…
Jul 7 2017
Couplings allowed the contractor to join the prefabricated grooved and epoxy-coated pipe, providing visual confirmation of correct installation. …
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 swells…
Jun 2 2017
The American Water Works Assn. (AWWA) and the U.S. Department of Commerce’s U.S. Commercial Service led a delegation of 13 water companies to Peru…
May 23 2017
The American Water Works Assn. (AWWA) announced the launch of its new Buried No Longer (BNL) tool. The BNL online tool offers water and wastewater…
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 Nations, 66…
May 8 2017
In March 2010, an unusually configured culvert passing under Florida State Route 16 was rehabilitated with an solution called CentriPipe, utilizing…
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 3 2017
Hydroelectric penstocks utilize water and elevation to generate electricity. It is a clean, cost-effective and reliable source of energy. Penstocks…
Apr 25 2017
The Alliance for Water Efficiency (AWE) and Plumbing Manufacturers Intl. (PMI) released research that shows that water-efficient toilets could…
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 6 2017
PRELOAD LLC, a prestressed concrete tank design and construction company, announced the company’s inaugural Concrete Decision Award, a celebration of…
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 supply…
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 American…
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…
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 grades…
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 inside…
Mar 6 2017
The LaSalle Lift Station will provide a net savings of $17 million over the next 50 years.  The Waco (Texas) Metropolitan Area Regional Sewer System…
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