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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.
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Feb 28 2017
Asahi/America Inc. announced that it now offers a new building information modeling (BIM) design and CAD library on its website. Engineers,…
Feb 26 2017
DuroMaxx steel-reinforced polyethylene (SRPE) pipe provides strength and durability for irrigation applications. With less weight and larger sizes,…
Feb 10 2017
Advanced Drainage Systems Inc. (ADS), a global manufacturer of water management products and solutions for commercial, residential, infrastructure…
Jan 19 2017
Hymax Clamp permanently repairs holes and cracks in water and wastewater pipes. Reliable and easy to install, Hymax two-bolt clamps are efficient and…
Jan 9 2017
More than 6,800 cu yd of structural concrete are being used in the construction of a new trickling filter and trickling filter pump station in…
Nov 9 2016
Hymax products offer advanced stab-on design, enabling fast installation, which reduces time in the ditch, and allows 4 degrees of dynamic deflection…
Oct 13 2016
Tuesday, November 15, 2016 2:00 p.m. Eastern Participants earn one Professional Development Hour Webinar Overview Efficient and predictable operation…
Oct 13 2016
Wednesday, October 26, 2016 2:00 p.m. Eastern Participants earn one Professional Development Hour. Webinar Overview When selecting pipe for your next…
Aug 22 2016
Ham Baker and Unitspark completed the installation of a penstock at a pumping station in London, England, and overcame a restricted access issue with…
Jul 1 2016
The water crisis in Flint, Mich., has placed a spotlight on underground infrastructure issues for municipal leaders and the citizens they serve. Tony…
Jul 1 2016
The city of Houston operates and maintains approximately 6,000 miles of gravity sewer with diameters from 6 to 144 in. The average daily wastewater…
Jul 1 2016
The Water Quality Assn. (WQA) urges homeowners concerned about their local public water system's quality of water to utilize their municipality’s…
Jun 3 2016
This video tutorial features the HSF 250 line stop fitting. It covers the tapping machine from setup for completion to the final blind flange…
May 4 2016
The city of Niagara Falls, N.Y., is located on the Niagara River, across from the city of Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada, and named for the famed…
May 4 2016
The Rivanna Water & Sewer Authority (RWSA) in Charlottesville, Va., operates four water resource recovery facilities (formerly called wastewater…
Apr 29 2016
A glass filament delivery method utilized during the continuous-winding pipe manufacturing process allows additional strength to be introduced,…
Apr 26 2016
Standard threading and bending capabilities are available in PVC-coated galvanized and aluminum with diameters ranging from 0.5 in. to 6 in. and…
Mar 30 2016
At the turn of the 20th century, the City of Portsmouth, Ohio, constructed a nearly 2.5-mile brick tunnel sewer from the Ohio River through the…
Mar 29 2016
When news of the Flint water crisis broke—in terms of national news; the crisis was actually nothing new—the water industry found itself in an…
Mar 29 2016
"Those books are the lead service contracts,” said Madison Water Utility Operations Clerk Amy Jones, gesturing over her shoulder to three massive…
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