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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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Sep 21 2015
Echologics has opened a new innovation site dedicated to testing “smart” solutions for leak detection and pipe condition assessment, representing a…
Sep 11 2015
Anyone who has traveled to Amarillo, Texas, has travelled Loop 335. This high-traffic loop encircles the city and connects motorists to every major…
Sep 11 2015
In the U.S., an irrigation district is a cooperative, self-governing public corporation set up as a subdivision of the state government. It has…
Sep 11 2015
The Canyon Lakes sanitary sewer inter­ceptor serves northwest and northeast Lubbock, Texas, and is one of the major interceptors in the city’s sewer…
Sep 10 2015
Join the McElroy University crew as they go into the field for a boiler system install with polypropylene pipe. Learn about proper pipe preparation,…
Sep 10 2015
The Talon 2000—McElroy's biggest machine to date—brings a new way to fuse large-diameter thermoplastic pipe that is growing in demand to replace…
Sep 9 2015
Watch how to properly unload and deploy McElroy's QuickCamp—a lighted, insulated and climate-controlled shelter for fusing thermoplastic pipe from 8…
Sep 1 2015
The Polarled Pipeline—a 482-km-long pipeline that will transport gas from the Aasta Hansteen field in the Norwegian Sea to western Norway—is the…
Aug 13 2015
Governors across the U.S. are dedicating a week this summer to some of the most overlooked, taken-for-granted, yet irreplaceable products on Earth.…
Aug 6 2015
SAK Construction has rehabilitated three sewage siphons that run beneath the Truckee River in Reno, Nev., as well as pipelines that serve the city’s…
Aug 6 2015
More than 400 engineers, executives, owners and other professionals representing the North America concrete pipe industry will gather in Arlington,…
Aug 4 2015
The Plastics Pipe Institute Inc., (PPI) announced that Lance MacNevin, P.E., has joined the association as director of engineering, Building and…
Jul 21 2015
The Plastics Pipe Institute Inc. (PPI), the trade association representing all segments of the plastic pipe industry, installed its new board of…
Jul 7 2015
In an effort to conserve as much water as possible and increase the longevity of its water system, the city of Lago Vista, Texas, has switched…
Jul 7 2015
Kelly Arnold, distribution supervisor, and Jay Hollen, city engineer, for the city of Buckhannon, W.Va., recently ran into a situation that did not…
Jul 7 2015
Sometimes, it is a race against the clock to help customers avert a potential disaster. When time is limited and the needs are great, reliable pipe…
Jun 17 2015
McElroy announced the addition of a new rental partner, Morain Sales & Service, that will serve as a rental house offering a full line of…
Jun 6 2015
Hobas Pipe USA is supplying centrifugally cast fiberglass reinforced polymer mortar pipe to the city and county of Honolulu for the Kaneohe-Kailua…
Jun 5 2015
This brief video guides you through Calbond certified installation procedures for PVC-coated conduit, including clamping, cutting and threading,…
Jun 2 2015
Construction has begun on a project to upgrade water and sewer lines serving Liberty Island, the site of the Statue of Liberty, in Upper New York Bay…
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