barrier pipe Articles

  • Underground Effluent Pipe - Case Study

    Project: UNDERGROUND EFFLUENT PIPE Client: Southeastern pulp & paper mill General Scope: Over 5000 ft. of 24” and 30” diameter FRP pipe to carry effluent from the bleach plant to holding ponds. Engineering/Procurement: BROWN & ROOT, INC. – Houston, Texas Resin & Laminate ...


    By Fibrex Corporation

  • In-pipe monitors turn dreams into reality

    In-pipe monitors turn dreams into reality The quality of tap water has improved enormously in recent decades, but for largely technological reasons, until recently, knowledge of water quality between the treatment works and the tap has been an almost impossible dream for water treatment and distribution network managers. In this article, Jo Cooper, Product Specialist at Intellitect Water, will ...


    By Intellitect Water Ltd

  • Bleach Plant Process Pipe - Case Study

    Project: BLEACH PLANT PROCESS PIPE Client: Major northern U.S. pulp & paper company General Scope: Fibrex manufactured all 2” through 24” diameter FRP process pipe for the client’s new bleach plant. Engineering/Procurement: SIMONS ENGINEERING, INC – Atlanta, Georgia Resin & ...


    By Fibrex Corporation

  • Chlor-Alkali Process Pipe - Case Study

    Project: CHLOR-ALKALI PROCESS PIPE Client: Major chlor-alkali plant in the Middle East General Scope: Fibrex manufactured over 12,000 ft. of chlorine process piping in diameters ranging from 1” to 32” diameter. Engineering/Procurement: FLUOR DANIEL, INC. – Sugar Land, Texas Resin & ...


    By Fibrex Corporation

  • Organoclay-filled reactive core mat dnapl remedial barrier proves succesful case study

    Project : Koppers Wood Treatment Facility Location : Guthrie, KY Products : Reactive Core Mat Background: This is a case study of an active wood-treatment plant that has operated in southwestern Kentucky since 1913. Historically, creosote dripped from treated rail cross ties following their removal from a pressure cylinder. ...


    By CETCO

  • Perma-Shield PL: Advanced Protection for Ductile Iron and Steel Pipe

    Tnemec Company’s innovative Perma-Shield ceramic epoxy lining technology is now available for steel and ductile iron pipe and fittings.  Specifically formulated and tested to withstand severe wastewater environments, Perma-Shield has protected millions of square feet in wastewater collection and treatment plants including manholes, lift stations, ...


  • Transient and surge related pipe bursts, water loss and damage prevention

    Pipe bursts as a result of transients and surges within a piping network are very common problems throughout the world. Not only are the maintenance costs of these repairs extremely expensive, but when you add in possible litigation for third party damages, combined with the potentially significant value (cost) of the lost water, you can quickly realize the significance of what may appear simply ...


    By Singer Valve Inc.

  • Explosives remediation at Pueblo Chemical Depot changes course

    Treatment of soil and groundwater contaminated by energetic compounds has been underway since 1997 at area of interest (AOI) 3B of the Pueblo Chemical Depot (PCD) in Colorado. AOI 3B is part of the source of an explosives-contaminated groundwater plume. Initial work involved excavation and onsite composting of soil to address the contaminant source. In 2001, a pump and treat system using granular ...

  • Basic Information about PEX

    Cross-linked polyethylene or commonly know as PEX is made in many types, varieties, and has many uses in the plumbing industry. PEX tubing has grown to become one of the largest produced materials, due to its sufficient replacement for the need of copper and CPVC. The usage of PEX tubing allows the person to save economically by up to three times as opposed to when using copper. It also ...


    By Canarsee Supply

  • The different purposes of drain cleaners

    Drain cleaners are chemicals that help in clearing off septic tank drain pipes or to put a stop to the amount of congested pipes. It is commonly suggested through septic tank specialists, as it is an easiest ways do repair to drainage problems. Drain cleaners includes very hazardous chemical ...


    By Hydra International Ltd

  • Flood Protection: Chew Magna, North East Somerset

    Client: Bath & North East Somerset Council Houses Protected: 69 Project Detail: The village of Chew Magna, to the south of Bristol, has suffered eight flood events within the last 40 years. The village is a designated conservation area, having a number of listed buildings. With two main watercourses flowing into Chew Magna and ...


    By UK Flood Barriers Limited

  • Where does the oil go after treatment with the SRA?

    Oil is necessary in a refrigeration unit; it is needed to lubricate the compressor pump. Over time, much of this oil has circulated through the pipes of the refrigeration circuit and clings to inner walls of the pipes that carry the refrigeration liquid or vapour. The American Society of Heating, Refrigerating, and Air-Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE) calls the oil that clings to the inside walls ...


    By Power Knot LLC

  • Underground, underwater, under stress: Town of Longboat Key puts SmartBall tool to unusual pipeline condition test

    When much of your critical sewer pipeline lies buried under a bay of shimmering ocean water, the challenges required to assess its condition may seem daunting. That task faced the Town of Longboat Key, an affluent retirement community located on the barrier island of the same name off the west coast of Florida. Sensitive to environmental, health and safety issues, ...


    By Pure Technologies

  • Proven protection against petroleum gas and water migration case study

    Project : 500 Fifth Avenue Nort|h Location : Seattle, WA Products : Liquid Boot® Gas Vapor Mitigation System, Ultraseal® Waterproofing System Background: Vapor intrusion has become a signifi cant environmental issue for regulators, industry leaders, and concerned residents nationwide. The use of a spray-applied gas ...


    By CETCO

  • Water monitoring as a safety feature for nuclear desalination

    It is widely accepted that the general safety approach for nuclear facilities is valid for a Nuclear Desalination Plant (NDP), thus IAEA standards and guides are applicable. The coupling of a NDP should be designed with the safety objective of ensuring that it results in no adverse effect on the Nuclear Power Plant (NPP) safety. The first objective (provisions of barriers) is complied with by the ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Water Main / Fire Line Rehabilitation

    Problem Dirty brown water and poor water flow were the first clues that a mid-Atlantic commercial property owner had a problem. Then the owner was put on notice by the local fire department that the water supply lines were no longer meeting the required flow requirements. Four hydrants on the owner’s property were flowing between 200 to 300 gallons per minute due to heavy corrosion-induced ...


    By CuraFlo

  • Non-contacting solution for Plugged off flow meters in the oil patch - Case Study

    For years Petrobakken Energy Ltd. used inline turbine flow meters to track the flow rate of oil recycled to treaters. But with a high concentration of wax and sand in the oil, the turbine meters were quickly plugging off. The line had to be shut down at least once a day and the turbine flowmeters disassembled for cleaning. This was troublesome and expensive. Petrobakken knew there had to be a ...


    By Greyline Instruments Inc.

  • Bollard Installation

    Sustained health and safety of the human population requires that remediation systems be set up to take care of high levels of contaminants in water bodies, soil groundwater or other locations as deemed fit. Environmental construction companies are frequently called up on for this purpose. Need for Bollard InstallationExecution of the remediation strategy may involve excavation, concrete coring, ...

  • Program developed to ensure long-term O&M and performance of vapor intrusion mitigation

    EPA Region 7 has developed a comprehensive VI program to address the installation and long-term operation and maintenance (O&M) of VI mitigation systems, as well as assessment sampling for future systems, in homes near the Chemical Commodities, Inc. Superfund site (CCI). Region 7's VI Program Implementation Manual, which describes decision processes and procedures as well as roles and ...

  • International Chlorine Header Project - Case Study

    Project: CHLORINE HEADERS AND TRANSFER DUCT REPLACEMENT Client: Major chlor-alkali plant in the Middle East General Scope: All four chlorine gas collection headers, each one 24” through 42” diameter, and all 54” diameter chlorine gas transfer duct from headers to chlorine coolers was installed in 1996. The service of this ...


    By Fibrex Corporation

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