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  • Grundoburst Pipe Bursting System for Ductile Iron and Steel Pipe

    Burst and replace ductile iron, steel and lined pipe with the new Grundoburst static pipe bursting system from TT Technologies. Pulled by a hydraulic bursting unit, the cutter head’s special cutting wheels split the host pipe. An attached expander spreads and displaces the split pipe into the surrounding soil while simultaneously pulling in the new pipe. Patented Quicklock bursting ...


    By TT Technologies, Inc

  • Frankfort Electric and Water Plant Board Verifies Distress on Ductile Iron Pipe Using Electromagnetics

    Commercial introduction of ductile iron pipe (DIP) began in the mid-1950s and was established as the most frequently selected material of choice for ferrous pressure pipe by the early 1970s. Due to the widespread use of DIP during a large expansion of pipeline infrastructure in the 1970s, there are many thousands of miles of pressurized DIP in operation today. Water and wastewater utilities ...


    By Pure Technologies

  • City of Tarpon Springs Assesses Critical Ductile Iron Force Main

    Across the United States, there are many thousands of water and wastewater utilities that serve populations less than 50,000. Although the majority of attention surrounding aging infrastructure focuses on the challenges of large utilities, these small utilities are often faced with greater challenges. Smaller utilities often have fewer resources – both financial and personnel – ...


    By Pure Technologies

  • Pipe material for earthquake zones

    In a study of the effects of earthquakes on water and sewer pipe, ductile iron pipe with restrained joints proved superior to other pipe materials. An article published in the Journal of the American Water Works Association describes how the high-strength, flexible pipe with flexible joints withstands earthquakes better than cement or plastic pipes. "Pipelines that deliver clean water and ...


  • Stop Massive Municipal Water Loss with GRP Pipes

    Nearly 40% of South Africa’s municipal water is lost before ever reaching customers, according to the Water Research Commission (WRC). This equates to approximately 1,580-million cubic metres of lost water per annum in a country considered “water-scarce”, or an estimated R7 billion in lost revenue.   Says Roger Rusch, CEO of Industrial Water Cooling ...

  • Svobodny Sokol took part in City Pipe 2015

    From 26 to 28 of may 2015 in Moscow International center Crocus Expo an Exhibition “CityPipe2015: Piping systems for Municipal infrastructure: construction, diagnostics, repair and operation” took place. The exhibition was held together with international exhibition concerning waste recycling WasteTech 2015 First taken place in 2006 the exhibition became the biggest in history and ...


    By Svobodny Sokol

  • GRP Pipes Reign Supreme in Mine Dewatering Applications

    Glass-reinforced plastic (GRP) pipes’ proven resilience in harsh terrains, extreme climates and unpredictable site environments make them the superior choice over HDPE, steel and DICL (ductile iron concrete lined) pipes in the demanding environment of a mine dewatering system. Says Roger Rusch, CEO of IWC “Unchecked groundwater can affect the stability of the ...

  • GRP Pipes Could Solve SA`s Sewage Crisis

    Municipalities across South Africa are facing a sewage and wastewater crisis as the country’s dilapidated pipe lines, mainly constructed out of steel or asbestos cement and installed in the 1960’s, reach the end of their effective lifespan. Unless urgent attention is given to the replacement and maintenance of these pipes, the end result is predictable: bursts will start occurring on ...

  • PVC Pipe Industry: Congress Shouldn`t Write Blank Checks for Water Infrastructure

    Unsustainable Iron Pipes Leading Cause of Nation's Corrosion Crisis and Water Main Break Epidemic See Skyrocketing Costs at WaterMainBreakClock.com "Billions needed to upgrade America's leaky water infrastructure" was the headline in a recent Washington Post front-page story.  While action must be taken, the PVC Pipe Association is urging Congress not to write blank checks to local ...

  • ASTM A426 / A426M - 11a standard specification for centrifugally cast ferritic alloy steel pipe for high-temperature service

    1. Scope 1.1 This specification covers centrifugally cast alloy steel pipe intended for use in high-temperature, high-pressure service. 1.2 Several grades of ferritic steels are covered. Their compositions are given in Table 1. 1.3 Supplementary Requirements S1 through S12 are provided. The supplementary requirements provide for additional tests of an optional ...


    By ASTM International

  • ASTM A369 / A369M - 11 standard specification for carbon and ferritic alloy steel forged and bored pipe for high-temperature service

    This guide specifies standard specification for heavy-wall carbon and alloy steel pipe made from turned and bored forgings and is intended for high-temperature service. Heat and product analysis shall be conducted on several grades of ferritic steels, wherein the material shall conform to the required chemical composition for carbon, manganese, phosphorus, sulfur, ...


    By ASTM International

  • Never Assume: Ontario utility surprised to find unexpected pipe material during force main condition assessment

    The familiar adage, “never assume anything” certainly applies to the water and wastewater pipeline industry. The message was brought home to Utilities Kingston (UK) early this year when the utility was surprised to find unexpected pipe material on sections of pipe during a condition assessment on its Dalton Avenue (North ...


    By Pure Technologies

  • AuraSource Forms Strategic Partnership With Xinxing Cathay International Group

    AuraSource, Inc. (OTCQB: ARAO) (OTCBB: ARAO), a developer of hydrocarbon clean fuel and mineral material beneficiation technology, today announced that it has formed a strategic partnership with China Xinxing Cathy International Group ("Xinxing Group"), a Global 500 largest company, to joint research and develop ultra-low ash coal, import iron ore and process minerals. As part of the ...


  • Utah State University - For Immediate Release

    US and International Dig Ups Confirm PVC Water Pipe’s Longevity in Excess of 100 Years, According to a Comprehensive Study from Utah State University The Utah State University (USU) Buried Structures Laboratory has published a comprehensive study on PVC pipe excavations, testing and life cycle analysis. USU, located in Logan, Utah is also home to the Utah Water Research Laboratory ...


    By IPEX

  • PWA: A Strong Choice for Screening Assessment of Metallic Pipelines

    As pipelines across North America age and begin to reach their end-of-life cycles, utilities are faced with the task of assessing their network and determining the best course of action for maintaining reliable, efficient and sustainable levels of service. The task of selecting pipes for inspection, rehabilitation or replacement can be overwhelming. For the majority of metallic ...


    By Pure Technologies

  • Viking Johnson couplings specified for Bulgarian water project

    A new £40 million water pipeline network to supply the Bulgarian city of Ruse with drinking water is to rely on Viking Johnson large diameter couplings for mechanical pipe jointing.The 21 km long, 1.2 metre diameter, water main is being laid between Ruse – the largest Bulgarian city on the River Danube – and natural water sources in the Slivo Pole area to the north-east of the city.Viking ...


    By Viking Johnson

  • NEXT GENERATION ULTRAGRIP – A UNIQUE PIPELINE JOINTING SOLUTION IN DIAMETERS UP TO 400MM

    Viking Johnson has launched an exciting new design of its proven UltraGrip range of fully restrained pipeline coupling joints for water and gas applications. Now available in diameters up to 400mm, UltraGrip provides the ultimate sealing and gripping solution on ...


    By Viking Johnson

  • No Leak Too Small: Portuguese Water Management Company Rolls Out Smartball Tool To Detect Leak On Critical Young Transmission Main

    Drinking water systems degrade over time, with the useful life of the pipe and component parts often lasting for decades. Of course, age is only part of the equation. The deterioration of any particular pipeline depends on a multitude of factors, including pipe material and class. To complicate matters, factors such as soil environment, chemical properties of the water, climate changes, and ...


    By Pure Technologies

  • Abnormal Weather Plays Havoc With Buried Infrastructure

    Dallas Water Utilities Discovers Massive Hidden Sinkhole And Achieves Huge Savings Through Annual Leak Detection Program The year began with the Lone Star state experiencing its fourth year of drought, compelling State Governor Greg Abbott to reissue an Emergency Disaster Proclamation in early May to deal with the declining ...


    By Pure Technologies

  • Water utilities to compete in `Best of the Best` Tap Water Taste Test

    What: “Best of the Best” Tap Water Taste Test - utilities from across North America compete to determine who has the “best of the best” tasting tap water. When: Tuesday, June 10 at 3:00 p.m. Where: Boston Convention & Exhibition Center *Boston Water & Sewer Commission and Massachusetts Water Resources Authority will ...

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