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  • A-LOk Premium- The first Installation of the newest A-lok watertight pipe to manhole connector

    This is a story about  the very first installation of the newest  A-Lok product, The A-LOK “Premium”, pipe to manhole connector for stormwater and sanitary containment systems.This connector has the ability to change shape as the outside diameter of the pipe changes shape. This happens when the liquid filled core material inside the A-LOK Premium redistributes itself to ...


    By A-Lok Products, Inc.

  • ASTM C857 - 12a Standard Practice for Minimum Structural Design Loading for Underground Precast Concrete Utility Structures

    This practice is intended to standardize the minimum structural design loading for underground precast concrete utility structures. The user shall verify the anticipated field conditions and requirements with design loads greater than those specified in this standard. 1. Scope 1.1 This practice describes the minimum live loads and dead loads to be applied ...


    By ASTM International

  • ASTM C1619 - 11 standard specification for elastomeric seals for joining concrete structures

    This specification covers the physical property requirements of elastomeric seals (gaskets) used to seal the joints of precast concrete structures used in gravity and low head pressure applications. The seals shall be classified as: Class A; Class B; Class C; Class D; and Class E. All gaskets shall be extruded or molded in such a manner that any ...


    By ASTM International

  • GelTech Solutions Teams Up With Con Edison to Fight Manhole Fires & Enhance Public Safety

    GelTech Solutions, Inc. (OTCBB: GLTC), creators of FireIce, a revolutionary water enhancing fire suppressant that has the potential to change current firefighting techniques, announces the beginning of a three month pilot program with Con Edison (NYSE: ED) to use FireIce to combat manhole fires. "After a thorough and comprehensive two year evaluation of fire suppressant products, including ...


  • GelTech Solutions Teams Up With Con Edison to Fight Manhole Fires & Enhance Public Safety

    GelTech Solutions, Inc. (OTCBB: GLTC), creators of FireIce, a revolutionary water enhancing fire suppressant that has the potential to change current firefighting techniques, announces the beginning of a three month pilot program with Con Edison (NYSE: ED) to use FireIce to combat manhole fires. "After a thorough and comprehensive two year evaluation of fire suppressant products, including ...


  • ASTM C478M - 11 standard specification for precast reinforced concrete manhole sections (Metric)

    This specification covers the manufacture and purchase requirements of products used for the assembly and construction of circular vertical precast reinforced concrete manholes and structures used in sewer and water works. Reinforced concrete shall consist of cementitious materials, mineral aggregates, and water, in which steel reinforcement has been embedded in such a ...


    By ASTM International

  • Veolia ES industrial services acquires Pacific Liners

    Veolia Environmental Services announced that its Industrial Services unit (Baytown, TX) has acquired Pacific Liners (Vacaville, CA), a provider of pipe and sewer line restoration services. Pacific Liners, which recorded $21 million in revenues during 2007, uses trenchless technology to provide cleaning, inspection, pipeline restoration, and manhole and structure rehabilitation services in ...

  • A-Lok premium `The New watertight connector`

    A-LOK® Premium™ Designed to produce a guaranteed watertight seal between pipe and concrete, the A•LOK® Premium™ flexible pipe-to-manhole compression connector provides maximum performance on the job site. Its unique design not only saves valuable project time, but also ensures longevity and offers unsurpassed environmental benefits. A-LOK® Premium™ connectors prevent infiltration and ...


    By A-Lok Products, Inc.

  • Con Edison Employees Win National Honors for Safety Breakthroughs

    Five Con Edison researchers have received prestigious industry awards for projects that protect the safety of our customers and company employees. The researchers were honored with Technology Transfer Awards from the Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI), a leader in research that makes the delivery of electricity safe, reliable and clean. "It's our responsibility to be vigilant in ...


  • ISIS by Halcrow – it`s just got faster!

    ISIS, one of the leading software packages for river modelling, now boasts significant increases in the speed of model run times. ISIS is used throughout the world on flood forecasting, flood alleviation scheme designs, flood risk mapping, flood risk assessments and catchment management planning projects. It provides engineers and managers with a set of flexible and cost effective tools so that ...


  • $123,000 Grant to Wichita, Kan., for Storm Sewer Project

    EPA has awarded $123,000 to the City of Wichita, Kan., for improvements to its storm sewer system. The project is expected to be completed by the fall of 2012. EPA Region 7 Administrator Karl Brooks said, “It’s always a pleasure to help provide adequate storm sewer systems for Kansas cities. These water infrastructure funds will partially fund a construction project which is estimated ...

  • Wavin Plastics on show in BBC drama

    Wavin Plastics, the UK’s leading provider of water management solutions, has a supporting role in a new BBC drama. A range of the company’s products have been supplied to the set of True Dare Kiss, which started on BBC 1 last week. Wavin’s award winning sustainable urban drainage systems AquaCell and AquaCell Lite were both supplied as props, along with the company’s pervious paving system ...


  • DC Water awards CH2M/Parsons Joint Venture team major water and wastewater capital improvement program

    CH2M and Parsons, as part of a joint venture team, have been selected by the District of Columbia Water and Sewer Authority (DC Water) to perform program management services for the development and implementation of DC Water’s capital improvement program (CIP)—a $1.3 billion water and wastewater infrastructure program focused on repair and replacement of mostly underground ...


    By CH2M Hill Companies, Ltd.

  • New features in VIY3 software version 3.9.1.21. Modified Wavelet tool and new Normalizing tool

    Transient Technologies LLC released updated Software package for VIY3 series GPR. New version is 3.9.1.21.   This time along with improving of software’s different tools and options, we added some tools that may be very helpful for users.   Main improvements and innovations:   Several ...


    By Transient Technologies LLC

  • City of Mankato, Minnesota Awards Its First CIPP Project Valued at $5.1 Million to Insituform

    ST. LOUIS - Insituform Technologies, Inc. (Nasdaq Global Select Market: INSU) announced today it has been awarded the first cured-in-place pipe project in Mankato, Minnesota’s history. This $5.1 million contract award will allow Insituform to rehabilitate 10,000 feet of 42-inch diameter sanitary sewer pipelines in the commercial and historic downtown areas of Mankato. “Insituform ...

  • What can go wrong in confined space rescues

    May 8, 2010, Middletown, OH -- A worker conducting a non-entry inspection of a manhole was incapacitated and fell into the hole. Moments later, two firefighters lowered their captain into the hole to conduct the rescue. All three firefighters were overcome and nearly perished in the botched rescue. May 26, 2010, Liberty Township, IN -- A worker is overcome and collapses ...


    By The Compliance Center (ICC)

  • GL updates rules for inland navigation vessels

    To ensure the continuing safety and promote the efficiency of inland waterway transport, Germanischer Lloyd (GL) has released an update to the GL Rules for Inland Navigation Vessels (INV). The update to the rules came into effect on 1 November 2011 and consists of rules for: classification and surveys; hull design and construction; machinery, systems and electricity; and additional requirements ...


  • IAC wins evaluation and repair contract

    Saline Water Conversion Corporation ($WeC), the gcNernment corpor,ltion operating desalination plants in Saudi Arabia, recognised Ihe need for a comprehensive evaluation and rehabilitation program 10 reduce potential blockages and fOad coUapses m the extensive network of sewers at their large AI-Khobar City facility in Eastern Province of the Kingdom. SWCC floated a tender 10 evaluate and rep31r ...

  • Insituform Wins Contract Valued at $7 Million in Honolulu, Hawaii

    ST. LOUIS - Insituform Technologies, Inc. (Nasdaq Global Select Market: INSU) announced today that it has been awarded a contract valued at approximately $7 million by the City and County of Honolulu, Hawaii to rehabilitate nearly 1,400 feet of a 69-inch diameter pipeline beneath Ala Moana Boulevard, one of the main access roads to Waikiki Beach. Using Insituform® CIPP on this project will ...


    By Insituform Technologies, LLC

  • Larson Electronics Releases 150 Watt Explosion Proof LED Light with a Scaffold Bracket Mount

    Industrial lighting specialist Larson Electronics has announced the release of a 150 watt explosion proof LED light fixture mounted on an adjustable scaffold bracket. The 150 watt LED light head produces 13,000 lumens of light and is attached to an aluminum rail/ladder mount bracket that allows operators to easily mount this unit to ladders, handrails, catwalks, and other similar structures. ...


    By Larson Electronics LLC

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