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  • Buried Pipe Coatings

    The quality of coating materials for buried pipe at nuclear power plants has evolved over time, but there is currently no written standard that would allow plants to fully take advantage of advances in coating technology. A proposed new standard will provide coating guidance for plants seeking to repair or replace buried pipe. The proposed standard, ...


    By ASTM International

  • Pipeline repair during the holidays

    We received a call late on Thursday afternoon, with the news of a leaking pipe. With our strategically located site engineers working around the clock, we had an engineer on site assessing the situation hours later. An encapsulating repair muffler agreed to be the most effective solution and was designed, manufactured, tested and installed within 24 hours. On Good Friday, we sent an experienced ...


    By UTS Engineering Ltd

  • ASTM F2599 - 11 Standard Practice for The Sectional Repair of Damaged Pipe By Means of An Inverted Cured-In-Place Liner

    This practice is for use by designers and specifiers, regulatory agencies, owners, and inspection organizations who are involved in the rehabilitation of pipes through the use of a resin-impregnated tube installed within a damaged existing pipe. As for any practice, modifications may be required for specific job conditions. 1. Scope 1.1 This ...


    By ASTM International

  • 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 ...

  • Well Repairs Complete, Getting Ready to Stimulate

    It’s been a busy couple of weeks here at the Newberry EGS Demonstration. In early August, a drill rig arrived on site to perform required upkeep on the injection well. This work went very well, and the rig has been released from the site. The next step in this summer’s field work is to prepare the site for stimulation activities. Over the next two weeks, we’ll be bringing our ...


    By AltaRock Energy, Inc.

  • In-House or On-Site Servicing and Repair of Drilling Equipment

    Rely on Gill Rock Drill Company For Dependable In-House And On-Site Repair And Service! Does your enterprise perform drilling operations with some frequency? If so, you appreciate the importance of obtaining dependable service and maintenance for your equipment! Unplanned “down time” costs companies in this industry thousands (and even tens of thousands) of dollars. When ...

  • 5 Flood risks in need of sewer line repair

    Dealing with indoor flooding is enough to drive anyone crazy. Not only can it be frustrating to deal with the clean up and repairs, but often times, those repairs can be expensive. So how can you do your best to stop flooding? Here are a few preventative tips: Poor foundation: Most homes are designed specifically to allow flood water to flow freely underneath and beside the structure. ...


    By Tric Tools, Inc.

  • In-Pipe UV Disinfection of Wastewater - The Advantages

    More and more operators of wastewater treatment facilities are now opting for in-pipe, medium pressure UV disinfection systems. They are choosing this technology in favour of older open-channel, low pressure UV systems.The reasons for this change are due in part to the drawbacks of open-channel technology, as well as the advantages of in-pipe ...

  • Viking Johnson launch innovative EasiRange pipeline repair clamp

    The launch of a unique pipeline repair clamp from Viking Johnson, world leaders in pipe joint, repair & flow control products, looks set to revolutionise the water industry and aid water companies in achieving the water leakage targets set by Ofwat. The Remote EasiClamp and EasiTap products are an exciting and revolutionary enhancement of the proven EasiRange system. Remotely installed by a ...


    By Viking Johnson

  • Pipe bursting equipment manufacturer and sewer contractor

    When sewer inspection and maintenance lead to sewer repair or replacement, there are a few key things a homeowner needs to know. While the sewer contractor is of prime importance, the equipment and methods the contractor uses are also critical to the overall outcome of the job. When all established methods of sewer lateral rehabilitation are on the table—open-cut excavation, CIPP lining, ...


    By Tric Tools, Inc.

  • Here’s why trenchless sewer repair is quickly becoming the go-to option for homeowners

    There is no shortage of things that can go wrong within a home, but perhaps the problem that strikes the most fear into homeowners is sewer repair. While electrical issues and other home improvement tasks can be categorized as “DIY,” this is certainly not the case when it comes to replacing sewer lines. Therefore, every homeowner should know about the latest and greatest trends in ...


    By Tric Tools, Inc.

  • Stop pipe line spills with Wrap Seal from SynTherm

    SynTherm introduces Wrap Seal on the european market.Wrap Seal is quick repair kit for pipe line leaks.Wrap Seal is a fiberglass tape coated with polyurethane resin which reacts with water to cure.Wrap Seal can be used for routine or emergency leak repair, hazardous material spill control, structural reinforcement, sealing joints, rebuilding thinning pipe walls, corrosion control, abrasion ...


    By SynTherm

  • Massive stretch of reading sewage pipe likely to be replaced

    Almost one month ago, we reported that a large section of sewage piping in Reading, Pennsylvania, had sprung a leak for the second time in three years. Well now the City of Reading Public Works is deciding whether to solve the problem for good, by potentially replacing a massive 600-foot of pipe that runs alongside the Schuylkill River. The pipe in question is almost 60 years old and officials ...


    By SealGuard Inc.

  • Pipe break that flooded UCLA dumps 20M gallons

    The rupture of a nearly century-old water main that ripped a 15-foot hole through Sunset Boulevard and turned a swath of the University of California, Los Angeles, into a mucky mess points to the risks and expense many cities face with miles of water lines installed generations ago. The flooding sent more than 20 million gallons of water cascading from a water main in the midst of California's ...


    By Associated Press

  • EPA, Seattle truck repair firm settle water pollution case

    Western Peterbilt, LLC, a Seattle truck sales and repair shop, has reached a settlement with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency stemming from violations of the federal Clean Water Act. As part of the settlement, the company has agreed to pay $129,000 penalty for allowing both process wastewater and polluted stormwater to be discharged to the Seattle stormwater system without a permit. ...

  • The biggest advantages of pipe bursting for trenchless sewer replacement

    For decades, the only way to replace a sewer line was to dig a big, ugly, expensive trench right across your property. And since homeowners are legally required to pay for the upkeep of sewer lines servicing their property, that meant a big expensive mess. If there was a garden, driveway, deck, or sidewalk in the way, well, that’s just too bad. Fortunately, “no dig” trenchless ...


    By Tric Tools, Inc.

  • Fewer gas leaks found in cities with new pipes

    Cities such as Indianapolis that regularly replace old natural gas lines have significantly fewer leaks than older urban areas where they don't, like Boston and New York City's Staten Island, according to a new study by Google and an environmental group. Using a gas-sniffing device attached to Google's city-mapping cars and new statistical calculations that determine rough leak rates, the ...


    By Associated Press

  • 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

  • Inflatable Pipe Stopper and Bypass Bag Hire Made Easy

    Maris Pumps Ltd has launched a new service which removes the hassle from hiring an inflatable pipe stopper or bypass bag. The service offers Vetter inflatable pipe stoppers and bypass bags for hire with free nationwide, next-day delivery & collection. The all-in-one solution means the stopper or bypass bag is supplied complete with an inflation controller suitable for use with either a ...


    By Maris Pumps Ltd

  • Typhoon™ 10 nozzles clean small pipes with less leakage

    Two new Typhoon™ 10 rotating water jet nozzles from NLB Corp. clean pipes as small as 5/8-inch (1.6 cm) in diameter and use water more efficiently than other rotating nozzles. The Typhoon™ 24-10 is for applications requiring water pressure of up to 24,000 psi (1,680 bar), while the Typhoon™ 15-10 is for pressures up to 15,000 psi (1,035 bar). These self-propelling nozzles rotate at up to 7,000 ...


    By NLB Corp.

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