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  • Building Damage from Sanitary Sewer Overflows Can Create Serious Health Concerns and Costly Repairs

    Sanitary sewer overflows happen every day across the nation.  When they occur they can spread raw sewage into homes and businesses and cause extensive damage and the risk of disease in both indoor and outdoor environments.   These unpleasant occurrences can be caused by many factors, but they are typically associated with sewer pipe blockages caused by ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • Mold Often Follows Water Damage from Burst Frozen Pipes

    During the chilly months of January and February, pipes may freeze and burst in any type of building.  Each year, this type of water damage results in billions of dollars in property damages.    With extreme cold weather, or if a structure is having problems with its heating system during the winter months, pipes are susceptible to freezing.  As ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • Showcase Your Innovations at the Russian and CIS Premier Tube and Pipe Trade Fair!

    Showcase Your Innovations at the Russian and CIS Premier Tube and Pipe Trade Fair!   CityPipe trade fair for piping systems for municipal infrastructure: construction, diagnostics, repair and operation will again be presenting itself in Moscow. The emerging Russian market has become one of the most dynamic economies in the world and this potential was highlighted at ...


    By ECWATECH 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.

  • ASTM C118M - 11 standard specification for concrete pipe for irrigation or drainage (Metric)

    This specification covers the specification for the nonreinforced concrete pipe to be used for the conveyance of irrigation water with working pressures, including hydraulic transients, and for use in drainage. The design, joint, and concrete mixture of the pipe is detailed. The acceptability of the pipe shall be determined by the results of the tests prescribed in this specification, such as ...


    By ASTM International

  • US Water & Wastewater Pipe Market Demand Worth $18.3B in 2016

    Gains will rebound strongly from the declining demand experienced during the 2006-2011 period, in which pipe markets were negatively impacted by the 2007- 2009 recession. Going forward, rising demand will be fueled by a more favorable environment for public infrastructure spending, following severe budgetary constraints in 2011 which caused many major state and municipal projects to be delayed. ...


  • ASTM C118 - 11 standard specification for concrete pipe for irrigation or drainage

    This specification covers nonreinforced concrete pipe to be used for the conveyance of irrigation water with working pressures, including hydraulic transients and for use in drainage. The concrete shall consist of cementitious materials, minerals, aggregates, and water. Cement shall conform to the requirements for Portland cement or shall be Portland blast-furnace slag cement, or slag modified ...


    By ASTM International

  • Global Water Technologies Targets Leaking Pipes to Improve Water Efficiency

    Global Water Technologies, Inc. (OTC Markets: GWTR) has identified better monitoring of leaking water mains as an opportunity to improve efficiency of the nation's drinking water infrastructure. "Our cities treat water to drinking quality standards and then pump it through old, leaking underground pipes where often more than 20 percent of that water is lost," said CEO Erik ...

  • Why you should get the pipe bursting equipment from TRIC tools

    To understand why you should get the pipe bursting equipment from TRIC Tools you first have to know what pipe bursting is if you don’t already. Pipe bursting is a trenchless method of replacing pipelines that have been buried underground and don’t require a traditional construction trench for repair or replacement. These pipes could be in regard to sewer, water, or even natural gas. ...


    By TRIC Tools Inc.

  • ASTM A105 / A105M - 11a Standard Specification for Carbon Steel Forgings for Piping Applications

    This specification covers standards for forged carbon steel piping components, that is, flanges, fittings, valves, and similar parts, for use in pressure systems at ambient and higher-temperature service conditions. Materials shall be subjected to heat treatment (annealing, normalizing, tempering, or quenching). Material shall conform to carbon, manganese, phosphorus, sulfur, silicon, copper, ...


    By ASTM International

  • 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 ...

  • Innovyze Releases InfoMaster V5.0 With Extended Work Order Management, Valve Criticality Analysis, Linear Extended Yule Process Pipe Failure Model

    Innovyze, a leading global innovator of business analytics software and technologies for smart wet infrastructure, today introduced InfoMaster Generation V5.0, with new and improved analysis and reporting applications. Where other ERP systems are focused on electronic records management, InfoMaster is built from the ...


    By Innovyze

  • Innovyze Releases InfoMaster V5.5 With Expanded Pipe Inspection Coding, Non-Homogeneous Poisson Process Asset Deterioration Model, Nessie Curve

    Innovyze, a leading global innovator of business analytics software and technologies for smart wet infrastructure, today introduced InfoMaster Generation V5.5, with expanded pipe inspection coding support, economic-based Nessie curve for forecasting capital expenditures needs as well as new and improved analysis and ...


    By Innovyze

  • Storm Water System CCTV Inspection

    The town of Renfrew is a small municipality, with storm and sanitary system including 89 km (55 miles) of pipe. In 2005, Renfrew hired a CCTV service company to inspect 75% of their system, totaling $400,000 to complete. The town understood that CCTV camera inspections of storm water pipes ensure the integrity of the system, and minimize risks of contamination, flooding, blockages and collapsed ...


    By Deep Trekker Inc.

  • Commercial Systems: The quest for Water Conservation

    Over the past 20 years, private businesses in the U.S. have joined forces with federal and local government to improve the efficiency of water systems, spending billions on infrastructure to reduce waste and save money. Despite their efforts, more than 2 trillion gal of water are still lost every year, according to the American Water Works Assn. (AWWA). So, after all of the investments, why are ...


    By WaterSignal

  • KLa Jet Aerator System - Tornado Tough

    On April 27th, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration tracked a total of 211 tornadoes, with the majority across northern Mississippi and Alabama. One of the tornados that touched down in Alabama made a direct hit on an industrial wastewater treatment plant. On May 12, 2011 KLa Systems was notified of the severity of the storm, and our customer requested that we conduct a site visit ...


    By KLa Systems, Inc.

  • Water system overhaul for post-Katrina New Orleans

    New Orleans, USA, loses a mind-boggling 50% of its drinking water to underground leaks, many of which are the symptoms of an old network of pipes already in need of substantial repairs before Hurricane Katrina. The flood caused by the failures of the federal levees during the storm greatly accelerated the damage to the water pipes, however. So far, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) ...


  • US EPA orders Marin County sewage systems to address `chronic` spills

    The US Environmental Protection Agency has issued enforcement actions requiring nine sewage collection systems in the Sausalito and Mill Valley areas of southern Marin County, Calif. to address chronic sewage spills, improve sewer maintenance and implement long-term programs to renew aging sewer pipes. Deteriorated conditions of the sewer systems became evident when heavy rains overwhelmed the ...

  • EPA Launches “SepticSmart” to Prevent Costly Septic System Problems, Protect Environment

    Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) launched “SepticSmart,” a new program encouraging homeowners to take steps to maintain their home septic systems, preventing costly repairs, inconvenience and pollution to local waterways, which poses risks to public health and the environment. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, nearly 25 percent of U.S. households—more ...

  • Katrina`s damage to water systems will top $2.25 billion

    Untitled Document DENVER - The costs to repair and replace public drinking water infrastructure damaged by Hurricane Katrina will surpass $2.25 billion, according to a preliminary assessment from the American ...


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