pipe-to-manhole News

  • 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.

  • Baltimore region embraces program to locate, map, assess and repair water distribution assets

    Over the past decade, the City of Baltimore has seen vast improvements in control point operability and system sustainability of its water distribution assets. The report card is looking better each year. The Baltimore City Department of Public Works shoulders a big responsibility.  The Department provides 265 million gallons of water daily to 1.8 million ...


    By Pure Technologies

  • Kijlstra’s manholes are carbon-efficient champions

    An independent report into a West Midlands company has revealed its revolutionary manhole, that can typically be installed up to 16 times quicker than traditional systems on standard units, is also up to 65% more carbon efficient. European construction materials giant Kijlstra, whose UK base is in Alderminster, commissioned the research by Carbon Clear to quantify the greenhouse gas emissions ...


    By Kijlstra LTD.

  • Kijlstra’s precast concrete manholes pioneer LABC registration

    Construction materials giant Kijlstra Precast UK has become the first concrete manhole systems manufacturer to win registration and assessment from LABC. Registration (RD540810) was granted after Kijlstra’s revolutionary square manhole base and riser system was assessed by Swansea Council under the LANTAC agreement but once this is given by one local authority it is recognised by all LABC ...


    By Kijlstra LTD.

  • Combined manhole insert for odor control and inflow protectors

    Combined Manhole Inserts for Odor Control and Inflow Protectors in Boroughs, Towns and Cities are a must in today’s GREEN World. Nearly all municipalities suffer with odor problems from Manholes and Inflow to manholes. During dry weather Manholes can be the source of vile sewer odors. The main odor culprit is Hydrogen Sulfide (H2S), but other malodorous compounds are present, as well. ...


    By Pennington Equipment Company

  • Calculate Pipe Volume in Gallons

    Explains basic formula format, discusses elements; Utilizes same formula as volume calculation of Circular Tank, Convert pipe diameter to Feet from Inches, Link to Video to my video to calculate volume of a Circular Tank and finally requests subscribing and interacting. View "Calculate Pipe Volume in Gallons" ...

  • 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 ...

  • UPDATED PIPES AND BENDS BROCHURE

    Abresist Corporation provides information on a new product in an updated Pipes and Bends brochure. Information on Abresist Corporation’s KALFLEX Flexible Wear Resistant Pipe System has been added to this brochure which details abrasion resistant linings for pipes and bends in pneumatic and hydraulic conveying systems dealing with abrasive materials and wear. The literature features ...

  • Inflatable Pipe Balloon

    The Plugco Pipe Balloon is an inflatable plug used to close off a pipe and block the flow in a quick and simple way to enable safe maintenance and repair of the pipe. The plugs are built with SBR+NR mixed rubber, nylon cord, Kevlar cord and strong fabrics. Pipe Balloon Pipe plugs are available in many shapes, forms ...


    By PLUGCO

  • Damaged Sewer Pipe

    Our emergency response service was put to good use when a retaining wall collapsed damaging this sewerage pipe. Once we received the call, our specialist site engineer visited the site; surveying the area and obtaining the necessary dimensions required to provide the most cost effective solution. The site contractors and water company demanded the pipework on Monday AM to allow time to perform ...


    By UTS Engineering Ltd

  • Submerged GRP pipe application

    Superlit, a well known major Turkish GRP pipe manufacturer, supplied (DN) 3000mm GRP pipes which are installed underwater for the project “Cooling Water Supply from the sea for Metallurgical Factory in Turkey”. Total of 600m GRP Pipe lines are installed as submerged on the saddles anchoraged on a continuous horizontal steel beam, due to the fact that cooling water for the factory is absorbed 7m ...


    By SUPERLIT

  • Pipe freezing reduces disruption

    Hydratight Injectaseal, a specialist engineering company, has reduced the disruption of pipe repair work by freezing the water main instead of closing a valve to stop the flow. The company used its liquid nitrogen process on the main pipe at Erlenbach, 40km southeast of Frankfurt, in a job for the local water management company AMME. The result was a far faster repair than usual, with far fewer ...

  • 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

  • Water & Wastewater Pipe to 2016

    US demand for water and wastewater pipe is expected to rise more than ten percent per year to $18.3 billion 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, ...


  • Bypass Pipe Plugs

    Bypass pipe plugs are equipped with bypass to enable the flow of sewage through the plug. That plugs made from SBR+NR mixed rubber, nylon cord, Kevlar cord and strong fabrics. Bypass Pipe Plug has excellent corrosive resistant, stretching and sealing properties. They are ideal for installation and repair of residential, commercial or ...


    By PLUGCO

  • New in-pipe monitor for turbidity and flow

    Intellitect Water has launched a new version of the Intellisonde in-pipe water monitor that has been designed specifically to help decisions relating to both water quality and network hydraulics. The new instrument, ‘IntellisondeTF’, will monitor just turbidity and flow, and will provide drinking water distribution network managers with a unique insight into water quality after it ...


    By Intellitect Water Ltd

  • 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

  • Awarded for Action on Old Water Pipes

    With 15 percent of its nearly 9,000 miles of water and sewer mains approaching 100 years old and needing rehabilitation or replacement, New Jersey American Water is turning to new technology to make old pipes like new again. For its innovative work to rehabilitate more a 90 year-old pipeline in West Orange, the company received the New Jersey Action Alliance’s 2013 Distinguished Engineering ...


    By American Water

  • 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 ...

  • Plastic Pipe Leads Oil and Gas Pipe Industry 2017

    World demand to rise 5+% annually through 2017 Worldwide demand for oil and gas pipe is expected to increase over five percent per year, approaching 55 million metric tons in 2017 as higher oil prices and rising demand for energy spur new development, especially in unconventional and offshore fields. Growth in oil and gas pipe demand is expected to be especially strong in developing ...

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