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  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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 ...

  • ASTM D2239 - 12 Standard Specification for Polyethylene (PE) Plastic Pipe (SIDR-PR) Based on Controlled Inside Diameter

    This specification covers polyethylene (PE) pipe made in standard thermoplastic pipe dimension ratios and pressure rated for water. Polyethylene plastics used to make pipe meeting the requirements of this specification are categorized in two criteria: short-term strength tests and long-term strength tests. The plastics are defined by four hydrostatic design stresses ...


    By ASTM International

  • Award-winning "Green" Pipe Rehabilitation Technology Introduced for Much Needed Eco-friendly Infrastructure Repair Solutions

    GeoTree Technologies, Inc., a high tech infrastructure repair materials company announced that it has formed strategic partnership with IPR, the nation’s leading trenchless contractor, to introduce IPR EcoCastTM , the first advanced geopolymer liner system to address the increasing demand for eco-friendly trenchless infrastructure rehabilitation products. “As a full service pipe rehabilitation ...


    By PRWeb

  • Why go trenchless? the real question is why not?

    Although you may not like to think about it, the plumbing and sewer industry in the United States is huge, and it is the reason why we don’t have to think about our waste or its disposal. There are approximately 104,852 plumbing and sewage companies in the U.S., and about 730,887 Americans who work in the industry. With so many smart people involved and so many competing companies, it may ...


    By TRIC Tools Inc.

  • 3 Common issues homeowners will face, and what they should know

    Sooner or later, every homeowner has to deal with some regular maintenance. As your home grows older there are certain fixes and tweaks it’s going to need in order to not only be safe and secure, but also to remain a stable investment. Here are three common issues you will encounter during your time as a homeowner, and what you should know about them. Replacing Your Roof A ...


    By TRIC Tools Inc.

  • Odors Cause Health Concerns and Impact Worker Productivity

    The building science professionals at Clark Seif Clark (CSC) provide indoor air quality (IAQ) identification services and solutions for commercial and residential property owners plagued by problematic odors. Indoor plumbing not only isolates us from the obvious undesirable liquids and solids we flush down our drains, but also safeguards us from the noxious and caustic gasses generated therein. ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • Zimbabwe engulfed by sewage

    To get to Sinikiwe MaKhumalo's doorstep in Zimbabwe's second largest city, Bulawayo, visitors have to step on a thin plank perched precariously over a trench that prevents sewage from flowing into her house. The 57-year-old grandmother has endured this arrangement to access her home in the city's Old Magwegwe working class suburb for the past five months after a sewer burst close to her ...


    By United Nations

  • Rotork CVA delivers accurate pressure control for city’s water supply network

    Rotork’s innovative CVA electric control valve actuators are enabling the Sydney Water Corporation in Australia to control the pressure in the city’s water supply network with greatly increased response and accuracy. Water authorities need to control the supply pressure in their potable water pipeline networks throughout the day in response to user demand. Pipeline pressure also needs ...


    By Rotork

  • Thermographer Resolves Water Damage Cases across the Mid-Atlantic

    When a pipe bursts or a sanitary sewer overflow occurs people typically immediately know that water damage has occurred in a building.  However, more often than not, water damage events occur without being noticed right away.   Pin hole leaks in plumbing or a small leak around a window, chimney flashing or other external structure can allow water to infiltrate a building for days, weeks ...

  • IWLive launched at asia pacific conference

    Innovyze has concluded its annual Asia Pacific Water and Sewer Systems Modeling Conference in the Gold Coast, Australia. The firm’s newest product, IWLive, was presented to the Asia Pacific water community. Created for use in the water distribution control room, it gives operators decision making ability. Using IWLive, operators can run accurate hydraulic simulations that factor ...

  • Innovyze launches new product and new name at Asia Pacific conference

    Innovyze, a leading global innovator of wet infrastructure modeling and simulation software and technologies, recently concluded its annual Asia Pacific Water and Sewer Systems Modeling Conference in the Gold Coast, Australia. The conference was the first public event for the company under its new name, Innovyze. It also introduced the firm’s newest product, ...


    By Innovyze

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