Underground Pipes Articles

  • Burnsville Interceptor Rehabilitation - Case Study

    With a budget exceeding $100 million a year in wastewater pipe capital improvements over the next several years, Metropolitan Council Environmental Services takes its job of protecting the wastewater infrastructure of the greater Minneapolis-St. Paul metropolitan area's nearly 3 million residents very seriously. MCES operates eight wastewater treatment plants and 600 miles of interceptor sewers ...


    By Inliner Technologies, LLC

  • City of Memphis Wastewater Treatment Plant - Case Study

    The T.E. Maxon Wastewater Treatment Plant of the City of Memphis, TN has four, 180-foot diameter primary clarifiers. Clarifiers 1, 2 and 3 were built in 1980 with 54-inch diameter concrete inlet pipes. Looking forward, engineers designed the splitter box that distributes effluent to the clairfiers, to allow a fourth clairfier, which was added in 1996 with a 48-inch diameter concrete inlet. ...


    By Inliner Technologies, LLC

  • BeiYi makes contribution to Beijing Winter Olympic Game.

     (May 9th), a 6 meters high, 3 meters wide countdown erected in the national speed skating hall on the south side of foundation pit construction is tense. Countdown display: from December 31, 2019 there for 600 days, and the "great craftsmen, winter ...

  • Remediation of Free Product with Horizontal Bioremediation Systems - Case Study

    Project Location: Northern New York Client: Private Corporation – Petroleum Distribution Center Contamination: Gasoline Site Size: 10+ Acres Project ...


    By Integrity Engineering, Inc.

  • BeiYi makes contribution to Beijing Winter Olympic Game.

     (May 9th), a 6 meters high, 3 meters wide countdown erected in the national speed skating hall on the south side of foundation pit construction is tense. Countdown display: from December 31, 2019 there for 600 days, and the "great craftsmen, winter pioneer, day and night, decisive success" four ...


    By lydite trading company

  • What are the most common pipeline problems that can be fixed with pipe bursting equipment?

    Plumbing problems are among the most dreaded aspects of property ownership and for good reason– they are time-consuming and expensive. Luckily, trenchless pipe repair has taken the market by storm in recent years, making pipe repair easier, faster, and cleaner than ever. Pipe bursting is used to remediate a wide range of plumbing issues and TRIC Tools is a proud supplier of the equipment ...


    By Tric Tools, Inc.

  • How water utilities can use the latest technological advancements to their operational advantage

    Technological advancements in the water sector are not confined to treatment. The same advancements that are driving groundbreaking innovation in other business sectors are helping water utilities and their staff operate more efficiently. Here are three technological trends are expanding the scope of what is possible both inside and outside of the water utility: ...

  • Study: Buffer Zones Effective in Nitrate Removal

    Nitrates can harm aquatic ecosystems and the people who depend on them ...


    By Fluence Corporation

  • Not All Stainless Steel Resists Corrosion

    For Municipalities and Municipal Utilities Authorities struggling to deal with corrosion issues, knowing where to turn when faced with these challenges can be daunting. Logan Township Municipal Utilities Authority, of NJ was faced with such problems when it was discovered that a five year old stainless steel headworks tank at their wastewater treatment facility was experiencing extreme ...


    By Sauereisen Inc.

  • What too much water can do to your collection systems

    In areas with a high water table, or for cities more prone to flooding, your underground infrastructure can become inundated with groundwater and stormwater. And despite stormwater systems being built for this type of collection, there are a number of things that can go wrong for both types of collection systems underground—and above ground—that can lead to contamination or degraded ...


    By Hamilton Kent

  • Robotic Speed Demon Delivers 18,000 Feet Of Pipeline Condition Data In A Single Day

    "We absolutely crushed our previous distance covered in a single day..." A growing number of proactive municipal utilities and power generating operators across North America are reaping the benefits of deploying the latest robotics crawler from Pure Technologies (Pure) to assess the condition of their pipeline networks and save millions of dollars in water loss and prevented breaks. Unlike ...

  • Info-Gap robustness pathway method for transitioning of urban drainage systems under deep uncertainties

    In the urban water cycle, there are different ways of handling stormwater runoff. Traditional systems mainly rely on underground piped, sometimes named ‘gray’ infrastructure. New and so-called ‘green/blue’ ambitions aim for treating and conveying the runoff at the surface. Such concepts are mainly based on ground infiltration and temporal storage. In this work a methodology to create and ...


    By IWA Publishing

  • How John Snow Changed the Way We Look at Water Supply Systems, Microorganisms, and Infectious Diseases with Data Mapping.

    Hearing the name ‘Jon Snow’ may bring Kit Harington’s face to the forefront of many people’s mind as an important character in ‘Game of Thrones’ but, for water treatment and public health professionals, there is another iconic ‘John Snow’ that may come to mind. Dr. John Snow, an English ...


    By LuminUltra Technologies Ltd.

  • How bursting head technology is useful in sewer pipe replacement?

    If you are worried that replacing a sewer pipe is going to be a nightmare, let me put your mind at ease. Gone are the days when replacing a sewer pipe meant tearing up your home or the whole front yard. With the latest technology in trenchless sewer replacement, you can get your sewer pipe replaced without any major construction work. The technology that is used today is called ‘ ...


    By Tric Tools, Inc.

  • Connections: Toasty Toes

    After 14 years of living on a houseboat we have now moved into an apartment in a private home. There are many wonderful things about this apartment - the lack of dry rot and any concerns about the wind direction are two of them. Perhaps my favorite is the radiant floor heat. Radiant heat, hot water piped under the floors, keeps your toes and the rest of your body toasty. Water is great for this ...


    By BioCycle Magazine

  • Game Changers

    In Green Bay, Wis., Hitachi excavators have proved to be game changers on the Titletown District development, a destination area to be created on approximately 34 acres of land immediately west of Lambeau Field. The ZX160LC-3, ZX380LC-6 and ZX470LC-6 Hitachi excavators ...

  • 5 Eco-Friendly Installations that Attract Homebuyers

    Many homeowners are going green for different reasons. Some want to reduce their carbon footprint, others want to save money, either way going green is in. Here are five ways to add eco-friendly features to your home. Reclaim Gray Water The average family of four, according to the Environmental Protect Agency, uses 400 gallons of water every single day. Using gray water, however, ...

  • Freezing Temperatures Could Place Commercial Properties in Hot Water

    With another frigid winter on the way, frozen cooling tower valves and pipe leaks are likely to wreak havoc on commercial property water usage. “As temperatures dropped below zero last year, we began receiving dozens of calls from property managers about their cooling tower’s solenoid valve freezing in the fill position and water continuously flowing out,” states David ...


    By WaterSignal

  • The Low Down on Pipes: A Look at Municipal Water

    We manufacture our portable remotely operated vehicles (ROVs) and pipe crawlers for a variety of different industries and applications. Due to their robust design and versatility, Deep Trekker products have proven to be the ideal tools for many professionals and ...


    By Deep Trekker Inc.

  • Residential Sewer and Drain Pipe Line Repairing by Pipe Bursting Method

    One responsibility a homeowner must accomplish is the regular maintenance and repairs around the house. The scale goes up according to how pressing the problem is. Decisive action must be done for emergency situations, especially when it comes to sewer line emergencies. As soon as you notice the pipes leaking or backing up, you’ll need to immediately have it inspected and repaired. If not, ...


    By Tric Tools, Inc.

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