Drain Pipe News

  • Best Geocomposite Drainage and Plastic Drainage Systems

    Previously, drainage pipes were made of lead; bronze, galvanized iron and cast iron which was utilized for water supply or drainage. Yet, time has changed now and these materials have almost replaced plastic pipes due to different benefits they’ve as compared to the pipes made from other material. Mainly 2 sorts of plastic material pipes are there, which includes CPVC and PVC (chlorinated ...

  • 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

  • Loading and unloading in less than two minutes!

    This is now a reality for a regional Dutch water board and made possible using the special Roll-On Roll-Off system under the new BA-C450S8 emergency pump unit. An extremely satisfied Jan van der Lingen of the Noorderkwartier district water board, states: “It's of vital importance to get the emergency pump equipment quickly to where it’s needed. That is why this system is ideal for us, ...


    By BBA Pumps

  • EPA Encourages Homeowners and Communities to Maintain Septic Systems During SepticSmart Week

    Contamination of surface waters and ground water with disease-causing pathogens and nitrates Excessive nitrogen discharges to sensitive coastal waters Phosphorus pollution of inland surface waters Increased algal growth and lowered dissolved oxygen levels Contamination of shellfish beds and swimming beaches by pathogens “Proper septic ...

  • New guide plays role in stemming drainage investment decline

    The basic principles of field drainage, as well as maintenance and installation information, are the subject of a new practical guide issued by AHDB. By refreshing knowledge on drainage, it is hoped that the guide will play an important role in stemming the decline in UK drainage investment. Well-drained soils enhance the resilience of land by making it more able to withstand weather shocks ...

  • AB&I Foundry, a McWane Company, Selects MagneGas

    MagneGas Corporation ("MagneGas" or the "Company") (NASDAQ: MNGA), a leading technology company that counts among its inventions a patented process that converts liquid waste into MagneGas fuel, announced today that AB&I Foundry is now using MagneGas2 for fabrication and repairs at its Oakland, California facility. MagneGas distributor, TriCo Welding Supplies Inc. will be sourcing the fuel ...


    By MagneGas Corporation

  • Artic Blasts can Result in Burst Pipes and Mold in Texas Homes & Buildings

    Texas and the Gulf Coast have already experienced a number of weather systems this winter that have brought exceptionally cold weather to the region.  Many of these areas are not used to these extreme frigid temperatures and can be especially vulnerable to freezing pipes in homes and buildings.   As water freezes, it expands and can put tremendous pressure ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • EPA Encourages Homeowners, Communities to Care for Septic Systems during SepticSmart Week, Sept. 22-26

    EPA will hold its second annual SepticSmart Week on Sept. 22-26. SepticSmart Week outreach activities encourage homeowners and communities to care for and maintain their septic systems. Nearly one-quarter of all American households depend on septic systems to treat their wastewater. Failure to maintain a septic system can lead to back-ups and overflows. This can result in costly repairs, polluted ...

  • 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 Encourages Homeowners to Care for Their Septic Systems During SepticSmart Week

    Proper septic system care and maintenance is vital to protecting public health and preserving valuable water resources. During the first-ever SepticSmart Week, September 23-27, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is encouraging homeowners to take action to ensure their septic systems are functioning properly. Nearly one quarter of all American households—more than 26 million ...

  • Advanced Drainage Systems Purchases FLEXSTORM

    Advanced Drainage Systems, Inc. (ADS) has acquired Inlet & Pipe Protection, Inc., manufacturer of FLEXSTORM® storm water inlet filters. The announcement was made today by both companies. The products will now be marketed under the ADS FLEXSTORM brand. ADS FLEXSTORM Inlet Filters provide a technological advantage to trap debris. The ADS FLEXSTORM adjustable design allows it to fit any ...

  • US Labor Department`s OSHA proposes $75,000 in fines to Minnesota pipe manufacturer for machine guarding, other hazards at Chatsworth, Ill., facility

    The U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration has cited Prinsco Inc. for 14 alleged serious safety violations, including a lack of machine guarding, at its Chatsworth pipe manufacturing facility. An inspection was initiated under OSHA's Site-Specific Targeting Program, which focuses enforcement efforts on workplaces with high injury and illness rates. Proposed ...

  • 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

  • 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, ...


  • ADS Jim Goddard Named TRB Emeritus Member

    James Goddard, who recently retired from Advanced Drainage Systems, Inc. (ADS) as the company's Chief Engineer, was named Member Emeritus of the Transportation Research Board (TRB) Committee on Subsurface Soil-Structure Interaction. The announcement was made during the TRB's 91st annual meeting held in January 2012. Goddard received the honor for his years of service to ...

  • ADS Announces 54th Manufacturing Plant

    Advanced Drainage Systems, Inc. (ADS) announced today that it will open a new manufacturing plant in Clifford, Michigan to meet the growing demand for the company's corrugated high-density polyethylene (HDPE) pipe. The plant is expected to be in operation during the second calendar quarter of 2012. This will be ADS' second pipe production facility in Michigan, complementing the existing plant ...

  • Trailer pump operation and performance (part 3 of 3)

    System Curves Just as a plot can be made of pump performance, a graph can be made of the resistance to flow of the piping system through which the pump must drive the fluid. Using the same head-flow coordinates as the pump performance curve, the figures below can be created. The curve in Figure 1 represents a system in which there is no static head. The curve in Figure 2 shows the loss ...


    By SRS Crisafulli, Inc.

  • ASTM F2737 - 11 standard specification for corrugated high density polyethylene (HDPE) water quality units

    1. Scope 1.1 This specification covers materials, structural design, physical dimensions and manufacturing requirements for monolithic or sectional corrugated high density polyethylene (HDPE) water quality units with volumes greater than or equal to 140 ft3 or 1,050 gal (4,000 L). 1.2 The corrugated HDPE ...


    By ASTM International

  • ASTM D7001 - 06(2011) standard specification for geocomposites for pavement edge drains and other high-flow applications

    1. Scope 1.1 This specification covers geocomposite drainage panels used in highway, turf, and other high volume subsurface drainage applications. These products consist of a geotextile wrapped around a polymer core. These products are a minimum of 25 mm (1 in.) thick and are available in 150 mm (6 in.), 300 mm (12 ...


    By ASTM International

  • ASTM C14 - 11 standard specification for nonreinforced concrete sewer, storm drain, and culvert pipe

    This specification covers nonreinforced concrete pipe intended to be used for the conveyance of sewage, industrial wastes, storm water, and for the construction of culverts. Pipe manufactured according to this specification shall be of three classes of nonreinforced concrete pipe identified as Class 1, Class 2, and Class 3. These pipes shall conform to the strength requirements given in this ...


    By ASTM International

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