Water & Wastewater Pipes News

  • CH2M named top trenchless design firm in 2016

    For the second consecutive year, CH2M earned the top spot on Trenchless Technology's Top 50 Trenchless Engineering Design Firms list. The firm has topped the list in six of the last seven years.Trenchless Technology's list is developed by comparing firms based on their trenchless billings in the North American market, as well as ...


    By CH2M Hill Companies, Ltd.

  • Choosing a Stainless Steel Fabricator

    Stainless steel can be applied to many fields of work, which is why you see it quite frequently. There are many advantages when choosing stainless steel. A primary reason that people choose stainless is the fact that it contains at least 10.5% chromium, making it corrosion resistant. At the point when presented to air, a film of chromium oxide forms over the surface. This film is latent and ...

  • New ZX350LC-6 excavators work to tackle tight timeline

    Consolidated Construction Services Inc. (CCS), an underground utilities company serving the Baltimore metro area, added two new ZX350LC-6 excavators to its fleet earlier this year. The two new excavators are busy working on a residential development project for Elm Street Development, one of the largest privately-owned developers in the region. The first phase of the project consists of 80 acres ...

  • U.S. Army blocks construction of DAPL

    Protesters trying to block construction of a controversial pipeline in North Dakota gained a major victory this week, after the Department of the Army announced that it would not allow the pipeline to be drilled under an ecologically sensitive section of the Missouri River. The U.S. Army Corp of Engineers said it would deny the easement for the $3.7 billion Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL) to cross ...

  • AWWA applauds agreement to fund WIFIA

    U.S. House of Representatives and Senate negotiators on Tuesday agreed to provide $20 million for the Water Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act in 2017, paving the way for up to $1.2 billion in loans to support critical water infrastructure projects if approved by Congress. The House is expected to vote on the Continuing Resolution on Thursday and the Senate should take it up Friday. The ...

  • Government Officals and Special Guests Gather to Celebrate Completion of 3rd Largest AFO Project in North America

    Last week, government officials, special guests and educators gathered in London, Ontario to celebrate the successful funding, installation and commissioning of a 50 km AFO system on the Lake Huron Water System’s water main transmission pipeline – a 1200mm diameter PCCP supplying more than 500,000 people in southwestern Ontario. The event was covered by the London ...


    By Pure Technologies

  • Renishaw and Dassault Systèmes pool expertise for the integrated AM experience

    Renishaw is collaborating with Dassault Systèmes, a world leading 3D modelling, simulation and industrial operations software provider, as part of its commitment to provide and enhance software for metal additive manufacturing (AM). Users of Dassault Systèmes 3DEXPERIENCE platform applications can now design, optimise, simulate and set up AM builds directly for production on ...


    By Renishaw plc

  • Black & Veatch wins major water project in Western Australia

    Black & Veatch, in a joint venture with Civmec (BVCJV), will upgrade and expand Western Australia’s largest wastewater treatment plant.   The EPC (Engineering, Procurement and Construction) alliance contract with the Water Corporation will see Black & Veatch return to Woodman Point Wastewater ...


    By Black & Veatch Corporation

  • Advantages vs. Disadvantages of Plug Valves

    In the chemical and petrochemical industry, China Valves and ball valve are not interchangeable to each other. In terms of market demand, the rate of average use demand of them is about 8 : 1, meaning, every time 8 ball valve are used, 1 plug valves will be used. If there is a higher reliability or alloy ...

  • Resilient Seat Gate Valve – Our NEW Flyer

    The Aquavault is a resilient seat gate valve that is designed specifically for pipeline isolation. With full WRAS approval it is a highly regarded product for potable water applications and buried duty service. Check our T-T’s new Aquavault flyer Our new flyer presents a clear and concise overview of the Aquavault, including a cross sectional graphic to highlight technical ...


    By T-T Pumps Ltd.

  • Iran seeks global funders for critical water project

    Iran’s Ministry of Energy is looking to fast-track one of the country’s largest ever water treatment and transfer projects in a bid to save the shrinking Lake Urmia – and supply the fast-growing city of Tabriz with drinking water. The €850 million project will see water taken from the Aras River on the Armenian/Azeri border before being treated and supplied to Lake Urmia ...

  • Macrotek Receives TSSA Certificate Of Authorization

    Air pollution control provider, Macrotek Inc., has received authorization from the Technical Standards and Safety Authority (TSSA) for the fabrication of ASME B31.3 process piping or CSA B-51 pressure piping systems in a variety of thermoplastic materials. Macrotek can now design, fabricate, assemble and test PVC, CPVC, PP, and PE registered piping systems for a wide range of applications within ...


    By Macrotek Inc.

  • Aerojet Rocketdyne Supports American River Pipeline Conveyance Project Dedication

    Aerojet Rocketdyne, a subsidiary of Aerojet Rocketdyne Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: AJRD), Conceived in 2011, the American River Pipeline Conveyance Project (Project) is an example of regional partners coming together to solve water supply reliability issues at a local level.  The Project was developed to provide a replacement water supply for Golden State Water Company’s (Golden State Water) ...


    By Aerojet Rocketdyne, Inc.

  • Aerojet Rocketdyne Supports American River Pipeline Conveyance Project Dedication

    Aerojet Rocketdyne, a subsidiary of Aerojet Rocketdyne Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: AJRD), Conceived in 2011, the American River Pipeline Conveyance Project (Project) is an example of regional partners coming together to solve water supply reliability issues at a local level.  The Project was developed to provide a replacement water supply for Golden State Water Company’s (Golden State Water) ...


    By Aerojet Rocketdyne, Inc.

  • Updated John Deere 470G LC Excavator Primed to Tackle Pipeline, Mass Earth Moving and Road Building Projects

    The John Deere 470G LC Excavator is the latest member of the production-class equipment lineup to be updated to meet Final Tier 4 emissions standards and to incorporate a bevy of customer-inspired and productivity-boosting features. The 367-horsepower model now comes fully loaded with an EPA Final Tier 4 13.5L diesel engine, a comfortable and spacious cab, along with an enhanced LCD monitor ...


    By John Deere

  • Kansas City’s Middle Blue River Green Infrastructure Receives Envision® Platinum Sustainable Infrastructure Award

    Kansas City’s Middle Blue River Green Infrastructure projects, owned by KC Water, recently received the Institute for Sustainable Infrastructure (ISI) Envision Platinum award. The Middle Blue River Green Infrastructure projects are the 20th overall sustainable infrastructure award from Envision. The Middle Blue River Green Infrastructure projects were designed to reduce combined sewer ...

  • Aegion shares rise after strategy call

    Aegion CEO Chuck Gordon’s message on a strategy call earlier this week was that the group’s emergence from a protracted restructuring phase is set to deliver earnings consistency over the next three years – albeit with modest topline growth prospects. The Nasdaq-listed pipe rehabilitation specialist expects to realise low to mid single-digit average annual revenue growth through ...

  • BBA Pumps Produces the Largest Non-return Valve in its History

    Many of our users may not know, but in 1953 BBA Pumps was originally founded as a manufacturer of pipe material. Today - more than sixty years and thousands of kilometers of piping later - we are still active in this product group. As our pump sets continually get larger in size and capacity, the connected pipe material and accessories need to also match ...


    By BBA Pumps

  • Innovyze releases InfoWorks WS Pro, delivering next generation of water network modeling with significant performance gains

    Innovyze, a leading global innovator of business analytics software and technologies for smart wet infrastructure, today announced the release of ...


    By Innovyze

  • Identifying Phthalate Exposure Risks in Puerto Rico

    The National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS) has been funding a study known as the Puerto Rico Testsite for Exploring Contamination Threats (PROTECT). The study follows pregnant women to try and determine if environmental exposures to phthalates and other chemical compounds are contributing to preterm births. So far, results indicate that women in Puerto Rico have higher ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

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