CIPP

Jeff Griffin, Senior Editor

Members of the NASSCO Lateral Committee continue to refine a document to provide a comprehensive overview of lateral and main-lateral connection repair and sealing technologies.

Jeff Griffin, Senior Editor

This year the cured-in-place pipe rehabilitation process and Insituform Technologies, the company that created it, celebrate a significant milestone: Insituform’s 40th birthday and the anniversary of the completion of the first commercial CIPP project, a 12-inch sewer.

Jeff Griffin, Senior Editor

A small, high-tech Ohio business has developed technology that monitors temperature readings along a full segment of pipe during the curing of the CIPP (cured-in-place-pipe) lining process.

The procedure uses sensors strung by cable inside the pipe to be relined before the liner is inserted into the pipe, explains Jack Conte, president and chief executive officer of Zia Systems LLC.

Jeff Griffin, Senior Editor

In many American cities, the sanitary sewer laterals that connect homes and commercial structures to sewer main lines have been allowed to deteriorate and become a significant source of sewer system inflow and infiltration (I&I), along with other problems.

Since 1966, DFI Corporation has supplied the oilfield construction industry with first-class pile-driving, pile supply and trucking services. As the core business for DFI, oil and gas have provided the company with significant growth and success; however, the seasonal nature of the oil and gas industry means that projects are not balanced throughout the year.

Thomas R. Fuszard

Utility districts understand that water and sewer pipes deteriorate over time. This is especially true for concrete pipes installed in sanitary sewer systems. An inherent issue with sewage is the build-up of hydrogen sulfide (H2S) gas, which can have far-reaching effects that may not be noticeable until a major problem occurs.

The County Sanitation Districts of Los Angeles County, California, has awarded a contract to SAK Construction of CA LP for the Los Coyotes Water Reclamation Plant Interceptor Sewer Rehabilitation Phase II project.

Underground pipe repair technology that uses ultraviolet (UV) light helped preserve an 18th Century home nestled among hills near Pittsburgh, PA.

Jeff Griffin, Senior Editor

When it comes to associations, bigger isn't necessarily better – small local and regional organizations can be very effective in serving their members, especially for those serving specialized, niche markets.

Jeff Griffin, Senior Editor

Most major American cities today face multiple challenges to provide basic water and sanitary services.

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