Features

Jeff Griffin, Senior Editor

Rig Source has introduced a new compact rubber-track carrier that not only is a multi-purpose carrier, but can accommodate various types of specialized equipment.

Harry Price, Fritz Klingler and Mike McMahon

Following a major collapse of a section of the Oakland Macomb Interceptor System in 2004, the Detroit Water and Sewerage Department performed an extensive inspection of the 42-mile system, and began a major program of rehabilitation of various distressed areas.

Flowing through the center of the downtown business district of Iowa’s vibrant capital city is the Des Moines River, a 525-mile-long tributary of the great Mississippi, and the longest river in the state.

Rita Tubb, Managing Editor

Underground Construction/Pipeline & Gas Journal’s latest international survey indicates 89,233 miles of new and planned oil and gas pipelines are under construction and planned. Of these 49,488 miles account for projects in the planning and engineering phase and 39,745 miles are in various stages of construction.

(More at Florida DOT Approves Project Switch To Slide Rail) Because of the nearby federally-protected wetlands, all discharge and drainage water from dewatering were monitored closely by the Florida’s Department of Environmental Protection , the federal Environmental Protection Agency and the local Southwest Florida Water Management District.

Dwight D. Wilson, City of St. Petersburg, FL

Around 2005, many utilities across the country were aware of the statistical data indicating that as the baby boomer generation reached retirement, there would be a substantial number of employees with many years of experience and expertise departing the workforce.

Just one way: according to the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT), there was only one approved method for shoring a trench within the right-of-way of an Interstate -- driven tight sheeting.

Jeff Griffin, Senior Editor

Keeping sanitary sewer lines clear by regular cleaning is an important element in ongoing sewer system maintenance.

Matt Timberlake, President, Ted Berry Trenchless Technologies Team LLC

Pipe bursting is a trenchless replacement method in which an existing pipe is broken either by brittle fracture or by splitting, using an internal, mechanically applied force by a bursting tool. At the same time, a new pipe of the same or larger diameter is pulled in, replacing the existing pipe.

Anthony F. Caruana, supervisor, Town of Tonawanda, NY, is very proud of his community. “Our Town slogan, ‘A Great Place to Live, Work and Play’ is the guiding principle of our administration. Tonawanda is home to over 74,000 residents who take pride in our community, boast of the successes and achievements of our children, and believe we must be caretakers of our elders and stewards of our resources and environment,” he explained.

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