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When a 17 mile long Phoenix, AZ, water main was originally installed in 1975, the pipeline from its treatment plant traversed largely undeveloped land.

Jeff Griffin, Senior Editor

A new small-diameter, sewer lateral spot repair system using an ultraviolet (UV), light emitting diode (LED) cured-glass fiber composite laminate has been introduced to the United States by Cosmic Tophat LLC.

Jeff Griffin, Senior Editor

As are many American cities, Phoenix, AZ, is facing the need to make major improvements to its sanitary sewer system.

Cured in place pipe (CIPP) technology and professional planning from Inliner Technologies provided a timely and cost effective solution for damaged pipe at a wastewater treatment plant near the Mississippi River.

Erez N. Allouche, PhD, P. Eng. and Eric J. Steward, Trenchless Technology Center, Louisiana Tech University

As the water distribution infrastructure continues to deteriorate across North America, there is a continued need to develop pipeline rehabilitation methods that are cost effective and minimally disruptive, while also minimizing the time a pipe must be taken out of service.

Rita Tubb, Managing Editor

The single-day conference drew a record 519 attendees who came to hear 15 top industry executives discuss new and ongoing pipeline projects, technological advancements to help natural gas and product pipeline operators, and a member of Alaskan Gov. Sarah Palin’s pipeline team presented an overview about the long-planned Alaska Natural Gas Pipeline Project.

Dr. Ray Sterling, director of the Trenchless Technology Center (TTC) at Louisiana Tech University since 1995, has retired but will continue his association with the center as a part time research professor.

What acts like solid rock, but really isn’t rock and is located in the heart of the Midwest? That’s a good question, and Tim Huttmann with TH Construction Company, based in Omaha, NE, knows the answer.

Keeping up to date with the latest technology and techniques to boost productivity is more important than ever in today’s marketplace.

Jeff Griffin, Senior Editor

Buyers of used HDD equipment want to get a quality drill at the best possible price. On the other hand, sellers hope to move equipment at a price that matches its value. What can sellers do to get top dollar?

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