Grout/grouting systems

Grouting technology from Avanti International, CUES, Pipe Renewal Technologies, Logiball, Aries Industries and Prime Resins.

Thomas Woods

Major rehabilitation of old sanitary sewer systems is more or less expected, if unpleasant. Public works departments know that time takes a toll on all infrastructure and when sewers get to be more than 50 years old they are likely to show their age and need significant care.

The American Bottom, or Bottoms, is a Southern Illinois area of 175-square miles in the flood plain of the Mississippi River, protected from flooding by a system of levees and canals. The cities in the American Bottom, such as Granite City, IL (population 30,000), have to contend with seasonally high, fluctuating groundwater, which can have a disastrous effect on underground facilities like sewers.

Grouting technology from CUES, Pipe Renewal Technologies, Avanti Intl., Logiball, Aries Industries and Prime Resins.

CUES

Jeff Griffin, Senior Editor

A recent project to install more than 6,200 feet of electrical transmission lines in Orange Beach, AL, included multiple challenges, including two intersecting horizontal directional drilling (HDD) pilot holes beneath Wolf Bay inter-coastal waterway channel to complete a single crossing.

NASSCO, the National Association of Sewer Service Companies, has recently released Suggested Standard Specification for Pressure Testing and Grouting of Sewer Pipe Joints, Laterals and Lateral Connections Using the Packer Method with Solution Grouts.

Grouting solutions from Avanti International, Logiball, Aries Industries, Prime Resins and CUES.

Raven Lining Systems’ newest addition to the AquataPoxy family is environmentally friendly AquataPoxy SuperFlex, and as the name implies, it is a flexible coating.

Traci Read, Senior Editor

The Center for Innovative Grouting Materials and Technology (CIGMAT) and the University of Houston’s Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering held its 16th annual conference and exhibition in Houston, TX, at the University Hilton, University of Houston campus on March 4.

The latest in grouting technology and equipment from Logiball, Avanti, CETCO, Aries Industries, Prime Resins, Parson Environmental, de neef Construction Chemicals and CUES.

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