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Pressurized force mains represent a relatively small percentage of the nation’s wastewater collection infrastructure, but are essential in many systems to move waste where gravity isn’t sufficient to sustain flow. Failure in a force main segment can cause major disruptions in service with costly operational and environmental consequences.

DiPaolo Construction, of Calumet City, IL, recently completed a $14 million underground utility project to install personnel access manhole structures over an existing combined storm/sanitary sewer line in the South Chicago community of Hegewisch.

The National Association of Sewer Service Companies (NASSCO) has released the “Introduction to Sewer Cleaning with Jetting Equipment” video to further their mission to set industry standards for the assessment and rehabilitation of underground pipelines, while assuring the continued acceptance and growth of trenchless technologies.

TT Technologies has introduced two new small-diameter pneumatic pipe splitting tools designed to meet the needs of the gas industry.

May will mark the fifth anniversary of the introduction of 811, the national one-call number to request buried pipes and cables be located and marked prior to excavation or any other earth-disturbing activity.

Obama administration budget requests for fiscal 2013 for key pipeline regulatory and construction programs are working their way through congressional appropriation committees. The Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) would receive new funding for additional inspectors, allowing the agency to do more intensive inspections of pipeline safety.

Several contractors have initiated steps to form an association to better represent the pipeline and utility trenching industry.

Community-owned Colorado Springs Utilities (CSU) provides electric, natural gas, water and wastewater services to 645,000 residential and commercial customers in the Pikes Peak region of Colorado.

The Kenco Pipe Lift provides an easy, safe and cost effective way to move pipe.

Mud mixing systems from KEMTRON, TT Technologies, Triflo Intl., American Augers, Ditch Witch, Vermeer and Mud Technology Intl.

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