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Duke’s certified applicators use specialized equipment to fill the affected sewer pipe with thick herbicidal foam to control root infiltration.

Use your own municipal maintenance crews and equipment with RootX to kill pipeline roots--they can treat a 400-foot mainline in 30 minutes or less.

Vaporooter pioneered the chemical root control industry over 40 years ago to extend the useful life of sewer systems while eliminating maintenance costs.

ISCO Industries, the nation’s largest distributor and supplier of high density polyethylene (HDPE) piping products, has announced the acquisition of Wright Water & Waste based in Solon, OH.

HOBAS Pipe USA has promoted Kimberly Paggioli, P.E., to the position of vice president of Marketing and Quality Assurance.

NASSCO (National Association of Sewer Service Companies) has completed a state of the art guideline for the use and handling of styrene based resins in the cured in place pipe (CIPP) rehabilitation process.

The city of Huntsville, AL recently completed one of the largest sanitary sewer chemical root control projects in the country.

The Pipe Line Contractors Association (PLCA) experienced a "phenomenal" year in 2008, said association President Robert Johnston (pictured).

Despite turmoil in the financial markets and oil prices that are the lowest since 2003, the U.S. natural gas industry appears likely to remain one of the stronger performers in the energy sector. Supporting this is the Energy Information Administration’s (EIA) report, Additions to Capacity on the U.S. Natural Gas Pipeline Network: 2007.

The city of Houston Public Works and Engineering Department Director Michael Marcotte addressed the December luncheon of the Gulf Coast Trenchless Association on Dec. 10. About 150 people were on hand to hear the presentation.