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Reno, NV, offers many attractions to live up to its billing as “The Biggest Little City In The World.” When choosing a contractor for a sewer rehabilitation project that involved both busy downtown and more remote idyllic settings, city of Reno engineers selected cured in place pipe (CIPP) specialist PIPEnology to avoid disrupting the city’s activities.

Jeff Griffin, Senior Editor

Vermeer Corp. has introduced a software tool for estimating the environmental impact of various underground utility construction methods.

Jeff Griffin, Senior Editor

Underground utility construction projects most often are classified as either new construction, usually to extend or upgrade services, or replacement/rehabilitation of old or failing buried infrastructure.

Jeff Griffin, Senior Editor

National Liner LLC has introduced a trenchless rehabilitation lining process that uses see-through PVC panels to rehabilitate circular pipes, box culverts and structures of other shapes.

Robert Carpenter, Editor

In his proposed 2010 budget, President Obama has proposed a huge increase for sewer and water funding. His budget proposal is $2.4 billion for the Clean Water State Revolving Fund and $1.5 billion for the Drinking Water State Revolving Funds.

The Central Weber (Utah) Sewer Improvement District recently awarded a project installing a new treated water discharge line from the treatment plant to the Weber River to Whitaker Construction Company.

Traci Read, Senior Editor

Canadian pipeliners enjoyed boom times in 2008 and are facing a once-in-a-generation opportunity to build essential pipeline infrastructure.

The 811 number is a national “Call Before You Dig” phone number designated by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to eliminate the confusion of multiple “Call Before You Dig” numbers.

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