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According to the CGA, the estimated total number of underground utility damages occurring in the U.S. in 2008 has decreased to 200,000 from the 2004 estimate of 450,000.

The Gulf Coast Trenchless Association (GCTA) recognized the recipients of its college scholarships Aug. 12 at its monthly meeting. The association awarded $12,000 in scholarships to 12 students.

The Metro Wastewater Reclamation District (MWRD) of Denver, CO, successfully completed a significant manhole rehabilitation project on its South Thornton Interceptor this past summer.

According to FERC, the Kinder Morgan’s Rockies Express Pipeline is the largest currently under construction. Members of the Commission have unofficially dubbed it “The King of Pipelines.”

Jeff Griffin, Senior Editor

When it comes to associations, bigger isn't necessarily better – small local and regional organizations can be very effective in serving their members, especially for those serving specialized, niche markets.

Jeff Griffin, Senior Editor

Most major American cities today face multiple challenges to provide basic water and sanitary services.

Jeff Griffin, Senior Editor

Chemical grouting is a joint sealing and stabilization process used to stop ground water flow through soils surrounding structurally sound sewer pipes or structures.

Brent Lane and his business partner, Steve Parker, have witnessed the ups and downs of the horizontal directional drilling business.

I was pleasantly surprised recently when the annual American Society of Civil Engineers’ Pipeline Conference experienced strong attendance.

Jeff Griffin, Senior Editor

The Oklahoma Corporation Commission has authorized Oklahoma Gas & Electric Co. to make its electrical distribution system less susceptible to power outages by, in some cases, converting to underground cable.

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