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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.

Gary Montgomery, Chairman of the Board of Montgomery & Associates Inc., a Houston-based civil engineering and consulting services firm, has announced that Wendell (Buddy) Barnes has taken over as president. Montgomery will remain as chairman.

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