Rehabilitation

Jeff Griffin, Senior Editor

Rehabilitation of failing sanitary sewer systems is a high priority for many cities in the United States with major projects under way relining and replacing aging and failing mains.

Insituform Technologies Inc. announced that its Indian joint venture, Insituform Pipeline Rehabilitation Private Limited has been awarded a contract valued for $5.6 million to rehabilitate approximately 16,000 feet of medium diameter sewer pipelines for the Indian water utility Uttar Pradesh Jal Nigam, located in Northern India approximately 400 miles Southeast of New Delhi.

It takes a lot to survive a year in the business world, much less 25 years. It’s apparent that Vac-Con, Green Cove Springs, FL, an industry leader in the building of combination sewer cleaning vacuum trucks has found the right combination to make it work. Founded in 1986 when the company employed five people to its expansion in 2011, employing hundreds of people, having a worldwide network of dealers and nearly 6000 machines in service, Vac-Con is a true American success story.

James (Trip) Ferguson III has been named general manager of RePipe Construction, a division of IPR, a leading provider of underground rehabilitation solutions.

IPR, a leading national provider of underground rehabilitation solutions with offices throughout the United States, has secured positions on some of the most respected business rankings lists, including the Inc. 5,000 list of the fastest-growing privately held companies in the country, the Crain’s Detroit Business list of Largest Environmental Companies in Southeastern Michigan and the Crain’s Private 200. IPR President and CEO Joseph Cutillo made the announcement.

Angus W. Stocking, L.S.

The city of Westlake, OH, got an interesting wake-up call in 2006 when a sanitary sewer interceptor line in the nearby city of Lorain failed dramatically.

“It forced the evacuation of several dozen homes for months,” says Westlake Director of Engineering Robert P. Kelly, P.E.

Root control products from Duke's Root Control, RootX and Vaporooter.

The latest in grouting technology and equipment from Logiball, Avanti, CETCO, Aries Industries, Prime Resins, Parson Environmental, de neef Construction Chemicals and CUES.

A combination of metam sodium and dichlobenil kills the roots by penetrating and bursting cell walls on contact. Dichlobenil 50W is a unique herbicide crystalline compound that attaches itself to the existing organic matter and pipe joints, walls and cracks to immediately stop root intrusion and prevent new growth. A dense foam penetrates grease and root mass to ensure full chemical contact on all root and pipe surfaces. 800.841.1444, www.vaporooter.com

An effective chemical root control product, Vaporooter is guaranteed to kill roots on contact and prevent growth in sanitary sewer systems for a period of three years following application.

Syndicate content