PIPES ARTICLES

Pipe-ramming hammer

HammerHead Trenchless Equipment has unveiled the world's largest pneumatic pipe ramming hammer.

Pipe restraint products

The two newest products from EBAA Iron are the Mega-Stop PVC Bell Protection System and Series 1900 PVC Restraint Systems.

HDPE pipe

PolyPipe® has introduced LightView™ Plus HDPE pipe for forced main applications. Its specially formulated gray color allows inspection of the pipe interior via CCTV monitoring.

PVC pipe

CertainTeed has expanded its Certa-Lok C900 restrained-joint PVC pipe product line to include an integral bell design option.

Thermoplastic pipe

Asahi/America has expanded its family of thermoplastic double wall piping systems to help meet EPA requirements for underground chemical transfer.

NSF International announces dual certification of gasket, sealing products

NSF International has certified the first gasket and sealing materials used with push-fit fittings to both chloramine resistance and tensile strength performance requirements.

Deep Tunnel Deep Clean: Managing Water Infrastructure 300 Feet Underground

Buried 300 feet underground and stretching 28.5 miles, Milwaukee's Deep Tunnel stormwater storage system is one of only a handful of its kind in the world. As with traditional systems, floating deb...

Shake Rattle and Roll: Effects of Acoustical Resonance on Pumps and Pipes

Acoustical pipe resonances can cause excessive pump and pipe vibration. Although acoustic pulsations are not a frequent or common source of vibration in pumping systems, their occurrence is increas...

Taking the Cake: Cavity Pumps Simplify Drying System Feed

The Town of Mooresville, NC, is using progressive cavity pumps to feed dewatered sludge 80 feet to its dryer to produce "Class A" cake pellets.

Chicago governor announces first drinking water project out of $1B Clean Water Initiative

Governor Pat Quinn announced a low-interest, long-term $15 million loan to the city of Chicago to replace seven miles of drinking water pipeline.