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Thompson Pipe Group acquires U.S. Pipe assets

Thompson Pipe Group acquires U.S. Pipe assets

July 10, 2017 at 8:30 am 0 comments

  Thompson Pipe Group has entered a definitive agreement to acquire the concrete and steel pressure pipe assets of U.S. Pipe, a division of Forterra. The new entity will operate under the name Thompson Pipe Group, and becomes one of the largest and most diverse pressure pipe providers in NorthRead More

PVC Pipe Association examines environmental impact, performance of water, sewer pipes

PVC Pipe Association examines environmental impact, performance of water, sewer pipes

June 26, 2017 at 10:09 am 0 comments

The Uni-Bell PVC Pipe Association (PVCPA), which represents U.S. and Canadian manufacturers of PVC pipe, recently announced the completion of the first comprehensive environmental and performance review of water and sewer pipes in North America. The study used life cycle assessment methodology to evaluate the cradle-to-grave sustainability of commonly usedRead More

HD Supply to sell Waterworks business

HD Supply to sell Waterworks business

June 9, 2017 at 3:06 pm 0 comments

Clayton, Dubilier & Rice (CD&R) has reached an agreement with HD Supply Holdings Inc. to acquire its HD Supply Waterworks division for $2.5 billion. Through, a carve-out transaction, HD Supply Waterworks (Waterworks) will become an independent company, wholly-owned by CD&R funds. The transaction is expected to close in HD Supply’s third fiscalRead More

HD Supply Waterworks honored by three NRWA chapters

HD Supply Waterworks honored by three NRWA chapters

May 12, 2017 at 9:00 am 0 comments

HD Supply Waterworks was recently recognized by three state chapters of the National Rural Water Association (NRWA). Waterworks’ teams in Missouri, Illinois and Wisconsin, were each honored. In Missouri, HD Supply Waterworks received the Missouri Rural Water Association’s Associate Member of the Year.  HD Supply Waterworks’ branches in Illinois wereRead More

DIPRA selects Hogan as new president

DIPRA selects Hogan as new president

April 17, 2017 at 8:51 am 0 comments

The Ductile Iron Pipe Research Association (DIPRA) selected Patrick Hogan as its new president as part of a management succession plan, given the coming retirement of Jon R. Runge, who had been president of DIPRA since 2013. Hogan, who was announced as president March 6, brings national expertise in governmentalRead More

HD Supply Waterworks provides pipe, materials for Pennsylvania water system

HD Supply Waterworks provides pipe, materials for Pennsylvania water system

March 1, 2017 at 8:00 am 0 comments

Among the horses and buggies in the small Amish town of Intercourse, Pa., a new water system is being installed for the tiny community. While not an unusual occurrence, what is unique about this project supplied by HD Supply Waterworks, is the use of all high-density polyethylene (HDPE) pipe, andRead More

Raising the Bar: Unique Financing Offers Solution to Fast Track Project in West Texas

Raising the Bar: Unique Financing Offers Solution to Fast Track Project in West Texas

February 20, 2017 at 11:38 am 0 comments

By Rick Deremiah Although it had a booming economy fueled by the oil and gas industry, Midland, Texas, a city of about 120,000, was running on empty — water, that is. In 2011, West Texas suffered its third worst drought in recorded history. By 2012, two of the town’s threeRead More

HD Supply Waterworks relocates Connecticut branch

HD Supply Waterworks relocates Connecticut branch

February 6, 2017 at 12:33 pm 0 comments

HD Supply Waterworks, a leading North American distributor of waterworks infrastructure products, has relocated its Brookfield, Conn., branch to New Milford. It is one of three Waterworks branches in the state. “We are delighted with our branch relocation, which is more centrally located and convenient,” said branch manager Robin Ford.Read More

The Southern Delivery System began operations in April 2016 and features 50 miles of predominantly 66-in. pipeline.

P3 to Finance Historic SAWS Water Supply Project

November 21, 2016 at 8:05 am 0 comments

Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy LLP has advised international lenders led by Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corp., in connection with financing for the $920 million Vista Ridge Project, a water pipeline and well field that is expected to provide 20 percent more water to the City of San Antonio for atRead More

SWIM Conference to Focus on Data Analytics in Water

SWIM Conference to Focus on Data Analytics in Water

November 21, 2016 at 7:59 am 0 comments

The Internet of Things (IoT) is growing at a remarkable speed with an estimated 50 billion connected objects by 2020, according to technology giant CISCO. What does this mean for the water industry? That is the thrust behind “Data Analytics for Improved Water Infrastructure Management” a two-day conference hosted byRead More

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