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Turning Data Into Decisions: WSSC Prioritizes Water Main Replacement

Turning Data Into Decisions: WSSC Prioritizes Water Main Replacement

October 18, 2017 at 1:00 pm 0 comments

  Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission Prioritizes Water Main Replacement with Comprehensive Inspection Program Water asset management can be a lofty enterprise, particularly if you’re one of the largest utilities in the United States. The Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission (WSSC), established in 1918, covers nearly 1,000 sq-miles in Prince George’s andRead More

Resetting the Clock on Infrastructure

Resetting the Clock on Infrastructure

September 5, 2017 at 8:50 am 0 comments

The Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission (WSSC) was established in 1918, the brainchild of public health officials and that era’s version of “civic activists.” A bond issue passed that year helped fund the system’s start and WSSC began acquiring existing water and sewerage systems within its service area – 95 squareRead More

HD Supply Waterworks now Core & Main

HD Supply Waterworks now Core & Main

August 30, 2017 at 4:00 pm 0 comments

HD Supply Waterworks has announced it has changed its name to Core & Main effective immediately. The company, previously a division of HD Supply, became a freestanding enterprise following its acquisition by Clayton, Dubilier & Rice on Aug. 1, 2017. “The name Core & Main allows us to continue ourRead More

Study Takes Comprehensive Look at PVC Life Cycle Assessment & Sustainability

Study Takes Comprehensive Look at PVC Life Cycle Assessment & Sustainability

August 30, 2017 at 1:30 pm 0 comments

A recent study from the Uni-Bell PVC Pipe Association, conducted by Sustainable Solutions Corp., presents the first comprehensive environmental review of underground PVC pipes for drinking water, sanitary sewer, and storm sewer piping systems in North America based on a 100-year life cycle assessment (LCA) methodology. The study evaluates undergroundRead More

PPI announces new board members

PPI announces new board members

August 14, 2017 at 10:17 am 0 comments

The Plastics Pipe Institute, Inc. (PPI) recently installed members in new roles on its board of directors. These individuals took office immediately following the group’s annual meeting held at the PGA National Resort in Palm Beach Garden, Fla., at which the changes to the executive committee were confirmed. David FinkRead More

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

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