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Prestressed Pipe Deterioration Prompts Large Utility to Seek Effective, Cost-efficient Approach

Prestressed Pipe Deterioration Prompts Large Utility to Seek Effective, Cost-efficient Approach

October 12, 2011 at 12:00 am 0 comments

While North America faces the ?pay now or pay later? challenges of rehabilitating aging underground pipe infrastructure, another issue ? unrelated to age ? is lurking beneath the surface.

ADS New Pipe Plant Announced to Meet Increasing Market Demand

September 1, 2011 at 12:00 am 0 comments

Advanced Drainage Systems Inc. (ADS), the world?s largest manufacturer of corrugated plastic pipe, announced plans for a new world-class manufacturing facility in Hampton, Iowa. The new plant will be fully operational by mid-September.

RJN Conducting Year-Long SSES in the City of Irving, Texas

September 1, 2011 at 12:00 am 0 comments

RJN Group, Inc. (RJN) is presently in the middle of a year-long sanitary sewer evaluation study (SSES) in the City of Irving?s Southwest Basin. The SSES began in January of this year and is scheduled for completion by the end of December.

Godwin Pumps Assists in Irene Relief Efforts

Godwin Pumps Assists in Irene Relief Efforts

September 1, 2011 at 12:00 am 0 comments

Godwin Pumps, manufacturer of the Dri-Prime automatic self-priming, dry-running pump continues to support emergency relief efforts throughout the East Coast after Hurricane Irene.

Milwaukee to Host Water Summit V: ?Achieving Harmony with Water?

Milwaukee to Host Water Summit V: ?Achieving Harmony with Water?

September 1, 2011 at 12:00 am 0 comments

The Milwaukee Water Council will host its fifth annual Water Summit conference Sept. 19-20 at Milwaukee?s Discovery World/Pier Wisconsin complex.

2011 Water Market Review: Industry Consolidation

September 1, 2011 at 12:00 am 0 comments

In the last issue of UIM we outlined the key trends and developments taking place in the water market ? including the recent surge of interest by investors looking to gain a foothold in the sector. In this issue, we take a closer look at other issues shaping the water market, namely ownership changes and industry consolidation.

National Clay Pipe Institute Assists with Calcium Deposit Research

National Clay Pipe Institute Assists with Calcium Deposit Research

August 31, 2011 at 12:00 am 0 comments

The National Clay Pipe Institute (NCPI) was recently called upon to aid the Costa Mesa Sanitary District (CMSD) of Southern California in an investigation into possible causes of an unknown material building up in some of its gravity sewer lines.

The Impact of the Green Movement for Improving the Energy Efficiency of Water and Wastewater Systems

The Impact of the Green Movement for Improving the Energy Efficiency of Water and Wastewater Systems

August 31, 2011 at 12:00 am 0 comments

Several years ago, an article was featured that reviewed the U.S. Green Building Council?s (USGBC) Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) program as a tool to encourage environmentally compatible elements in buildings, including improved energy and water efficiencies.

Olathe, Kansas: A Sustainable City Through Water Conservation

Olathe, Kansas: A Sustainable City Through Water Conservation

August 31, 2011 at 12:00 am 0 comments

According to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), over the past 50 years, the U.S. population has doubled in size and its thirst for water has tripled. Water usage in the next 25 years is expected to climb another 50 percent.

Tampa Area Quenches Thirst by Tapping into the Sea

Tampa Area Quenches Thirst by Tapping into the Sea

August 31, 2011 at 12:00 am 0 comments

With population growth and climate changes threatening the U.S. water supply, desalination is a viable solution to augment groundwater and surface water supplies for drinking water.