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Agreement reached on water infrastructure bill
Agreement reached on water infrastructure bill
Sep 13 2018
On Sept. 10, U.S. Senate and House lawmakers reached an agreement on America’s Water Infrastructure Act of 2018. Next, the bipartisan legislation…
Plastic Pipe Institute issues substandard pipe advisory
Plastic Pipe Institute issues substandard pipe advisory
Sep 6 2018
The Plastics Pipe Institute Inc. (PPI) issued a warning about substandard plastic pipe. High-density polyethylene (HDPE) pipe that does not comply…
The culvert under SR 16 was rusting and failing.
The culvert under SR 16 was rusting and failing.
Jul 30 2018
Eight years ago, a portion of Florida State Route (SR) 16 was beginning to subside as a result of heavy tropical storm flows. A large void had opened…
Jun 6 2017
Improper construction techniques during pipe and culverts installation in streams can have a significant impact on water quality, aquatic habitat and…
Feb 10 2017
According to The Huffington Post, more than 1,700 Flint, Mich., residents have filed a class-action lawsuit against the U.S. Environmental Protection…
Feb 2 2016
Sediment basins have long been the primary means of providing sediment control on larger construction sites and have generally been accepted as…
Aug 25 2015
The American Society of Civil Engineers’ (ASCE) has launched the Utility Engineering and Surveying Institute (UESI). ASCE’s President Robert D.…
Jun 8 2015
Tiburon, Calif., is named for the sharks that cruise just offshore this hilly peninsula in San Francisco Bay. Contractor Gary Miksis, president of…
Jan 27 2015
Scott Air Force Base (AFB), located in St. Clair County, Ill., is home to several command and control elements that represent logistics for the U.S.…
Apr 22 2013
A four-barrel, 96-in.-diameter reinforced concrete pipe (RCP) detention system was designed for a Lexus automobile dealership in Nashville, Tenn.…
Sep 14 2012
When the operators of Otay Landfill of San Diego, Republic Services, noticed erosion around a pipe inlet, an inspection was performed. The findings…
Aug 3 2012
For the first time since 2008, the Export-Import Bank of the United States (Ex-Im Bank) has authorized a sovereign transaction—a $64.9 million, 12-…
Jun 12 2012
Hanson Pipe & Precast, a manufacturer of concrete pipe and precast products, was selected to provide more than 33,000 ft of reinforced concrete…
Apr 30 2012
The city of Peru is not happy with the results of a massive sewer project that ended last year, as reported by the NewsTribune. It plans to…
Mar 16 2012
Eagle Green polyethylene (PE) dual wall from JM Eagle offers municipalities an eco-friendly product at a value price. It is the first choice in…
Oct 24 2011
Agru America Inc. uses the flat die extrusion calendered process to produce structured geomembranes for the U.S. and global civil/environmental…
Sep 20 2011
StormX is an effective end-of-pipe netting system for capture at most “hot spots.” It has the strength to handle “first flush” and capture gross…
Mar 31 2008
The new K2 series portable inspection system offers all the benefits of a truck-mounted system. The K2 Series portable CCTV pipeline inspection…
Feb 11 2008
CUES offers custom truck-, trailer- and van-mounted systems for all your TV inspection and rehabilitation needs. Vehicles can include TV inspection…
Jan 8 2008
The new K2 series portable inspection system offers all the benefits of a truck-mounted system. It can be mounted in a wide range of vehicles and…
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