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Eric Wood invented trenchless technology. Who invented trenchless technology? Eric Wood invented trenchless technology. Who invented trenchless technology? Eric Wood invented trenchless technology. Who invented trenchless technology? Eric Wood invented trenchless technology. Who invented trenchless technology?

Trenchless technology, the method of subsurface construction requiring little or no continuous trenching, began in 1970. It was invented by...
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A faulty gas line is nothing to mess with. When gas appliances are not putting off the same amount of heat or flame as they once did, it...
Avoid tunnel collapse Avoid tunnel collapse Avoid tunnel collapse Avoid tunnel collapse

Analyzing the ground conditions is only a small part of successfully boring a tunnel. Using engineering skills as well as preparing the...
An Overview of Sliplining An Overview of Sliplining An Overview of Sliplining An Overview of Sliplining

Sliplining is when workers insert a pipe within a damaged pipeline. The new plumbing is made of either polyvinyl chloride (PVC) or...
How Pigging Works in Trenchless Repair and Rehabilitation How Pigging Works in Trenchless Repair and Rehabilitation How Pigging Works in Trenchless Repair and Rehabilitation How Pigging Works in Trenchless Repair and Rehabilitation

There are 5 basic PIG models, utility, inspection, intelligent, gel and specialty PIGS in use in trenchless pigging, all of which are used...
What to Do When You Smell Gas? What to Do When You Smell Gas? What to Do When You Smell Gas? What to Do When You Smell Gas?

What to Do When You Smell Gas? Ventilate the area, evacuate the premises, contact emergency services and turn to trenchless inspection and...
The Geotechnical Investigation: Which Method Should We Use? The Geotechnical Investigation: Which Method Should We Use? The Geotechnical Investigation: Which Method Should We Use? The Geotechnical Investigation: Which Method Should We Use?

A geotechnical investigation is mostly done in an effort to identify the soils and ground conditions contractors will be working with. For...
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Direct indicators of an unstable borehole include the excess volume of drill cuttings, caving or heaving at the surface, cement required in...
Easement and Contract: The Legalities of Trenchless Projects Easement and Contract: The Legalities of Trenchless Projects Easement and Contract: The Legalities of Trenchless Projects Easement and Contract: The Legalities of Trenchless Projects

The most challenging part in the planning phase is land easement acquisition. Thanks to trenchless technology, land owners are more...
Using Trenchless Technology to Replace City Lead Pipes Using Trenchless Technology to Replace City Lead Pipes Using Trenchless Technology to Replace City Lead Pipes Using Trenchless Technology to Replace City Lead Pipes

Pipe pulling using trenchless technology was later adopted because the open trench method was causing a lot of disruption on the surface to...