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Choosing Your Pipe: 8 Pipes to Consider for Your Trenchless Projects Choosing Your Pipe: 8 Pipes to Consider for Your Trenchless Projects Choosing Your Pipe: 8 Pipes to Consider for Your Trenchless Projects Choosing Your Pipe: 8 Pipes to Consider for Your Trenchless Projects

The choice of piping material often comes down to the lowest life cycle costs. But, this can vary depending on the trenchless method, the...
Butt Fusion & Polyethylene Pipe: How to Effectively Use This Trenchless Method Butt Fusion & Polyethylene Pipe: How to Effectively Use This Trenchless Method Butt Fusion & Polyethylene Pipe: How to Effectively Use This Trenchless Method Butt Fusion & Polyethylene Pipe: How to Effectively Use This Trenchless Method

Polyethylene pipes are virtually impervious to attack by moisture, water and soil, and are non-conductors of electricity. These are some of...
Your Comprehensive Guide to Condition Assessment of Buried Pipelines Your Comprehensive Guide to Condition Assessment of Buried Pipelines Your Comprehensive Guide to Condition Assessment of Buried Pipelines Your Comprehensive Guide to Condition Assessment of Buried Pipelines

Not only is a failed sewer system harmful for the environment, it is also expensive to rehabilitate. This is where condition assessment...
Cross-Boring Can Be Deadly: Avoid Tragedy with These Important Work Practices Cross-Boring Can Be Deadly: Avoid Tragedy with These Important Work Practices Cross-Boring Can Be Deadly: Avoid Tragedy with These Important Work Practices Cross-Boring Can Be Deadly: Avoid Tragedy with These Important Work Practices

A cross-bore can threaten not only the lives of your crew, but the lives of nearby people who've never even heard of cross-bores or...
How Loads Affect Buried Pipes How Loads Affect Buried Pipes How Loads Affect Buried Pipes How Loads Affect Buried Pipes

For pipes buried under the earth, the effect of load is not observable and is only evident at pipe failure that results in leakage, loss of...
A Brief History of Manholes and Why We Need Them A Brief History of Manholes and Why We Need Them A Brief History of Manholes and Why We Need Them A Brief History of Manholes and Why We Need Them

Manholes date back to the mid-19th century and still play an essential part in maintaining city sewage systems. They serve not only as...
4 Factors to Consider During Your Pipe Lining Project 4 Factors to Consider During Your Pipe Lining Project 4 Factors to Consider During Your Pipe Lining Project 4 Factors to Consider During Your Pipe Lining Project

Since its introduction in the early 1970s, CIPP lining has continuously evolved to become one of the most widely used forms of trenchless...
Soil Conditions and Auger Boring: 5 Things You Need to Know Soil Conditions and Auger Boring: 5 Things You Need to Know Soil Conditions and Auger Boring: 5 Things You Need to Know Soil Conditions and Auger Boring: 5 Things You Need to Know

Soil conditions can greatly affect your auger boring project. Be sure you carefully plan and you remember these tips when preparing for...
Hydraulic Radius Explained: Sewer Design, Formulas and Perimeter Calculations Hydraulic Radius Explained: Sewer Design, Formulas and Perimeter Calculations Hydraulic Radius Explained: Sewer Design, Formulas and Perimeter Calculations Hydraulic Radius Explained: Sewer Design, Formulas and Perimeter Calculations

The hydraulic radius helps to determine how much water and sediment can flow through a channel. The higher the radius of a pipe, the larger...
Your Guide to Bypassing Sewers for Mechanical Spot Repair Your Guide to Bypassing Sewers for Mechanical Spot Repair Your Guide to Bypassing Sewers for Mechanical Spot Repair Your Guide to Bypassing Sewers for Mechanical Spot Repair

Mechanical spot repairs do not often require a bypass to complete. However, on occasion, a sewer bypass may be necessary, and planning is...