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July – August 2016 TRENDS

September 16, 2016 - in Trends

Study Shows High Potential for Corrosive Groundwater in Half of U.S. States Corrosive water is top-of-mind for many water utilities given the trouble in Flint, Mich., which stemmed from treated surface water from the Flint River. A new report, however, assesses…

USGS Study a Reminder to Well Owners to Test and Maintain Wells Properly

July 14, 2016 - in Corporate, Design/Engineering, Water

WASHINGTON, July 13, 2016—A study released earlier today by the U.S. Geological Survey serves as a reminder to residential well owners that testing…

Corrosion of the Arlington Memorial Bridge Causes Second Partial Closure Within 10 Days

May 29, 2015 - in Bridges, Corporate

WASHINGTON – On Friday, the National Park Service will close the two curb-lanes of the Arlington Memorial Bridge, connecting northern Virginia to Washington,…

A New Research Study Aims to Pin a Cost of Corrosion Worldwide

October 8, 2014 - in Analysis, Maintenance

Houston, TX – October 7, 2014 – The NACE International Institute has awarded a contract to DNV GL of Dublin, Ohio and APQC of Houston, Texas for data management of the forthcoming International Measures of Prevention, Application, and Economics of Corrosion…

Swiss Robot Automates Bridge Inspection and Fights Corrosion

Bridges become an infrastructure problem as they get older, as de-icing salt and carbon dioxide gradually destroy the reinforced concrete. A new robot can now check the condition of these structures, even in places that people cannot reach. We rely on Switzerland’s…