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New Research Could Lead to More Corrosion-Resistant Water Pipes

May 5, 2016 - in Corporate, Maintenance, Water

BINGHAMTON, NY – With documented public water problems in Flint, Mich., and Hoosick Falls, N.Y., caused by corrosion, understanding how copper is affected at the atomic level is critical to avoiding problems in future pipes. Corrosion-related damage costs…

Measured Load Capacity of Buried Reinforced Concrete Pipes

January 14, 2016 - in Corporate, Maintenance, Water

Reinforced concrete pipes are used extensively in storm water and sewage applications. In North America, these pipes are often designed using the “Indirect…

New ASTM International Standard Supports Use of Synthetic Fiber in Concrete Pipes

November 18, 2015 - in Corporate, Design/Engineering, Pipelines

A new ASTM International standard will support the sustainability and resiliency of concrete pipes that are reinforced by synthetic fibers. The new standard…

AWWA to Update Standard, Including Enhanced Performance High-Density Polyethylene Resins

August 3, 2015 - in Analysis, Corporate, Water

IRVING, Texas, August 3, 2015—According to the Plastics Pipe Institute, Inc. (PPI), the American Water Works Association (AWWA) will publish a comprehensive updated version of its C906 standard with significant revisions and changes to all of its sections. …

Surround Technologies and Advanced Flow Systems Expand Manufacturing Capacity

July 10, 2015 - in Corporate, Pipelines

MAPLE RIDGE, BRITISH COLUMBIA, CANADA – July 9, 2015 – Surround Technologies and its sister company Advanced Flow Systems, part of AdvanTec Global Innovations have recently added new equipment, staff and expanded manufacturing capacity to meet increasing…

ASD Global Joins Intergraph SmartPlant Alliance Program

January 28, 2015 - in Corporate, Modeling, Plant

San Francisco, Calif., Jan. 27, 2015—ASD Global, the industry leader in knowledge-based engineering software solutions for Front End Loading (FEL), Front End Engineering Design (FEED), early stage Detail Design, and the Construction planning of projects…

Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission Installs a 70-mile Acoustic Fiber Optic Sensing System

The Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission water distribution system is the largest water and wastewater utility in the nation, with a network of 5,600 miles of fresh water pipeline and 5,400 miles of sewer pipeline in and around our nation's capitol. Within…

GeoMax Launches EZiSYSTEM Range of Cable and Pipe Location Tools


February 7, 2014 - in Construction, Sensors

GeoMax expands its portfolio of user-friendly products with the launch of the new EZiSYSTEM range of cable and pipe location tools. Accurately locating and avoiding underground utilities has never been so straightforward. The EZiSYSTEM  has been specifically…