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I recently had the opportunity to host a national webinar on the topic of Ports & Airports and thought it would be a good idea to mention some of the items that were discussed on the Pipe Blog for those who may have missed it. Ports and Airports are like little cities with both little and big problems. These issues can vary quite vastly, but there

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One of the largest concerns municipalities have when sliplining an existing pipe structure is if the liner pipe will fit inside the host pipe. There are a myriad of potential host pipe problems which determine liner pipe clearance: misaligned joints, out of roundness, protruding laterals, long radius curves, elbows, or pipeline breaks/deflections.

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Over the two decades I’ve been involved with Contech A-2000™ PVC Pipe, there are a handful of concerns I am asked about once-a-year, it seems.  One of them is in regard to field tapping the profile wall, or corrugated, A-2000 sewer pipe.  Some engineers are worried that the tap can’t be water tight..A few thoughts to consider…  A-2000 has been

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Imagine this: You’re hosting a dinner party at your home, and suddenly you notice water in the hallway. Oh, crap! The toilet is overflowing. Now imagine this occurring on a much larger scale when the city’s sanitary sewer system overflows and starts bubbling out of manholes into your backyard. The EPA estimates there are at least 45,000 sanitary

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Having been in this industry for several years, I am often asked questions about the pipe installation process as well as a pipe's condition post-installation. I thought I would take the opportunity here to address issues regarding damage to corrugated metal pipes (CMP) that occasionally occurs during or after field installations.On occasion, it

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