Underground Construction September 2015 Editor's Log

The Risk Of Narrow Vision

September 2015 Vol. 70 No. 9

By Robert Carpenter, Editor-in-Chief The sewer and water infrastructure industry has again been pushed to the rear of significance and importance by states desperate to maintain their road and bridge funding. Consequently, in the short-lived…


Editor’s Log: Affording Water

August 2015, Vol. 70, No.8

By Robert Carpenter, Editor-in-Chief Water is not free. Those in the underground infrastructure market understand that. Maintaining the underground piping system alone costs billions annually. Public water treatment plants are expensive and must operate and…

Seizing Opportunities

March 2015, Vol. 70, No. 3

When trying to get a handle on the economic activity, outlook and trends of the underground construction and rehabilitation industry, I keep getting mixed signals. Most of the market segments are primed and ready to…