Rehabilitation

Lining Systems

Applied Felts Using only the highest quality raw materials available, Applied Felts manufactures world-class CIPP liners based on your unique job requirements. Our vertically integrated offering of classic felt liners include..

NASSCO Celebrates Year of Achievement

During a strategy planning meeting last summer, NASSCO President Jacob Trapani said the association synthesized everything it does into one clear goal: become the industry source for education, technical resources and advocacy.

Rehab News

ClockSpring Launches New Concrete Solutions Division clockspring.com ClockSpring|NRI, a manufacturer of engineered products for the repair and rehabilitation of critical infrastructure, acquired Milliken Infrastructure Solutions as its new concrete solutions division. The former Milliken group pr..

EPA Announces $40 Million Water Infrastructure Loan to Toho Water Authority

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has announced a $40 million Water Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (WIFIA) loan to the Toho Water Authority in Kissimmee, Florida.

Avanti Expands Product Offerings

avantigrout.com Avanti has added an AV-500 Epoxy line to its portfolio of injection solutions used to stabilize soils and rock, restore structural inte..

Perma-Liner Road Show Travels to Charleston, S.C.

perma-liner.com Perma-Liner Industries LLC. the leading manufacturer and supplier of trenchless pipeline rehabilitation equipment and materials, took its know-how and capabilities to Charleston, S.C. During the one-day road s..

Lessons Learned on Pressure Pipe Rehabilitation Projects

Through the efforts of the AWWA Pipeline Rehabilitation Committee, a white paper was developed with industry consensus to better define lining classifications as well as establish more specific design, qualification and verification testing and acceptance criteria.

NASSCO Standard Bearers: Ray Bahr III

NASSCO, now in its 45th year, continues to set standards for the assessment and rehabilitation of underground infrastructure. This series of articles recognizes those who have not only been critical to the success of NASSCO, but the industry as well. This month, industry veteran Ray Bahr III is profiled. He is the third generation to work in the underground rehabilitation market.

Sprayed-in-Place Pipe (SIPP) Market: Competitive Dynamics & Global Industry Statistics

A report on the sprayed-in-place pipe (SIPP) market, published by Stratview Research, focuses on current trend insights, 2013 to 2018, and predictions for the forecast period of 2019 to 2024.

Proposed ASTM Standard Supports Water Main Pipe Rehabilitation

ASTM International’s committee on plastic piping systems (F17) is developing a proposed standard for replacing old and failing distribution water main pipes.

HDR Publishes Guide for Condition Assessment, Rehabilitation of Water/Wastewater Infrastructure

HDR has developed Condition Assessment and Rehabilitation Guide, a 40-page booklet that outlines tools and technologies for inspection, assessment and renewal of water and wastewater infrastructure.

Perma-Liner Rolls Out Road Shows, New Product for Tackling Infrastructure Rehab

With aging infrastructure and broken sewer lines being common themes that more and more communities are experiencing, Perma-Liner Industries LLC hosted events to share innovative, trenchless technology, and state-of-the-art equipment and materials to tackle these issues in the least disruptive manner.

Proposed Standard to Support Water Main Pipe Rehabilitation

ASTM International said its committee on plastic pipe systems is developing a proposed standard to be used in the rehabilitation of water mains.

NASSCO Launches Regional Events Initiative with ‘Motor City Exchange’

As part of its vision to set standards by increasing the awareness of aging underground infrastructure and providing viable solutions through education, technical resources and industry advocacy, NASSCO introduced the first of many regional events: Motor City Exchange.

The Evolution of Rehabilitation Technology for Water Mains and Other Pressure Pipes

To understand the evolution of pressure pipe rehabilitation technology, it also helps to understand the evolution of pressure pipe itself.

Hydraulic Pigs Clear Quagga Mussels from Lake Ontario Intake Pipelines

Hydraulic pipe pigging was utilized during a recent project in Canada to clean invasive quagga mussels from three large-diameter freshwater intake pipelines. The deep-water intakes, each more than 3 miles long, bring water from Lake Ontario into the Island Water Treatment Plant owned by the city of Toronto.

PLCS

Pushing or pulling new PE pipe into a host pipe using winches, slings on a backhoe bucket or plain brute strength is slow, labor intensive, potentially dangerous and risks damaging the PE pipe. PLCS’s Pipe Handler easily grip..

Avanti Adds Epoxy Product Line to its Injection Solutions

Avanti International introduced the AV-500 epoxy line to its portfolio of injection solutions used to stabilize soils and rock, restore structural integrity, stop leaks and control groundwater. The product offering consists of..

ClockSpring|NRI Adds Milliken Infrastructure Solutions to its Portfolio

ClockSpring|NRI has acquired Milliken Infrastructure Solutions, LLC, previously a subsidiary of Milliken & Company.

EPA Provides $2.6 Billion in New Funding for Water Infrastructure

New funding will assist states in Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Region 7 with improving drinking water and wastewater infrastructure.

EPA Announces $2.6 Billion in Availability for Water Improvement Projects

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced the availability of $2.6 billion in new funds to assist states, tribes and territories with improving drinking water and wastewater infrastructure across the country.

Unusual Sliplining Solutions Developed on Los Angeles Project

Rehabilitating or replacing large-diameter sewer lines in heavily populated areas always is a challenge: heavy traffic complicates work and causes disruptions and traffic delays, creating a ripple affect extending far beyond the construction zones.

Fort Wayne Announces $100 Million in Utility Infrastructure Investments

City officials in Fort Wayne, Indiana, on Monday announced plans to invest $100 million in city neighborhoods for stormwater protection, sanitary sewer improvements, and water pipe upgrades.

EPA Announces New WIFIA Funding for Water Infrastructure Projects

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Andrew Wheeler announced the availability of funding to provide an estimated $6 billion in Water Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (WIFIA) loans in 2019.

Miami-Dade Almost Out of Money for Federally Mandated Sewage System Upgrades

Miami-Dade County, Fla., is on the brink of running out of money to pay for federally mandated upgrades to its outdated sewage system. This revelation comes just days after more than 700,000 gallons of sewage dumped into Biscayne Bay from the last remaining pump station yet to be scheduled for repairs.

Giacomo (Jack) Conte

NASSCO honoree Giacomo (Jack) Conte grew up literally learning the business from the ground up. As his career progressed, Conte quickly reacted to market opportunities and became a respected innovator and leader within the underground infrastructure industry.

Gas Distribution Replacement Work Continues Strong Pace

As recently as 2017, the federal Department of Transportation (DOT) estimated 30,000 miles of cast-iron pipe still carried gas in the United States, with the highest percentage of these mains located in older eastern cities such as New York City, Philadelphia, Boston, Baltimore and Washington, D.C.

Ansonia Sewer Authority to Pay Cost of Sewer Collapse; Chairman Walks Out

A heated dispute over who will pay for the massive sewer pipe collapse in Ansonia, Conn., ended with the apparent resignation of city's Water Pollution Control Authority chairman after his commissioners authorized paying the bill.

22nd Annual Municipal Sewer/Water Infrastructure Survey

Underground Construction's exclusive annual survey revealed stronger budgets for many cities and growing expectations for a prolonged, stronger economy – but municipal personnel remain cautious.

Perma-Liner Celebrates 20 Years in Trenchless Pipeline Rehab Industry

Perma-Liner Industries LLC is celebrating 20 years in the trenchless pipeline rehabilitation industry, marking a milestone of innovation and perseverance in an ever-changing and growing industry.