Raven Lining Systems, VersaFlex Complete Merger

Raven Lining Systems® and VersaFlex® Inc. today announced the companies have merged, effective Jan. 1, 2018. As part of the merger, VersaFlex’s Polyurea University will be combined with Raven Lining Systems’ Certified Applicator Program to develop an industry leading training and technical support ..

Importance Of Stormwater Drainage

During the past several years there has been a lot of construction at U.S. airports. As usual, everyone is thrilled when they see above-ground improvements. But what they don’t realize is how important the underground infrastructure is to the airport. This article will explore how some airports are ..

Rehabilitation Technology News December 2017

Raven Lining Systems Raven Lining Systems introduced the newest additions to the AquataPoxy brand, the AquataPoxy 90 (epoxy lining) and AquataPoxy 190 (red oxide epoxy primer/finish coating). These products will supplement Raven’s existing portfolios (AquataPoxy and AquataFlex) for the potable wate..

December 2017 News

TWDB Approves $47 Million For Houston Stormwater Project The Texas Water Development Board (TWDB) approved $47.195 million in financial assistance from the Clean Water State Revolving Fund to the city of Houston for design and construction costs associated with a stormwater management project. The..

Global CIPP Market To Reach Nearly $2.5 Billion by 2022

Among trenchless rehabilitation techniques, cured-in-place pipe (CIPP) is gaining popularity. In fact,  a new report from Stratview Research, The Global Cured-In-Place Pipe Market: Highlights, projects the global market will reach $2.49 billion in 2022. Major drivers of the growth include the agin..

RELINE UV Forms U.S. Subsidiary

The RELINE UV group, based in Rohrbach, Germany, has formed a subsidiary company in the United States to offer ultra violet (UV) cured-in-place pipe liner products, curing and support equipment in both the U.S. and Canada. RELINE UV includes the companies RELINEEUROPE, RELINECHINA and RELINEJAPAN. A..

Houston Receives $47 Million to Address Brays Bayou Flooding

The Texas Water Development Board (TWDB) has approved more than $47 million in financial assistance from the Clean Water State Revolving Fund to the city of Houston. The city will use the assistance to finance design and construction costs associated with a stormwater management project to address f..

Four Municipalities Participate in Pennsylvania Event on Stormwater Management

Stormwater management efforts by Lemoyne Borough, Lower Paxton Township, Susquehanna Township, Harrisburg’s Capital Region Water, and municipalities statewide were highlighted at a recent event in Lemoyne held by the Pennsylvania’s Department of Environmental Protection (DEP). Hundreds of municipal..

Report: Global CIPP Market to Reach Nearly $2.5 Million by 2022

According to a new report from Stratview Research, the global Cured-In-Place Pipe (CIPP) market is projected to reach $2,486.5 million in 2022. Reasons for the expected growth include: Aging potable and sewage water infrastructure Increased spending by municipalities and utilities on rehabilita..

New York City DEP, Water Research Foundation Release New Stormwater Report

The New York City Department of Environmental Protection (DEP), in partnership with the Water Research Foundation, today released Innovative and Integrated Stormwater Management, a new report highlighting challenges faced by stormwater programs worldwide, including flood mitigation programs, integra..

Evidence of Stormwater Contamination at Toxic Site During Harvey Floods

PASADENA, Texas (AP) — The U.S. government received reports of three spills at one of Houston’s dirtiest Superfund toxic waste sites in the days after the drenching rains from Hurricane Harvey finally stopped. Aerial photos reviewed by The Associated Press show dark-colored water surrounding the sit..

NASSCO: Purdue's CIPP Report Flawed

The National Association of Sewer Service Companies (NASSCO) has released its response to the Purdue University study, Worksite Chemical Air Emissions and Worker Exposure during Sanitary Sewer and Stormwater Pipe Rehabilitation Using Cured-in-Place-Pipe (CIPP), published July 26, 2017 in the Environ..

Arcadis Wins Contract to Design Stormwater Flood Protections in Virginia

Arcadis has been awarded an approximate $11.6 million contract by the City of Norfolk, Virginia, to design stormwater infrastructure enhancements to protect Ohio Creek communities against future flooding and continued sea level rise. The City of Norfolk received a $115 million grant to transform th..

Torrential Rains Bring Widespread Flooding to Houston

HOUSTON (AP) — Heavy rains that caused flooding in some parts of the Houston area and prompted about two-dozen water rescues on Tuesday seemed to have stopped just before getting worse but with more rain expected authorities remain on guard and residents should stay prepared, officials said. “Unfor..

Municipal Grouting Video Series Helps Solve I&I Problems

Avanti International has produced a new learning resource for solving Infiltration and Inflow (I&I) issues in sanitary and storm water systems. Fundamentals of Municipal Grouting is a 16-module video series designed as an interactive learning experience for those who need-to-know and want-to-solve t..

Canadian Town Receives Funding for Stormwater Project

The governments of Canada and Ontario have approved a new stormwater project in Sault Ste. Marie under the Government of Canada’s Clean Water and Wastewater Fund. The federal government is providing up to 50 percent of funding for this project—over $2.1 million. The provincial government is providin..

Funding Awarded for Wastewater, Stormwater Projects in Canada

The governments of Canada and Saskatchewan today announced funding to upgrade and expand the Town of Pilot Butte’s wastewater treatment facilities and storm water management systems. The wastewater plant upgrades include new pumping and pipeline infrastructure, an expansion and upgrade of the exist..

Report Highlights $300 Billion Municipal Water Infrastructure Opportunities

Pipe and hardware companies should benefit from heightening concerns about U.S. municipal water infrastructure and $300 billion of forecasted capital expenditures over the next decade, according to a new report from Bluefield Research, U.S. Municipal Pipe Markets: Trends, Opportunities and a Changin..

Pennsylvania Governor Approves Funding for 17 Municipal Stormwater Projects

On June 29, Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf announced the approval of funding to support to 17 municipal stormwater projects in Pennsylvania’s portion of the Chesapeake Bay Watershed. “The convenience we all enjoy with pavement comes with a tangible cost: increased runoff pollution in our local wate..

Georgia Utility Awards Sewer Contract

The Walker County Water & Sewerage Authority (WCWSA) has awarded a $297,000 contract to Insituform, an Aegion Company, to combat millions of gallons of stormwater infiltrating its system. The project involves renewing and extending the life of 11,000 feet of sewer line, utilizing a cured in place p..

Avanti Creates New Online Video Series to Solve Sewer, Water Problems

After years of collaboration and development with multiple authorities, Avanti International today announced that Fundamentals of Municipal Grouting, a 16-module video series designed as an interactive learning experience for solving Infiltration and Inflow (I&I) issues in sanitary sewer and storm w..

$90 Million Contract Awarded for Construction of Stormwater Conveyance System

The Metropolitan Sewer District of Greater Cincinnati has awarded Kokosing Industrial Inc. an $89.9 million construction contract for the Lick Run Greenway Project, a 1.5-mile stormwater conveyance system designed to keep hundreds of millions of gallons of combined sewer overflow out of the Mill Cre..

Do CIPP Products Perform As Expected?

By Gerhard “Gerry” P. Muenchmeyer, PE Muenchmeyer Associates LLC Editor’s Note: This is the first in an occasional series of articles discussing long-term performance needs, capabilities and requirements of various rehabilitation technologies. For almost 40 years, the trenchless rehabilitation ind..

ADS Introduces HPXR75 Stormwater Pipe Technology

Advanced Drainage Systems Inc. (ADS), a leading global manufacturer of water management solutions, has introduced HPXR 75, the latest breakthrough in stormwater pipe technology. The revolutionary design incorporates a corrugated polypropylene pipe with a smooth outer wall and oriented fiberglass re..

Perma-Liner Industries

Perma-Liner’s Main Lining System for municipal main line sanitary sewers is engineered and manufactured to meet project specifications on an individual basis. The cured-in-place felt liners are produced with different thicknesses to meet the varying pipe diameters and sizes of municipal city lines. ..

South Dakota Town Receives $1.6 Million for Relining Project

The South Dakota Board of Water and Natural Resources has approved a $1.606 million funding package for the City of Lake Norden to reline its wastewater collection system. The funding package includes a $321,000 Consolidated Water Facilities Construction Program grant and a $1.285 million C..

CIPP Corporation

CIPP Corp.’s H2O Potable Water Liner fixes drinking water lines without expensive repairs or services disruptions – making renewal fast and affordable. This liner is NSF/ANSI 61/BNQ Certified and meets ASTM F1216 standards. When drinking water lines need attention, our H2O liner offers a highly vers..

LAN Adds Two Key Additions To Stormwater Group

Planning, engineering and program management firm Lockwood, Andrews & Newnam Inc. (LAN) made two key additions to its stormwater group in Houston, TX. Burton Johnson, P.E., CFM, serves as the director of stormwater programs. A water resources planner and civil engineer, Johnson has more than 28 yea..


Insituform is a leading worldwide provider of municipal wastewater and pressure trenchless cured-in-place pipe (CIPP) rehabilitation technologies. Cost-effective solutions remediate problems resulting from aging and deteriorating pipelines, while avoiding the extraordinary expense and extreme disrup..

Inliner Technologies Offers Ultraviolet Light Cured Product

Inliner Technologies, a leader in cured-in-place pipe, now offers an ultraviolet light cured product to complement its traditional hot water- and steam-cured CIPP. The UV product, Inliner STX, utilizes a reinforced liner and alternative catalyst system, and benefits from Inliner’s 25 years of integr..