Closing of Philippine Tourist Hub Stirs Fears of Military Takeover
MANILA - As the central Philippine island resort of Boracay prepares to bar tourists for six months beginning Thursday, residents fear the militarization of the popular tourist hot spot as President Rodrigo Duterte vows to clean up what he calls an environmental “cesspool.” » Read More
Bringing fresh water to Chacayá, Guatemala
Recently, a group of AECOM employees, including myself, Andrew Knipp and Craig Holloway, spent time volunteering in Chacayá, Guatemala, a small, Mayan village where coffee farming is the predominant industry. » Read More
Miami is racing against time to keep up with sea-level rise
When the flooding is really bad, water doesn’t just fill the streets outside Manolo Pedraza’s house. It bubbles up through a shower drain. » Read More
Mississippi Gov. Bryant Orders More Than 100 Bridges Closed
The state of Mississippi’s bridges are in such bad shape that the governor has ordered at least 102 closed this week. » Read More
Water 'lost' hits 761m litres per day despite investment
The amount of "unaccounted-for water" has increased year on year despite Irish Water's massive investment programme. » Read More
The 90-second shower habit is hard to break
(CNN) - When I told friends that my wife and I were heading to Johannesburg -- which had just been hit by torrential rain and flooding -- for a family wedding over Easter, they joked about how lucky we were to be able to take deep baths and long showers.
Who We AreThe Alliance for PE Pipe is devoted to sharing the features and benefits of smooth walled pressure pipe to benefit the municipal water and wastewater industry. The Alliance conducts roadshow events and seminars, publishes articles and assists engineers and municipalities as they plan HDPE projects.
May 1st - Wharton, NJ - FULL
May 2nd - Hightstown, NJ - FULL
May 3rd - Brooklawn, NJ - FULL
Why HDPE Pipe?
• Corrosion Resistant
• Less Maintenance
• Tough, Ductile, Flexible
• Superior Seismic Resistance
• The Trenchless Pipe
• Lowest Life Cycle Cost of all pipes
• Often lowest installed cost of all pipes
What People Are Saying
HDPE has had a significant impact on our capital improvement program. We have been able to pipe burst our existing AC pipe with HDPE. It has really allowed us to implement more miles for a lower cost.
Alan Ambler, PE - Water Resources Director, Casselberry, Florida (suburb of Orlando)