Plastic Pipes Pushed For Potable Purposes
As Virginia Tech Professor Marc EDWARDS was telling reporters that Flint residents would have to use filters until their lead service lines are replaced, an industry group in the Lansing Center was making the case for their own infrastructure solution. » Read More
House leaders reach 'bipartisan agreement' on Flint water issue
House Speaker Paul Ryan and House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi came to an agreement late Tuesday to address the water crisis in Flint, Mich., and possibly avoiding a complete government shut down later this week. » Read More
As other cities dig up pipes made of toxic lead, Chicago resists
As cities across the nation overhaul their aging, increasingly fragile drinking water systems, some municipal leaders are digging deeper to erase a toxic legacy that endangers millions of Americans: lead water pipes connecting homes to street mains. » Read More
US Senate Votes for the Second Time to Authorize WaterSense
Congress took another step toward authorizing the WaterSense program with overwhelming Senate approval for the Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) of 2016-the second major piece of legislation to include WaterSense this year. » Read More
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.
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)