Michigan lawmaker urges Flint to accept plastic pipe
The bids to replace lead service lines with copper pipes at 500 homes considered the highest risk for lead exposure in Flint came in "extremely high," according to Mayor Karen Weaver, whose staff is supposed to meet again this week with potential contractors. » Read More
Water-Wasting Leaks Plague Many Cities
Brittle, aging systems lose trillions of gallons a year and result in damaging breaks » Read More
Flint evaluating plastic pipe
Flint, Mich. - A retired general who is coordinating the effort to get the lead out of Flint water lines said plastic pipes are being studied for possible use in the city reeling from two years of contamination problems. » Read More
100,000+ people in Alabama told not to use tap water due to chemical contamination
Chemical contamination has left over 100,000 Alabamans without drinkable tap water, possibly until the fall, according to a warning issued by officials on Thursday. » 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)