Buckeye sued over sewer construction standards on massive Teravalis development
A sewer pipe manufacturer has sued Buckeye over allowing the developer of the largest master-planned community in Arizona to use a different material, alleging the city broke its own laws by granting an exception for the project. » Read More
How Paris prepared for water shortages caused by climate change
Climate change is causing large cities around the world to face water shortages. But in Paris, the city has been working proactively for years to conserve and clean water. » Read More
Army Corps of Engineers to barge 36 million gallons of freshwater a day as saltwater intrusion threatens New Orleans-area drinking water
The US Army Corps of Engineers is planning to barge 36 million gallons of freshwater daily into the lower Mississippi River near New Orleans as saltwater intrusion from the Gulf of Mexico continues to threaten drinking water supply, officials said Friday. » Read More
127-year-old water main gives way under NYC’s Times Square, flooding streets, subways
NEW YORK (AP) — A 127-year-old water main under New York’s Times Square gave way early Tuesday, flooding midtown streets and the city’s busiest subway station. » Read More
Construction company owner pleads guilty in November 2021 deadly trench collapse in Breckenridge
The owner of a construction company, Peter Dillon, has pleaded guilty to manslaughter in connection with a deadly trench collapse. The collapse happened in November 2021 in Breckenridge. » Read More
City of Houston loses 30 billion gallons of water due to failing water infrastructure
According to the Houston Chronicle, the city of Houston lost 30 billion gallons of water in 2022 due to aging infrastructure. The Chronicle also reported that the city lost 9 billion gallons from January to April 2023. The combined total loss of revenue is estimated around $150 million. The loss comes despite spending over $34 million to repair water pipes across the metropolitan area. » Read More
Massive water main break within the City of Dallas.
Massive water main break within the City of Dallas. Perhaps tens of millions of gallons of drinking water discharging daily for the past five years into the Great Trinity Forest. No fix from the city. Continuous discharge at thousands of gallons per minute is flooding hundreds of acres of bottomland hardwood floodplain forest lessening our city's ability to withstand floods, costing ratepayers, and killing thousands of trees within a vital urban forest. » Read More
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Why HDPE Pipe?
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• Superior Seismic Resistance
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7/26/23:Listen or Download Podcast Episode #28 Join Peter Dyke as he conducts brief interviews with industry leaders to obtain their perspective of what is going on in the various HDPE markets today.
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