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Another Pipe Option

Indiana Section AWWA Newsletter on October 01, 2014

Cost and performance are always key drivers for infrastructure projects. Pipe material selection is a key design decision, but on most projects pipe material costs are only about 15% of total job cost. A project cost analysis using best practices form AWWA, ASTM and industry resources will include installation costs and costs of system operation, maintenance and repair over the system life. It makes fiscal sense to select piping materials that efficiently use public funds to ensure long-term operating efficiency, reduced maintenance costs and at least a 100-year design life. PE4710 HDPE pipe is proven to deliver these hallmarks.

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