Creation of Advanced CIPP in Response to Environmental Concerns

May 2012

Over the last few years, the demand for sustainable solutions within the pipeline industry has increased. Regulators are searching for more "green" solutions in replacement of the outdated, mediocre pipeline repairs. The new regulations are being implemented throughout the country. The Clean Water Act and Clean Air Act has added on the pressure as well. As of now, local officials have begun to scrutinize the long-term effects of their asset management and capital improvement projects. The local municipal government has incentivized the use of eco-friendly products and services as well. They are motivated to improve their infrastructure through current, cost-efficient means only. This leaves the pipeline industry to respond.

Inland Pipe Rehabilitation or IPR has taken steps to meet with these regulations. Their methods of cured-in-place-pipe or CIPP technology, a technology that primarily uses styrene-based resins, has gained more attention over the years. There has been demand for a more eco-friendly CIPP solution. The styrene-based resin has raised recent concerns as a carcinogen towards the workers installing the product. IPR has taken action and has responded on that concern. Their recent advanced CIPP technology is created with a different and more friendly material.

The new advanced CIPP technology has required IPR to increase their training for new installation and repair technologies. More workers are now placed into new installation sites and learning proper resign saturation processes in response to the latest technologies.

The world is changing, and successful trenchless contractors are expanding their technological toolbox. The pipeline industry is now offering the best trenchless solutions to fix the problem. IPR has the largest breadth of services and solutions in the nation. From pipe-bursting to advanced geopolymer coating, IPR understands the need for adaptation in the pipeline industry and meets with higher expectations than the rest.

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