Dallas' Elm Fork Water Treatment Plant CIPP Repair
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Common logic tells us there are some things that simply cannot be put off. The repair or renewal of our nation’s water infrastructure is one of them. Statistics show that when a water main breaks it typically is found to be roughly 45 years old. It also is estimated that 25% of all water mains are more than 50 years old. Because most piping systems are only designed for a 50-year lifespan, the failure frequency is going to increase in the near future. Cities and towns across the country continue to face budget constraints.
This means that every dollar allocated to water infrastructure repairs must be more closely scrutinized. As these areas become more congested with buildings and populated with residents, conventional “dig-and-replace” methodology no longer applies. The key will be to provide a long-term solution that will not break the bank and will minimize the environmental and social impacts on the community.