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The City of Port St. Lucie’s programmatic approach to asbestos cement pipe bursting

August 2017 The City of Port St. Lucie has been proactively replacing its potable water distribution mains for several years. The current utility system consists of about 45,000 active water and 46,000 connections. Through 2012-2013, the city already replaced 249,166 linear feet of AC pipe through traditional open-cut construction, however,...
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Austin, Texas Embraces Pre-Chlorinated Pipe Bursting in Water Replacement Program

The City of Austin, TX has an aggressive program to replace its aging water distribution system. The City also has strong values in the protection of the environment. In the early summer of 2010, the Austin Water Utility in conjunction with Public Works implemented their first pre-chlorinated pipe bursting project...
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Revolutionary HDPE pipe installed in Tamarac, FL

February 2015 The City of Tamarac, Florida needed to replace a 26-year-old concrete potable water service line. The water service line had inherent leaking issues at joints and was causing costly maintenance and service outages in the area. HDPE piping was chosen as a replacement due to its flexibility, toughness,...
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Pre-Chlorination with Pipe Bursting

July 2004 A Simple Technique Can Save Money and Time for Contractors and Public Authorities Murphy Pipeline Contractors (MPC) recently completed a pre-chlorinated pipe bursting project in Fort Pierce, Florida, where 13,000 linear feet water main was replaced in eight weeks. Fort Pierce Utilities Authorities had been looking to replace...
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COVID-19 Update

As we work through the impacts of COVID-19, we remain committed to the health and safety of our employees and their families first. While following guidance from the Center for Disease Control (CDC), Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and National Association of Sewer Service Companies (NASSCO), we will continue to provide service to our customers and community. We understand that these are difficult times, and we are committed to helping the community by hiring those seeking employment. If you feel that IPR could help you, follow the link to our current job opportunities.