News & Media

EcoCast Thwart Threat of Sewer Collapse

July 2012 A large, severely deteriorated Houston sewer line could cause the collapse of a road at the intersection of a major highway was averted by a timely trenchless rehabilitation project. EcoCast geopolymer liner was used to reline 700 feet of 72-inch diameter pipe that crosses under heavily-traveled U.S. Highway...
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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 Regulators are searching for more "green" solutions in replacement of the outdated, mediocre pipeline repairs.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...
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The Science Behind Geopolymers

April 2012 The use of centrifugally-applied, cementitious mortar systems have found their niche as a cost-effective and efficient way of pipe rehabilitation. The rehabilitation method has come up with recent exciting advancements such as improved lining material and precision tactics. With the new development and introduction of advanced geopolymers, the...
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Pipe Bursting & CIPP at Wastewater Line in Dallas

July 2011 The City of Dallas was faced with a challenging and potentially expensive municipal emergency. The line had collapsed by the upstream manhole, causing a massive backup. Although the city had conducted a video inspection beforehand, later results reveal the damage was significantly worse than they expected. The city...
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