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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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Emerging Trends in Drinking Water Rehabilitation

May 2012 With the nation's drinking water systems in need of rehabilitation, new techniques and technologies have emerged to efficiently update the U.S. infrastructure system. Pre-chlorinated pipe busting with HDPE pipe, which has a 10-year tenure in the United States, has been brought up to the subject. " Twelve years...
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New Method Changes the Landscape in Pipe Bursting

Pre-chlorinated pipe bursting provides value, longer service life, and reduced environmental impact. New pipe is chlorinated, fused and pressure tested in the staging area before installation. Andy Mayer may first visited the United States in 1999 and saw opportunity for the American infrastructure industry after seeing 20-ton excavators with 4-foot-wide...
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Geopolymer mortar system in the U.S. Army

September 2016 In September 2016, the U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center and Fort Bragg's Directorate of Public Works hosted a demonstration for a new geopolymer mortar liner system at Simmons Army Airfield, North Carolina.  Similar to IPR's EcoCast geopolymer mortar rehabilitation solution, the geopolymer lining can be centrifugally...
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