Pipe repair program for Los Angeles
- Large Guadalupe River directional drill successful. Aucoin, Mary P. // Underground Construction;Aug98, Vol. 53 Issue 8, p8
Reports on the completion of the Lake Texana Pipeline water line in Texas ahead of schedule. Components of the project; Selection of directional drilling for the project; Detailed review of information about the site as factor for the quick completion of the project.
- Pipe tests break new grounds. Phair, Matthew // ENR: Engineering News-Record;9/23/96, Vol. 237 Issue 13, p22
Reports on the establishment of a facility for side-by-side, in-ground tests of different pipe types by Canadian engineers. Possible objective source of comparisons of pipe of different makers and materials; Burying and testing by the center of prestressed reinforced concrete pipe; Artificial...
- Which freezes first? Ballanco, Julius // Plumbing & Mechanical;Jul95, Vol. 12 Issue 5, p12
Answers whether hot or cold water freezes first. Explanation offered why cold water freezes first; Reason why hot water lines seem to freeze first in the attic and crawl space; Free oxygen in the water and its role in freezing the water.
- Houston water project halted. // Pipeline & Utilities Construction;May95, Vol. 50 Issue 5, p12
Reports on State District Judge William Bell's ruling on a water project in south Houston, Texas. Impact of the installation of a water main on the Kennedy Heights neighborhood; Account of a lawsuit against Chevron USA.
- The Ostrich in the Room. Shaw, Michael // BAGnewsNotes;12/ 5/2010, p2
A photograph of a utility worker examining the underground sinkhole caused when a broken water main collapsed in Chevy Chase, Maryland is presented.
- A $20-million sprinkler. Serres, Christopher // Alberta Report / Newsmagazine;5/23/94, Vol. 21 Issue 23, p10
Says that although Saskatchewan's NDP government intervened in the water pipeline from Codette Lake to Melfort, Sask., to ensure unionized workers were hired to help build it, it has been revealed that the line built by unionized tradesmen is over budget, behind schedule, leaks profusely and may...
- Asian expansion for Thermopipe. // Water & Environment International;Apr/May2001, p22
Reports the expansion of Thermopipe flexible relining water systems in Asia. Accreditation of Chunichi, Japanese contractor by Insituform Technologies; Appointment of Innopipe, subsidiary of Wo Hing as Hongkong contractor; Development on international business for the system.
- Unusual pipe crack probed. // ENR: Engineering News-Record;1/15/96, Vol. 236 Issue 2, p12
Reports that a mysterious spiral fracture of a 60-inch water distribution main pipe in New York City caused a large street collapse and utility disruptions. No indication of what caused the odd failure.
- Summer's slime fouls pipelines. Wright, Andrew G.; Angelo, William J. // ENR: Engineering News-Record;7/29/96, Vol. 237 Issue 5, p8
Reports on the aging water pipelines in Boston, Massachusetts and Washington, D.C. Major violations of drinking water standards; Expected costs of rehabilitation; Problems anticipated; Plans.
- New York City restores service in one week after main break. // ENR: Engineering News-Record;01/12/98, Vol. 240 Issue 2, p16
Focuses on a low-pressure gas pipeline which caught fire on January 2, 1998, six hours after a water main collapsed under Fifth Avenue, New York. When incident occurred; Impact of incident on utility lines; Circumstances surrounding the incident; Scheduled date utility services will be fully...