The Mayor of Cascade Idaho set into motion his plan to improve his community

When the Mayor of Cascade Idaho set into motion his plan to improve his community, he knew that a top priority would be a basic need — water. Not that the town was running out of water, it’s just that its infrastructure was in horrific shape and in need of major repair. His solution — replace the city’s entire water and wastewater system with high density polyethylene (HDPE). “The secret is out and people understand …

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Polyethylene Squeeze Tools Protect the Environment while Improving Bottom Line

Colorado, 2006 — Squeezing off polyethylene (PE) pipe to stop flow is nothing new to the Natural Gas Industry. The industry has been utilizing the procedure for over 20 years to control the flow of gas in their lines. Now larger gas producers like XTO Energy are looking at the technology to help them become more efficient in their larger diameter pipe operations. The added environmental benefits of the procedure are also winning accolades from …

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Coiled Pipe Pushing Pipe Installation to New Limits

Tulsa, Oklahoma — Since the late 1990’s coiled polyethylene (PE) pipe has literally rolled across the country to form a large part of the telecommunications pipeline infrastructure. The glut of benefits that make coiled pipe appealing to the telecommunications industry also make it ideal for a broad variety of applications such as water distribution, natural gas distribution, mining operations, sewers, waste disposal, and drainage lines. Speed of construction is its primary advantage over other pipes …

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Restoration with Sustainability in Mind

Bronx, New York — The 265 acres that make up the Bronx Zoo have long been an oasis in contrast to the miles of concrete cityscape that surround it. The Zoo began in 1895 with the establishment of the New York Zoological Society (renamed Wildlife Conservation Society in 1993), with the purpose of advancing the study of zoology, protecting wildlife around the world and educating the public. Now the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) is taking …

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