Pipeline Bores Under Yaquina Bay

Recently the coastal city of Newport Oregon received a new $20 million wastewater treatment plant. The plant it will replace is located on the opposite side of Yaquina Bay, which the city surrounds. The old plant is still used to pump the treated refuse to its final destination over a mile offshore so the two plants needed to be connected with two separate pipelines. One line to bring raw sewage to the new plant and …

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HDPE Provides Answer For Gate Repair

If there is a state that knows a thing or two about water, it’s Florida. The state contends with hurricanes that dump heavy rainfalls in short amounts of time, two massive coastlines, world-famous beaches, the Everglades and many canals. With so much water as part of everyday life, naturally some man-made water management comes into play. Recently, the South Florida Water Management District called upon Moving Water Industries (MWI) and HD Supply to use their …

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Stormwater treatment technologies and HDPE solve problems at polluted lagoon

Many Floridians and other Americans may take for granted the lagoons that contribute to the nation’s ecosystems. However, Florida’s Indian River County has found a solution using directional boring and water treatment technologies to rehabilitate the second most polluted section of the 154-mile-long Indian River Lagoon. The entire lagoon stretches along the eastern coast of Florida, from just north of New Smyrna Beach south to Fort Pierce. Pollution of Indian River County’s portion of the …

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Tucson Employs HDPE to Halt Contamination in Record Time

Tucson, AZ — The city of Tucson Arizona was recently disrupted by the largest sewer bypass operation in the nation’s history. Over 20 miles of high-density polyethylene (HDPE) pipe has been fused together in just four and a half weeks to bypass a ruptured sewer line. The 42-inch concrete mainline, which was built about 40 years ago, burst in several places and the resulting deluge caused three massive sinkholes in the downtown area. The repair …

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