Sapulpa Replaces Asbestos Water Line

Creek County Rural Water District #3 is replacing 3,000 ft of water pipeline near the city of Sapulpa. The job presented itself when a new pump station was needed to increase the pressure to the cities water tank. District #3 buys its water from district #1 that owns the water rights from Heyburn Lake. The line they are replacing is made of Transite, which contains asbestos and is illegal to install now. There are many …

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Boy Scouts of America Forge to the Future with Polyethylene Piping System

A Boy Scout camp nestled on the side of a mountain in Southeastern Oklahoma needed more water. Camp Tom Hale has recently become the premier Boy Scouts of America camping facility in the tri-state area of Texas, Oklahoma and Louisiana, serving over 600 scouts a week. The increase of scouts has amplified water needs and the 2″ main line that feeds the camp is insufficient. The main line is composed of almost four miles of …

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TracStar Receives ‘A’ for High Altitude Test

Due to the reputation of producing the most reliable, durable and best-engineered fusion equipment available; McElroy Manufacturing, Inc. decided to go yet another step to insure their new TracStar line of fusion equipment would perform anywhere their customers demand. High altitude can encumber engines. And being poised at 12,000 feet ready to butt-fuse a length of polyethylene, is not a good time to find out the generator will not perform. MMI decided to take their …

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HDDR, Showplace for New Technology

The world of Trenchless Technology descended on the peaceful southern town of Perry Georgia, March 5, for the third annual Horizontal Directional Drilling Rodeo. The mixing of foreign accents with southern drawl, and state of the art technology with a landscape of pine and peach orchards, was just part of what made this rodeo unique. Thirty-two teams competed for over $100,000 in prizes and cash to claim bragging rights of the best drilling crew in …

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