City of Daytona Beach Races Ahead With Directional Drilling Solutions

In June 2008, a 16-inch-diameter cast iron water main ruptured in Daytona Beach, Florida. The main, one of three that service nearby barrier islands and beaches, was 61 years old. The City of Daytona Beach’s Utilities Department sought a speedy solution to the faulty main that put additional stress on two remaining water mains, both of which were also 50 to 60 years old. The repairs needed were critical. An Agenda Summary available through the …

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Efficient McElroy Equipment Aids English Main Installation

Boston, a town and small port in the county of Lincolnshire, has nearly doubled its population between 2001 and 2011, with the explosive growth expected to continue. Because of the growth, private water company Anglian Water is putting in the infrastructure to support the future of Boston. The new source of water for Boston is 63 kilometers away at Covenham Reservoir. The 200-acre reservoir is expected to provide 26 million liters of water per day …

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Products Offer Design-Build Contractor Extra Security on Challenging Project

North Bay Village, Florida is a small community near Miami that resides entirely on islands between the mainland and the barrier islands that are home to some of the world’s most famous beaches. The picturesque environment that draws tourists and celebrities by the boatload was under siege from an old cast iron sewer main that threatened to create environmental and health risks. The threat made the community take action by launching a 14,115-foot design-build pipeline …

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DFW Insures Environmental Protection with HDPE

Dallas Texas—Located between the cities of Dallas and Fort Worth, Texas, DFW International Airport is the world’s third busiest, serving 55 million passengers a year. Despite the slowdown of air travel after the terrorist attacks of September, 11 the airport is undergoing a five-year, $2.6 billion expansion that is due to be completed in the first quarter of 2005. The venture is so large that over 50 architectural and engineering firms are working on the …

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