Why is CIPP Rehabilitation Alone Not Sufficient for a Sealed System?

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It is presumed that the resin in CIPP Liners bonds with host pipe, creating an effective watertight seal after cure. The truth is that resin shrinks due to polymerization leaving behind an annular space between liner and host pipe, allowing infiltration to migrate behind the new lining and re-enter into the collection system at lateral […]

Approvals & Standards – Are They End Game or Path Markers?

Approvals & Standards – Are They End Game or Path Markers?

By John M Heisler Approvals & Standards – Are They End Game or Path Markers? “I’ve been installing liners for a while now and ran into an engineer who insists I provide all documentation showing that the material have approvals from an independent agency for the resin and tube to the thickness specified for his […]

Tried & Tested Materials

Tried & Tested Materials

My usual supplier provided me with a “new improved” product but after several failures of the new improved lining material I’m not so sure. How do you introduce new products to the market? One of our core values at Waterline Renewal Technologies and our family of companies is to test, retest then have independent laboratories […]

Sewer Lines to Finally be Maintained

Sewer Lines to Finally be Maintained

More than 430 miles of public sanitary sewer lines and 5,947 manholes need to be effectively maintained to help prevent sanitary sewer overflows. Sanitary sewer systems collect and transport domestic, commercial, and industrial wastewater to treatment facilities. Creek bank failure due to heavy rainfall is a common cause of sanitary sewer overflows, as the large […]

Failing Pipe Causes Win for Some Residents in Killeen

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Repairing a sewer line can be quite expensive but most homeowners don’t know they’re responsible for the sewer laterals. Repairs can be upwards of $25,000 and most people don’t have that kind of money for repairs and homeowners insurance won’t cover the cost. Some residents near Killeen recently voiced their concerns – and frustrations – […]

Cured-In-Place-Pipelining Demonstration Days July 18 – 19

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Perma-Liner Industries, LLC. to Hold Live Cured-In-Place-Pipelining Demonstration Days and Educational Sessions Open House will be held in Anaheim, Cali. on July 18 – 19 ANAHEIM, Cali. – With state-of-the-art technology options, it is not necessary to dig up aging or failing pipes to repair them. There is an efficient and cost-effective way to repair […]

Epoxy vinyl ester resin brings many advantages to CIPP industry

Perma-Liner™ Industries, LLC. (“Perma-Liner”), the leading manufacturer and supplier of trenchless pipeline rehabilitation equipment and materials in North America, is introducing a new high-performance epoxy vinyl ester resin called Perma-Liner™ Vinyl Ester. The resin is Bisphenol-A Epoxy-based dissolved in styrene and is available now for purchase. “We are excited to introduce our newest resin into […]

America’s Failing Water Infrastructure: There are Ways We Can Begin to Fix It

There are many variables threatening America’s water from pollution issues and aging infrastructure to raising costs and droughts and rainfall patterns as the climate changes. The U.S. used to be a leader when it came to water infrastructure and management. Now, the U.S. is lagging behind receiving D ratings for dams, drinking water and wastewater. […]

Dallas-Fort Worth: An Impressive Aviation History

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The city of Dallas has big plans ahead for The DFW International Airport. A project including renovations to the terminals, rehabilitations of the airfields, as well as several utility infrastructure upgrades is underway. The airport also plans to build a second end-around taxiway to help ease congestion, particularly during peak arrival and departure times during […]

Arlington Makes Noteworthy Progress for Underground Infrastructures

The University of Texas at Arlington has all hands on deck in participation of an all-encompassing, innovative sewer project. Engineers have collaborated on an underground infrastructure overhaul for sewer manholes across the city.  Currently, the University has established a cooperative to inspect hundreds of sewer manholes in an effort to detect any deterioration or erosion […]