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Case Study: PCCP For Trenchless Applications

January 7, 2021

Project Overview As one of the largest metropolitan areas in the country, downtown Dallas is home to big buildings, mass transit, and bustling streets. To avoid road closures, costly traffic maintenance and utility conflicts, engineers chose a trenchless installation of 1,800 linear feet of 36” prestressed concrete cylinder pipe. Arredondo, Zepeda & Brunz Project Manager Steve […]

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84″ PCCP Powers New Natural Gas Facility

November 30, 2020

When Florida Power and Light put into service the Dania Beach power facility Calvin Coolidge was president. In 2018, 91 years after it began operations, the service provider began dismantling the location to make way for one of the cleanest most efficient power plants of its kind. Located between Fort Lauderdale and Miami, the new […]

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Case Study:Today’s PCCP Sparks New Life Under Power Lines

October 15, 2020

OVERVIEW Erie County is home to nearly 1 million people in western New York.The Buffalo-Niagra metropolitan area is the second largest region in the state. In the 1970s, 30” prestressed concrete cylinder pipe (PCCP) manufactured by Interpace was installed near an electric grid system. During this time Interpace PCCP included defective materials and poor practices. […]

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Case Study: Contractors Share Details On Bar-Wrapped Pipe Installation

July 1, 2020

In 2017 the demand for water in Corpus Christi, Texas, was more than 34 billion gallons of water. Industrial growth accounted for nearly 50 percent of water use, but in 2025 that number is expected to rise to 70 percent. Thompson Pipe Group manufactured 93,950 linear feet of 48” bar-wrapped pipe (AWWA C303) for the […]

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Case Study: Trenchless PCCP

June 22, 2020

PROJECT OVERVIEW As part of the Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District’s Overflow Reduction Plan, the city embarked on the Harbor Siphons project that expanded the capacity of the district’s interceptor system to deliver sewage flows equal to the capacity of the North Wastewater Treatment Plant. This project serves to transfer wastewater that is diverted to the […]

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Case Study: 63-Mile Bar-Wrapped Pipeline

June 2, 2020

Concrete pressure pipe combines the tensile strength of steel with the compressive strength and corrosion-inhibiting properties of Portland cement concrete and mortar. The stiffest and strongest of the commonly specified semirigid water pipes, C303 bar-wrapped pipe is manufactured using a welded steel cylinder with sized, welded-steel joint rings attached. The steel cylinder is lined with […]

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Case Study: PCCP For Power Generation

May 26, 2020

Read this case study and learn why prestressed concrete cylinder pipe is the choice for the power generation market.

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Case Study: PCCP The Pipe Of Choice In Difficult Conditions

May 8, 2020

Year after year one major metropolitan city continues to purchase PCCP (AWWA C301). Read this case study on prestressed concrete cylinder pipe and learn why it is the go-to pipe for area plagued with soggy conditions and corrosive soil.

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Case Study: Largest Water P3 In North America

February 4, 2020

Thompson Pipe Group manufactured and delivered bar-wrapped and steel pipe for the largest public-private partnership in North America. Read this case study and learn more about why these materials were selected by the San Antonio Water System.

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