Manning's "n" For PVC Gravity Sewer Pipe

PVC PIPE ASSOCIATION TECHNICAL BRIEF: Research on sewer-pipe hydraulics has shown that gravity sewer pipes can be conservatively designed using Manning's equation.

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PVC Pipe for Performance and Value to Water Utilities

Our nation’s water infrastructure, the system that delivers drinking water, wastewater, and storm water to our communities, received a D grade from the American Society of Civil Engineers. The professional association reported that a large portion of the country’s water system is in poor to fair condition and is mostly below standard, with many of the pipes in the ground approaching the end of their service life. 

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Permeation of PVC and HDPE Pipe-Advantage PVC

In the pipe world, “permeation” is the movement of chemicals through a pipe wall or gasket. Chemical permeation is a design consideration for potable water pipe, since there may be adverse effects on the fluid inside the pipe. 

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Five Things You Might Not Have Known About the City of Calgary's Water Main Network

Water main breaks cause traffic delays and headaches for Calgary commuters. They create a big mess and keep crews working round the clock to get repairs done as quickly as possible. And sometimes, they can happen more than once in the same spot within a matter of weeks.

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City of Burton, Michigan Receives Award for PVC Water Pipe Project, Saves Taxpayers $651,000


Water and sewer rates are increasing across the country. With pipe representing 60% of the cost of water and sewer projects, focusing on pipe material selection is the first step in helping to reduce costs.

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PVC vc. Polypropylene Pipe

Solid-wall PVC sewer pipe is the standard by which other pipe types are measured. For this reason, information on PVC solid-wall pipe has been included along with PVC and PP profile pipes.

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PVC Pipe Manufacturing

Even though the manufacturing process may seem rather simplistic, there are many steps to producing a high quality PVC pipe.

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Utah State Exhumes PVC after Decades of Service

In recent years, researchers from across the globe have exhumed PVC pipe to see if it would still meet the standards for which it was manufactured, the results are as follows....

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PVC Pipe in Situations of Occasional Surge Pressure

How does PVC pipe handle situations of occasional surge pressure? Check out this article to find out just how well PVC holds up, especially against a ductile iron product. 

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Twin Loups Irrigation District Recommends PVC Pipe!

Twin Loups Irrigation District, located in Scotia, Nebraska has been using PVC pipe for decades and continues to recommend it as the supreme piping material today. 

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