HDPE

May, 2018

PE-RT and HDPE: The Piping Power Couple for Chilled and Hot Water Lines -

[gallery columns="5" ids="913,914,910,911,912,909,908"] One hospital serves as the only Level 1 Trauma Center for the entire region surrounding Tucson, Arizona. Can you imagine the kind of traffic that hospital sees on a daily basis? Inordinate amounts. After a merger, the hospital decided to expand to be able to treat more patients. However, construction around a hospital is a tricky thing. It can’t shut down and it can’t be difficult to reach. So, contractors need to…

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September, 2017

Hot And Cold: A Poly For Both Needs At Texas A&M - Field Report

Texas A&M is a huge school. We’re talking 60,000 students strong. The campus is spread out all over College Station, Texas. At any given time, students are coming and going, studying and experimenting. It’s a bustling town amongst itself. When it comes to water service, the distribution crew defines a job well done by remaining virtually invisible to the students and faculty. They work hard to keep interruptions to a minimum. For decades, they used…

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ISCO and Victaulic Team Up For Saltwater Disposal - Field Report

Inside ISCO, you’ll hear the word “solutions” flying around the room quite a bit. That’s because we’re not just about pushing a product, we want to work with our customers to craft a perfect answer to whatever question mark is looming over their project. We’ve developed partnerships that support that mission and expanded our ever-growing library of solutions. In North Dakota, McKenzie Energy Partners, LLC was looking for a long-lasting piping system for a new…

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February, 2017

If We Had a Middle Name, It Would Be Innovation - Municipal

Brotcke Well & Pump, Inc. (BWP) has been providing professional water well and pump services to municipal, industrial and commercial clients for more than 30 years. BWP’s dedication and attention to detail have resulted in an excellent reputation. Their customers rely on them to keep their water wells and pumps operating efficiently. BWP’s custom approach to every job will be immediately evident because they combine a best-practices approach tempered with an eye for innovation. The results…

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November, 2016

ISCO Supplies Record Breaking HDD Project - Municipal

Dozens of people lined the street. Up and down Euclid Avenue, less than a mile from Miami’s famous South Beach, crowds were forming. With camera phones at the ready, they watched a 54-inch high-density polyethylene (HDPE) pipe readied and pulled underground. ISCO Industries’ sales rep Bryan Fletcher had been working for months with the contractor on the job to provide HDPE, equipment, and field technicians to make this incredible job a reality. Most onlookers had…

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October, 2016

Victory in Utah - Municipal

When you turn on the faucet, do you ever even consider that water might not come out? Think of all the things you need water for throughout the day. Now, extrapolate that into what a business would need for a day. Or an entire industry. If that tap runs dry, the economy would shrivel up. That was a looming reality for several water districts in northeastern Utah. In one district, one tank was down to fewer than…

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May, 2016

Innovation in a Tight Space - Waterworks

It’s a problem we hear fairly often, a job spec’d with steel comes in so far over budget, the cost becomes prohibitive. In some instances, not only is high-density polyethylene (HDPE) a more cost-effective choice, it’s a better quality choice as well. At the Ohio State University Medical Center, a pipeline was planned to connect the facility to a new chilled water plant. Initially, the engineer decided on 36-inch insulated steel. When the estimate came…

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High-Density Polyethylene: The Pipeline to Greener Pastures - International

Milk…it does a body good, right? In this case, it does an entire country good. New Zealand depends on the $13.5 billion in export earnings from dairy to keep their economy afloat. Several season of dry winds and below-average rainfall mean that now, more than ever, it is crucial for farmers to work smarter not harder. That’s where ISCO comes in. We’re helping farmers advance the way they irrigate, moving away from the traditional open…

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Don’t Trample the Pansies… - Snap-Tite

Have you ever landscaped a yard? Even if you’re not doing the hard labor yourself, it’s tough work! Imagine getting your yard just the way you want it, filled with the trees and flowers you selected, carefully tended to and water, only to have to rip it all out of the ground because of a failed culvert. That was the predicament down in Houma, Louisiana. At the back of a property on a cul-de-sac in…

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When every drop matters… - Waterworks

Life in Texas means dealing with long stretches of drought sometimes followed by massive storms and flooding. In Wimberley, Texas, recent floods brought one rancher face-to-face with a looming problem. Jim Pierce is a second generation rancher. His property spans about 2,000 acres. In the 1970’s, Jim’s father built a 20 acre lake on the property. A dam was built with a 24-inch polymer-coated, galvanized steel spillway pipe buried inside. About 15-20 years ago, Jim…

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