Review of testing conducted on PVC gravity sewer pipe.
This report concerns 70-year old pipe in Germany that was removed and tested.
A Utility Infrastructure Magazine article reviewing the life expectancy of various water main materials in Ft. Worth.
This article, entitled "Trust but Verify," provides testing results on PVC pipes that were in service for 17 and 27 years.
This article, entitled "PVC Pressure Pipe Excavation Reveals 22 Years Old and Fit As A Fiddle," provides test results on PVC pressure pipe after more than two decades of service.
An article reviewing the performance of PVC pipe in sewer applications in various U.S. municipalities.
Over 1 million miles of PVC gravity pipe are in service today. This timeline highlights significant developments in the history of PVC pipe.
PVC has a long history as a water main material; it is now the most widely used material for that purpose in the U.S.
There are over 1 million miles of PVC pressure pipe in service today. This timeline summarizes the history of PVC’s development.