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Study Examines Corrosive Soil Conditions Behind Water Main Breaks

The Water Main Report Card

The Water Main Report Card

Water Finance & Management Magazine - June 1, 2018

America's Underground Water Pipes are Facing an Alarming Corrosion Epidemic

Column: Smart Investment in Infrastructure Needed

Was Flint’s Deadly Legionnaires’ Epidemic Caused by Low Chlorine Levels in the Water Supply?

Study Takes Comprehensive Look at PVC Life Cycle Assessment & Sustainability

Rebuilding American Infrastructure: Utilizing Lifecycle Data to Evaluate the Environmental Impact of Piping Systems

Congress: Save Taxpayers Money by Protecting Open Competition

Aging Water Infrastructure Could Represent a Looming Fiscal Crisis for Taxpayers

Let's Fix Our Underground Infrastructure Through Open Competition

Life Cycle Study Backs PVC Pipe

Restoring Choice Could Fix America's Water Infrastructure

Leveraging the Science of Water and Sustainability: Achieving Public Health Benefits with PVC Pipe Underground Infrastructure

Winning the Battle Against Iron-Pipe Corrosion in the Shadow of Flint

Breaking Barriers for PVC Pipes: A Conversation with Uni-Bell PVC Pipe Association Executive Director Bruce Hollands

Michigan: An Example for Trump's Infrastructure Plan?

Michigan: An Example for Trump's Infrastructure Plan?

Water Finance & Management - March 21, 2017

State Open Competition Laws Have Potential to Free Up Billions for Infrastructure Needs

How Some Cities Create Their Own Drinking Water Problems

Plastic Pipe is Key to Water Infrastructure

Plastic Pipe is Key to Water Infrastructure

Real Clear Policy - December 20, 2016

Drug-Resistant Germs Thrive in Old Water Pipes

Infrastructure: The problem is real, but so are hidden agendas

Letter is quite misleading on the issue of PVC pipes

Piping up for PVC

Piping up for PVC

The Hill - August 26, 2016

Pittsburgh Joins the List of U.S. Cities with Lead in Drinking Water

Avoiding The Road To Flint

Avoiding The Road To Flint

Washington Examiner - June 15, 2016

Are The Dangers Of Iron In Water Being Ignored?

Will Flint Officials Adopt a Competitive Bidding Process to Fix Their Pipes?

PVC Pipe for Performance and Value to Water Utilities

PVC Pipe for Performance and Value to Water Utilities

Municipal Water Leader - November/December 2015

Burton Drinking Water Recognized With Award

Raising The Threshold for Pipe Performance and Sustainability

Pipe Dream? Review Pipe Procurement Policies to Keep Taxpayer Money from Going Down the Drain

Seizing the Initiative: How States Can Help Themselves in Rehabilitating Underground Water Infrastructure

Material Bids Will ‘Speak for Themselves’

Material Bids Will ‘Speak for Themselves’

Bureau County Republican - February 9, 2015

COHEN: Fixing the Nation's Leaky Waterworks

COHEN: Fixing the Nation's Leaky Waterworks

The Washington Times - December 12, 2013

How to Cut Water Bills by Billions of Dollars

How to Cut Water Bills by Billions of Dollars

Bacon’s Rebellion - September 20, 2013

Louisville Council Selects Firm for Water Project

Asset Management: Using Alternative Materials to Address Replacement Cost and Maintenance Concerns

Edgens: A Fix For Aging Water Lines

Edgens: A Fix For Aging Water Lines

Chattanooga Times Free Press - November 18, 2012

Guest Column: Competitive Bidding Solves Rome's Water Problems

Competitive Bidding Solves Water Problems One Drip at a Time

Fixing America's Water Infrastructure Requires Competition and Innovation

Alternative Funding Sources: Realizing Solutions Starts at the Local Level

Got Corrosion? What You Need to Know About Making Good Pipe Material Decisions

Survey of Water Main Failures in the United States and Canada

Underground Water Infrastructure: Getting Results in Indianapolis through Continuing Improvement and Modern Materials Procurement Practices

Lawmakers Press GSA to Abandon LEED Standard

The Pipe Crisis Beneath NYC

The Pipe Crisis Beneath NYC

New York Post - May 2, 2012

Sustainable Solutions for Water Infrastructure Without Soaking TaxPayers

AAMA's Vinyl Material Council Publishes Sustainability White Paper

AAMA's Vinyl Material Council Publishes Sustainability White Paper

Door & Window Manufacturer Magazine - March 26, 2012

For Building, Vinyl is Green

For Building, Vinyl is Green

Toronto Sun - March 15, 2012

Promoting Sustainable Water Systems

Cutting Wasteful Spending a Priority for 2012

Statement from the PVC Pipe Association for the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works

Uni-Bell PVC Pipe Association Launches Contest for Infrastructure Awareness

The Epidemic of Corrosion Part 1: Examining Pipe Life

The Epidemic of Corrosion Part 1: Examining Pipe Life

American Water Works Association - December 2011

Infrastructure We Can Bank On

Infrastructure We Can Bank On

The Hill - November 17, 2011

A Better Path for Infrastructure

A Better Path for Infrastructure

The Bond Buyer - October 28, 2011

Fighting Back Against Rising Water Bills

The Silver Bullet for Aging Water Distribution Systems

The Silver Bullet for Aging Water Distribution Systems

American Water Works Association (AWWA Journal) - June 2011

Sustainability from the Ground Up

Sustainability from the Ground Up

Water Utility Infrastructure Management - May/June 2011

PVC Piping is the Future

PVC Pipe in Canada:a 60-Year Success Story

Pleasanton's Underground Infrastructure: Sustainability, Cost-Efficiency Through Better Materials Procurement Practices

Break Indicative of Bigger Problem

Break Indicative of Bigger Problem

Republic Herald - December 10, 2010

Viewpoint: Fix Procurement Rules Before Fixing Faulty Pipes

Roots of Water Main Breaks Run Deeper Than Aging Pipes

Rehabilitating Procurement Practices for Underground Water Infrastructure

Rehabilitating Procurement Practices for Underground Water Infrastructure

U.S. Conference of Mayors Water Council Newsletter - November 15, 2010

Curing crumbling infrastructure and other government waste

Government Savings: No Pipe Dream

Government Savings: No Pipe Dream

Dollars & Sense - August, 2010

Pipe Corrosion an Avoidable Budget-Buster

Mayors Water Council Calls for Cost-Efficient Solutions in Piping Systems

Getting the Best Bang for the Buck in the Nation's Infrastructure

The Underground Infrastructure Crisis: Rebuilding Water and Sewer Systems without a Flood of Red Ink