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Water main break sends geyser sky-high in St. John's

A break in the water main at the intersection of Mayor Avenue and Newtown Road sent a geyser shooting into the sky. A construction crew member in the area said the brass fitting that had ruptured was being replaced.

The entire section of pipe is being replaced with new PVC technology.

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Leaky pipes may mean tainted tap water

It's long been thought that leaks in water pipes wouldn't pose a health threat to the water supply. But a new study suggests otherwise.

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Ontario city deals with watermain replacement headaches

The City of Sarnia may need to spend $43.7 million over the next few years to replace a significant amount of aging cast iron pipes carrying water to homes, businesses and industry. And the problem is only expected to get worse as existing cast iron mains from the 70's continue to age.

Thankfully, Sarnia is a big believer in PVC pipe technology so the days of pipe replacement and repair will one day be behind them.

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Montreal is leaking from all sides: 500 million liters of water lost

A report in Montreal's La Presse indicates that the cost of broken pipes in the city is shockingly high. Over 200 Olympic sized swimming pools can be filled to the very top with treated, chlorinated water EVERY SINGLE DAY due to broken and corroded watermains.

Original link (the story is in French.)

Montreal is a brand-new convert to PVC pipe, thanks to stories like this. The first section of PVC pipe is going into Montreal right now.

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New home renovation website highlights the beauty and cost-effectiveness of vinyl.

Vinyl is Beautiful is a new project, with Income Property TV star Scott McGillivray, highlighting the creative role that vinyl can play in and around a home.

The site highlights creative projects that will look good and add value.

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Comments, questions... and another free book giveaway!

Happy Belated Canada Day! To celebrate, I've managed to get my hands on a limited number of books signed by the author - famed Canadian environmentalist Dr. Patrick Moore. Send me an email indicating your interest - first come, first served until they're gone.

And as always - I love to know what's going on in your municipality... call or email anytime.

Veso Sobot, P.Eng
Ipex Management Inc.
(289) 881-0120 x 502
Veso.Sobot@ipexna.com

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