Ontario Considers Private Infrastructure Ownership...
Under the plan, only schools,
hospitals and water systems would remain firmly in public hands.
Read more here...
30 year old pipes 'good as new'
A team of European researchers have been studying what happens to
gravity and pressure pipes under severe conditions. They've
published their results so far...
and the news is
Root Invasion Can Be Stopped
The Australian Commonwealth Science
and Industrial Research Organization (CSIRO) recently completed a
study on how to deter tree root invasion for sewer pipes.
The results are in...
How Long will that Pipe Last?
It's the question which plagues
municipal politicians and engineers across the country - when is this
pipe going to burst? The AWWA Research Foundation is undertaking
a study to find out... the results so far? Some systems are in
horrible shape... others could last 120 years.