Underground Solutions provides infrastructure technologies for water and sewer applications. UGSI's Fusible PVC® products contain a proprietary PVC formulation that, when combined with UGSI's patented fusion process, results in a monolithic, fully-restrained, gasket-free, leak-free piping system. Fusible C-900® and Fusible C-905® both comply with AWWA C900 and C905 respectively and are certified to NSF 61.

Saturday, December 1, 2007

Contractor Says that This Marks the Longest Single HDD Crossing of Thermoplastic Pipe

Dec 01, 2007

Mears Group Inc. successfully installed a record-breaking 5,120-ft horizontal directionally drilled (HDD) crossing of 10-in. diameter fusible PVC pipe under the Beaufort River for Beaufort Jasper Water & Sewer Authority (BJWSA).

The pipe will connect the Port Royal Water Reclamation Facility with the Secession Golf Course in Beaufort, S.C. This project was completed on June 12 and marked the longest single HDD crossing of thermoplastic pipe in history.

Using fusible PVC is becoming more common in the industry, and with this successful crossing, it is a feasible and economical material for HDD crossings. BJWSA had considered alternative materials, including steel pipe and HDPE, but ultimately selected fusible PVC...

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