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Concrete is a composite material composed of aggregate bonded together with a fluid cement which hardens over time. Most use of the term “concrete” refers to Portland cement concrete or to concretes made with other hydraulic cements. However, technically road pavement is also a type of concrete, “asphaltic concrete”, where the cement material is bitumen.

Successful Water Leak Detection and Audit Methods

Successful Water Leak Detection and Audit Methods

Every drop of clean water is precious. Unfortunately, 30–50% of water is lost through aging infrastructure. And lost water equals lost revenue to the water service supplier. Water is lost through leaks and cracks in pipes and their fit­tings. Since most infrastructure is underground, it is virtually impossible to visually

Water Pipe Restoration

Water Pipe Restoration

More than a million miles of underground pipes carry water to our homes, schools, hospitals, and businesses. These pipes last a long time, but pipes placed during the late 19th century through the middle of the 20th century are nearing—or have already reached—the end of their useful life.

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Manufactured nationwide by local UNI manufacturers, Eco-Priora permeable interlocking concrete pavers infiltrate stormwater runoff and save money by combining parking and detention. Eco-Priora reduces impacts on combined storm/sewer systems, mitigates runoff volumes and peak flows, and qualifies for LEED and other green rating systems credits. Eco-Priora is available in

Project Profile: Trenchless Repair of Elliptical Culverts in New York

Project Profile: Trenchless Repair of Elliptical Culverts in New York

The New York State Department of Transportation (NYSDOT) has successfully rehabilitated multiple failing culverts with a trenchless, centrifugally cast concrete pipe (CCCP) solution. Having completed several pilot projects—and specifying the solution for an emergency rehabilitation of a 300-foot, 36-inch corrugated metal pipe (CMP) culvert running under six lanes of Interstate

St. Louis Sings the Blues

St. Louis Sings the Blues

St. Louis has been singing the blues for some time—not only musically, but also over stormwater. The city has had combined sewer overflows (CSOs) into the Mississippi River and backed up basement drains in the neighborhoods closest to the river along the city’s eastern edge, causing flooding and pollution

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