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Leak Detection

The Las Vegas Valley Water District (LVVWD) began providing water to the Las Vegas Valley in 1954. Over the years, the City’s water delivery system has grown to more than 4,500 miles of pipeline, 350,000 service connections and a reservoir system capable of storing more than 900 million gals of water.

Directional Drilling

Building now to plan for the needs of its population to 2030, York County, S.C., decided to install a new, large diameter, six-mile-long water main, part of which was run under the Catawba River. After a severe drought during summer 2007, a study found that the existing infrastructure within the York County Eastern Water System was inadequate to meet peak demands and would require more reliance on water supply from another utility.


The success of a recent water main replacement in Moorhead, Minn., backed by positive readings from a digital pressure and pullback monitor, helped change some minds about restrained-joint PVC pipe’s resilience in static pipe bursting applications.