Category: Customer Stories

AMERICAN’s Versatility Shines in Rocky Terrain

Rock and plastic don’t mix, which is why the Water and Sewer Board of the City of Murfreesboro, Tennessee, chose ductile iron for its recent $8.2-million construction of the Southwest Regional Force Main. Ductile iron pipe’s strength and durability make it the right choice for tough underground construction projects like this.

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Parallel Pipelines Offer Oconee County Flexibility for Future Demand

A growing trend among U.S. cities and counties is installing parallel water and wastewater pipelines to address future needs. With this type of forward thinking, utilities are able to reduce maintenance issues and expenses. So, when Oconee County, South Carolina, was looking to provide sewer services for its Golden Corner Commerce Park to bring new industry to the area, the decision was clear: Two wastewater pipelines would be installed side by side in the same trench.

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HDD: The Right Choice for Pasco County’s Pipe Installation

Pasco County Utilities has made headlines in the waterworks industry as a pioneer in the application of horizontal directional drilling (HDD). HDD is a technique in which pipe joints are assembled above ground and then pulled through a hole drilled under natural and manmade obstacles. HDD allows for environmentally friendly pipe installations under wetlands, rivers, creeks, highways, railroad tracks, buildings and other obstacles.

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