Application Group Overview

Making Connections to Polyethylene Water Pipes

1st July | 12:00 - 13:00

How to make connections with predictable asset lifetimes, leak free, without interruption of service, with minimal or no impact on traffic flows? How to do this in particular with polyethylene water mains when we want to connect new developments, build bypass loops, retrofit hydrants or air valves. 

In this webinar we explore and share knowledge how to join to this material, what works and what doesn’t, and provide some insight into current state of the art options available for use now.

Presented by Derek Muckle

Derek is the chair of the BPF working group responsible for development of industry standards and technical guidance on the use of plastic pipes, primarily those used for underground gas and water distribution systems with 30 years’ experience as a technologist in this application field. He is also a past president of the Pipes Group. 

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