Are You Using SDR35 PVC Sewer Pipe for Your Wastewater Applications?

Posted by Everett J. Prescott on Feb 14, 2019 9:27 AM

Wastewater lines can be a real headache. If they're not somewhat flexible at the joints, they can have issues when cold weather and frost heaves cause the pipes to displace. If that happens, you can end up with some serious problems with sewer leakage and potential contamination of ground and surface water supplies. Fortunately, there's a better option than standard PVC; SDR35 PVC sewer pipe. Here's a bit more on this flexible, solid-sealing option and how it can benefit your water utility in the field.

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Have You Seen Team EJP's Waterworks Service Video Library?

Posted by Everett J. Prescott on Feb 12, 2019 8:12 AM

When it comes to having the right options, tools and features for your water utility, there is a world of options available for your use. However, it can be difficult to decide between different options when you don't have the opportunity to see them in action in real life. Fortunately, Team EJP has recognized this challenge and created a library of video tutorials and demonstrations to help you decide which features and products are right for your water utility's challenges. Here's a quick look at four of the most popular videos we have in our library to help you decide.

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An Overview of QWP's Available Fabricated Pipe Options

Posted by Everett J. Prescott on Jan 17, 2019 8:22 AM

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When you're working in the water utility industry, sometimes you run into a specific situation where only a particular type or style of pipe will get the job done. There are several effective ways to build your piping system in plant and station projects. Choices are made by the ease of installation and repair. Design conditions require rigidity or flexibility. The joint you choose is an important factor in the system's performance as a whole. Here's a quick overview of several of the fabricated pipe options QWP has available to help you get the job done.

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Romac Alpha Restraint Coupling

Posted by Everett J. Prescott on Jan 09, 2019 9:29 AM

When you need to get a job done quickly, it's important to have the right materials on hand to be able to do so. What if you could use a single coupling for a wide range of materials that still delivers solid results and years of reliable performance? If you want this level of economy and efficiency for your water utility, it's time to become familiar with Romac Industries Alpha Restraint Couplings. Here are some details to help get you started on learning about these high-quality restraint couplings.

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The Value of Investing in Clean Water and Our Water Infrastructure

Posted by Everett J. Prescott on Dec 13, 2018 3:05 PM

Do you know the value of clean water and a solid water distribution infrastructure? When I first moved onto our farm, I gained a strong grasp of the value of water. The year-round springs had dried up in the summer of 2004 and everything had to be hauled in. When the car gave up the ghost, that meant taking a wagon to the nearest store two miles away at the small whistle-stop town that claimed our zip code. Fortunately, most people have a much stronger infrastructure already in place, even if they don't bother to think about it on a daily basis. But what happens when that infrastructure fails?

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10 Reasons to Use the Pamrex Ductile Iron Frame and Cover

Posted by Everett J. Prescott on Dec 11, 2018 3:42 PM

As a sister company to EJ Prescott, Team EJP would like to introduce you to Quality Water Products, focusing on pipe fabrication. As part of the family of companies dedicated to serving the water utility industry above and beyond expectations, Team QWP provides high-quality cast iron and ductile iron solutions for your waterworks, drain and sewer needs. One of the products we're particularly proud of is the Pamrex Ductile Iron Frame and Manhole Cover, providing you with yet another solution that exceeds your expectations and goes above and beyond to deliver quality products for your water utility. Here's a quick list of reasons why you'll want to add these quality materials to your next project.

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How to Prevent Freezing Pipes and the Destruction They can Cause

Posted by Everett J. Prescott on Nov 26, 2018 11:04 AM

Uh oh! It's looking like it may be a cold winter this year. One of the biggest concerns homeowners frequently run into over the winter is frozen pipes. When the water in your pipes freezes, they can burst under the pressure from the ice as it freezes or thaws. Fortunately, there are a number of ways you can get around the problem to prevent frozen pipes and water damage this winter. Here are a few tips to help get you started.

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Should You be Concerned About Main Breaks? Check Out This Study!

Posted by Everett J. Prescott on Nov 02, 2018 9:57 AM

A recent study by the Utah State University's Buried Structures Library has recently published a comprehensive study on the rate of breakage in water mains. The conclusions were rather alarming and may point to issues in water main breakage rates including an increase of 40% over the past six years. Here's a quick overview to help get you started.

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Use Case and Performance for Locating Underground Copper and Polyethylene Tubing

Posted by Everett J. Prescott on Oct 09, 2018 8:34 AM

When you're considering installing underground copper and polyethylene tubing, locating it is half of the battle. Though copper often wins out because it's easier to locate, there are ways of dealing with polyethylene tubing that make it much easier to find in the long run while realizing significant savings over copper. Here's a quick look at common use case issues and performance involved in locating these pipes.

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Are You Aware of Team EJP's Emergency Services?

Posted by on Oct 04, 2018 9:58 AM

Whether its' broken pipes after a deep cold, a sudden leak that's developed or any number of other emergencies, suddenly having to move your crew around to deal with a crisis means you're having to take them away from other issues in your water utility. Fortunately, Team EJP has the solution. Our Emergency Services are here to help you reduce your crew's workload when they're needed most and accidents are most likely. Here's a quick overview of E.J. Prescott's Emergency Services and how they can help you get ahead in a crisis.

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