Project #4680

State of the Science of Plastic Pipe

$60,000
Completed
Principle Investigator
Kathy
Martel
Research Manager
Dr. Jian Zhang
Contractor
The Cadmus Group, Inc.
Pipes
Asset Management
Condition Assessment

Abstract

This project developed a white paper to assess the current state of the science regarding field use of plastic pipe (PVC and HDPE) by drinking water utilities. Topics covered include installation, performance, cost, condition assessment, and renewal. Appendix A, posted below under Project Papers, contains the utility presentations from the project workshop. Facilitated Reseach Partner: LADWP. Published in 2016.