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Old plumbing in historic buildings needs modern technology

  By Amanda Strouse, ACE DuraFlo A building’s history speaks volumes about its location. Its history is what makes the building and its surroundings special, attracting locals, tourists and tenants alike. But with old buildings comes old infrastructure. And while the walls surely have stories to tell, the infrastructure systems may be hanging on by a…

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FLORIDA SCHOOLS WITH LEAD TAINTED WATER

      Schools with Lead Tainted Water get Passing Grade with ePipe® LeadSmart™ Certification   Is Your School EPA Lead Compliant? This past year, officials across the country have been testing for lead in school’s drinking water systems. Many schools continue to fail the EPA requirement for lead leaching. Lead leaching into the drinking…

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Smooth Under Pressure

Contractor uses blown epoxy lining system to rehabilitate waterlines in a large apartment complex. A general contractor renovating a 15-story public housing project in St. Petersburg, Fla., noticed drain stack problems in two of the three apartment towers. He called Michael Larson of Florida Pipe-Lining Solutions in Sarasota. Air hoses from the compressor and dryer…

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