New News information at Underground Utilities New and updated information from News listed on uu-magazine.com http://www.uu-magazine.com/ en-us http://www.uu-magazine.com/ New News information at Underground Utilities http://uu-magazine.com/content/images/logo_big.gif ADS opens distribution center in Florida http://www.uu-magazine.com/news/ads-opens-distribution-center-in-florida-070316-4830300 http://www.uu-magazine.com/news/ads-opens-distribution-center-in-florida-070316-4830300 USA--Advanced Drainage Systems (ADS) announced March 2 it has opened a new distribution center in Panama City Beach, Florida. The Panama City Beach location is the company’s fourth in the state and will increase the local supply of the company’s products and improve customer service. Mon, 07 Mar 2016 04:15:28 GMT Work starts for Encina sewer improvement project http://www.uu-magazine.com/news/work-starts-for-encina-sewer-improvement-project-180216-4814315 http://www.uu-magazine.com/news/work-starts-for-encina-sewer-improvement-project-180216-4814315 USA – The cities of Carlsbad and Vista, California, are replacing a segment of critical infrastructure along Carlsbad’s coastline that conveys up to 33 million gallons a day of wastewater to the Encina Water Pollution Control Facility, Carlsbad City announced. Thu, 18 Feb 2016 04:14:00 GMT New leader for Vermeer http://www.uu-magazine.com/news/new-leader-for-vermeer-4710717 http://www.uu-magazine.com/news/new-leader-for-vermeer-4710717 USA – Jason Andringa has become Vermeer’s president and CEO. The announcement was first made in August 2014, as part of the company’s family succession planning process. Wed, 04 Nov 2015 11:11:00 GMT Risky auger bore project delivered http://www.uu-magazine.com/news/risky-auger-bore-project-delivered-4593597 http://www.uu-magazine.com/news/risky-auger-bore-project-delivered-4593597 UK trenchless specialist Perco has installed a 225mm sewer pipe underneath the Fairfield Golf Course off King's Road in Audenshaw to which is 5m deep a new housing development and 9m deep at the outfall located within the golf course. Perco were able to offer 2 techniques in which to install the new 225mm pipe using trenchless techniques. One option was to install the pipe using a 1200mm Pipe jack. This was the more expensive option, but posed little potential risk due the potential obstructions within the ground from the old refuge site. Wed, 22 Apr 2015 16:43:00 GMT Bristol Water seeks CMA review http://www.uu-magazine.com/news/bristol-water-seeks-cma-review-4593620 http://www.uu-magazine.com/news/bristol-water-seeks-cma-review-4593620 Bristol Water has rejected UK water regulator Ofwat's latest price determination and will be seeking a review by the Competition and Markets Authority (the CMA). The Final Determination, published on 12 December 2014, sets the allowed levels of total expenditure and investment companies can make to improve and protect water supplies. It also set the price controls which apply to companies' retail and wholesale activities and which determine the level of customers' bills over the next five years. Tue, 21 Apr 2015 23:00:00 GMT Water companies accept price levels http://www.uu-magazine.com/news/water-companies-accept-price-levels-4593626 http://www.uu-magazine.com/news/water-companies-accept-price-levels-4593626 UK water regulator Ofwat announced that all but one of the UK water and sewerage companies have accepted its final determination, which set limits on the prices companies can charge between 2015 and 2020. Average bills are due to fall by around five per cent in real terms by 2020, while at the same time seeing improved levels of service. It is now for companies to deliver their plans. Tue, 21 Apr 2015 23:00:00 GMT US based Pure Technologies buys Wachs Water http://www.uu-magazine.com/news/us-based-pure-technologies-buys-wachs-water-4593611 http://www.uu-magazine.com/news/us-based-pure-technologies-buys-wachs-water-4593611 Pure Technologies Ltd. announced in February that, through its wholly-owned subsidiary Pure Holding Inc., it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire the business of Wachs Valve and Hydrant Services, LLC, a privately held company operating as Wachs Water Services. In business for 15 years and headquartered in Buffalo Grove, Illinois, Wachs Water is a leading provider of flow control maintenance and support, leak detection, and related asset management services to the water sector in the United States. Wachs Water was formed from the E.H. Wachs Company, which was founded in 1883. Tue, 21 Apr 2015 23:00:00 GMT HOBAS Pipe USA Expands Field Service Support http://www.uu-magazine.com/news/hobas-pipe-usa-expands-field-service-support-4593577 http://www.uu-magazine.com/news/hobas-pipe-usa-expands-field-service-support-4593577 HOBAS Pipe USA is continuing the expansion of its field service group and now includes seven technicians located across the country. They have nearly 75 years of combined HOBAS Experience. Tue, 21 Apr 2015 23:00:00 GMT Lanes Group clear fat from city drains http://www.uu-magazine.com/news/lanes-group-clear-fat-from-city-drains-4593560 http://www.uu-magazine.com/news/lanes-group-clear-fat-from-city-drains-4593560 One of the most sought after places to live in Manchester city centre has gone "fat free" thanks to expert help from Lanes Group drainage engineers. Lanes was called in to clean over one kilometre of drainage pipes inside Orient House in Granby Row. Tue, 21 Apr 2015 23:00:00 GMT New US certifications for HammerHead http://www.uu-magazine.com/news/new-us-certifications-for-hammerhead-4593568 http://www.uu-magazine.com/news/new-us-certifications-for-hammerhead-4593568 HammerHead Trenchless Equipment's HydraLiner cured-in-place pipe (CIPP) lining system has received two of the industry's most highly respected certifications. Independent testing by NSF International and the ICC Evaluation Service (ICC-ES) determined that HammerHead HydraLiner meets or surpasses high-level plumbing and ventilation standards. Both organizations certified HydraLiner consumables in early January. The endorsements will now help CIPP rehabilitation contractors access projects in some of the country's most restrictive markets. Tue, 21 Apr 2015 23:00:00 GMT