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ADS opens distribution center in Florida 07 March, 2016
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.
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Work starts for Encina sewer improvement project
Thursday, February 18, 2016 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.
New leader for Vermeer
Wednesday, November 04, 2015 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.
Risky auger bore project delivered
Wednesday, April 22, 2015 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.
Bristol Water seeks CMA review
Wednesday, April 22, 2015 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.
Water companies accept price levels
Wednesday, April 22, 2015 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.
US based Pure Technologies buys Wachs Water
Wednesday, April 22, 2015 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.
HOBAS Pipe USA Expands Field Service Support
Wednesday, April 22, 2015 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.
Lanes Group clear fat from city drains
Wednesday, April 22, 2015 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.
New US certifications for HammerHead
Wednesday, April 22, 2015 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.
UK fracking decision delayed
Wednesday, April 22, 2015 A decision on planning permission for two exploratory hydraulic fracturing sites in Lancashire in the North of England will be deferred for up to around two months to allow consultation on further evidence submitted by developer Cuadrilla Resources.

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