Photos Courtesy of Inland Pipe Rehabilitation IPR's oscillating "spincast" application of GeoSpray (above) fixed a reinforced-concrete sewer line in Houston last year, earning recognition from EPA. Related Links: Fixing Failing Pipelines is a Public Health Issue Inland Pipe Rehabilitation An ultra-dense geopolymer mortar product is gaining traction as a trenchless pipeline repair remedy among cash-strapped municipalities, partly thanks to a recent Environmental Protection Agency vetting. U.S. wastewater and stormwater infrastructure requires $298 billion in upgrades over the next two decades, with pipelines accounting for 75% of total needs, reports the American Society of Civil Engineers. EcoCast is one cast-in-place pipeline
The growing need to collect, store and analyze the huge volumes of data collected from infrastructure project stakeholders is generating a new growth area for construction-sector firms, IT vendors and professionals.