# 2010 Vancouver
This paper will detail the efforts associated with the conversion of the potable water system materials to HDPE 4710, along with a detailed overview of the project construction, including lessons learned and our future goals to install a 100% fused HDPE 4710 water system from the main to the meter.
Author(s) : Greg Scoby, PE
This paper will detail the steps taken during adoption of HDPE for potable water systems improvements including material justification, creation of related specifications, investigation of available piping components, qualification of contractors and the construction/inspection of related systems. The City of...
Author(s) : GREG SCOBY
The Plastic Pipe Institute Municipal Advisory Board recently completed the publishing of the “Generic Electro Fusion Procedure” covering 12 inch and smaller sizes. This publishing effort was conducted with a collaboration of water system operators and electro fusion fitting manufacturers specifically addressing...
Author(s) : Scoby Greg
Water systems in the United States are suffering from increasing failure rates associated with distribution system components reaching the end of their useful lives. An internet search using the terms “water main breaks” reveals daily occurrences that not only impact ability to provide service but create safety...