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2016 PVCPA ANNUAL MEETING

44th ANNUAL MEETING

February 22 - 24, 2016

Key Largo Bay Marriott Beach Resort

Key Largo, Florida 

Click here to receive registration and program information when available.

PVC Pipe Standards Sheets

Your quick reference guide of applicable standards for PVC pressure, sewer and reclaimed water pipe:

 

Major PVC Pipe Markets

Corrosion-proof PVC is the number one piping material used in North America.  Use it for all of your infrastructure projects. 

Educational Webinars

Participate in our online webinars and learn about the design, specification and installation of PVC pipe for water and sewer projects.

PVC pipe for municipal applications is available in sizes from 3 to 60 inches. 

Click here for more information.

 

ENVIRONMENTAL PRODUCT DECLARATION
 
First ISO-compliant, peer-reviewed, industry-wide EPD in North America. Benchmarks the impacts of 7 PVC pipe products across their life cycles. Fully transparent and verified by NSF International as an industry best practice.
 
Click here for EPD. 
New Handbook of PVC Pipe

Everything you need to know about PVC pipe: materials, manufacture, design and installation.

Get the facts on why PVC pipe is the most widely used piping material for underground infrastructure today.

Preview now!  Free one-time download of up to three chapters.

 
NEW PVC PIPE LONGEVITY REPORT

AFFORDABILITY  & THE 100+ YEAR BENCHMARK STANDARD


A Comprehensive Study on PVC Pipe Excavations, Testing, & Life Cycle Analysis

By Steven Folkman, Ph.D., P.E., Utah State University, Buried Structures Laboratory

Click here for report.   

Support New Procurement Legislation

Ask your state representative to support new procurement legislation for water and sewer pipe projects that will save U.S. taxpayers more than $370 billion and help build more sustainable underground infrastructure.

Click here for report and legislation.             

Lowering Water and Sewer Rates

Reforming Our Nation's Approach to the Infrastructure Crisis:  How Competition, Oversight, and Innovation Can Lower Water and Sewer Rates in the U.S.

National Taxpayers Union

Find out how a nationwide switch from iron pipe to PVC pipe could save America $371 billion dollars.

Click here for report.

 

Water Main Break Study

"PVC Pipe: Lowest Failure Rate"

Water Main Break Rates
In the USA and Canada:
A Comprehensive Study

Utah State University
Buried Structures Laboratory

"Corrosion Major Cause of Water Main Breaks"

Click here for study.

U.S. Conference of Mayors' Report

Municipal Procurement: Procurement Process Improvements Yield Cost-Effective Public Benefits

By Richard F. Anderson, Ph.D., Senior Advisor, Mayors Water Council

A call for reform in water pipe procurement. 

Click here for report.

Benefits of Open Competition

Fixing America's Crumbling Underground Water Infrastructure: Competitive Bidding Offers a Way Out

Competitive Enterprise Institute (CEI)

By Bonner R. Cohen, Ph.D., National Center for Public Policy Research in Washington, D.C.

Click here for report.

Click here for CEI Capitol Hill Briefing.

 

Safe and Green PVC PIPE

Get the facts on PVC pipe’s health and safety benefits, its green credentials, rigorous quality control and testing, how its unsurpassed corrosion resistance is the key to truly sustainable underground infrastructure, and much more…

PVC pipe: true strength and substainability begin with corrosion resistance.

 

HAVE A TECHNICAL QUESTION?

We are proud to provide free technical support to PVC pipe users and those interested in learning more about PVC pipe.

Click here to contact one of our engineers today for your specifications development and project design needs.

 

 

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY

TECHNICAL DIRECTOR

The Uni-Bell PVC Pipe Association is seeking a Technical Director to manage the Association’s standards and certifications activities, produce its technical publications, publish articles, and to provide senior-level technical support and training.

For a complete job description and to apply, please click here.

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