Article | October 1, 2019

Finding A Perfect Fit For Mix-And-Match Piping

Source: JCM Industries, Inc.
(Photo courtesy of JCM)

Today’s water/wastewater piping options offer numerous advantages in terms of cost, performance, and anticipated service life. Unfortunately, utilities must still deal with what’s already in the ground — steel, cast iron, ductile iron, asbestos cement, plastic, concrete, and even wood. Here are guidelines on making transitions between old and new pipes of varying sizes and materials as smooth as possible.