The Cured-in-Place Pipe (CIPP) process has come a long way since it was first introduced to the United States back in 1976 when it was used to repair a pipe in a Fresno, California zoo. Momentum has grown at such a pace that it is now one of the most commonly used trenchless rehabilitation technologies in the market today. Typically used for mainline and lateral pipe repair, one of the lesser known and growing markets for CIPP is for the repair of in-building vertical pipes or stacks.
Jim Mor started his contracting company Clear Flow Drains in 2004, concentrating on residential and commercial plumbing. In 2005, Boston Water & Sewer was looking
On the eastern edge of Salt Lake Valley, the Sandy (Utah) Suburban Improvement District sits among similar sewer entities at the base of the Wasatch Mountains. It’s a mature district and percolates along day by day without dramatic changes in the offing.
Most homes in the Motor City (Detroit) area were part of the rapid growth and expansion during the booming economy dating back to the early 1920s. These “cookie-cutter” neighborhoods add to the complexity of sewer repairs because the residential properties are generally very small lots with lateral sewers running out to the backyards, continuing to the city main.