Major Water Pipe Running from Temecula to Chula Vista Shut Off to Fix Crack

Several engineers will spend the next few weeks 20 feet underground fixing a crack in a large water pipeline that spans almost the entire length of San Diego County. The San Diego County Water Authority discovered a leak earlier this month in a portion of its 90-inch Pipeline 4, which has carried water since 1966 from the Skinner Water Treatment Plant near Temecula down to the Otay Reservoir near Chula Vista. “We have very old, aging infrastructure so we’re always keeping tabs on things to make sure we can stay ahead of any failures or issues with our pipe,” said SDCWA Principal Engineer Brent Fountain. Fountain said keeping those tabs helped them locate a crack inside the pipeline underneath Bonsall. He said they need to fix it before it gets any worse and the pipeline fails. Fountain escorted NBC 7 Reporter Joe Little through a narrow 21-inch opening, 20 feet below Bonsall for a closer look at the crack. “You can actually see water rushing into the pipe. This is very abnormal,” Fountain said as he ran his fingers over a crack in the gigantic pipe. Water from outside the pipe was seeping into the pipe, which has been drained for the repairs. Giant steel bulkheads have been wel...

Heavy Wall Welded Pipes Market Report : Geographical Segmentation by End-User, Types, Applications, and Forecast 2019-2025 – Press Release

Los Angeles, CA — (SBWIRE) — 06/07/2019 — The report presents a highly comprehensive and accurate research study on the global Heavy Wall Welded Pipes market. It offers PESTLE analysis, qualitative and quantitative analysis, Porter’s Five Forces analysis, and absolute dollar opportunity analysis to help players improve their business strategies. It also sheds light on critical market dynamics such as trends and opportunities, drivers, restraints, and challenges to help market participants stay informed and cement a strong position in the industry. With competitive landscape analysis, the authors of the report have made a brilliant attempt to help readers understand important business tactics that leading companies use to maintain market sustainability. The regional analysis section of the report allows players to concentrate on high-growth regions and countries that could help them to expand their presence in the global Heavy Wall Welded Pipes market. Apart from extending their footprint in the global Heavy Wall Welded Pipes market, the regional analysis helps players to increase their sales while having a better understanding of customer behavior in spec...