THE DEVELOPMENT OF A FORTIFIED “PIPE WITHIN A PIPE” DESIGN FOR AERIAL SEWER MAINS IN THE CITY OF RALEIGH, NORTH CAROLINA
Abstract:The City of Raleigh Public Utilities Department (CORPUD) has experienced a number of failures of aerial sewer mains, primarily due to severe weather events. As a result, CORPUD commissioned the design of a substantially reinforced aerial sewer main detail. This paper will review the events that led up to this design decision, the details of the design and the success of the change.
Document Type: Research Article
Publication date: January 1, 2005
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