AV-100 Chemical Grout Files

Rembco: When Grouting - Don't Forget the Soil

Published Year: 2000

  • When soil or rock improvement or modification is needed, grouting is one of the options called for.

Case Study: Borough of Downington Stops Infiltration (1999)

Published Year: 1999

  • Like most towns or cities with public sewer systems, Downingtown was experiencing high amounts of inflow and infiltration (I & I).

Magazine Article: Chemical Grout Helps Increase Sewer System Capacity

Published Year: 1999

  • Some sewer districts have learned they can use chemical grout to stop leaks, then sell their excess capacity to other municipalities for more than the cost of rehab.

Magazine Article: Chemical Grout Maintains Trenchless Popularity, Viability

Published Year: 1999

  • The use of chemical grout, the original trenchless method, continues to grow, year after year. Both awareness and sales are up significantly over five years ago, industry statistics show.

Magazine Article: Overpass Threatens Underground Pipes; Soil Stabilization Eases Concern

Published Year: 1999

  • Construction of a new overpass on I-55-70 in East St. Louis, IL required an innovative solution to a persistent groundwater problem

Magazine Article: Using Grout to Lock Pollution in Place

Published Year: 1998

  • In Pennsylvania, Rembco used grouting to contain oil leaking under an oil refinery’s sea wall. The concrete wall had been constructed on top of old wharf piling. Over time, tidal action caused erosion, resulting in leakage at the wall’s base.

Magazine Article: Chemical Grout Program Helps Austin, Texas Control Costs and Wastewater

Published Year: 1997

  • Maintaining a watertight wastewater collection system is extremely important in Austin, TX. Not only does the city want to keep infiltration out of the system, it also wants to prevent exfiltration of wastewater.

Magazine Article: Save Money, Seal Service Laterals with Chemical Grouting

Published Year: 1997

  • The more we learn about our sewer systems, the more we discover how much customer service lines contribute to the expensive problem of groundwater infiltration.

Case Study: Grouting Saves Effluent Pipeline and Maintains Plant Operations

Published Year: 1996

  • During a routine facility inspection at a major West Coast paper plant in Canada, a small leak appeared near the shoreline where an underground 42-inch fiberglass reinforced plastic pipe carried effluent to diffusers in the ocean.

Magazine Article: Lateral Packers and Grout Close in on Infiltration

Published Year: 1996

  • Over the past 30 years, tremendous progress has been made in reducing infiltration of groundwater into sewer systems. Now, one of the last sources of leaks is being sealed.

Magazine Article: Solving Trunk Sewer Installations Across Growth Faults

Published Year: 1996

  • The City of Houston has two unique grouting projects in place that hold promise to support trunk sewer lines installed inside primary-lined tunnels crossing faults.

Magazine Article: How to Plan a Chemical Grout Program

Published Year: 1995

  • How to plan your chemical grouting program: Most infiltration enters sewers through 1. Manholes, 2. Pipe Joints and 3. Service Connections and the first few feet of the service line.

Magazine Article: Re-Emergence of Chemical Grout

Published Year: 1995

  • Recent studies and over 40 years of experience indicate that America's first trenchless technology is still the best, most effective, long-term defense against infiltration.

Magazine Article: 72-Inch Pipe Stabilized With Chemical Grout

Published Year: 1994

  • At a paper mill in Alabama, a weakened joint was found in a six foot diameter pipe carrying more than two millions gallons per hour of effluent.