Mainlines & Laterals Files

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.

Magazine Article: How to be Assured of a Quality Grout Project

Published Year: 1996

  • Chemical grout has been used successfully for more than 30 years to stop leaks in sewer systems. However, not all installations have been equally successful.

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: 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: Avanti Leads in Industry Development & Education

Published Year: 1994

  • Trenchless Technology - June 1994 - Avanti leads in industry development and education: In 1978 when Avanti International was formed by four rehab contracting companies, David Magill was hired as its first employee and the company's first president.

Magazine Article: Miami-Dade Grouting Program Running Full Steam Ahead

Published Year: 1993

  • Sixteen hours a day, five days a week, almost two thousand hours a month the Miami-Dade grouting crews are locating and chemically sealing leaking joints in the sewer line collection system.

Guide to Successful Chemical Grouting

Published Year: 1990

  • Guide to Successful Chemical Grouting: Stop sewer system infiltration and exfiltration through manholes, joints, cracks, and service lines and connections

Case Study: Stopping Water Infiltration in Sewer System

Published Year: 1960

  • Problem: Pipe and joint deterioration in the city’s 50- year-old sewer system had led to heavy infiltration. Estimated flow often exceeded 6 million gallons per day.