Los Angeles is no stranger to earthquakes and, like other cities in California, has experienced extensive damage in previous seismic events, which has led to significant advancements in earthquake engineering. Some might say that L.A. has been...
This paper presents the recent enhancements to Tarrant Regional Water District’s (TRWD’s) geographic information system (GIS)-based structural evaluation tool, how this tool is used to improve asset management capabilities,
The Carlsbad Desalination Project uses a pipeline to deliver water from a seawater desalination plant located near sea level to the San Diego County Water Authority’s Second Aqueduct connection facility located at an elevation of
Prestressed concrete cylinder pipeline (PCCP) condition assessment methods include an acoustic wave propagation testing technology (ePulse) to identify sections of pipeline with reduced structural stiffness. A recent innovation, ePulse,
Fiber Reinforced Polymer (FRP) composite lining systems are used by major municipalities throughout the United States to structurally rehabilitate and upgrade large diameter pipelines. For internal Carbon Fiber Reinforced Polymer (CFRP)
Arizona Public Service Company’s Cholla Power Plant has four units with circulating water lines made of 66 in. to 72 in. diameter prestressed concrete cylinder pipe (PCCP) in Units 2, 3, and 4. PCCP in these three units has been in
Hydrostatic pressure tests of prestressed concrete cylinder pipe (PCCP) with bands of broken wires and lined with carbon fiber reinforced polymer (CFRP) have shown that certain CFRP laminates used as liners for remediation of distressed