Our jetting tests: How significant are the findings

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In late 2019, BPDA carried out a number of high-pressure water jetting tests for a wide range of gravity pipe brands available in the UK market, including both concrete and lightweight plastic pipes. In this blog, we explore how significant are the findings from these tests and what do the results tell us about both concrete pipes and… Read more »

Tip of the iceberg #6: What about HDPE pipes made of recycled HDPE?

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In September 2020, the BPDA published a new report which demonstrated why the carbon footprint of concrete pipeline products is significantly lower than HDPE alternatives. However, that study did not look at HDPE pipes made of recycled HDPE. In this very lengthy blog, we raise questions about the likely carbon footprint of pipes made of… Read more »