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Topics: Pipe Bursting, Trenchless Technology

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In 2012, the California legislature passed the Human Right to Water Act, which declared that all Californians had a right to “safe, clean, affordable, and accessible water.” Unfortunately, the law was rather light on the details (and, more importantly, the funds) to ensure this would become a reality. While the government continues to debate the issue, some 360,000 Californians remain with unsafe drinking water, and at least 6 million residents are being served by water providers found to be in violation of state standards at some point in the last six years. Read More
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Topics: Pipe Bursting, Trenchless Technology, Pipe Leaks and Repair

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A residential main water line is an often neglected, but absolutely critical component of a home’s plumbing system. As the pipe that carries water into the home, the main water line undergoes constant use. If any problems develop in the line, they could disrupt service, inflict serious property damage, and, in some cases, lead to significant health hazards. Read More

Topics: Pipe Bursting, Plumbing in Sacramento

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The Orangeburg pipe situation has been a financial boon for plumbers and a financial burden for homeowners. Named after the town of Orangeburg, New York, where it was first produced, the pipe has about a fifty-year life span. Since the last of the Orangeburg piping was put down in the 1970s, the most recent installations are going to be facing their expiration very soon. If ignored, they could result in an extremely messy and extremely expensive sewer line collapse. Read More

Topics: Pipe Bursting, Plumbing in Sacramento, Trenchless Technology, Pipe Leaks and Repair, Plumbing Emergencies

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A broken water pipe in your home or business can cause thousands of dollars in damage—if you don't get it cut off quickly. Knowing how to shut down the water system in a home or business is a piece of knowledge every property owner needs. Although the location of main cut-off valves varies, most homes and businesses have cut-off valves for sinks, tubs, showers and ice makers. You need to know where your cut-off valve is located so you can turn your water off if needed. Most importantly, you need to know where your main shut-off valve is located. Read More