Winning Water War

WINNING THE WATER WAR: Pipe Bursting At The LA Department of Water and Power

Water is a valuable commodity. Just ask Mike Grahek, contract administrator at the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power, Pipeline Rehabilitation Group. Since 1994, the LADWP has spent an average of $40 million a year on rehabilitation of potable water linesÑapproximately $110,000 a day. With replacement of lines, the total soars to $80 million. […]

Contractor Bids Replace

Contractor bids to replace over 16,000 feet of failed sewer line with minimal surface disruption

Over 50 bursts were done averaging 300 feet in length with several being upsized. Project Profile: Grundocrack Hercules and Mini-Olympus bursting tools. GRUNDOWINCH 10-ton hydrostatic winch. Replace 16,000 feet of failing sewer lines. Upsizes were 6 inch to 8 inch, & 8 inch to 10 inch. 50 separate bursts averaging 300 feet each, with the […]