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Use of GRP pipe in high pressure trunk mains

Last Post 15/05/2019 2:30:47 PM by brett.corven@esc.nsw.gov.au. 1 reply.
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Use of GRP pipe in high pressure trunk mains

08-05-2019 12:51 PM
 
Upper Hunter Shire Council
by Upper Hunter Shire Council
Joined 01-01-0001 12:00 AM
Posts 1
Does anyone have any experience or advice regarding the potential use of GRP pipe instead of traditional DICL pipe for a water trunk main? Our pipeline to Murrurundi will be constructed from PVC in lower pressure areas, but there is some deliberation as to the best pipe material for the higher pressure zones. Regards, Phil Hood EDIT: Nevermind - we are no longer considering GRP for any components of the pipeline. However, feel free to comment if you have a strong opinion on the matter. Cheers, Phil.

Re: Use of GRP pipe in high pressure trunk mains

15-05-2019 02:30 PM
 
brett.corven@esc.nsw.gov.au
by brett.corven@esc.nsw.gov.au
Joined 13-11-2015 09:54 AM
Posts 11
Eurobodalla Shire has used and prefers GRP pipe in trunk main situations. The only negative is that the dimensions can vary marginally along the pipe so you have to be selective when selecting a pipe to cut.
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