A number of tribes and tribal organizations are involved in the ownership and operations of water distribution and wastewater collection systems. Tribal utility owners and operators must consider many factors when choosing construction methods and materials. These include environmental impact during construction, operation and maintenance costs, ability to maintain water quality and product lifecycle.
Fusible PVC® pipe is a fully restrained, joint free piping system made to ensure safe drinking water quality throughout its design life. For water distribution systems, Fusible PVC® pipe eliminates unnecessary water loss and the energy cost associated with treating and transporting lost water. Fusible PVC® pipe systems eliminate exfiltration of sewage, infiltration of groundwater and root intrusion for wastewater collection networks, improving ownership and operating costs
Fusible PVC® pipe has a proven track record on projects in Indian Country and continues to perform as a resilient, environmentally friendly product. Fusible PVC® pipe is a cost-effective solution that provides tribes and tribal organizations a long service life by working in a wide range of installation methods including both trenchless and traditional open-cut excavation
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