The City of Yuma, Arizona sits along the Colorado River halfwaybetween San Diego, California and Phoenix, Arizona. The cityneeded to replace aged asbestos cement (AC) piping installedin their system between 1938 and 1940 which was long pastits useful design life. The city awarded the replacement designto Stantec Consulting Services, and both Stantec and the citysaw an opportunity to compare installation methods for futureconsideration. Stantec’s Research and Development Fundpartnered with Arizona State University to measure and comparetraditional open-cut replacement with a trenchless horizontaldirectional drilling (HDD) installation method.
Three components of installation were studied: productivity,environmental emissions and traffic impact. <<READ THE GRAPHICAL PROJECT BRIEF TO LEARN MORE>>