November 2017 / PVC pipes show a much lower failure rate

The Utah State University examined the sustainability of water pipes in Canada and the United States. And guess what? PVC water pipes break less often than water pipes made from other materials.

Source: PVC4 pipes leaflet September 2017 & “Water Main Break Rates in the U.S and Canada: A Comprehensive Study, April 2012,” Utah State University, Buried Structures Laboratory


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