The Durable Fix

Pipe bursting and geopolymer mortar become best options for making a large sewer rehabilitation project a success

The Durable Fix

Vortex Companies used pipe bursting and manhole rehabilitation — Quadex GeoKrete geopolymer mortar — to repair approximately 8,000 feet of the city’s sewer system. More than 20 brick manholes missing mortar and exhibiting moderate to severe I&I required repair. 

Well-functioning sewer systems make possible many modern conveniences that are often taken for granted, from personal hygiene to passable roads. Over time, the water and waste these systems handle take their toll, and asset owners must determine which repair options will most...

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