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Sustainability and efficiency are becoming top priorities for cities looking to replace or revitalize their water infrastructure. As more focus shifts to the topic of water conservation, engineers and city planners are realizing the benefits offered by high-density polyethylene (HDPE) pipes for municipal water systems.

Unlike traditional iron or steel pipes, HDPE is corrosion-resistant, less prone to leaks and can last as long as 100 years when installed properly. Where typical leakage rates of 10% to 20% are deemed “allowable” for PVC and ductile iron pipe, HDPE’s allowable water leakage rate is zero.

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