Projects with Pipebursting

Maple Ridge Sewer Replacement

In early 2017, The City of Maple Ridge put out to tender a contract for an "Experimental" pipe burst in a fairly sensitive area of Maple Ridge and through part of Kanaka Creek Park. The host pipe was 275mm (15 …

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Port Coquitlam Pipe Replacement

During the summer of 2018, PW Trenchless replaced three storm sewer mains in Port Coquitlam. Using Pipe Bursting to install new HDPE pipe, one section was 150 m in length and involved the installation of 16” pipe (400mm) to replace …

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SFU 2017

During the fall of 2017, PW Trenchless replaced AC water mains via Pipe Bursting on the Simon Fraser University Campus near the student housing on Residence Lane and Terry Fox Lane. The work passed through sensitive areas, and in close …

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Surrey Residential Easement Pipe Burst

Not all Bursts are long sections of pipe needing replacement, and PW Trenchless can easily handle these smaller jobs efficiently. The section of pipe connecting sewer mains in a Surrey neighbourhood was initially installed in a pipe easement between four house …

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New Westminster 2015 Sewer Rehabilitation Program – Pipe Bursting

A prime example of the less invasive nature of trenchless construction in action. Intricate work zones accurately positioned throughout densely tree-lined streets allowed for the replacement of deteriorating sewers. Up-sized to exceed current capacity requirements, providing results long into the …

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Pemberton Street North Vancouver

The District of North Vancouver had a 900mm CSP storm sewer that had been failing for 10 years. Numerous efforts to clean the pipe had resulted in the bedding, surrounding the pipe, migrating into the pipe when cleaning efforts were …

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New Westminster Uptown

The City of New Westminster has been one of the first municipalities in British Columbia to recognize its aging infrastructure. They have assessed all of their underground assets and adopted a more advanced program of pipe rehabilitation than any other …

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​Richmond Pipe Burst Ground Freeze

In 2012, a section of trunk sewer pipe that was failing in Richmond needed to be replaced. Because of the close proximity of a block, building conventional well pointing was not advised. We decided to use ground freezing to stabilize …

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2011 N. Vancouver Pool

A large public pool facility in North Vancouver noticed that its main pool drain line had been corroded because of chlorine and needed replacement. As other methods were not an option, PWT brought its outdoor equipment inside to complete the …

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King George Highway Burst

The King George Highway was opened a year after King George's Royal Visit to Canada in 1939. He planted trees alongside the highway in South Surrey and over time these have become part of the community. When the underlying sewer …

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