About Ductile Iron Pipe

Safety in Manufacturing and In the Field

Ductile iron is safe to manufacture, safe to install and safe for communities to provide safe clean drinking water for generations.

Installation is easy and safe for workers who can cut and tap Ductile iron pipe on site.

Ductile iron pipe has a thicker pipe wall, so it is safer when tapping and does not require safety harnesses as other pipes.

Unlike other pipe materials, Ductile iron does not release dangerous chemicals.

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Benefits of Ductile Iron Pipe

Installation is easy and safe for workers who can cut and tap Ductile iron pipe on site.

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Respond, Recover, Rebuild​ ​

We have to respond to the needs of our communities in terms of health and safety, especially in disaster prone areas.

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Making Infrastructure Investments Last

An oped from Prescott, AZ, City Councilmember Cathy Rusing discusses the city’s decision to exclude plastic pipes from their drinking water system.

"I hope that lawmakers and other stakeholders will agree that the materials that are used to update critical infrastructure like our water systems are safe, resilient, and future-proof."

Brita Horn

VP of the Colorado State Fire Chiefs Association and Fire Chief for the Rock Creek Volunteer Fire Dept.