All pipe materials are not equal. Design engineers must consider many factors when designing and specifying potable water pipelines, including the initial cost of the system, operating requirements, maintenance costs, dependability, and long-term performance.
Ductile Iron Pipe:
- Has a lower life cycle cost
- Has 13x the impact strength
- Is up to 38% more energy efficiency in pumping
- Is more dependable with lower maintenance costs
- Has an anticipated service life of 100+ years