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The Canadian Concrete Pipe & Precast Association has spent the last 15 years developing a collection of industry-leading resources to help installers, consultants, and municipal agencies handle their biggest construction challenges.

Below, you’ll find information on concrete pipe and precast technical specifications, industry opinions, updates and comparisons of new products, and demonstrations of proper concrete installations.

Steel Reinforced Polyethylene Pipe

Steel reinforced polyethylene (SRPE) pipe is the latest product that has entered the already overcrowded flexible…

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Spring 2018

Buried Infrastructure is Risky…

Every engineer should be keenly aware of the following relationship: RISK = Probability of Failure *Consequences…

Fall 2013

CBC Sudbury Investigative Report…

CBC Sudbury broadcast investigative reports by Megan Thomas and Markus Schwabe on deteriorated bridges and culverts…

Winter 2017

Flotation of Circular Pipe

Design engineers of buried structures appreciate the need for a comprehensive geotechnical investigation. In addition to…

Summer 2015

Unrealistic Roughness Coefficient Could…

Due to factors like climate change and intensified urban development, insurance claims in Canada from water…

Summer 2013

Manitoba Addressing Deteriorated Steel…

Stories of motorists having near misses from sudden culvert failures and sinkholes within our highway infrastructure…

Summer 2012

Peel Regional Council says…

Peel Regional Council heard nine delegations on July 5, 2012 concerning the Hanlan Water Project. Council…

Spring 2013

Addendum Addresses Standard of…

A sanitary sewer project was released for tender by the City of London in early 2013.…

Spring 2012

The Implied Ability of…

When referring to sewers, sustainable infrastructure might get translated as the need for long-term pipe performance.…

Spring 2012

This Could Easily Happen…

A corrugated steel pipe collapsed under the weight of a school bus in Rhome, Texas on…

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