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Concrete, HDPE, and SRHDPE: Owners and Engineers

Concrete, HDPE, and SRHDPE Pipe:

For Owners and Engineers

ACPA-Website-Icon-Inspection-Concrete-HDPE-SRHDPE-Pipe-1Rigid pipe (RCP) can provide the majority of the structural load carrying component of the pipe/soil system. Designers must understand and select proper pipe class for construction method. Soils placed around flexible pipe in flexible soil/pipe systems carry majority of load. Designers must properly predict soil strength component in designs and must confirm construction of the soil structure does not change during construction.