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Virginia Tech Launches WATERiD Database for Pipelines

The College of Engineering at Virginia Tech has announced the launch of a new national database on technologies to assess the conditions and rehabilitation of underground water and wastewater pipelines.  Called WATERiD (Water Infrastructure Database), the web portal “will be the platform for direct sharing and dissemination of relevant water infrastructure information, ranging from background documents, management practices, technologies, models and tools, and standards, to ongoing pipeline condition assessment and renewal engineering projects…it it designed to serve as the first stop for water infrastructure related information and acts as the essential gateway that connects the stakeholders to various information sources.”  WATERiD is free and will be maintained by Virginia Tech’s Institute for Critical Technology and Applied Science’s Center of Excellence in Sustainable Water Infrastructure Management.  For more information, please go to:  http://www.eng.vt.edu/news/virginia-tech-launch-waterid-database-water-and-wastewater-pipeline-infrastructure-systems.