Posts in the ‘Solutions’ Category

Competition benefits taxpayers

Competitive bidding benefits taxpayers "I told you I would save you a ton of money." This was the message I left today for a client of mine...the City of Saint Charles. For over 30 years, one company has had total control over one market segment: acrylamide for the water and sewer rehabilitation market. Basically, a monopoly. Well, all that changed when Prime Resins decided ...

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Fixing a leaking spillway

A dam spillway should only be wet on occasion, but that was not the case in Lake Quivira, Kansas. The spillway of the dam on the manmade lake had standing water at the bottom at all times. Water from the lake seeped through the lakeside wall and up through the spillway floor. Replacing the spillway was not the preferred solution ...

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Wood bulkhead repair with polyurethane foam

Wood bulkhead repair with Prime Flex 920 polyurethane foam Concrete, wood, sheet pile, stone. Seawalls and bulkheads can be made of many things. One thing they all have in common: eventually they need repair. If the issue is eroding soil due to failed joints or gaps below the structure, injecting a structural polyurethane foam may be the perfect no-dig solution. Prime ...

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Damaged Seawall or Bulkhead?

If storms left you with a damaged seawall or bulkhead, we have a solution. This year's storm season has taken a major toll on seawalls and bulkheads across the U.S. and Caribbean. Storm surge and flooding can cause erosion not previously experienced under and behind these otherwise sound structures. In some cases, replacement may be the only option if there is ...

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What is value?

The value of a product goes far beyond its price. Obviously, price is a factor, but so is performance. The combination of price and performance is a major component of a product or service’s value. But what about expertise, lead referral and customer support? We at Prime Resins believe that all those elements are critical in establishing the superior value ...

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The Cost of Doing Nothing

Why You Can’t Afford to Ignore Leaks in Sanitary Sewer Manholes. Next to treatment cost, chemical grouting to seal manhole infiltration is a BARGAIN! Do you know how much it costs to treat one gallon of water in your waste water treatment plant? If so, then you realize the importance of minimizing the amount of water that enters your system through ...

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Washington seawall video overview

Here is video from the big seawall job in Washington state that we've mentioned lately. The job is done now with massive voids behind the wall filled with Prime Flex 920 rigid hydrophobic polyurethane foam. Call us to discuss your seawall project and how our products can save time, money and major disruption. If you are the property owner, we ...

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Stormwater system repair

When a sinkhole or other depression forms adjacent a manhole in a sanitary, potable or stormwater system, you can bet there is significant leakage happening out of that manhole. The exfiltration of water from the system washes away soil, creating the depression. That's exactly the situation at a military housing subdivision in Richmond, Virginia. Leaking pipe connections into a manhole ...

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Box culvert and weir repair near wetland

The City of Tallahassee had a problem with a street running over a box culvert at Black Swamp. Following several heavy rainfalls, a dip in Park Avenue developed. Eventually, the depression grew so pronounced that it became a traffic hazard. City crews attempted to fix the problem several times using different methods, including replacing a section of pavement and its subgrade, and chemically ...

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Field Notes: Washington State Seawall Stabilization

Technical services manager David Dingler is on his way back from Washington state. He’s been providing on-site technical support for a massive residential seawall stabilization project on Padilla Bay, southwest of Bellingham. A team from Nicholson Construction out of California is pumping Prime Flex 920, a rigid structural polyurethane foam, into voids behind the seawall. In ...

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