Sample of Our Projects
Denver Zoo Asian Tropics
March 2011 to January 2012
PVC Pipe and Fitting expert in a construction litigation. The project was to build a state of the art elephant exhibit for the Denver Zoo.
Thyssen Krupp - Veolia Water
July 2010 to August 2010
Review and report on multiple piping failures in large scale water treatment plant. Follow up included providing training and oversight of repairs. Trained and observed crew in solvent welding PVC piping up to 20-inch diameter.
PVC Piping Systems Helpful Tips for Avoiding Problems
March 2009 to January 2011
Develop a technical publication for the Plastic Pipe and Fittings Association. This booklet is available from the PPFA and is used to illustrate the cause and prevention of PVC pipe and fitting failures.
James vs. Omar
September 2011 to June 2012
PVC product liability expert. Acted as a defendant expert in a litigation based on the failure of a PVC valve and resultant damage to complainants property.
Gilroy School - Gilbane Construction
August 2011 to June 2012
Evaluate the cause of continued failures of a sport field irrigation system. Worked with Contractor and the system designer to resolve the problem and make system changes.
Fresno vs. KMD/Boro
November 2010 to 2012
Retained as a PVC piping expert to evaluate the cause of failures within the pipe and fittings in a PVC irrigation system at the Fresno County Juvenile Justice Campus.
Mozingo Construction - California Health Care Facility
Trained installation crew to properly solvent weld large diameter Schedule 80 (16-inch) PVC system. Prior to my tutelage they had multiple failure or leakage problems. Afterwards, they have been able to assemble, test and have their systems accepted.
Jamestown Golf Course
The course has suffered multiple joint failures for two of years after an irrigation system remodel. A with a visit to the facility, analysis of failure samples, discussions with the designer, owner, and contractor we were able pinpointed the cause.
Skellerup Rubber Products vs. Marley
Analyzed layout drawings, thermographic and pressure test reports, along with AS/NZ standards to help determine the cause of gasket joint leaks for Skellerup Rubber Products Ltd. of New Zealand.