Building a Pipeline—Not a Flow Through Process

by Roddy Rogers, City Utilities, Springfield, United States,

Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: Water Resources Planning and Management: Saving a Threatened Resource—In Search of Solutions


This paper will illustrate that the planning, design, and construction of a 32-mile water supply pipeline from Stockton Lake to Springfield involves more than just digging a trench, placing pipe and covering it up. It is not a simple flow through process. There are several phases of the project. This paper will serve as an overview of the project.

Subject Headings: Pipes | Pipe flow | Water resources | Water pipelines | Water supply | Construction management | Pipeline design | Trenches

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