What’s up with Dallas plumbing pipe?
DALLAS, Texas — The Dallas Water and Sewerage Department (DWSD) said Tuesday it will soon be offering the public a new type of plumbing product.
The new product will be made of a composite material that is resistant to water, and it will have a more durable and flexible design.DWD’s new product, called Precision PVC Pipe, will replace the existing pipe, which is made of plastic and is brittle and vulnerable to cracking.
The pipe will be manufactured in the United States and shipped to Dallas from China.
The Dallas water department has been trying to sell the product since late 2016.
The city says it has sold about 50,000 of the new product.DWA said in a news release that it expects to make more than 1 million pipes in the U.S. and another 2.5 million in China. More: