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2022

 

OHIO STORMWATER CONFERENCE 2022
HYDRATECH’S ATTENDANCE

HydraTech attended the Ohio Stormwater conference and displayed HydraTite and HydraLock…

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STAYING SHARP
Practicing The HydraWrap Installation

We train our field crew on everything that HydraTech does, over and over and over. The goal is to keep everyone working well together, develop and implement fresh ideas…

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INSTALLING HUNDREDS OF SEALS IN BUFFALO NEW YORK
Project Update

HydraTech has been working on miles of cast-iron pipes below Buffalo New York for about a year now. The first two phases of the project are…

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WORKING WITH STATE DOTS
Getting On State Approved Product Lists

To get the seal used by more state DOTs, my plan is to get HydraTite recognized by state DOTs as a qualified or approved product…

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HYDRATECH’S NEW PLASMA TABLE
Expanding Our In-House Manufacturing Capabilities

HydraTech’s goal is to continually increase its capacity to manufacture customized solutions and to make every step of product production, an in-house process. Buying a plasma table…

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COMPANY GAME NIGHT
Team Building To Another Level

We were lucky enough to get an event set up with the Holiday Auto Theatre, one of Ohio’s last drive-in movie theaters.

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TRAVELING TO LYNNWOOD WASHINGTON FOR A HYDRATITE INSTALLATION DEMONSTRATION
HydraTite Highlight

HydraTech provided seals and installation training to a client in Lynnwood Washington.

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FRIDAY POTLUCK
Starting New Office Activities

HydraTech is making time for team-building activities in 2022. Starting in February, we have set the first Friday of every month as a day all employees can attend a…

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FIELD SERVICES TRAINING FOR 2022
Safety Training, HydraTite Installation, and Scaffolding Construction

It’s the start of a new year and HydraTech plans to start the year off right, by making sure its employees are prepared for the work ahead. The field crew has completed…

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OHIO STORMWATER CONFERENCE
HYDRATECH’S CONFERENCE

HydraTech attended the Ohio Stormwater conference and displayed HydraTite and HydraLock….

Caleb RutledgeIcon WriterRead More Button

COMPANY GAME NIGHT
Team Building On Another Level

We were lucky enough to get an event set up with the Holiday Auto Theatre, one of Ohio’s last drive-in movie theaters.

Caleb RutledgeIcon WriterRead More Button

STAYING SHARP
Practicing The HydraWrap Installation

We train our field crew on everything that HydraTech does, over and over and over. The goal is…

Mike AlbertIcon WriterRead More Button

TRAVELING TO LYNNWOOD WASHINGTON FOR A HYDRATITE INSTALLATION DEMONSTRATION
HydraTite Highlight

HydraTech provided seals and installation training to a client in Lynnwood Washington.

Caleb RutledgeIcon WriterRead More Button

INSTALLING HUNDREDS OF SEALS IN BUFFALO NEW YORK
Project Update

HydraTech has been working on miles of cast-iron pipes below Buffalo New York for…

Caleb RutledgeIcon WriterRead More Button

FRIDAY POTLUCK
Starting New Office Activities

HydraTech is making time for team-building activities in 2022. Starting in February, we have set the first Friday…

Caleb RutledgeIcon WriterRead More Button

WORKING WITH STATE DOTS
Getting On State Approved Product Lists

To get the seal used by more state DOTs, my plan is to get HydraTite recognized by state DOTs as a qualified or…

Caleb RutledgeIcon WriterRead More Button

FIELD SERVICES TRAINING FOR 2022
Safety Training, HydraTite Installation, and Scaffolding Construction

It’s the start of a new year and HydraTech plans to start the year off right, by making sure its employees….

Caleb RutledgeIcon WriterRead More Button

HYDRATECH’S NEW PLASMA TABLE
Expanding Our In-House Manufacturing Capabilities

HydraTech’s goal is to continually increase its capacity to manufacture customized solutions and to make every step of product production, an in-house…

Caleb RutledgeIcon WriterRead More Button

2021

 

HYDRATITE, MORE THAN A JOINT SEAL
HydraTite Can Function As A Mechanical End Seal

Cured in place piping (CIPP) is frequently chosen as a solution of aging pipes experiencing infiltration as it costs less than replacement. This repair method does come with…

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NEW WATER MAIN REHABILITATION STANDARDS
Mike Fox Leads Development of Chapter 12 of AWWA’s M81 Standard

The American Water Works Associations is working on the fourth edition of the M28 standards for water main rehabilitation. 

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PROTECTING AN UNDERWATER BOX CULVERT’S JOINTS
Custom Seals for 17ft by 7 ft Settled Water Conduit

A twin culvert’s joints were raising concerns for the roadway above and…

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THREE-SIDED HYDRATITE SEAL
Infiltration in Semi-Elliptical Tunnel

This large drainage system was experiencing infiltration at the joints and this was in turn threatening the safety of the above major highway. The roadway and branching ramps…

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OPPRESSIVE HEAT DID NOT STOP HYDRATECH
Preventative action on four joints in a heat vent for a water treatment facility

HydraTech was called in to install four 60″ Extra Wide HydraTite Internal Pipe Joint Seals in a heat vent to ensure that the joints would not…

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TRAINING THE NEW HIRES
Learning About Fiber Wrap, First Aid, and Confined Space

HydraTech has hired four new employees in anticipation of the additional work that comes with summer. The new hires have to become acquainted with what we do and our products.

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CHRISTMAS 2021
HydraTech Gets Together To Send Off 2021 With A Bang

HydraTech got together at the Century Inn, just a short drive from the Cincinnati office. It was one of the only times of the entire year that the majority of the employees were in the same place, as Field Services has had…

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GETTING BACK INTO TRADE SHOWS
Making New Connections At OTEC

As the world begins the long process of opening back up, HydraTech is starting to get back out there. OTEC was our first trade show of many more to come. Heather Spurlino and Caleb arrived…

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BACK IN THE FIELD
Caleb Helps Install Ten Seals

A twin culvert’s joints were raising concerns for the roadway above and HydraTech was called in to install the HydraTite seal on ten joints. The job was a standard one, except the office administrator, Caleb Rutledge asked to…

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IRREGULAR PIPE JOINT REPAIR
Training & Installing On Two Failing Elliptical Joints

A culvert in New Vineyard, ME had been experiencing significant infiltration at multiple joints, leading to joint separation, erosion issues….

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8 MOST UNIQUE HYDRATITE INSTALLATIONS
The biggest, strangest, and most memorable projects

In HydraTite’s decade-plus of use, it has been installed in many very interesting projects. HydraTite has been installed in culverts despite…

Caleb RutledgeIcon WriterRead More Button

HYDRATITE, MORE THAN A JOINT SEAL
HydraTite Can Function As A Mechanical End Seal

Cured in place piping (CIPP) is frequently chosen as a solution of aging pipes experiencing infiltration as it costs less than replacement. This repair method…

Caleb RutledgeIcon WriterRead More Button

CHRISTMAS 2021
HydraTech Gets Together To Send Off 2021 With A Bang

HydraTech got together at the Century Inn, just a short drive from the Cincinnati office. It was one of the only times of the entire year that the majority of the employees were in the same place…

Caleb RutledgeIcon WriterRead More Button

NEW WATER MAIN REHABILITATION STANDARDS
Mike Fox Leads Development of Chapter 12 of AWWA’s M81 Standard

The American Water Works Associations is working on the fourth edition of…

Caleb RutledgeIcon WriterRead More Button

GETTING BACK INTO TRADE SHOWS
Making New Connections At OTEC

As the world begins the long process of opening back up, HydraTech is starting to get back out there. OTEC was our first trade show of many more to come…

HydraTechIcon WriterRead More Button

PROTECTING AN UNDERWATER BOX CULVERT’S JOINTS
Custom Seals for 17ft by 7 ft Settled Water Conduit

A twin culvert’s joints were raising concerns for the roadway above and HydraTech…

Caleb RutledgeIcon WriterRead More Button

BACK IN THE FIELD
Caleb Helps Install Ten Seals

A twin culvert’s joints were raising concerns for the roadway above and HydraTech was called in to install the HydraTite seal on ten joints. The job was a standard one, except the office administrator…

HydraTechIcon WriterRead More Button

Three-Sided HydraTite Seal
Infiltration in Semi-Elliptical Tunnel

This large drainage system was experiencing infiltration at the joints and this was in turn threatening the safety of the above major highway. The roadway and branching ramps would make …

Caleb RutledgeIcon WriterRead More Button

IRREGULAR PIPE JOINT REPAIR
Training & Installing On Two Failing Elliptical Joints

A culvert in New Vineyard, ME had been experiencing significant infiltration at multiple joints…

Caleb RutledgeIcon WriterRead More Button

OPPRESSIVE HEAT DID NOT STOP HYDRATECH
Preventative action on four joints in a heat vent for a water treatment facility

HydraTech was called in to install four 60″ Extra Wide HydraTite Internal Pipe…

Caleb RutledgeIcon WriterRead More Button

8 MOST UNIQUE HYDRATITE INSTALLATIONS
The biggest, strangest, and most memorable projects

In HydraTite’s decade-plus of use, it has been installed in many very interesting projects. HydraTite has been…

Caleb RutledgeIcon WriterRead More Button

TRAINING THE NEW HIRES
Learning About Fiber Wrap, First Aid, and Confined Space

HydraTech has hired four new employees in anticipation of the additional work that comes with summer. The new hires have to become acquainted with…

Caleb RutledgeIcon WriterRead More Button

2020

 


2020 CHRISTMAS
Getting Together for the End of 2020, Another Successful Year

HydraTech’s employees got together for a socially distanced dinner and holiday themed games…

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HYDRAULIC JUMPS REPAIRS
HydraWrap Strengthens and Waterproofs Aging Concrete

HydraTech Field Services jumps on this two week project and completes it in half the time.

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HYDRAWRAP INSTALLATION DEMO
Office Workers Get a Taste of the Field

HydraTech Engineered Products employees put down phones and files to pick up brushes and fiber glass…

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HYDRATITE JOINT SEALS
The Perfect Solution For Emergency Pipe Repair

Hydratech Field Services is always up for a challenge. Hydratech was called in to install custom made Hydratite Joint Seals for a farming irrigation system job that, to most, would seem…

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THE SIGNS THAT YOUR PIPES MAY BE DETERIORATING
What To Look For?

It is important to inspect your pipes regularly to check for pipe deterioration and erosion. Unfortunately, inspection won’t do much good if you are not sure what to look for…

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CULVERT REHAB IN NORTHERN OHIO
HydraTech Finishes Ahead of Schedule, Despite the Cold

A culvert in northern Ohio had been slowly degrading under a roadway. The shifting…

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FIBER WRAPPING A BRIDGE’S COLUMNS
Spalling Threatened the Integrity of the Bridge’s Support

HydraTech Field Services goes out to strengthen 3 columns on a bridge over State Route 320…

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HYDRATECH WINS ODOT CONTRACT WITH COST SAVING HYDRATITE
Continuing Our Relationship With ODOT

HydraTech Engineered Products has been awarded the contract for Liner/Cured-In-Place-Pipe/Joint Seals contract (CIPP) 315 A-21

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COST AND TIME SAVING HYDRATITE® TO BE FEATURED AT WWETT
Spreading The Word About HydraTite

HydraTech’s advanced internal joint seal product, HydraTite®, is slated to be featured at WWETT (Water & Wastewater Equipment, Treatment & Transport Show…

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2020 CHRISTMAS
Getting Together for the End of 2020, Another Successful Year

HydraTech’s employees got together for a socially distanced dinner and holiday-themed games. HydraTech’s crew keeps working throughout the entirety of…

Caleb RutledgeIcon WriterRead More Button

CULVERT REHAB IN NORTHERN OHIO
HydraTech Finishes Ahead of Schedule, Despite the Cold

A culvert in northern Ohio had been slowly degrading under a roadway. The shifting culvert’s joints were getting worse.

Caleb RutledgeIcon WriterRead More Button

HYDRAULIC JUMPS REPAIRS
HydraWrap Strengthens and Waterproofs Aging Concrete

A water treatment facility was struggling with two aging hydraulic jumps. The hydraulic jump’s concrete was had become dilapidated.

Caleb RutledgeIcon WriterRead More Button

FIBER WRAPPING A BRIDGE’S COLUMNS
Spalling Threatened the Integrity of the Bridge’s Support

HydraTech Field Services goes out to strengthen 3 columns on a bridge over State Route 320…

HydraTech, LLCIcon WriterRead More Button

HYDRAWRAP INSTALLATION DEMO
Office Workers Get a Taste of the Field

HydraTech Engineered Products employees put down their phones and files to pick up a brush and fiber glass…

Caleb RutledgeIcon WriterRead More Button

HYDRATECH WINS ODOT CONTRACT WITH COST SAVING HYDRATITE
Continuing Our Relationship With ODOT

HydraTech Engineered Products has been awarded the contract for Liner/Cured-In-Place-Pipe/Joint Seals…

Caleb RutledgeIcon WriterRead More Button

HYDRATITE JOINT SEALS
The Perfect Solution For Emergency Pipe Repair

Hydratech Field Services is always up for a challenge. Hydratech was called in to install custom made Hydratite Joint Seals for a farming irrigation system job that, to most, would seem…

HydraTech, LLCIcon WriterRead More Button

COST AND TIME SAVING HYDRATITE® TO BE FEATURED AT WWETT
Spreading The Word About HydraTite

HydraTech’s advanced internal joint seal product, HydraTite®, is slated to be featured at WWETT…

Caleb RutledgeIcon WriterRead More Button

 

 

THE SIGNS THAT YOUR PIPES MAY BE DETERIORATING
What To Look For?

It is important to inspect your pipes regularly to check for pipe deterioration and erosion. Unfortunately, inspection won’t do much good if you are not sure what to look for…

HydraTech, LLCIcon WriterRead More Button

 


2019

WHAT IS TRENCHLESS PIPE REPAIR?
Our Trenchless Repair Products

When an underground pipe breaks, the traditional repair process requires digging through layers of asphalt, concrete, or landscaping to access the pipe and replace it…

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TRENCHLESS PIPE REPAIR VS TRADITIONAL PIPE REPAIR
Pros & Cons Of Each Repair

When a water main or sewer line breaks, the first priority is to get it fixed as quickly as possible, and factoring in the total cost of downtime, repair, or replacement…

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WHAT IS TRENCHLESS PIPE REPAIR?
Our Trenchless Repair Products

When an underground pipe breaks, the traditional repair process requires digging through layers of asphalt, concrete, or landscaping to access the pipe and replace it…

HydraTech, LLCIcon WriterRead More Button

TRENCHLESS PIPE REPAIR VS TRADITIONAL PIPE REPAIR
Pros & Cons Of Each Repair

When a water main or sewer line breaks, the first priority is to get it fixed as quickly as possible, and factoring in the total cost of downtime, repair, or replacement…

HydraTech, LLCIcon WriterRead More Button