France

Modernization of Drinking Water System In Plobsheim with Pipe Jacking

In the little French town of Plobsheim near Strasbourg, a joint venture consisting of the contractors Valentin and SMCE Réha has modernized the municipal drinking water system. Several pipe jacking drives were carried out using an AVN1200 microtunnelling machine. The longest section runs through groundwater in a noncohesive geology and crosses under a busy highway. Since the beginning of 2018 the Plobsheim well has been connected to the urban grid.

To ensure that the supply of drinking water in the Greater Strasbourg area (France) is guaranteed in future too, the supply line of a new well in...

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