June 8, 2010

Water/Wastewater Webinar Series

by Bob Murphy

On June 3rd, the Water/Wastewater Team of the Sherwin-Williams Company launched a series of Webinars dealing with a variety of topics related to the industry. The inaugural Webinar was lead by Bruce Snyder, Business Development Manager. Over 50 individuals logged in to participate in the Webinar titled Infrastructure Linings and Rehabilitation. His talk covered corrosion […]

October 19, 2009

MIC – a corrosive gas problem?

by Bob Murphy

Many continue to incorrectly refer to the deterioration of concrete sewer pipe as “a corrosive gas problem.” But the real culprit for concrete is MIC, a biogenic process when hydrogen sulfide gas and Thiobacillus bacteria (Thiobacillus is a small rod-shaped bacteria living in sewage or soil and oxidizing sulfur) interact; sulfuric acid is excreted with […]