Formadrain is Your Perfect No-Dig Solution for Repairing Underground Pipes

Hundreds of miles have been successfully lined with this system since 1994!

Here's Some Key Benefits of the Formadrain No-Dig System for You...

Formadrain is a true no-dig technology. It is a steam-cured, fiberglass and epoxy system that is pulled-in-place through existing pipes. This means it is used to repair underground pipes without digging. With no excavation, it can perform lateral repairs, Lateral-Main-Connection® repairs, spot repairs and process piping repairs.

In addition, the Formadrain system:

  • Has been steam cured since 1994 when it was developed.
  • Has lined hundreds of miles of pipe since its launch.
  • Counts over 40 authorized Formadrain licensees across the United States and Canada.
  • Can repair circular pipes from 2 to 48 inches (50 to 1200 mm) in diameter.
  • Contains Green technology: No Volatile Organic Compounds used (VOC Free)

Read more of the Formadrain advantages here.

Formadrain Licensees Highlighted in Leading North American Construction Magazine

Two feature articles have been published by Trenchless Technology, North America’s leading underground construction magazine, featuring two Formadrain licensees and the Formadrain lateral lining system. The articles are both online and will also be in TT’s print editions.

Projects done by Towpath Pipe Restoration out of Binghampton, New York, and Forage 3D from Quebec are featured.

formadrain-hotel-project-702x336Forage 3D rehabilitated a 200-foot section of the old and crumbling combined sewer in the iconic Chateau Frontenac hotel in Quebec using Formadrain’s proprietary pulled-in-place, steam cured epoxy liner.

The whole story about how the job came about and how the rehabilitation was done is here.

Towpath’s project involves lining a large storm sewer system under a manufacturing plant in New Britain, Connecticut as the last part of a 20-year environmental rehabilitation of the property.  The project which just wrapped up involves lining 848 ft of storm sewer that runs under the 145,000-sq ft plant, including 23 laterals.

The article containing details of the project can be found here.


Canadian firm takes a leading role in the battle against I&I and the repair and rehabilitation of municipal wastewater systems.

Running a cleaning, inspection and rehabilitation company that serves all of Canada’s frequently frozen landscape presents some significant challenges, from harsh weather to hiring the right people. Stephen Mercer has taken an aggressive approach with Empipe Solutions. In less than 10 years, the employee base has grown to 29 and the service area has stretched[Read More…]

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Addison comes up $22 million short on project to overhaul Midway Road

Four years ago voters approved spending $16 million to overhaul one of the town’s busiest roads. But now town officials say it’s actually going to cost more than twice as much to complete the project and the original price tag was essentially a guess. The Midway Road project was part of the town’s 2012 $50 million bond[Read More…]

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$176M infrastructure deal for water, transit projects struck

The federal and provincial governments have agreed to a $176 million infrastructure deal for water and transit projects throughout New Brunswick. “We’ve been advocating for quite some time to make sure that the infrastructure programs that they would put forward would reflect the realities of smaller provinces,” said Premier Brian Gallant. A large chunk of the money, $79.4[Read More…]

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Replacing Toronto’s aging watermain system becoming a top priority

A road closed by construction – asphalt torn up, dust and debris everywhere, workers in construction helmets milling about- has become such a common sight it’s likely you won’t pay much thought to the work taking place, much less what’s going on underneath. This summer, the city is tackling an unprecedented amount of construction, necessitated[Read More…]

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