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Overcrowded County Jail Finds Better Value with Aquatherm

Tooele County Detention Center, Domestic Water
Products Used
Green  Pipe® Blue Pipe® 
Location / Date
Tooele, UT
December 2011

Aquatherm Advantages

  • Heat fusion connections provided roughly 25% savings compared to steel
  • Ownership embraced the 10-year multimillion dollar warranty covering product liability, labor, personal injury and property damage
  • While copper is used for smaller diameter piping sizes, Aquatherm was used for the majority of the project, saving 20-35% on the larger diameters

The Challenge

Ownership sought a cutting-edge pipe system that  would help reduce material and labor expenses


The Solution

Aquatherm pipe was not only less expensive than copper, but due to the speed of installation, labor costs were reduced by roughly