PVC PIPES ARE STRONG AND DURABLE
PVC pipes are strong, yet flexible enough to bend without breaking, allowing them to endure earth movement. Studies have shown that PVC pipes offer a projected life span of more than 100 years without any loss in properties1 2. No degradation of buried pipes is observed over time.
1. TNO report MT-RAP-2008-01066/mso, page 12 ‘The expected lifetime of studied PVC sewage pipes is expected to be exceeding 100 years.’
2. TNO report MT-RAP-06-18693/mso, Executive Summary ‘The expected residual lifetime of most of the PVC pipes studied is at least 100 years…’