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2019 Steel Water Pipe Product Award Winners
LAKE ZURICH, IL, Jan. 21, 2020 - Winners were announced last week for the 2019 Steel Water Pipe Product Awards. The announcement took place during the Steel Water Pipe Section meeting in California. Member companies in two product categories were recognized. (Entries are for products fabricated in the prior year.)

From left: Jay Forni, Jr. from Jifco, Inc., Kyle Couture - SPFA Pipe Section Chairman from American Spiralweld Pipe Company, LLC, and Hardin Stephens and Nik Parsons from Mid America Pipe Fabricating & Supply, LLC after Jifco, Inc. and Mid America Pipe Fabricating & Supply, LLC were presented their 2019 Steel Water Pipe Product of the Year awards.

Steel water pipe and pipelines are used in potable water systems throughout the nation and the world. Photos and descriptions of the 2019 entries and award-winners are posted on STI/SPFA's website. Complete details are available on that page. 

The winners for the 2019 Pipe Awards are:

Best Steel Water Pipe Fabrication
Jifco, Inc., Livermore, California

Project: Los Angeles Reservoir UV Disinfection Facility
Location: Santa Clarita, California
Diameter (inches): 6" to 48"

Best Steel Water Pipeline Project
Mid America Pipe Fabricating & Supply LLC, Scammon, Kansas

Project: Elm Fork WTP P.S. 1
Location: Carrollton, Texas
Diameter (inches): 24" - 120"

To determine the winners, the section members assessed each entry by ballot, based on four criteria:
  • Promotional value: Promotes the value of steel fabrication
  • Uniqueness of product/project: Shows originality and versatility
  • Design and engineering: Excels in technical aspects
  • Aesthetics: Has visual appeal 
For more information, contact Katie Bruce, Communications Manager