US ARMY CORPS OF ENGINEERS PUBLIC WORKS BULLETIN
“In-situ epoxy coating for metallic pipe”
Concerned about lead leaching into drinking water and pipe corrosion leading to increased levels of copper in the water, the US Army installed epoxy pipe lining in several of its housing facilities. This technical bulletin concludes that epoxy pipe coatings are “an effective tool in controlling corrosion and extending the service life of system piping and components.”
Download or read the report (.pdf, 282 KB). Originally posted here.
US NAVY REPORT ON EPOXY PIPE LINING
“Control of Lead in Drinking Water”
This public report, written in 1997 by the Naval Research Laboratory, documents the U.S. Navy’s successful use of epoxy pipe lining in three of its buildings. The NRL concluded that epoxy pipe lining is a safe and effective means of preventing lead from leaching into drinking water.
Download or read the report (.pdf, 6.1 MB). Originally posted here.
WATER RESEARCH FOUNDATION REPORT
“Service Life Analysis of Water Main Epoxy Lining”
This report by the WRF, a non-profit organization (founded by the American Water Works Association as the AWWA Research Foundation), concluded that epoxy pipe lining can extend the service life of a pipe 40-60 years.
Download or read the report's executive summary (.pdf, 15.4 KB). Originally posted here. Purchase a copy of the full report here.