National Concrete Pipe Week


WHEREAS, reinforced concrete pipe and precast products are vitally important to sustainable communities and to the health, safety, and well-being of Virginians; and

WHEREAS, the concrete pipe and precast industry is dedicated to efficiently providing their products to the public; and

WHEREAS, the public should be aware of the infrastructure benefits of reinforced concrete pipe and precast concrete in their communities; and

WHEREAS, 2016 marks the 109th year of the American Concrete Pipe Association, which began as a means of exchanging ideas and establishing a high quality, standardized product, which the Precast Concrete Association of Virginia fully supports; and

WHEREAS, the Commonwealth recognizes the substantial contributions that individuals in the Precast Concrete Association of Virginia and the American Concrete Pipe Association have made to the health, safety, welfare, and quality of life of Virginians;

NOW, THEREFORE, I, Terence R. McAuliffe, do hereby recognize August 14-20, 2016, as NATIONAL CONCRETE PIPE WEEK in our COMMONWEALTH OF VIRGINIA, and I call this observance to the attention of all our citizens.