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Utility Emergency Response with Isaac Alatorre

May 30, 2024


In this episode of the Utility Emergency Response Podcast, Isaac delves into the crucial topic of emergency response for utilities, with a focus on the application and benefits of rubber recycled hose ramps. Isaac explores the challenges utilities face in infrastructure management, highlighting the importance of avoiding unnecessary digging and asphalt disruption. He talks on the practicalities and advantages of using hose ramps, with a special emphasis on the effectiveness of rubber recycled hose ramps. 


Also in this episode:

  • Hose ramps play a critical role in maintaining utility infrastructures without the need for disruptive digging.

  • Steel ramps are durable but may be heavier and pricier, while rubber recycled ramps are lauded for their effectiveness and affordability.

  • The ideal size of a hose ramp varies, but four-inch ramps can accommodate a variety of hoses and scenarios.

  • Proper installation and traffic control measures are imperative to prevent movement and ensure the safety of hose ramps in use.


About Isaac Alatorre:

Chairman & Emergency Pipeline Advisor for Water, Wastewater, and Flood Management.

A UC Irvine graduate and beginning his career in safety and emergency supplies, Isaac was trained by David Jackson on all things related to PPS. With the help of his predecessor, he has updated PPS in regard to technology and processes. He believes that PPS has just started to make an impact.

PPS has usually been a West Coast company, but now Isaac believes that PPS can help utilities across the globe with PPS many applications. Not only with pipelines but with emergency response awareness as a whole. He enjoys sports, whiskey, and food.

This Podcast Is Produced, Engineered & Edited By: Simplified Impact