A neighbor recently replaced their Orangeburg pipe after suffering from a relatively minor Orangeburg pipe backup.  Pat Priest and the Boscherts decided to explore replacement of our pipes before such an opportunity announced itself.

I was hesitant to spend the money to replace our Orangeburg pipe, but a quick search about building material lifetimes convinced me to join the prevention replacement effort.  If properly installed, cast iron lasts from 75-100 years, PVC (Polyvinyl Chloride) pipe (the replacement material) lasts 400+ years, and Orangeburg pipe has a designed lifetime of 50 years.  That’s right, the Orangeburg pipe still in use in Kings Park is at or past its designed lifetime.

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For the Calendar

March 21 - KPCA Meeting -8:00-9:00pm
(Kings Park Elementary)

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Welcome to Kings Park Community

The Kings Park Civic Association (KPCA) sponsors this website to facilitate and enhance the ability of Kings Park residents to share ideas, concerns, and information with their neighbors.

Kings Park is a community of 1100 single family homes bounded by Braddock Road, Burke Lake Road, Rolling Road, Lake Accotink Park and the Danbury Forest Community. Kings Park is served by some of the highest ranked public schools in the state, resides near Kings Park Park and Lake Accotink Park, and is within a few miles of the Audrey Moore Recreation Center. Kings Park also contains a community pool, Parliament Pool.

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Contact us 

Kings Park Civic Association

P.O. Box 1243
Springfield, VA 22151-1243