sewer line Articles

  • Sewer Line Repair

    When a sewer line is damaged and/clogged, you don’t have to excavate anymore. With the new opportunities of the technology, using the trench-less technology you can now easily repair your sewer, drainage, pipelines. This sewer line repair system is now used in North America more than ever, to provide quick and efficient service for the client. This saves you valuable downtime and money, also ...


    By PlugCo

  • 1997 IFAI award cirby creek, Roseville, California - Case Study

    The Problem: Design and install a channel protection system and new sewer line in a creek prone to flooding while maintaining the natural appearance of the surrounding neighborhood. The Solution: Presto Geoweb® Cellular Confinement System Residents and Flood Control personnel of the city of Roseville, California are firm believers in cellular ...


    By Presto Geosystems

  • Pumps Redirects Sewer Line Emergency Situation in Albuquerque, New Mexico

    Griffin was called by TLC Plumbing in April while working on a project in Albuquerque, N.M., to look at a site where a 54-in. sewer line had collapsed. The collapse had resulted in a major intersection in Albuquerque to be closed and sewage to overflow. TLC had worked to contain the situation, but in order to make the repairs realized, bypass pumping would be required. The sewer line that had ...

  • Infrastructure Bypass: Rehabilitating the Nation’s Decaying Sewer Systems

    Billions of dollars in federal aid money has been allocated to rehabilitating our decaying sewer systems, and while these are projects that will be done, there will be associated problems with trying to keep roads and businesses open during this work. Typically, in rehabilitating existing sewer lines, the flow of sewage cannot simply be diverted—it must be “bypassed,” which ...

  • Make your supplier part of your emergency response team

    Your supplier should then make a determination of what fits best. After there is some understanding of the problem at hand, the choice of a pumping system can be made. Your vendor will determine the best combination of a technical and practical solution. The technical factors are usually the easiest for someone to get a handle on. The challenges of the practical solution are more difficult ...

  • Grease reduction in wastewater treatment plant, City of Broken Arrow, OK

    A 300 foot section of 6" sewer line was clogged with grease. After the City Personnel broke it free and flushed it towards the treatment plant, a gallon of BYO‐GON PX‐109 was added to the line. The operators at the plant were notified that in 21 hours, 300 feet of grease and other debris would be going to the plant. The operators were ready, but the grease never arrived. Tests on the ...


    By Byo-Gon, Inc.

  • Residential Sewer and Drain Pipe Line Repairing by Pipe Bursting Method

    One responsibility a homeowner must accomplish is the regular maintenance and repairs around the house. The scale goes up according to how pressing the problem is. Decisive action must be done for emergency situations, especially when it comes to sewer line emergencies. As soon as you notice the pipes leaking or backing up, you’ll need to immediately have it inspected and ...


    By Tric Tools, Inc.

  • Sewer Line Upsize in Perris, CA - Case Study

    Innovative pipebursting approach successfully upsizes old trunk sewer line to serve a new Southern California subdivision Challenge Burst a 350-foot-long trunk line, replacing 10-inch clay pipe with 14-inch SDR-17 polyethylene pipe. Solution We helped Young Homes close escrow on the 95 homes in its Perris, CA ...


    By Tric Tools, Inc.

  • Case Study - The performance of the grease degrading bioproduct greasolux in the meat manufacturing factory and municipal WWTP

    Problem A municipal waste water treatment plant in one Baltic town continuously had problems with the fat, oil and grease (FOG) accumulation in the sewer lines, lift stations and waste water treatment plant, since the start up of a local meat processing facility. The highly polluted waste water directly impacted the treatment plant in the following ways: Increased grease ...


    By Ecochemicals UAB

  • Testing of Concrete Pipe Sewer Lines

    American Society for Testing and Materials is an international standard. ASTM standards are applicable by individual, companies and other institutions around the world. This standard is not mandatory but it can be supported by law of the government. This voluntary standard is applicable for materials, products, system and services. However, ASTM can serve for infiltration and exfiltration ...


    By PlugCo

  • Pump Stations - Case Study 2

    Description Severe deterioration of the town’s sewer system called for a comprehensive rehabilitation project that included permanent rehabilitation of 224 manholes and 6 pump stations as well as slip-lining of sewer lines, service lateral replacements, sewer line replacement and upgrades to lift stations. Solution The Town of La Grange contracted with a Poly-Triplex Certified ...


    By Envirocort Technologies

  • Manholes - Case Study 7

    Description Severe deterioration of the town’s sewer system called for a comprehensive rehabilitation project that included permanent rehabilitation of 224 manholes and 6 pump stations as well as slip-lining of sewer lines, service lateral replacements, sewer line replacement and upgrades to lift stations. Solution The Town of La Grange contracted ...


    By Envirocort Technologies

  • Utility locating at a Gasoline station case study

    As part of an Phase II Environmental Site Assessment at a gasoline station, GeoView was tasked with locating and mapping the  utilities within the boundaries of the property. The utilities included electrical lines, communication lines, PVC and metal water lines, sewer lines and fiberglass fuel lines. The property did not have any as-builts to reference. As standard procedure, GeoView ...


    By GeoView, Inc.

  • Time for a re-examination of sewer design flow criteria

    Each year, many miles of new or rehabilitated sewer lines or pumping stations are designed and constructed based on flow criteria that may be unrelated to the desired level of system performance. Because of the need to reduce the risk of sanitary sewer overflows and sewer backups into buildings, it can be beneficial to re-examine the basis of sewer hydraulic design. Traditional approaches such as ...

  • Manhole, sewer and culvert inspections are made easier with pole mounted zoom survey cameras

    Maintenance of sewer lines, mainlines, tanks and pipelines is an important part of keeping things running smoothly for municipalities, contractors and plumbers. Pole mounted zoom survey cameras are an efficient, safe and cost effective way to remotely inspect and record inspections of these areas. Manhole zoom cameras are built to be lowered into man holes and zoom in on areas up to 60m away for ...

  • St. Claude wastewater case study

    The dairy plant located in St. Claude, Manitoba was facing operational and regulatory pressure due to the significant amounts of BOD it was discharging into the community wastewater system. Levels of BOD discharged from the plant were steadily increasing creating pressures on the Town’s lagoon system, increasing from 450 mg/L in June – November 1990 to 2,512 mg/L in the January ...


    By Nordevco Associates Ltd.

  • City of Montebello Sewer Master Planning Utilizing Innovative GIS Solutions

    City of Montebello wanted to implement a comprehensive sewer master plan. At the same time they wanted to embark on implementing a GIS program. The solution was to combine the two and utilize the power and versatility of GIS as the core technology for performing the sewer master plan. In this paper we will show how the City accomplished its primary objectives which included: Modernizing its ...

  • Roosevelt Dr. Stream embankment stabilization retaining wall and roadway Haverstraw, NY

    GEA Engineering provided comprehensive engineering services to the Rockland County Drainage Agency for emergency repairs to the river embankments of the Minisceongo Creek, Multi-Family Housing foundations and restoration of the municipal park. These services were required in response to Tropical Storm Floyd which caused extensive damage to Rockland County. GEA's services included:· Test ...


    By GEA Engineering PC

  • 2001 Miniscgongo creek stream repair / environmental restoration - 8 projects Haverstraw, New York

    GEA conducted hydraulic studies and analysis as well as preparation of engineering plans, specifications, and bid documents for stream rehabilitation, environmental restoration, bank stabilization and channel improvements of the Minisceongo Creek in Haverstraw, New York for Rockland County Drainage Agency. The project known as Contract 2 encompassed designs for eight (8) sites including:· ...


    By GEA Engineering PC

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