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  • Pipe bursting equipment manufacturer and sewer contractor

    When sewer inspection and maintenance lead to sewer repair or replacement, there are a few key things a homeowner needs to know. While the sewer contractor is of prime importance, the equipment and methods the contractor uses are also critical to the overall outcome of the job. When all established methods of sewer lateral rehabilitation are on the table—open-cut excavation, CIPP lining, ...


    By TRIC Tools Inc.

  • Artic Blasts can Result in Burst Pipes and Mold in Texas Homes & Buildings

    Texas and the Gulf Coast have already experienced a number of weather systems this winter that have brought exceptionally cold weather to the region.  Many of these areas are not used to these extreme frigid temperatures and can be especially vulnerable to freezing pipes in homes and buildings.   As water freezes, it expands and can put tremendous pressure ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • Tips for Preventing Frozen & Burst Pipes Offered by Arizona’s Public Adjusters

    Each year in the United States, water damage to residential and commercial buildings results in billions of dollars in property damage.  Many of these water damage events occur during the winter when pipes can freeze and burst.  While few residents of the Phoenix and Tucson metropolitan areas have to deal with frozen pipes, many other regions of Arizona experience months ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • Don`t let your Gutters Drain your Wallet

    Friday 26th November was National Gutters Day and a timely reminder to homeowners that by spending a few minutes cleaning and inspecting gutters this weekend could potentially save hundreds, if not thousands of pounds! Cleaning out gutters is certainly not the most exciting job in terms of home maintenance, but it is one of the most important. Old, broken or sagging gutters can lead to water ...


  • Pipe break that flooded UCLA dumps 20M gallons

    The rupture of a nearly century-old water main that ripped a 15-foot hole through Sunset Boulevard and turned a swath of the University of California, Los Angeles, into a mucky mess points to the risks and expense many cities face with miles of water lines installed generations ago. The flooding sent more than 20 million gallons of water cascading from a water main in the midst of California's ...


    By Associated Press

  • Odors Cause Health Concerns and Impact Worker Productivity

    The building science professionals at Clark Seif Clark (CSC) provide indoor air quality (IAQ) identification services and solutions for commercial and residential property owners plagued by problematic odors. Indoor plumbing not only isolates us from the obvious undesirable liquids and solids we flush down our drains, but also safeguards us from the noxious and caustic gasses generated therein. ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • Winterize Your Property Now to Prevent Costly Damages

    A week into the winter season and many parts of the country have already experienced frigid temperatures.  Other areas have had an exceptionally mild winter so far, but these conditions can quickly change. Strong winds, rain, snow and ice can all takes a toll on a home or business and freezing temperatures can easily burst pipes.  During the winter season, damage from any one ...

  • Fuel Fire Runoff Fouls Spokane River

    SPOKANE, Washington, July 26, 2007 (ENS) - A spectacular fire that destroyed a fuel warehouse in North Spokane late Monday has spilled oil into the Spokane River that crews from the state Department of Ecology now are working to contain. 'We have no idea how much oil escaped,' said Ecology spokeswoman Jani Gilbert. The warehouse is owned by Whitley Fuel LLC, Spokane's largest Shell ...

  • Texas and Gulf Coast Residents Provided Tips to Prevent Winter Water Damage & Mold

    With the official start of winter almost a month away, many parts of Texas and the Gulf Coast have already experienced freezing weather and even snow in some areas.  The arctic blast that took place in mid-November reminded people that winter and sustained cold temperatures are just around the corner.   Strong winds, rain, snow and ice can all take a toll ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • North Carolina river turns to gray sludge after coal ash spill

    Canoe guide Brian Williams dipped his paddle downstream from where thousands of tons of coal ash has been spewing for days into the Dan River, turning the wooden blade flat to bring up a lump of gray sludge. On the riverbank, hundreds of workers at a Duke Energy power plant in North Carolina scrambled to plug a hole in a pipe at the bottom of a 27-acre pond where the toxic ash was stored. ...


    By Associated Press

  • North Carolina regulators shielded Duke`s coal ash pollution

    Over the last year, environmental groups have tried three times to use the federal Clean Water Act to force Duke Energy to clear out leaky coal ash dumps like the one that ruptured last week, spewing enough toxic sludge into a North Carolina river to fill 73 Olympic-sized pools. Each time, they say, their efforts have been stymied - by the N.C. Department of Environment and Natural ...


    By Associated Press

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