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  • ASTM C14 - 11 standard specification for nonreinforced concrete sewer, storm drain, and culvert pipe

    This specification covers nonreinforced concrete pipe intended to be used for the conveyance of sewage, industrial wastes, storm water, and for the construction of culverts. Pipe manufactured according to this specification shall be of three classes of nonreinforced concrete pipe identified as Class 1, Class 2, and Class 3. These pipes shall conform to the strength requirements given in this ...


    By ASTM International

  • SFPUC demonstrates innovative technology that recycles harmful sewage

    A pilot project at The San Francisco Public Utilities Commission’s (SFPUC) Southeast Wastewater Treatment Plant is the first plant in California to demonstrate a new technology that removes phosphorus and other nutrients from wastewater and recycles them into environmentally-safe commercial fertilizer. The technology was developed by Ostara Nutrient Recovery Technologies Inc. of Vancouver, ...

  • WPL’s Easy to Install Diamond Sewage Treatment Plant

    If you are lucky enough to be involved with a domestic project in the beautiful countryside of Great Britain, one thing you will find is most properties are off-mains drainage. When involved with an off-mains project, it is important that you know where wastewater goes and what happens to it, usually by means of a domestic sewage treatment plant or septic tank, for example. One such project in ...


    By WPL Ltd

  • Rio`s Olympic waterways full of trash, sewage

    Rio de Janeiro's endless beaches and lush tropical forest will be a photographer's dream during the 2016 Olympics. But zoom in on the likes of once-pristine Guanabara Bay, and the picture is of household trash and raw sewage. In the neon green waters around the site of the future Olympic Park, the average fecal pollution rate is 78 times that of the Brazilian government's "satisfactory" limit - ...


    By Associated Press

  • Dosing upgrades enhance process performance at Hogsmill Sewage Treatment Works

    Three separate upgrades to the chemical dosing plant at Thames Water’s Hogsmill Sewage Treatment Works in Surbiton near Kingston-upon-Thames have improved efficiency and performance at the site and are also designed to meet the latest phosphate discharge consents into the River Thames. Working with partners, the upgrades were designed, built and installed by chemical dosing specialist, Gee & ...

  • Away from Olympics, sewage blights vast swaths of Rio

    Rivulets of waste crisscross the labyrinth of alleyways that serve as 5-year-old Kaike de Oliveira Benjamin's playground, forming dark, fetid puddles and gurgling streams of refuse and trash. It's little better inside the tiny, one-room apartment he shares with his mother, two little brothers and infestations of roaches and rats. When it rains, the basement apartment floods ankle-deep with a ...


    By Associated Press

  • ASTM C1675 - 11 standard practice for installation of precast reinforced concrete monolithic box sections for Culverts, Storm Drains, and Sewers

    This practice is useful as a reference by an owner and the owner’s engineer in preparing project specifications. 1. Scope 1.1 This practice covers the installation of precast reinforced concrete box sections cast monolithically and intended to be used for the conveyance of storm water, industrial wastes and sewage, and for passageways. 1.2 The ...


    By ASTM International

  • ASTM C478M - 11 standard specification for precast reinforced concrete manhole sections (Metric)

    This specification covers the manufacture and purchase requirements of products used for the assembly and construction of circular vertical precast reinforced concrete manholes and structures used in sewer and water works. Reinforced concrete shall consist of cementitious materials, mineral aggregates, and water, in which steel reinforcement has been embedded in such a ...


    By ASTM International

  • World Water Pipe Industry Demand to Rise 6.8% Annually Through 2017

    World water pipe industry study presents historical demand data for the years 2002, 2007 and 2012, and forecasts for 2017 and 2022 by market, product, world region and for 22 major countries. The study also considers market environment factors, details industry structure, evaluates company market share and profiles industry participants. World demand to rise 6.8% annually through 2017 ...


  • Never Assume: Ontario utility surprised to find unexpected pipe material during force main condition assessment

    The familiar adage, “never assume anything” certainly applies to the water and wastewater pipeline industry. The message was brought home to Utilities Kingston (UK) early this year when the utility was surprised to find unexpected pipe material on sections of pipe during a condition assessment on its Dalton Avenue (North ...


    By Pure Technologies

  • Agru America, Inc. Opens Large Diameter Pipe Production Facility in Charleston, SC

    Agru America’s newest manufacturing center in Charleston, South Carolina aimed at meeting the international demand for next-generation large diameter HDPE pipes commenced production in early April 2017. The facility, located on Charleston Harbor, is producing AGRULINE pipes with dimensions of up to OD 2500 mm (98.4 in.) designed for high volume flow applications including gas, potable water ...


    By Agru America, Inc.

  • Reading sewer main broken twice in three years

    For the second time in just three years, a sewer main pipe in Reading, Pennsylvania, has ruptured, causing raw sewage to leak into the nearby Schuylkill River. 69 News reported that workers sent to fix the problem were forced to open an emergency gate, which sent the sewage flowing into the river. Not opening the gate would have eventually caused a backup of sewage into nearby resident’s ...


    By SealGuard Inc.

  • Sulzer Introduces the New Lifting Stations Type ABS Synconta 901B and 902B

    The new Synconta lifting station is a synthetic prefabricated sump, designed as a single or double pumping station for below-ground installation. It is ideal for the automatic pumping of wastewater and sewage from areas below the backwash level in accordance with DIN EN 12050-1. The new Synconta has a stronger tank design than the previous range and it can be provided with an optional ...


    By Sulzer Management Ltd

  • 5 Flood risks in need of sewer line repair

    Dealing with indoor flooding is enough to drive anyone crazy. Not only can it be frustrating to deal with the clean up and repairs, but often times, those repairs can be expensive. So how can you do your best to stop flooding? Here are a few preventative tips: Poor foundation: Most homes are designed specifically to allow flood water to flow freely underneath and beside the structure. ...


    By TRIC Tools Inc.

  • CONTECH Stormwater Solutions Announces New Stormwater Detention Design Software

    West Chester, Ohio - CONTECH Stormwater Solutions is pleased to announce a new online tool for designing your own underground detention system. The DYODS™ (Design Your Own Detention System) software easily guides stormwater design professionals through the design of their underground stormwater detention projects. The new DYODS makes it easy to design the best detention system for any site. The ...


  • Queensland Delivers First-of-its-kind Assessment of Critical Assets in Australia

    In 2013–2014, Queensland Urban Utilities developed and implemented a first-of-its-kind risk-based assessment program in Australia utilising innovative technologies and engineering assessment techniques to assess critical sewer mains. This work was in line with Queensland Urban Utilities’ industry-leading approach to risk-based asset management. A critical component of Queensland ...


    By Pure Technologies

  • EPA to Assist Buffalo Sewer Authority in Expanding Use of Green Infrastructure Projects to Focus on Reducing Stormwater Runoff from Vacant Lots

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced today that it will provide technical assistance to the Buffalo Sewer Authority to expand the use of green infrastructure to reduce water pollution and improve Buffalo’s resilience to the impacts of climate change. The EPA will assist Buffalo in assessing paved and unsightly vacant lots, which contribute to stormwater runoff and pollution of ...

  • Construction underway on Hairy Hill ethanol plant

    Construction is finally underway on the Hairy Hill ethanol plant, a second phase to the existing biogas facility which currently produces one megawatt of electricity for the provincial power grid from manure and other wastes. Concrete is poured this month for the second phase of the Hairy Hill integrated biorefinery. Photograph by: Growing Power Hairy Hill L.P., edmontonjournal.com The ...


  • EPA Releases a Manual to Reduce Pollution at Marinas EPA to Host “Green Marinas” Workshop in Fajardo, Puerto Rico on April 2

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has made a series of recommendations to marinas in Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands that will reduce pollution. These practices are captured in an easy-to-read manual written by the EPA with assistance from the Puerto Rico Department of the Environment and Natural Resources, Puerto Rico SeaGrant, the Sea Grant Program of the University of the Virgin ...

  • EPA guides Marinas on best ways to prevent water pollution

    With Memorial Day and summer approaching, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is recommending that New York State marinas take steps to prevent the pollution of local waterways. At the Albany Yacht Club this morning, EPA Regional Administrator Judith A. Enck highlighted the best environmental practices for reducing pollution from boat washing and other maintenance activities that can degrade ...

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