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  • Sewer Construction Without Permit Costly for Developer

    TRENTON, New Jersey, October 23, 2007 (ENS) - A three-judge Appellate panel has upheld the state’s assessment of a $600,000 penalty against a developer who installed a major sewer line without first obtaining the required state permit, New Jersey Attorney General Anne Milgram announced Friday. The judges affirmed a $604,110 civil penalty assessed against Town and Country Developers of ...

  • Sewer improvements in iowa

    EPA has awarded USD868,000 to the City of Clinton, Iowa, USA, for improvements to its wastewater system. The construction project is expected to be completed by the spring of 2012. The construction improvements include a lift station and 17,200 feet of new sewer pipe to convey wastewater from the nearby City of Low Moor, Iowa, to the new wastewater treatment plant. This project will improve water ...

  • Settlement requires Boston Water and Sewer commission to remedy sewer and stormwater discharges

    Under the terms of a consent decree lodged in federal court today, the Boston Water and Sewer Commission (BWSC) will implement extensive remedial measures to minimize the discharge of sewage and other pollutants into the water bodies in and around Boston, the Department of Justice and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced today. The BWSC will also pay a civil penalty of $235,000 for ...

  • $123,000 Grant to Wichita, Kan., for Storm Sewer Project

    EPA has awarded $123,000 to the City of Wichita, Kan., for improvements to its storm sewer system. The project is expected to be completed by the fall of 2012. EPA Region 7 Administrator Karl Brooks said, “It’s always a pleasure to help provide adequate storm sewer systems for Kansas cities. These water infrastructure funds will partially fund a construction project which is estimated ...

  • $485,000 grant to Garner, Iowa, for sewer improvements (IA)

    EPA has awarded $485,000 to Garner, Iowa, for rehabilitation of its existing sanitary sewer system. The project is expected to be completed by the spring of 2011. EPA Region 7 Administrator Karl Brooks said, “Garner, like many smaller Iowa communities, needs to keep upgrading its vital water infrastructure. Not only do improved sewer systems support economic growth, they are important ways ...

  • The biggest advantages of pipe bursting for trenchless sewer replacement

    For decades, the only way to replace a sewer line was to dig a big, ugly, expensive trench right across your property. And since homeowners are legally required to pay for the upkeep of sewer lines servicing their property, that meant a big expensive mess. If there was a garden, driveway, deck, or sidewalk in the way, well, that’s just too bad. Fortunately, “no dig” trenchless ...


    By TRIC Tools Inc.

  • $485,000 Grant to St. Joseph, Mo., for sewer improvements

    EPA has awarded $485,000 to the City of St. Joseph, Mo., for improvements to its combined sewer system. The sewer improvement project is expected to be completed by the summer of 2014. EPA Region 7 Administrator Karl Brooks said, “The project will reduce pollution discharges to waters of Missouri and clean the water that sustains the future of St. Joseph. These water infrastructure funds ...

  • US$768,000 grant to Iola, Kan., for sewer project

    EPA has awarded US$768,000 to Iola, Kan., for improvements to the sewer system. EPA Region 7 Administrator Karl Brooks said, “It’s always a pleasure to help Kansas communities better protect their water resources. These water infrastructure funds will partially fund the construction project which is estimated to cost US$2.6 million.” The purpose of the project is to repair and ...

  • $291,000 Grant to Keokuk, Iowa, for Sewer Project

    EPA Region 7 has awarded $291,000 to the City of Keokuk, Iowa, for improvements to its sewer system. The project is expected to be completed by the fall of 2014. EPA Region 7 Administrator Karl Brooks said, “The grant will improve aging water infrastructure and spearhead new projects that will reduce sewer overflows and improve water quality. These water infrastructure funds will help fund ...

  • $868,000 grant to clinton, Iowa, for sewer improvements

    EPA has awarded $868,000 to the City of Clinton, Iowa, for improvements to its wastewater system. The construction project is expected to be completed by the spring of 2012. EPA Region 7 Regional Administrator Karl Brooks said, “This is an investment in environmental protection and infrastructure that will provide long-term economic and health benefits. This grant will partially fund the ...

  • 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.

  • $970,000 grant to Derby, Kan., for sewer improvements (KS)

    EPA has awarded $970,000 to Derby, Kan., for improvements to the sewer system. EPA Region 7 Administrator Karl Brooks said, “Awarding these water infrastructure funds will help provide adequate wastewater service for current and future homes in Derby, Kan. Water infrastructure is a basic necessity to protect community health and the environment.” The purpose of the project is to ...

  • $1,116,000 Grant to Omaha, Neb., for Sewer Improvements

    EPA has awarded $1,116,000 to Omaha, Neb., for sewer improvements. The project is expected to be completed by the spring of 2013. EPA Region 7 Administrator Karl Brooks said, “The sewer separation project will reduce sewer overflows and sewer backup problems which will help to improve water quality and public health. This grant will partially fund the construction project which is estimated ...

  • 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.

  • Kansas City faces $3.6bn sewer and stormwater upgrade

    A new Kansas City government task force began meeting this month to determine exactly how the city is going to cover the $3.6 billion cost of an urgently needed new sewer and stormwater system. Over the next six months, the task force, appointed by Mayor Mark Funkhouser, must determine how much to increase taxes and fees and whether to use bonds or other funding methods to pay for the largest ...

  • Metropolitan St. Louis Sewer District in Missouri to pay $4.7 billion to cut sewer overflows

    The Metropolitan St. Louis Sewer District (MSD) has agreed to make extensive improvements to its sewer systems and treatment plants, at an estimated cost of $4.7 billion over 23 years, to eliminate illegal overflows of untreated raw sewage, including basement backups, and to reduce pollution levels in urban rivers and streams, the Department of Justice and the U.S Environmental Protection Agency ...

  • US$388,000 grant to Pottawatomie County, Kan., for sewer project

    EPA has awarded US$388,000 to Pottawatomie County for new sewers to connect the Blue Township Sewer District to the Manhattan, Kan., wastewater treatment plant. EPA Region 7 Administrator Karl Brooks said, "It"s always a pleasure to help Kansas communities better protect their water resources. These EPA funds will dramatically increase Pottawatomie County’s capacity to protect water quality ...

  • Introducing BioSTEP®: a step up for small-diameter sewer systems

    After years of R&D testing and careful product packaging, Bio-Microbics, Inc. introduces the BioSTEP® screened pumping system, an affordable, low-maintenance pump package designed to transfer screened liquids in numerous small-diameter, decentralized collection applications. Builders and developers directly benefit from the use of BioSTEP in low-lying areas, hilly terrain and areas with poor ...


    By Bio-Microbics, Inc.

  • $243,000 Grant to Salina, Kan., for drinking water and sewer project

    EPA has awarded $243,000 to the City of Salina, Kan., for improvements to its drinking water and sewer systems. The project is expected to be completed by the end of 2012. EPA Region 7 Administrator Karl Brooks said, “By paying nearly half the cost of construction, EPA is helping save ratepayers money and provide adequate drinking water and sewer systems for residents of Salina. These water ...

  • Strategy to Reduce District’s Sewer Overflows Will Include Green Infrastructure

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, the District of Columbia (District) and DC Water today announced an agreement to modify a 2005 federal consent decree (CD) allowing DC Water to incorporate green infrastructure in its long-term strategy for curtailing combined sewer overflows (CSOs). The modification, filed yesterday in Federal District Court in Washington, D.C., gives DC Water the ...

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