sewer flow News

  • Quality Certification for Ultrasonic Sewer Flow Monitor Specialist

    Sewer flow survey instrumentation specialist, Detectronic, has achieved ISO9001:2008 accreditation for its quality management systems from the Sira Certification Service.  The internationally recognised approval covers all aspects of manufacture, marketing, hire and maintenance of ultrasonic velocity-area flow monitors and systems. It also recognises that the Detectronic equipment is ...


    By Detectronic Ltd

  • NIVUS GmbH receives order from sewer flow survey specialists

    Nivus U.K. suppliers of flow monitoring equipment have recently received another large order from sewer flow survey specialists Enviromontel of Worcester. This is the second large order Nivus have received for their PCM Pro(Ex) portable flowmeter from Enviromontel for sewer flow surveys for the U.K. water companies. The order was received following the success of the original flowmeters ordered ...


    By NIVUS GmbH

  • Sewer surveys large order

    Nivus U.K. suppliers of flow monitoring equipment have recently received another large order from sewer flow survey specialists Enviromontel of Worcester. This is the second large order Nivus have received for their PCM Pro(Ex) portable flowmeter from Enviromontel for sewer flow surveys for the U.K. water companies. The order was received following the success of the original flowmeters ordered ...


    By NIVUS GmbH

  • Inflatable Sewer Line Test Plug

    You may need to plug your sewer line during a disaster as a back flowing sewer can cause considerable property damage and pose health hazards. You can avoid those promlems by way of plugging. Buy an inflatable sewer plug (test plug) that matches the size of your main sewer pipe. You can check our products easily. Our ...


    By PLUGCO

  • $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 ...

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Flow Line Options launches new open channel flow meter in US

    Flow Line Options Corp. (http://www.flowlineoptions.com/index.php) (Flo-Corp), a leading manufacturer and national distributor of flow and level instrumentation, today launched HVFlo™, an open channel flow monitoring solution into the U.S. market. The principle function of the HVFlo is to measure and monitor water flow, and provide data to help manage water ...


    By FLO-CORP

  • New Area-Velocity Flow Meter

    Monitor flow through open channels, partially full sewer pipes and surcharged pipes without a flume or weir. This new flowmeter is designed for municipal stormwater, combined effluent, raw sewage and irrigation water. The new Greyline AVFM-II uses a submerged ultrasonic sensor to continuously measure both Velocity and Level in the channel. The sensor is resistant to fouling and corrosion. ...


    By Greyline Instruments Inc.

  • SolidAT win sewer monitoring project in 3 major municipalities

    SolidAT together with a local partner won a bid to monitor sewer in 3 major municipalities in Israel (Holon, Netanya and Raanana). In total a several dozens of SmartScan 50 ultrasonic level sensors will monitor the sewer level and provide combined sewer overflow alerts. The municipalities chose our solution over competition due to the high performance of the ultrasonic sensor and high end ...

  • EPA to initiate rulemaking to reduce harmful effects of sanitary sewer overflows

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is initiating a rulemaking to better protect the environment and public health from the harmful effects of sanitary sewer overflows (SSOs) and basement backups. In many cities, SSOs and basement backups occur because of blockages, broken pipes and excessive water flowing into the pipes. SSOs present environmental and health problems because they ...

  • Landscape Architects` Green Roof Kept Runoff Out of DC Sewers

    WASHINGTON, DC, September 21, 2007 (ENS) - In July 2006, The American Society of Landscape Architects, ASLA replaced the conventional roof on its downtown Washington, DC headquarters with a green roof, and in the process installed equipment to gather data on stormwater runoff, water quality, and temperature. When the figures were tallied in May, the new green roof was found to ...

  • Settlement with city of Gloucester ensures improvments to treatment plant and addresses sewer overflows

    Under the terms of a modified Consent Decree lodged in federal court today, the City of Gloucester will upgrade its sewage treatment plant and work to stem overflows from its sewer system. The modified Consent Decree stems from a federal enforcement action brought by the U.S. Department of Justice, on behalf of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, and the Office of the Attorney General of ...

  • A sewer bypass project for “The T” proves BakerCorp’s penchant for exceeding customer expectations

    Rain or shine, one thing is certain: BakerCorp delivers solutions that fit customers’ needs to a “T.” This means consistently providing the best product and service and preparing for every possible contingency—be it logistical challenges, environmental concerns, extreme weather conditions or, as in the case of a recent sewer bypass project for the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority ...


    By BakerCorp

  • City of Portland, Maine will Pay Penalty and Take Steps to Address Sewer Overflows

    The City of Portland has agreed to pay a penalty of $53,250 to settle EPA claims that the City did not adequately prevent raw sewage overflows to surface waters from its sewer system. As part of the settlement, the City has agreed to address erosion along the banks of Dole Brook. EPA also previously issued a related order requiring Portland to better manage its sewer system to prevent additional ...

  • Insituform Receives $17.0 Million (US) Sewer Rehabilitation Term Contracts in Hong Kong

    ST. LOUIS - Insituform Technologies, Inc. announced today it has begun work on a $17 million (US) project for the Drainage Services Department, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region. Insituform was recently awarded two term contract renewals, which provide for the rehabilitation of wastewater pipelines located throughout the highly populated Central District and Mainland North District for ...


    By Insituform Technologies, LLC

  • Arecibo, Puerto Rico, to upgrade sewer system to resolve clean water act violations

    A settlement between the United States and the municipality of Arecibo, Puerto Rico, will resolve violations of the Clean Water Act and specifically violations of its Small Municipal Separate Storm Sewer System permit, the Department of Justice and the Environmental Protection Agency announced today. This is the first judicial action addressing violations of this type of permit. Arecibo’s ...

  • Flow Metering using Radar for Ex-Zone 1

    The OFR flow sensor by NIVBUS GmbH was approved for use in Ex-Zone 1 by TÜV Nord. In addition to ATEX approval required mainly in Europe the company was approved according to IECEx standard which is preferably demanded in English-speaking countries. This allows contactless flow measurements in many applications including sewers. In order to obtain the Ex approvals a new sensor material was ...


    By NIVUS GmbH

  • Hach Introduces FH950 Portable Velocity Flow Meter

    Hach Company Flow Meter Products & Services is pleased to announce the release of its latest flow monitoring innovation, the FH950 Portable Velocity Flow Meter with electromagnetic sensor. Hach’s new FH950 simplifies the velocity measurement process for stream discharge measurements, primary device calibration and sewer spot-check measurements. Step-by-step instructions ...


    By Hach Company - Flow Meters

  • City of South Bend agrees to improve sewer system to address clean water act violations

    The United States Attorney’s Office and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) today announced that the City of South Bend, Indiana has agreed to make an estimated $509.5 million worth of improvements to its combined sewer system to significantly reduce overflows of raw sewage to the St. Joseph River, which is a tributary of Lake Michigan. One well-known stretch of the St. Joseph ...

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