sewer infrastructure News

  • 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 ...

  • Puerto Rico Aqueduct and Sewer Authority to Upgrade Sewage Infrastructure

    Under a settlement with the U.S. Department of Justice and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, the Puerto Rico Aqueduct and Sewer Authority (PRASA) has agreed to make major upgrades, improve inspections and cleaning of existing facilities within the Puerto Nuevo system and continue improvements to its systems island-wide. The Puerto Nuevo sewer system serves the municipalities of San Juan, ...

  • CTSpec launches Sewer Player

    CTSpec, Canada’s leader in underground infrastructure inspection,is pleased to announce the launch of Sewer Player, a free, 100% Quebec-developed app that helps users more easily access, manage, and organize CCTV sewer inspection data. “Sewer player will make the underground infrastructure business more accessible than ever before,” said CTSpec president and CEO Alain Lortie. ...


    By CTSpec Inc

  • 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 ...

  • Environmental benefits of green infrastructure

    The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is launching a new strategy to promote the use of green infrastructure by cities and towns to reduce storm water runoff which pollutes the nation’s streams, creeks, rivers, lakes and coastal waters. Green infrastructure decreases pollution to local waterways by treating rain where it falls and preventing polluted storm water entering sewer ...

  • U.S. EPA and U.S. Navy reach agreement on infrastructure upgrades at the Apra Harbor wastewater treatment plant and sewer system

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Navy have completed a compliance agreement that sets out a schedule of upgrades the Navy will make at its Naval Base Guam to the Navy’s Apra Harbor wastewater treatment plant and sewer system. “The Navy has made a substantial commitment of resources to comply with this agreement," said Jared Blumenfeld, Regional Administrator for ...

  • Griffin`s non-clog pumps built to aid in the rehabbing of America`s aging sewer infrastructure pumping sewage

    These pumps are capable of delivering flow over 17,000 gpm and head capacities of 240 ft. or more. Griffin non-clog pumps are an ideal solution for sewer bypasses, flood control, sumping, or any other application requiring high volume and the ability to move trash laden effluent(water with debris).Features:•Available in flows from a few gallons per minute to over 17,000 gallons per ...


    By Griffin Dewatering

  • RS Technik Debuts New Website to Serve Trenchless Water and Sewer Infrastructure Rehabilitation Market in the Americas

    RS Technik recently launched http://www.rstechnik.us, to promote epoxy cured-in-place pipe (CIPP) and other trenchless technologies. The new website features a complete line of environmentally friendly solutions featuring Dow® specially formulated epoxy resins. Responding to the demand for sustainable, styrene-free cured-in-place-pipe (CIPP) solutions, RS Technik ...


    By RS Technik AG

  • Boston Water & Sewer Commission Uses MIKE URBAN for Improving Collection System Infrastructure

    The Boston Water and Sewer Commission (BWSC) was created to maintain and improve the long-term quality and reliability of water and sewer services in the City of Boston. Today, BWSC’s primary goals are cost control, efficient delivery of service and environmental protection. BWSC owns and operates a system for the collection and transport of wastewater and storm drainage in the City of ...


  • Water and sewer systems modeling conference

    This once-a-year learning opportunity is sponsored by many utilities in the region and will feature keynote presentations from leaders in hydraulic modeling throughout Asia, the Middle East, Europe, North America, Australia and New Zealand. The conference also incorporates an annual gathering of MWH Soft software users and their managers who want to sharpen their skills, expand their knowledge, ...

  • 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 ...

  • World Water Infrastructure Equipment to 2016

    This study analyzes the world water supply equipment industry. It presents historical demand data for the years 2001, 2006 and 2011, and forecasts for 2016 and 2021 by product (e.g., pipe, pumps, valves, meters), application (supply water, wastewater), world region and for 22 major countries. The study also considers market environment factors, details industry structure, evaluates company market ...


  • 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 ...

  • World Water Infrastructure Equipment to 2016

    This study analyzes the world water supply equipment industry. It presents historical demand data for the years 2001, 2006 and 2011, and forecasts for 2016 and 2021 by product (e.g., pipe, pumps, valves, meters), application (supply water, wastewater), world region and for 22 major countries. The study also considers market environment factors, details industry structure, evaluates company ...


  • $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 ...

  • $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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • $485,000 to city of fayetteville, Arkansas for sewer project

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is helping the City of Fayetteville, Arkansas, address residential sewer backups, which occur during moderate to heavy rainfall, by replacing undersized sanitary sewer pipe with larger diameter pipe. EPA awarded $485,000 to the city to ensure clean water systems and rehabilitated about 90 manholes. EPA oversees the protection of water quality, public ...

  • $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 ...

  • $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 ...

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