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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 ...

  • 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, ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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

  • 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 ...


  • 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 ...


  • $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 ...

  • $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 ...

  • $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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • $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 ...

  • $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 ...

  • $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.

  • Clearford to deliver eco-infrastructure to the Indian market

    CNW - Clearford Industries Inc. has announced a sales and business development agreement with Indocan Capital ('Indocan'), a consulting firm with offices in India and Toronto. This agreement provides Clearford in-country representation to act as sales prospectors, lead generators and advisors for Clearford's patented Small Bore Sewer(TM) (SBS(TM)) system. The Clearford approach offers many ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • 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 ...

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