sewer manhole News

  • ASTM C1244M - 11 standard test method for concrete sewer manholes by the negative air pressure (Vacuum) test prior to backfill (Metric)

    This is not a routine test. The values recorded are applicable only to the manhole being tested and at the time of testing. 1. Scope 1.1 This test method covers procedures for testing precast concrete manhole sections when using the vacuum test method to demonstrate the integrity of the installed materials and the construction procedures. This test ...


    By ASTM International

  • Combined manhole insert for odor control and inflow protectors

    Combined Manhole Inserts for Odor Control and Inflow Protectors in Boroughs, Towns and Cities are a must in today’s GREEN World. Nearly all municipalities suffer with odor problems from Manholes and Inflow to manholes. During dry weather Manholes can be the source of vile sewer odors. The main odor culprit is Hydrogen Sulfide (H2S), but other malodorous compounds are present, as well. ...


    By Pennington Equipment Company

  • Hydro-Klean acquires a-tech sewer

    Des Moines, IOWA – Hydro-Klean today announced the completion of its acquisition of A-Tech Sewer, a contract sewer company. The purchase will expand the wide array of services offered by Hydro-Klean and help to better serve the needs of clients in South Dakota and the upper Midwest area. A-Tech Sewer brings with them a strong, reliable reputation and 25 years of industry experience. As a ...


    By Hydro-Klean, Inc

  • 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

  • $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 ...

  • $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 ...

  • $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 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 ...

  • 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.

  • $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 ...

  • BlokAid Sewer Monitoring & Alarm Device is now IS Certified

    'us' - Utility Services has just launched the MkIV version of our acclaimed Sewer Overflow Monitoring Device - BlokAid. Packed with new features which provide increased flexibility, the BlokAid eSmart device is now also certified Intrinsically Safe. Fully self contained, the new BlokAid ...


    By US - Utility Services

  • $485,000 grant to Topeka, Kan., for drinking water and sewer improvement projects (KS)

    EPA has awarded $485,000 to the City of Topeka, Kan., for improvements to its drinking water and sewer systems. The project is expected to be completed by the summer of 2012. EPA Region 7 Administrator Karl Brooks said, “It’s always a pleasure to help provide safe, reliable and affordable water to Kansas communities. These water infrastructure funds will partially fund the ...

  • 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.

  • 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

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

    A beautiful piece of land is available to build a wonderful community, but everything seems to halt when it comes to wastewater, sewering, and septic. The BioSTEP can help solve this problem by providing land developers with innovative, “sewer-like” transfer and treatment options. An affordable, low-maintenance screened pumping system, the BioSTEP is designed to transfer screened ...


    By Bio-Microbics, Inc.

  • Dekalb county, GA., agrees to major sanitary sewer system upgrades (GA)

    DeKalb County, Ga. has agreed to make major improvements to its sanitary sewer systems in an effort to eliminate unauthorized overflows of untreated sewage, the U.S. Justice Department and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), announced today. In addition, DeKalb will pay a civil penalty of $453,000, to be split evenly between the United States and the state of Georgia, and implement a ...

  • Biggest fatberg in UK history discovered in London`s sewers

    You may remember our blog on the waste that's waiting to cost you thousands, or you could have received our 'what lies beneath your feet' email. You may have thought we were exaggerating when it came to the importance of being FOG smart. Well now the true horror in ...


    By Cleveland Biotech Ltd.

  • Civil Engineering Firm KS Associates Completes Major Surveying Assignment for Northeast Ohio Regional Sewer District GIS Project

    KS Associates, a civil engineering and surveying firm located in Elyria, Ohio, has completed a major assignment for the Northeast Ohio Regional Sewer District (NEORSD). KS Associates performed a significant role in the completion of the Interceptor Surveying and Mapping (ISM) Project, which involved surveying 1,824 manholes throughout NEORSD’s expansive sewer network. The goal of the project was ...


    By PRWeb

  • Innovyze releases InfoMaster Sewer Generation V2.5, Expanding ArcGIS-based Asset Management for Smart Water Networks

    Innovyze, a leading global innovator of wet infrastructure modeling and simulation software and technologies, today introduced InfoMaster Sewer Generation V2.5 with new and improved analysis and reporting applications to enhance capital and operational planning; expand PACP data support; and automate asset renewal, ...


    By Innovyze

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