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  • 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.

  • DN600 WaStop Protects from flooding in Depew NY

    Flooding occurred regularly at the pubic works (water and sewer) yard where offices, public works trucks and snow plows are located. An old underground valve vault in the compound flooded every year in the spring snow melt. The vault drained into the creek and was protected with an Iron flap valve. The flap valve always seized partly open rendering if useless for flood protection. The operators ...


    By Wapro AB

  • Water leaders explore lead line replacement strategies

    More than 100 water utility leaders from throughout the United States and Canada gathered Tuesday at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C. to share strategies for removing the lead service lines that connect millions of older homes to water mains. Hosted by the American Water Works Association, the event took place during ...

  • $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 ...

  • $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 ...

  • $291,000 Grant to Boone, Iowa, for sewer project (IA)

    EPA has awarded $291,000 to Boone, Iowa, for funding the final phase of a sanitary sewer replacement project. EPA Region 7 Administrator Karl Brooks said, “Awarding these water infrastructure funds will help to ensure that our water systems are clean, safe and sustainable for our families, children and grandchildren. EPA is dedicated to preserving our water resources and meeting the water ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • New Sewer Regulations will increase demand for Inspections

    Following recent changes to private sewer ownership and in anticipation of a heightened demand for pipe inspection work, Ashtead Technology has expanded its fleet of inspection crawlers and push-rod cameras. Ashtead Technology's Alan Hasson says, "More pipes will need to be inspected as a result of the new regulations, so we have made additional investments in our instrument fleet in order to ...


    By Ashtead Technology Ltd

  • Water utility leaders explore strategies to replace lead service lines

    WHO: Water utility leaders from throughout North America WHAT: Discussion on strategies to replace lead service lines, protect public health WHEN: 1-4 p.m. EDT, Tuesday, May 3 WHERE: The National Press Club, 529 14th Street NW Washington, DC ...

  • 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 ...

  • Here’s why trenchless sewer repair is quickly becoming the go-to option for homeowners

    There is no shortage of things that can go wrong within a home, but perhaps the problem that strikes the most fear into homeowners is sewer repair. While electrical issues and other home improvement tasks can be categorized as “DIY,” this is certainly not the case when it comes to replacing sewer lines. Therefore, every homeowner should know about the latest and greatest trends in ...


    By TRIC Tools Inc.

  • North providence fined, will take action on sewer overflows (RI)

    The Town of North Providence, R.I. will pay a $15,000 penalty and spend an additional $86,000to install a municipal sewer line and to replace faulty private sewers in the Warren Street neighbourhood. This supplemental environmental project, required under the terms of the settlement with EPA, is designed to eliminate sewer system backups in an area that has experienced discharges of raw sewage ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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, ...

  • Metropolitan Sewer District of Greater Cincinnati Drives Revolution in Smart Asset Management

    Innovyze, a leading global innovator of business analytics software and technologies for wet infrastructure, today announced that the Metropolitan Sewer District of Greater Cincinnati, Ohio, (MSD) has selected the company’s industry-leading InfoMaster Sewer to complete its enterprise smart ...


    By Innovyze

  • Northern California sewer utility chooses InfoNet for advanced business analytics

    Innovyze, a leading global innovator of business analytics software and technologies for wet infrastructure, today announced that Ross Valley Sanitary District (RVSD) in California has selected the Innovyze InfoNet and InfoNet Mobile ...


    By Innovyze

  • 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

  • MWH Soft Releases capplan Sewer v4, Expanding Capital Planning and Asset Management Toolkit for Wastewater Engineers

    MWH Soft, the leading global provider of environmental and water resources applications software, today announced the worldwide availability of the V4 generation of its industry-leading CapPlan Sewer product line. This feature-packed release adds significant functionality, giving users more options for calculating likelihood and consequence of failure, stronger tools for CCTV video analysis and ...


    By Innovyze

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