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  • ‘Sewers are for Sewerage`

    On World Toilet Day last week, the UK water industry launched a Sewer Network Action Programme (SNAP) to stop blockages and protect quality of life. The sewerage system works on behalf of the citizens out of sight and out of mind. However, the sewers also depend on the users to keep them working properly. No-one whose house has been flooded will ever question the point of events such as ...

  • 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, ...

  • Water and sewer systems modelling conference

    The 3rd annual Asia Pacific Water and Sewer Systems Modelling Conference is scheduled to be held on 21st to 22nd April 010 at the Gold Coast, Australia. The conference will feature keynote presentations from leaders in hydraulic modelling representing USA, UK, Australia, New Zealand, Malaysia and India. Other highlights include twenty-nine real-world case studies, presented by experts from ...

  • 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 ...

  • Builders fill sewer with concrete

    A WATER company is suing a house builder for £500,000 after they stopped people flushing their loos by pouring 30 tonnes of concrete down a sewer. The blunder caused chaos in Salford, Lancashire when the concrete set hard along about 43 metres of the public Victorian sewer. People could not flush their toilets for three days on Aspull Walk, Salford as engineers installed an emergency ...


    By United Utilities

  • Call for water and sewer systems modelling conference

    The registration and a call for papers for the fourth annual Asia Pacific Water and Sewer Systems Modeling Conference has been opened. The event is to be held from 30th to 31st March 2011, at the Hotel Grand Chancellor Surfers Paradise on Australia's Gold Coast. It will feature keynote presentations from leaders in hydraulic and water quality modelling throughout Asia, Europe, North America, ...


    By Innovyze

  • Columbia, S.C., Agrees to Major Sewer System Upgrades

    The Department of Justice, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), and South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) announced a proposed settlement today with the City of Columbia to resolve violations of the Clean Water Act (CWA), including unauthorized overflows of untreated raw sewage. Columbia has agreed to undertake a thorough assessment of, and implement ...

  • 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 ...

  • Colorado River Sewer System Joint Venture to Upgrade Wastewater System

    Today, the Colorado River Sewer System Joint Venture, located in Parker, Ariz. entered into an agreement with the EPA to upgrade their wastewater treatment system to meet stringent water quality standards. The cost of the upgrade is approximately $100,000. The upgrades include the design and construction of a new artificial wetlands treatment system. The artificial wetlands will be capable of ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Call for papers for 2012 Asia pacific water and sewer systems modeling conference

    This informative and highly regarded event will bring together forward thinking utilities and the vast community of engineering professionals from around the world for an in-depth look at the newest technological advances, solutions and practices in geospatial infrastructure modelling, management and optimisation. The two-day educational program will offer a wealth of critical learning and an ...


    By Innovyze

  • NOV MONO Scores Pressure - Sewer System Success in Australia

    NOV Mono has secured a significant success by being nominated as the preferred supplier for a major new pressure sewer network in Australia. Having evaluated various other alternatives, urban water corporation Wannon Water has chosen Mono’s innovative InviziQ pressure sewer system as the most cost-effective and easy-maintenance option for the Dutton Way project in Portland, Victoria. The ...

  • GTI’s Cover and Liner System Will Help Town Expand Anaerobic Sewer Lagoon

    Geomembrane Technologies Inc. (GTI) is proud to have been selected for a cover and liner project for the expansion of an anaerobic sewer lagoon. The project involves adding an extra pond to the town’s existing lagoon for sewage digestion in order to increase capacity. GTI has been contracted to design, fabricate, and install ...

  • $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 ...

  • $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 ...

  • Ohio’s Largest Sewer District Selects InfoWorks ICM

    Innovyze, a leading global innovator of business analytics software and technologies for smart wet infrastructure, today announced that the Northeast Ohio Regional Sewer District (NEORSD or District), Ohio, has selected InfoWorks ICM, the industry’s leading integrated catchment modeling ...


    By Innovyze

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