Sewer Infrastructure News

  • WaBack installed to prevent flooding in apartment buildings

    In Enskede, a suburb in Sweden, a residential building with about 70 apartments have been built. The building will be linked to the municipality’s combined sewer system and because of the risk of overload, the risk of back flow also increases. To give these residents peace of mind even before an unpleasant event occurs, it was decided to install a DN200-600 WaBack non-return valve. Sewer ...


    By Wapro AB

  • DN600 WaStop protects from flooding in Depew, New York

    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

  • CH2M named top trenchless design firm in 2016

    For the second consecutive year, CH2M earned the top spot on Trenchless Technology's Top 50 Trenchless Engineering Design Firms list. The firm has topped the list in six of the last seven years.Trenchless Technology's list is developed by comparing firms based on their trenchless billings in the North American market, as well as ...


    By CH2M Hill Companies, Ltd.

  • NIVUS creates lasting values

    We want to create a lasting value. Water means life and to ensure fair access to basic water supplies for the less privileged or those currently less well served NIVUS support Welthungerhilfe and their partner projects. Viva con Agua is a network of people and organisations committed to establish access to clean drinking water and basic sanitation for all humans worldwide in close cooperation ...


    By NIVUS GmbH

  • Innovyze Releases InfoWorks ICM Generation V7.5, Expanding Hydrological and Green Infrastructure Simulation for More Comprehensive Integrated Catchment Modeling

    Innovyze, a leading global innovator of business analytics software and technologies for smart wet infrastructure, today announced the release of the V7.5 Generation of ...


    By Innovyze

  • WaStop aids in the prevention of outbreaks of E. coli in potable water

    On Tuesday, June 23, 2015 it was discovered that drinking water in Everöd, Southern Sweden seemed to be polluted. The municipality immediately warned recipients to boil drinking water. The probable cause was thought to be contaminated stormwater that had seeped into the water treatment plant in Everöd leading to contamination of the potable water. The afternoon of September 1 saw the ...


    By Wapro AB

  • Beaufort-Jasper Water and Sewer Authority’s Hardeeville Water Reclamation Facility Expansion Project Receives ISI Envision Bronze Award

    The Beaufort-Jasper Water and Sewer Authority’s (BJWSA) Hardeeville Water Reclamation Facility (HWRF) expansion project has received the Institute for Sustainable Infrastructure (ISI) Envision rating system’s Bronze award, which recognizes sustainable infrastructure across the full range of environmental, social, and economic impacts. BJWSA’s reclamation facility expansion is ...

  • Black & Veatch expert to address aging water and wastewater infrastructure, runoff and conveyance systems

    Black & Veatch, a global leader in the design and construction of water and wastewater conveyance infrastructure, has named Lorne Emery as Systems Rehabilitation Leader within its water business. Based in Toronto, Emery will ...


    By Black & Veatch Corporation

  • Newport News Selects InfoSWMM Product Portfolio

    Innovyze, a leading global innovator of business analytics software and technologies for smart wet infrastructure, today announced that the City of Newport News, Virginia, has chosen InfoSWMM, InfoSWMM 2D and ...


    By Innovyze

  • Kansas City’s Middle Blue River Green Infrastructure Receives Envision® Platinum Sustainable Infrastructure Award

    Kansas City’s Middle Blue River Green Infrastructure projects, owned by KC Water, recently received the Institute for Sustainable Infrastructure (ISI) Envision Platinum award. The Middle Blue River Green Infrastructure projects are the 20th overall sustainable infrastructure award from Envision. The Middle Blue River Green Infrastructure projects were designed to reduce combined sewer ...

  • Visit us during the WATEX Exhibition 2016 on 25-28 September in Tehran

    PlugCo is the biggest manufacturer of inflatable pipe plugs, packers, pipe balloons, pipe stoppers, pneumatic plugs, rubber plugs, drain and sewer pipeline testing equipment in Turkey. PlugCo produce plugs up to 144”(DN3600) size and up to 6 Bar back pressure. All of PlugCo products suitable to test according to European Standard EN 1610. PlugCo has an efficient shipping department ...


    By PLUGCO

  • World’s Largest Combined Sewer Reservoir Captures APWA Top Environment Project Award

    The Thornton Composite Reservoir, part of a massive Chicago-area combined sewer tunnel collection system that helps protect against flooding and pollution resulting from storm-related sewer overflows, has been named an American Public Works Association (APWA) Public Works Project of the Year. Thornton’s reservoir capacity is up to 7.9 billion gallons of water, making it the largest combined ...


    By Black & Veatch Corporation

  • WaStop installation 15 years on …

    Mönsterås in Sweden was one of the early WaStop Inline Check Valve installations. The issue faced was high sea levels during onshore winds.  This caused the sea water to be forced up into the stormwater system, leading to back flow into the sewer system through the emergency overflow pipes.  This in turn caused flooding in low lying houses upstream as well as surface flooding ...


    By Wapro AB

  • Confined Space Rescue Teams in London

    Our Confined Space Rescue Teams in London London is full of hidden nooks and crannies, including confined spaces where workers are secretly beavering away. From underground tunnels to sewers, it’s can be just as dangerous as locations in those more remote locations. Civil engineering provides professional confined space rescue teams in London. Is your company one of those ...

  • DC Water awards CH2M/Parsons Joint Venture team major water and wastewater capital improvement program

    CH2M and Parsons, as part of a joint venture team, have been selected by the District of Columbia Water and Sewer Authority (DC Water) to perform program management services for the development and implementation of DC Water’s capital improvement program (CIP)—a $1.3 billion water and wastewater infrastructure program focused on repair and replacement of mostly underground ...


    By CH2M Hill Companies, Ltd.

  • Nation’s 8th Greenest City Adopts InfoSWMM

    Innovyze, a leading global innovator of business analytics software and technologies for smart wet infrastructure, today announced that the City of Orlando, Florida, has chosen ...


    By Innovyze

  • Municipalities empowered by Vacuum Excavators

    Cities are digging safer and more efficiently by arming departments with vacuum excavators. In the rarest of cases, fire departments are using vacuum excavators for trench collapse rescues. The more common use though is the need for potholing, sewer ...


    By Vac-Tron Equipment

  • DC Water, WEF launch National Green Infrastructure Certification Program website

    In July, DC Water and the Water Environment Federation (WEF) launched a website for the National Green Infrastructure Certification Program (NGICP). This program, which is in development, is a national certification for green infrastructure (GI) construction, inspection, and maintenance workers. The website, www.ngicp.org, is the best resource for the latest program ...

  • PlugCo will attend The WWETT Show 2017

    PlugCo will attend The WWETT Show 2017. At this exhibit, PlugCo will be exhibiting its products. PlugCo is the biggest manufacturer of inflatable pipe plugs, packers, pipe balloons, pipe stoppers, pneumatic plugs, rubber plugs, drain and sewer pipeline testing equipment in Turkey. PlugCo produce plugs up to 144”(DN3600) size and up to 6 Bar back ...


    By PLUGCO

  • PlugCo will attend The WATEX Exhibition 2016

    PlugCo will attend The WATEX Exhibition 2016 in Tehran, Iran 25-28 September. At 12th International Water and Wastewater Exhibition, PlugCo will be exhibiting its products. Please visit us in our booth, and take the opportunity to speak with our experienced sales staff about infrastructure solutions for your applications. PlugCo is the biggest ...


    By PLUGCO

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