Sewers News

  • Tapping Energy From Fatbergs

    Fatbergs, massive accretions of grease and debris, are a big problem in sewers, but decentralized and sustainable solutions have been proposed It weighed as much as a blue whale and was even longer, but Londoners didn’t realize it was lurking beneath their streets until ancient sewer tunnels backed up. The blockage turned out to be the world’s largest recorded fatberg, a monolithic ...


    By Fluence Corporation

  • Imagine a Day Without Water

    A day without water means no water comes out of your tap to brush your teeth. When you flush the toilet, nothing happens. Firefighters have no water to put out fires; farmers couldn’t water their crops; and doctors couldn’t wash their hands. A single nationwide day without water service would put ...

  • Introducing the new Opticam Modular Sewer Inspection Camera

    This system offers many of the advanced features that fare more expensive system offers. For the professional plumber or Septic Tank Service Technician this tool is a must! On board abilities to annotate notes on the color screen and the self-leveling ...


    By USA Borescopes

  • Most Popular: 1″ Manual Push Inspection Videoscope

    Our most popular 1 inch diameter push camera or commonly called sewer camera,  ...


    By USA Borescopes

  • Hitting up ICUEE this year? Don’t skip the McLaughlin booth (Lot Area K-120)

    The utility industry’s biggest show — The International Construction and Utility Equipment Exposition (ICUEE) is just around the corner. The show will take over the Kentucky Exposition Center in Louisville October 3 through 5, and our team has been hard at work preparing for the event during the past few months. With over 1 million square feet of exhibition space, there is no shortage ...


    By McLaughlin Group, Inc.

  • Innovyze Releases InfoWorks ICM Generation V8

    Innovyze, a leading global innovator of business analytics software and technologies for smart wet infrastructure, today announced the release of the V8 Generation of InfoWorks ICM, its comprehensive urban drainage modeling solution. InfoWorks ICM enables users to work more efficiently and ...


    By Innovyze

  • Port Gamble sewage plant to protect shellfish, recharge groundwater

    The historic town of Port Gamble is about to get a new-fangled sewage-treatment plant, one that will allow highly treated effluent to recharge the groundwater in North Kitsap. The old treatment plant discharges its effluent into Hood Canal, causing the closure of about 90 acres of shellfish beds. After the new plant is in operation, those shellfish beds are likely to be reopened, officials ...

  • Producing clean water from urban sewage streams in India

    Recently in India a project started for local treatment of urban sewage streams for healthy reuse (LOTUS HR). This project aims to clean one of the most polluted streams in Delhi. “India is facing its worst water crisis in a decade,” says Tanya Singh of Wageningen Environmental Research (Alterra). “Its rapid urbanization keeps on putting more stress on fresh water supply, while ...

  • Best possible protection against floods in residential areas

    With focus on simple and innovative solutions, we at Wapro have prevented thousands of floods worldwide. Our products are put to the test daily with chemicals, temperature changes, debris and unforeseen events. Keeping common sense and simplicity as keywords throughout development, Wapro is able to provide effective solutions which can be installed in minutes. In a residential area in ...


    By Wapro AB

  • Cambi converts Beijing’s sewage sludge to clean energy and organic fertiliser

    Norwegian Prime Minister Erna Solberg opened last Friday in Beijing a new biogas plant, which uses Cambi’s thermal hydrolysis process at the XiaoHongMen wastewater treatment plant. Cambi is building five large plants in Beijing, producing energy from the sewage sludge from more than 20 million people in an environmentally sustainable, yet profitable way. Cambi’s ...


    By Cambi Group AS

  • GTI Covers Selected for Sewage Treatment Plant Improvement Project

    Geomembrane Technologies Inc. (GTI) has been awarded a cover project in New York, USA. GTI will design, fabricate, and deliver two suspended covers as part of a sewage treatment plant improvement project. One portion of the project involves converting two secondary clarifiers into gravity ...


    By Geomembrane Technologies

  • 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

  • Endotoxin Exposure Risks in Puerto Rico Following Floods and Indoor Sewage Contamination

    Residents of Puerto Rico are familiar with occasional beach closures due to sewage spills or high bacteria counts in the water off of the islands’ famous beaches.  Raw sewage can contain a wide range of potentially harmful substances that may include viruses, bacteria, protozoa, parasites and fungi. Health officials take sewage in the water and on beaches serious and so should people ...


    By Zimmetry Environmental

  • Leveraging Potential: Producing Biomethane from Sewage Gas

    Sewage gas from the wastewater treatment unit at the Model AG paper mill in Niedergösgen, Switzerland, will in future be upgraded to biomethane to provide heat and mobility. The technology for this process will be supplied by Hitachi Zosen Inova BioMethan, one of the leading providers of gas upgrading and CO2 separation systems. The gas upgrading system is currently being manufactured in the ...


    By Hitachi Zosen Inova AG

  • ERM-CC144: a New reference material to support element analysis in sewage sludge

    JRC-Geel has released a new sewage sludge reference material (ERM®-CC144), certified for the mass fraction of the total and aqua regia extractable content of As, Cd, Co, Cr, Cu, Fe, Hg, Mn, Ni, Pb and Zn. This material can help laboratories to assess the impact of sewage sludge application on farmland.  ...

  • 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

  • IFAT India in Mumbai

    From Sept. 28th to 30th, we were in the west of India at the exhibition IFAT India. The IFAT India is the leading environmental trade fair in India for water, sewage, refuse and recycling. Because of the great number of visitors to this fair, Mumbai offered the ideal platform for an intensive exchange with business partners and customers. Furthermore, the trade fair offered the opportunity to ...

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