Sewers and Sewer Line Maintenance News

  1. Population And Reliable Infrastructure Grow Side By Side In Sioux Falls
    5/14/2018

    Sioux Falls is the largest city in South Dakota and growing larger each day. In 2016, the city’s population increased by 5,200 people to a current population of 178,500 residents. A growing, thriving community needs its infrastructure to grow as well.

  2. National Infrastructure Week: DEP Celebrates 'Holing Through' For First Section Of New Release Tunnel At Schoharie Reservoir
    5/14/2018

    The New York City Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) reached a landmark recently when a micro-tunneling machine broke through a wall of rock and completed the first leg of a new release tunnel at Schoharie Reservoir.

  3. Envirosight’s Quickview airHD Awarded 2018 New Product Of The Year By Environmental Protection
    4/30/2018

    Envirosight, a market-leading provider of municipal sewer inspection equipment, has received Environmental Protection’s 2018 New Product of the Year award for its Quickview airHD 2.0 zoom assessment camera.

  4. U.S. EPA Fines East Bay Communities And Municipal Utility District For Sewage Discharge Violations
    4/24/2018

    Recently the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the San Francisco Bay Regional Water Quality Control Board announced that the East Bay Municipal Utility District (EBMUD) and five East Bay communities will be assessed $389,300 in penalties for violating the terms of a 2014 settlement designed to prevent untreated sewage from entering San Francisco Bay.

  5. Manhole Inspection Streamlined With New Module For WinCan
    4/10/2018

    The new Manholes Module for WinCan sewer assessment and asset management software makes it easy for municipalities to integrate manhole inspection into their sewer management workflow.

  6. Krausz USA Launches The HYMAX 2
    4/10/2018

    Krausz USA announced recently the launch of its HYMAX 2 coupling featuring a patented flip gasket that installers can easily flip in or out to accommodate different pipe ODs, allowing for faster and more efficient installations.

  7. DC Water Opens First Leg Of Massive Tunnel System
    4/3/2018

    Last week the District of Columbia Water and Sewer Authority (DC Water) commissioned the first major component of the DC Clean Rivers Program ahead of the deadline outlined by the consent decree.

  8. Philly Pipe Problem: Sewage Flows Into Water Source
    3/28/2018

    In some buildings in Philadelphia, water flushed down the toilet flows directly into the water supply.

  9. Vortex Companies Acquires Stag Technologies
    2/27/2018

    Leading trenchless rehabilitation services company, Vortex Companies, announced today that it has acquired Utah based Stag Technologies, a high-performance coatings manufacturer catering the water, sewer and industrial infrastructure marketplace.

  10. Bicycle, Construction Material Among Oddities In New York City Sewers
    1/22/2018

    The latest report to encourage the public’s fascination with what ends up in the nation’s sewers contains some oddities, along with things that knowledgeable wastewater pros would consider standard fare.