Sewers and Sewer Line Maintenance News

  1. Oldcastle Precast Supplies Stormwater & Wastewater Precast Components For High-End Development

    Since Neal Communities began development of the new Grand Palm Housing Community, in Venice, Fla. in 2012, Oldcastle Precast Cape Coral has been supplying underground precast concrete products to build the stormwater and wastewater conveyance structures required around the community.

  2. United Kingdom: GBP 700m EIB Backing For Thames Tideway Tunnel

    The European Investment Bank has agreed to provide a GBP 700 million loan for the GBP 4.2 billion Thames Tideway Tunnel, the biggest infrastructure project ever undertaken by the UK water industry.

  3. Oregon’s Clean Water Services Adopts SWMMLive and InfoMaster Technology

    Innovyze, a leading global innovator of business analytics software and technologies for smart water infrastructure, recently announced that Clean Water Services (District), Oregon, has chosen the company’s industry-leading and award-winning InfoMaster and SWMMLive to support its sanitary sewer capital improvement program.

  4. The Fatberg Problem: Grease Traps May Do More Harm Than Good

    Wastewater grease traps, normally seen as sewer system protection, may actually cause more harm than good.

  5. Woolpert Contracts With Gwinnett County On $4.5M Sewer, Stormwater Inspection Project

    Woolpert has been awarded a sewer and stormwater assessment project by the Gwinnett County Board of Commissioners for the Department of Water Resources.

  6. Startup Focused On Home Wastewater Reuse With 'Biopipe'

    Should every home purify its own wastewater? A startup from young Turkish entrepreneurs says yes.

  7. Anvil International Supplies Pipe Couplings And Hanger Assembly Components For Seattle’s Floating Bridge Project

    Construction is nearly complete on the new State Route 520 Floating Bridge spanning Lake Washington, connecting Seattle on the western side of the lake to Medina on the eastern side. The new 7,710 ft. long bridge will be the longest floating bridge in the world, and is replacing the existing 7,578 ft. bridge, which was the longest floating bridge in the world.

  8. Wastewater Grease Traps May Damage Sewer Pipelines

    A University of Hawai'i at Mānoa engineering team has discovered that microorganisms in waste water grease traps may actually aggravate fat, oil and grease (FOG) deposits in sewers — a problem that the grease traps were designed to reduce.

  9. Forterra Building Products Acquires U.S. Pipe

    Forterra Building Products ("Forterra"), a leading North American provider of site infrastructure and water management products and solutions and a multinational manufacturer of concrete and clay building products, today announced that it has acquired U.S. Pipe.

  10. Under Pressure, NJ Focuses On Keeping Sewage Out Of Rivers

    Facing pressure from the federal government and environmental groups, New Jersey regulators appear to be cracking down on the disposal of raw sewage into rivers and streams.