Sewers and Sewer Line Maintenance News

  1. DC Water Opens First Leg Of Massive Tunnel System

    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.

  2. Philly Pipe Problem: Sewage Flows Into Water Source

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

  3. Vortex Companies Acquires Stag Technologies

    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.

  4. Bicycle, Construction Material Among Oddities In New York City Sewers

    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.

  5. NACE International Institute Releases New Corrosion Management Tool

    NACE International Institute is proud to announce the release of its innovative IMPACT PLUS corrosion management product — the world’s first platform to benchmark practices and improve corrosion management.

  6. NACWA Says Don’t Be A Turkey – Keep Our Water Pipes Fat Free!

    As millions of Americans sit down for turkey dinner with family and friends this Thanksgiving, the National Association of Clean Water Agencies (NACWA) encourages all to take caution when disposing of fats, oils and grease (known as FOG).

  7. Worker Killed During Sewer Line Repairs

    In addition to being an onerous, often overwhelming logistical challenge to utilities, pipe repair can often be quite dangerous to those tasked with performing it. In a devastating example of this danger, a construction worker was recently killed.

  8. An Estimated $2 Million In Gold Passes Through Swiss Sewage Every Year

    It’s not uncommon to hear wastewater efficiency advocates refer to influent as a “resource” rather than “waste.” But it’s unlikely that any of them imagined just how valuable the material flushed through Swiss sewage systems really is.

  9. Core & Main Enters Into Definitive Agreement To Acquire Substantially All Of The Assets Of Minnesota Pipe & Equipment

    Core & Main, one of the nation’s largest distributors of water, sewer, storm and fire protection products, recently announced the signing of a definitive agreement to acquire substantially all of the assets of Minnesota Pipe & Equipment.

  10. Krausz USA Presents Hymax Large Diameter Products At WEFTEC 2017

    Krausz USA announced recently that it will show its HYMAX Large Diameter products (HLDs) at the WEFTEC 2017 Exhibition in Chicago, October 2-4. Designed to couple pipes that are 14 to 60 inches in diameter, all HLDs require only four bolts to tighten compared to as many as 25 bolts for other similar sized couplings.