Sewers and Sewer Line Maintenance News

  1. 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.

  2. 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).

  3. 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.

  4. 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.

  5. 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.

  6. 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.

  7. Hurricane Irma Brings Wastewater Fallout To Florida

    Earlier this month, Hurricane Irma brought pounding winds and torrential rain to the Caribbean and Florida, and along with it came wastewater issues.

  8. Pipeline Renewal Technologies Offers New Trenchless Rehab Methods Poster

    To help sewer professionals gain a basic understanding of trenchless rehab options, Pipeline Renewal Technologies (PRT) has created a new, free Trenchless Sewer Rehab Methods Poster.

  9. Ross Valley Sanitary District Awards $9.7M Sewer Rehabilitation Construction Contract

    The Ross Valley Sanitary District (RVSD) has awarded a construction contract to Ranger Pipelines, Inc. in the amount of $9,769,729 for its FY 2016-17 Gravity Sewer Rehabilitation Project. 

  10. City Of Fitchburg, MA, Adopts InfoMaster GIS-Centric Smart Asset Management Solution

    Innovyze, a leading global innovator of business analytics software and technologies for smart wet infrastructure, today announced that the City of Fitchburg, Massachusetts, has adopted industry-leading and award-winning InfoMaster software for prioritizing the operations and maintenance activities of its sewer collection system.