Sewers and Sewer Line Maintenance News

  1. Turner Industries Earns Accreditation From The NACE International Institute Contractor Accreditation Program
    10/31/2016

    After a rigorous audit, which included an administrative review and on-site audit, Turner Industries has earned accreditation from the NACE International Institute Contractor Accreditation Program (NIICAP).

  2. City Of Lawrence, Kansas, Adopts InfoSWMM
    10/25/2016

    Innovyze, a leading global innovator of business analytics software and technologies for smart wet infrastructure, recently announced that the City of Lawrence, Kansas, has chosen InfoSWMM, the firm’s industry-leading solution for geocentric smart wastewater network modeling.

  3. Rehabbing Aging Concrete Wastewater Infrastructure
    10/18/2016

    As much of the nation’s wastewater and sewer infrastructure approaches the 50-100 year mark, it must be rehabilitated to remain in use for a growing population.

  4. Hobas Pipe USA Completes Large-Diameter Rehabilitation In Houston
    10/5/2016

    The City of Houston operates and maintains approximately 6,000 miles of gravity sewers with diameters ranging from 6-inch to 144-inch in diameter.  The average daily wastewater flow through the system is estimated at 277 million gallons per day (MGD).

  5. Children Exposed To ‘Toxic Sewage’ In San Antonio
    10/5/2016

    A trailer park in San Antonio is facing a disastrous sewage contamination challenge.

  6. Major Sewer Discharges In Tampa Bay Spark Health Concerns
    9/22/2016

    In late August, the city of St. Petersburg, FL, began discharging partially treated sewage into Tampa Bay because of heavy rain.

  7. Installed In Minutes, New Quick-Lock Pipe Rehab Sleeve Restores Structural Strength And Seals Out Infiltration
    9/21/2016

    For standalone point repair, or for pre-lining under high infiltration, the new Quick-Lock sleeve offers a rapid, easy-to-install and economical way to repair failing pipe. It restores the host pipe’s strength with heavy-gauge 316L stainless steel, and seals out infiltration with a single-piece vulcanized EPDM rubber gasket.

  8. Unusual Bird Deaths Linked To Sewage Spills
    9/16/2016

    Sewage contamination in Florida’s Boca Ciega Bay appears to be killing off dozens upon dozens of birds.

  9. ACMA Applauds Senate Passage Of Water Resources Development Act
    9/16/2016

    The American Composites Manufacturers Association (ACMA) commends the U.S. Senate for passing the Water Resources Development Act of 2016, which takes steps toward promoting critical improvements to our nation's waterways, harbors, and drinking water infrastructure.

  10. Jim Coll Brings Unique Perspective On Water Infrastructure Improvements To Burns & McDonnell As Senior Project Manager For National Water Projects
    9/8/2016

    Jim Coll has joined Burns & McDonnell in St. Louis, where he will develop and oversee programs and projects for a range of clients focused on public water/wastewater infrastructure upgrades.