Sewers & Drainage Systems

Combined sewer overflows (CSO) and sanitary sewer overflows (SSO) are top concerns for storm water professionals when it comes to sewers and drainage systems. Properly designed and maintained sewer systems help prevent pollution and protect the health of waterways.
Jun 20 2017

HydroBlock is a drainage solution for large-scale civil applications. It is designed to bear dynamic load forces, accommodate varying speeds, and...

Jun 18 2017

The HydroVent manhole cover uses LiftMate ball-and-socket hinge system technology coupled with a heavy-duty latching mechanism. The manhole cover...

Jun 18 2017

The Wing-Gate automatic retractable screen is a curb-inlet, stainless steel trash-capture device that prohibits most trash and debris from...

Lakeland prevents flooding with Sensus IoT
Jun 16 2017

The city of Lakeland, Fla., adopted Internet-of-Things (IoT) technology from Sensus, a...

EPA reaches settlement on diesel fuel spill
Jun 13 2017

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced a...

Jun 6 2017

Water is discharged into Barnegat Bay.

Running along the Barnegat Peninsula—a thin sliver of land...

Jun 6 2017

A property located at 105 E. Kelly Park Road in Apopka, Fla., reported periodic flooding with runoff from the abutting roadway drainage system....

Senators introduce "Clean, Safe Reliable Water Infrastructure Act"
May 31 2017

Senators John Boozman (R-Ark.) and Ben Cardin (D-Md.) introduced the “Clean, Safe, Reliable Water Infrastructure Act” (S. 1137) to bring...

May 15 2017

Depending on required water intake capacity, loading, material, slot style and size, or locking mechanism, ACO’s wide selection of grates for the...

May 14 2017

Skimmer surface drains for sediment basins release the cleanest water instead of draining from the bottom. Eight sizes are available with...

drainage system at race track
May 4 2017

Playing host to race cars that average 137 km/hour, the Blister Berg Drive Resort and Club in Bad Driburg, Germany, required a reliable drainage...

Apr 11 2017

The new Golden 1 Center Plaza at the Golden 1 Center arena in Sacramento, Calif., opened in October 2016 and reflects the feel of the city,...

Mar 31 2017

The push is on for governmental bodies to become better stewards of public funds. The Lower Neches Valley Authority (LNVA) in southeast Texas...

Mar 31 2017

In 2008, Roma, Texas, experienced a major flooding event; in the ensuing years, it experienced several more flooding episodes that caused further...

Mar 22 2017

In early 2010, Narragansett Bay Commission (NBC) identified a manhole in Providence, R.I., as needing repair. The issue was that the manhole...

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Mar 13 2017

The American Society of Civil Engineers’ (ASCE) 2017 Report Card for America’s Infrastructure gave the country’s water and wastewater systems...

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Mar 7 2017

The Santa Clara Valley Water District Board of Directors approved reallocating funds in an existing contract with the San Jose Conservation Corps...

Mar 2 2017

Cues manufactures CCTV pipeline inspection systems designed to accommodate various locations and conditions found in storm sewers from 4 in. to...

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Feb 24 2017

Federal Signal’s Environmental Solutions Group (ESG), a provider of street sweepers, industrial vacuum trucks, high-performance waterblasting...

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Feb 23 2017

Santa Clara Valley Water District crews in...