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.
Arcadis signs contract with Norfolk, Va.
Aug 15 2017

Image courtesy of Arcadis. 

Arcadis, a global design and consultancy firm for...

Aug 15 2017

Floodex Europe is an international trade show for flood control, flood prevention,...

Aug 14 2017

Cretex now offers square and rectangular Pro-Ring. Manufactured from the engineered polymer expanded polypropylene (EPP), these rings meet the...

coastal restoration
Aug 10 2017

The beaches of Los Angeles County, Calif., are some of the most recognizable and popular in the world. They feature cliffs, tide pools and marine...

MyTana Mfg. acquired by Envirosight
Aug 9 2017

Envirosight, a provider of sewer inspection and rehab technology, completed the...

Jul 31 2017

The Drainage and Flood Control Summit will take place in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, Nov. 26 to 27, 2017. The event will bring stakeholders and speakers...

Army Corps assists Coyote Creek Feasibility Study
Jul 31 2017

In an action that will be among the first in the nation, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers agreed to partner with Santa Clara Valley Water District...

Chicago suburbs experience flooding
Jul 26 2017

The Chicago area experienced heavy rainfall and major flooding over nearly two weeks in July 2017....

Jul 10 2017

The pipe manufacturer’s field service department provided support during installation and the grouting process....

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...