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.
Nov 19 2017

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

Harvey responders contract flesh-eating infection
Oct 27 2017

Nearly two months after Hurricane Harvey hit southeast Texas, the storm claimed another life. Josue Zurita, a 31-year-old father and carpenter,...

Oct 24 2017

Available as an option for the Vactor 2100 Plus sewer cleaner, this water recycling system reuses water already in the sewer to clean sewer lines...

Oct 19 2017

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) awarded approximately $5.2 million for water protection and restoration projects in the...

Modesto pays fine for wastewater spill
Oct 17 2017

The city of Modesto, Calif., agreed to pay a $165,000 fine...

Oct 16 2017

The Chicago area experienced heavy rainfall Oct. 14, causing the city and surrounding suburbs to experience flash...

Oct 15 2017

HydroBlox is made from 100% recycled thermoplastics, is a permanent solution that will not clog, is easy to install and handle, requires little to...

NRCS funds flood projects
Oct 13 2017

The Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) announced $150 million in funding for 48 new projects through the Watershed Protection and Flood...

Nate hits U.S.
Oct 9 2017

Hurricane Nate made U.S. landfall Oct...

EPA funds projects in Guam
Oct 5 2017

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has awarded more than $8.7 million to ...

Oct 4 2017

The Baltimore Public Works Department blamed a “fatberg" made up of grease, fat, wet wipes and other garbage that slowly grew in a Baltimore sewer...

Arcadis selected for New York project
Sep 28 2017

Arcadis, a global design and consultancy firm for natural and built assets...

EPA enters agreement with Baltimore
Sep 26 2017

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Maryland Department of the Environment announced that a revised amended consent decree to...

EPA assists Puerto Rico
Sep 25 2017

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has coordinated closely with federal, commonwealth, territory and local partners as it responds to...

Kingwood residents sue SJRA
Sep 22 2017

Potts Law Firm filed a ...

Maria devastates Puerto Rico
Sep 21 2017

Hurricane Maria hit the Caribbean...

Wisconsin Water Recycling System Delivers Productivity Gains, Cost Savings
Sep 13 2017

Inflow and infiltration flows negatively impact public health and the environment and result in higher wastewater treatment costs. Great Lakes TV...