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.
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 15 2017

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

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 17 2017

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

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...

Feb 20 2017

HighwayDrain is a monolithic 8-in. (200-mm) wide sloped drainage system designed to address the drainage demands of areas with fast-moving traffic...

Feb 7 2017

With warmer temperatures taking hold this winter, many communities are facing a deluge of melting snow with nowhere to go but down. SWS Managing...

movable barrier floodwall system, mbfs, rsa protective technologies, flooding
Jan 25 2017

RSA Protective Technologies LLC developed the Movable Barrier Floodwall System (MBFS) to prevent flooding for municipalities, federal projects,...

Jan 15 2017

Manufactured from the engineered polyer expanded polypropylene (EPP), square and rectangular Pro-Rings meet the AASHTO HS-25 requirements. EPP is...

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Jan 9 2017

The Clearlake, Calif., Police Department has issued a road closure due to rain and flooding and has reported on a separate sewage leak in another...

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Dec 29 2016

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is proposing a rule to establish public notification requirements for 182 communities with combined...