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. Read about the latest related projects.

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May 24 2013
  Vactor Mfg. has introduced a single engine fan platform solution for the Vactor 2100 Plus sewer cleaner. The result of the company’s continuing…
May 8 2013
Peachtree City, Ga., like many U.S. cities, is struggling to keep up with failing infrastructure. “The Atlanta area was booming in the ‘90s,” said…
May 1 2013
The American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC) announced that it selected Bernardin Lochmueller & Associates' (BLA) wetland treatment…
Apr 30 2013
The Metropolitan St. Louis Sewer District (MSD) has awarded two contracts valued at approximately $10.4 million to Insituform Technologies USA LLC, a…
Apr 17 2013
King County and the city of Seattle have agreed to invest in major upgrades to local sewage and combined storm water collection, piping and treatment…
Mar 29 2013
For municipalities across the country, theft of unsecured cast iron and steel infrastructure coverings can create potential safety hazards in vehicle…
Mar 25 2013
Never has the saying “When it rains, it pours,” been more apropos than after a heavy rain in a city burdened with an antiquated combined sewer system…
Mar 25 2013
Across the U.S., cities are spending billions to meet increasingly stringent federal mandates for Clean Water Act compliance. These mandates, which…
Mar 1 2013
RJN Group Inc. has been awarded the Shelby Park Area I Rehabilitation Project from the Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County –…
Feb 26 2013
American Water Works Co. Inc. is expanding the number of states in which its Water Line and Sewer Line Protection Programs will be available to…
Jan 30 2013
Hilton Head Island is a resort town off the coast of South Carolina. At 55.5 sq miles, it is a big island—second only to Long Island, N.Y., as the…
Jan 14 2013
Faircloth Skimmer surface drains for sediment basins release the cleanest water instead of draining from the bottom. Eight sizes are available with…
Dec 14 2012
The New York City Department of Environmental Protection and the New York City Department of Transportation broke ground on Oct. 16, 2012, on an…
Dec 7 2012
The Buckhardt Drain services approximately 280 acres of land and affects approximately 340 parcels of mostly residential property in Bridgeport…
Nov 30 2012
A once-in-a-decade maintenance project in the Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District's (MMSD) Deep Tunnel in Wisconsin drew to a conclusion last…
Nov 28 2012
Contech Engineered Solutions today acquired certain assets of Kahn Culvert Inc., which operates in Paola, Kan. Paola is located approximately 45…
Nov 27 2012
Steve Sweeney, president of the New Jersey Senate, announced that Advanced Drainage Systems Inc. will be offering pipe products to help repair New…
Nov 26 2012
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the Department of Justice, and the Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality announced a…
Oct 26 2012
The City of Love, with its magnificent boulevards, has a dark and dirty side hidden under its pavement—just like any other major city. More than 10…
Oct 22 2012
The city of Wheaton, Ill. and the Wheaton Sanitary District jointly developed a master plan, in which the city agreed to reduce excess flows in basin…
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