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.
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Jul 10 2017
The pipe manufacturer’s field service department provided support during installation and the grouting process. A coal-fired electric power-…
Jul 10 2017
The lack of gutters and inlets contributes to the frequent issue of standing water in the roadways.  The retrofit of older subdivisions typically is…
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 entering…
Jun 13 2017
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced a settlement with the SoCo Group Inc. to resolve federal claims stemming from its 2016 oil…
Jun 6 2017
Staten Island, one of the five boroughs of New York City, was hit particularly hard by Hurricane Sandy in 2012. While the devastation of the storm…
Jun 6 2017
The town of Durham, N.H., home to the University of New Hampshire, found that sliplining with 5-ft-diameter polypropylene pipe was the solution to a…
Jun 6 2017
Deepening the detention basin added 20 acre-ft of volume to the site. Right: Six vertical retaining walls were constructed at varying heights.…
Jun 6 2017
Water is discharged into Barnegat Bay. Running along the Barnegat Peninsula—a thin sliver of land located between the Atlantic Ocean and Barnegat Bay…
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.…
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 affordable…
Apr 26 2017
Envirosight announced it is offering free confined space safety posters for sewer inspection crews. The poster provides information on safety…
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 14 2017
Polston Applied Technologies renamed the company to U.S. Submergent Technologies (USST). The name change comes as part of an ongoing initiative by…
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 grades…
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 and…
Mar 2 2017
Cues manufactures CCTV pipeline inspection systems designed to accommodate various locations and conditions found in storm sewers from 4 in. to 200…
Feb 24 2017
Federal Signal’s Environmental Solutions Group (ESG), a provider of street sweepers, industrial vacuum trucks, high-performance waterblasting…
Feb 23 2017
Santa Clara Valley Water District crews in California have completed temporary repairs on the Coyote Canal north of Cochrane Road. With this repair,…
Jan 15 2017
Manufactured from the engineered polyer expanded polypropylene (EPP), square and rectangular Pro-Rings meet the AASHTO HS-25 requirements. EPP is…
Dec 28 2016
The Water Environment Federation (WEF) and the National Municipal Stormwater Alliance (NMSA) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to support the…
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