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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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…
Sep 25 2016
Sigma Corp. has developed a new 100-ft continuous slope option for two of its trench drain products: the Hydrotec Maxi (100) and the Hydrotec Top 100…
Aug 17 2016
The city of Santa Fe, N.M., recently added a Walmart Supercenter to the new Entrada Contenta subdivision. The mixed-used development consists of…
Jul 21 2016
Suez announced it is launching Aquadvanced Urban Drainage, a digital system that allows local authorities to monitor their sewer and storm water…
Jun 30 2016
One of the greatest challenges for building a 1.6-million-sq-ft ConAgra distribution center was not the building itself, but how to manage storm…
Jun 2 2016
Thanks to green infrastructure, residents in southeast Atlanta communities are seeing a decrease in flooding issues that have plagued them for more…
Jun 2 2016
Polluted storm water runoff causes significant human health and water quality concerns. In dense urban environments, these issues are accelerated by…
Jun 2 2016
Sims Bayou begins near Missouri City, Texas, and meanders northeast until it reaches Buffalo Bayou. As a result of the Federal Flood Damage Reduction…
May 16 2016
The Drain Guardian is a stainless steel insert that goes within your existing storm water basin or curb inlet that aids in spill control and…
Apr 19 2016
Applied Materials’ Storm Water Pollution Prevention Program seeks to protect the sensitive receiving waters of the San Francisco Bay, one of the…
Apr 4 2016
The District of North Vancouver (DNV) in British Columbia faced a problem in the spring of 2015 when it had been tasked with the rehabilitation of…
Mar 29 2016
West Ouachita Sewer District No. 5 of West Monroe, La., had three nettlesome problems.  One of its systems generated complaints about an intense odor…
Mar 16 2016
SIGMA’s Hydrotec trench drains provided a reliable, strategic drainage solution to an athletic field construction project in the Northern California…
Mar 10 2016
The 2100 Plus delivers plenty of power to clean larger storm lines and keep debris out of the ecosystem and freshwater supplies. Backed by a two-year…
Feb 17 2016
The Advanced Drainage Systems (ADS) Inc. website allows viewers to see the various products ADS offers and markets it serves. The company has a…
Feb 2 2016
Sediment basins have long been the primary means of providing sediment control on larger construction sites and have generally been accepted as…
Dec 2 2015
The Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago's (MWRD) new Thornton Composite Reservoir has come to the aid of local waterways and…
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