Giving Sewers the Slip

Confronted with a deteriorated sanitary sewer routed deeply beneath several major roadways and a well-established residential area, the Baltimore County Department of Public Works opted for a relining program rather than replacement. A sizeable portion of the Long Quarter Outfall Rehabilitation Project involved placing 24-in.-diameter liner inside a deteriorated reinforced concrete main via slip lining.

Making Contact

The City of Culver, Ore., was in need of a better way to recycle and reuse the wastewater stored in its lagoons, so that it would still be able to accomplish land disposal.

Rolling the Dice

In January 2004, the City of North Las Vegas’ city council authorized an in-depth analysis on wastewater treatment options for the municipality, and then, later that year, began planning for construction of a new wastewater reclamation facility. Construction of this facility—an approximately $321.3 million project—was completed in fall 2011.

In Too Deep?

The Mount Sterling (Ky.) water and sewer system needed a 30- and 36-in. sanitary sewer trunk line to handle increases in local sewer flows in the Hinkston Creek area. The project required a high-performing sewer pipe to withstand the deep burial requirements—more than 25 ft in some areas.

Easy In, Easy Out

The City of Topeka, Kan., had scheduled the repair of several hundred feet of deteriorating reinforced concrete pipe (RCP) sanitary sewer line at its South Kansas River pump station in the fall of 2013. Rather than undertake a costly replacement that would close the pump station and interrupt the high water flow during excavation, the city looked into optional rehabilitation and slip-lining methods. Its intent was to install a liner to restore the structural integrity of the original 78-in. diameter pipe and prevent failures while reducing the groundwater infiltration into the system.

A Durable Pipeline

The first phase of the Eastern Idaho Regional Wastewater Authority’s (EIRWWA) Regional Wastewater Treatment Plant, with a price tag of approximately $21 million, was completed in 2009. The facility, located in Shelley, Idaho, was designed to handle up to 2 million gal of sewage per day (mgd) with the possibility of expanding to 8 mgd. A large diameter sanitary interceptor line was run from Bingham to Bonneville counties, connecting Shelley with the city of Ammon.

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