Sewer Systems

Water & Wastes Digest includes extensive news and information about topics relating to sewer systems. Consulting engineers, corporate managers/government administrators and operators the world over trust W&WD for its coverage of everything from manhole repair and sewer vacuuming to system inspection and pipe rehabilitation.

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Mar 9 2018
Designed to reduce environmental impacts resulting from combined sewer overflows (CSOs) in Columbus, Ohio, the Olentangy Scioto Interceptor Sewer…
Mar 9 2018
Nor’easters in Massachusetts are routine. They happen most winters and often dump heavy snow throughout the region. No big deal. No one, however, was…
Jan 22 2018
Airvac, a brand of Aqseptence Group, has provided cost-effective solutions for existing communities and new land developments for nearly half a…
Jan 11 2018
Today’s utilities often find that existing pump stations do not have the necessary power or capacity to meet demand. Frequent breakdowns and…
Jan 8 2018
The city of Long Beach, N.Y., is seeking an additional $12 million on top of the $6 million already received in grants to fund a sewage pipeline to…
Nov 13 2017
Boston’s sewer system, one of the oldest sewer systems in the U.S., struggled with private versus public ownership. When the Boston South End…
Oct 19 2017
The city of Rowlett, Texas, experienced an unauthorized wastewater discharge from a sanitary sewer manhole. Approximately 77,000 gal of domestic…
Sep 29 2017
The Baltimore Public Works Department blamed a “fatberg" made up of grease, fat, wet wipes and other garbage that slowly grew in a Baltimore sewer…
Sep 18 2017
A review of JEA Environmental's Incident Reports found 57 known pollution incidents in Jacksonville, Fla., during Hurricane Irma. More than 1.5…
Jul 14 2017
Chicago-based IT firm SPR Consulting, a Microsoft Gold Certified Partner, brought its knowledge of Microsoft cloud and IoT solutions to iPEK/IDEX to…
Jul 4 2017
Bluefield Research released a new U.S. Municipal Water and Wastewater Utility Bill Index. According to the research, residential water and wastewater…
Apr 27 2017
Envirosight announced it is offering free confined space safety posters for sewer inspection crews. The poster provides information on safety…
Apr 26 2017
Sustainable Solutions Corp. (SSC) has released the “Life Cycle Assessment of PVC Water and Sewer Pipe and Comparative Sustainability Analysis of Pipe…
Apr 24 2017
The Water Environment Federation (WEF) published the April 2017 edition of Water Environment Research (WER). Its open access article focuses on the…
Mar 22 2017
HD Supply Waterworks, a distributor of waterworks infrastructure products, has relocated one of its branches in Alabama. The Theodore, Ala., branch…
Mar 6 2017
With more than 25 years of service at the city of Newark, Ohio’s wastewater treatment plant (WWTP), Superintendent Darin Wise knows his site inside…
Vacuum stations are a safer, cleaner environment for public works employees
Vacuum stations are a safer, cleaner environment for public works employees.
Mar 6 2017
Southwest Florida has two popular attractions: golf and the Gulf of Mexico. The warm Florida climate and dozens of beautiful courses make it a prime…
Mar 6 2017
The LaSalle Lift Station will provide a net savings of $17 million over the next 50 years.  The Waco (Texas) Metropolitan Area Regional Sewer System…
Mar 6 2017
Rebuilding the 46-year-old center runway at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport (Sea-Tac) involved more than just the pavement. To comply with…
Feb 16 2017
Ayyeka, an Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) company, announced it has hired David Dolphin as director of its Water Sector. Dolphin will oversee…
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