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Jan 17 2022
50 million gallons of sewage contaminated storm water were discharged into the Alewife Brook from the cities of Cambridge and Somerville,…
Dec 30 2021
The U.S. and Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Department of Environmental Protection (DEP), filed a civil lawsuit against the Bucks County Water and…
Dec 9 2021
As septic systems failed and the water quality for Lake Carey diminished, a new sewer solution was needed. Building a lift station and conventional…
Dec 2 2021
As Joliet, Illinois, battles a water scarcity issue for drinking water, it was also battling an abundance of stormwater stressing facility capacity.…
Nov 25 2021
With the successful passage of the Infrastructure bill, the Great Lakes and St. Lawrence Cities Initiative is now urging Congress to take immediate…
Nov 17 2021
As the water sector continues to scale smart water solutions, hydroinformatics is a powerful force helping utilities to transform how they manage…
Nov 12 2021
On Friday, Nov. 5, Congress passed a massive $1 trillion bipartisan infrastructure package, which was subsequently signed into law, Monday, Nov. 15…
Nov 11 2021
The Great Lakes and St. Lawrence Cities Initiative has released a statement urging Congress to take immediate action on the Build Back Better…
The DuroMaxx® CSO tank allowed for the deep installation and flexible configuration that was required.
The DuroMaxx® CSO tank allowed for the deep installation and flexible configuration that was required.
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Oct 14 2021
The Metropolitan Sewer District of Greater Cincinnati (MSD) provides wastewater collection and treatment for residents and corporations in Hamilton…
Aug 16 2021
Heavy rains led to an overflow of Milwaukee, Wisconsin’s combined sewer system on Aug. 15. This resulted in millions of gallons of untreated water…
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The new bar screen at Todd Creek prevents an estimated 99% of trash, including items like cigarette butts and soda straws, from entering downstream processes.
Jul 21 2021
Kansas City is a dynamic metropolis on the banks of the Missouri River, home to nearly half a million residents — and a constant stream of visitors…
Jun 7 2021
A wastewater treatment plant in Lowell discharged 84 million gallons of rainwater mixed with raw sewage into the Merrimack River on Apr. 29.…
Mon Valley Sewage Authority selects innovative CSO treatment systems to stay ahead of environmental regulations.
Mon Valley Sewage Authority selects innovative CSO treatment systems to stay ahead of environmental regulations.
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Jun 7 2021
A Community Staying Ahead of Regulations The Mon Valley region of southwestern Pennsylvania has been hit hard in recent years by the downturn of the…
Apr 7 2021
After a chunk of ice was wedged in a frozen Madawaska, Maine pipe, tens of thousands of gallons of untreated wastewater flooded into the St. John…
Apr 2 2021
GF Piping Systems supported recovery efforts in Texas in conjunction with Water Mission, a non-profit organization dedicated to providing safe water…
Workers rehabilitate manholes as part of Phase 1 of Beaumont, Texas' sanitary sewer overflow initiative. (Photo credit: LAN)
Workers rehabilitate manholes as part of Phase 1 of Beaumont, Texas' sanitary sewer overflow initiative. (Photo credit: LAN)
Mar 22 2021
Every year, the city of Beaumont, which lies on Texas’ coastal plain, is hit by intense thunderstorms with extended periods of rain over large areas…
A pipe bursting hammer in the project staging area prior to bursting a sewer main (Photo Credit: LAN)
A pipe bursting hammer in the project staging area prior to bursting a sewer main (Photo Credit: LAN)
Mar 15 2021
In 2017, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) finalized a 10-year consent decree with the city of Tyler. The consent decree requires Tyler Water…
Mar 11 2021
Shallow pipe cover, pipe storage challenges and nearby railroad tracks limited pipe options for the Lexington and Payne Combined Sewer Overflow (CSO…
Workers view Clear Lake sanitary sewer inspection video as part of a sanitary sewer overflow project.
roject team using CCTV to inspect sewer lines. (Photo Credit: LAN)
Mar 8 2021
The Clear Lake City Water Authority’s (CLCWA), the largest water district in Texas, has an extensive wastewater collection system comprising 29 lift…
Mar 2 2021
EPA published a notice in the Federal Register announcing an allocation formula for the Sewer Overflow and Stormwater Reuse Municipal Grants Program…
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