Sewer Overflows

arrow_drop_down
A sewer line in Virginia is leaking in a resident’s front yard, leaving behind waste
A sewer line in Virginia is leaking in a resident’s front yard, leaving behind waste.
Nov 9 2018
Residents in Madison Heights, Va., have an odor problem. According to ABC 13, a sewer line is is leaking in their yard. “Over the past couple of…
Combined sewer system in Washington D.C. mixes stormwater and sewage in the same pipes
Combined sewer system in Washington D.C. mixes stormwater and sewage in the same pipes.
Nov 7 2018
In Washington D.C., DC Water has recently completed a new sewer tunnel. According to Wamu, the Anacostia River was supposed to get a lot cleaner…
Blockages of grease cause multiple sewer water spills in Tennessee
Blockages of grease cause multiple sewer water spills in Tennessee.
Nov 6 2018
In Tennessee, a sewer water spill was caused by a blockage of grease. According to The Chattanoogan, crews were cleaning Walker County & Sewerage…
Nov 2 2018
The process when a power failure occurs and what that means to a utility’s water treatment plant operator is an enormous task. The operator has to…
New partnership will provide 475,000 eligible homeowners water and sewer line protection for about $8 a month in Philadelphia
New partnership will provide 475,000 eligible homeowners water and sewer line protection for about $8 a month in Philadelphia.
Nov 2 2018
The Philadelphia Energy Authority have announced a new partnership with American Water Resources (AWR). According to The Philadelphia Tribune, the…
Connecticut roads and wastewater are in poor condition
Connecticut roads and wastewater are in poor condition.
Nov 1 2018
The 2018 Report Card for Connecticut’s Infrastructure was released by the Connecticut Society of Civil Engineers (CSCE) Section of the American…
Open-Storm Detroit Dynamics won $25,000 prize from Xylem, Inc.
Open-Storm Detroit Dynamics won $25,000 prize from Xylem, Inc.
Oct 5 2018
In Alexandria, Va., a team from the Great Lake Water Authority and the University of Michigan won the first-ever Intelligent Water Systems Challenge…
Hurricane Lane triggers wastewater discharges in Hawaii
Hurricane Lane triggers wastewater discharges in Hawaii
Aug 27 2018
Heavy rainfall caused by Hurricane Lane led to three wastewater discharges in Hilo, Hawaii, according to the Hawaii Tribune Herald. Discharges…
Wastewater spill in New York river
Wastewater spill in New York river
Aug 20 2018
The Binghamton, N.Y., wastewater treatment plant, joint-owned by the village of Johnson City, N.Y., discharged approximately 34,976,300 gal of…
Power outages cause wastewater to discharge into Connecticut River
Power outages cause wastewater to discharge into Connecticut River
Aug 6 2018
On Aug. 3, a power failure caused the Northampton Wastewater Treatment Plant in Northampton, Mass., to release discharge into the Connecticut River.…
Jul 31 2018
From July 21 to 25, 2018, Baltimore’s sewer system was inundated with record rainfall levels, causing a flow of approximately 45 million gal of…
May 1 2018
Managing sanitary sewer overflows (SSOs) is an ongoing concern for many sewer utilities, and while most have established plans to deal with them when…
Flygt model CP3351.995 FM 800-hp, 4160-VDC, 10,417 gpm at 192 tdh
Flygt model CP3351.995 FM 800-hp, 4160-VDC, 10,417 gpm at 192 tdh.
Dec 7 2017
Designed to reduce environmental impacts resulting from combined sewer overflows (CSOs) in Columbus, Ohio, the Olentangy-Scioto-Interceptor-Sewer…
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 9 2017
Hurricane Nate made U.S. landfall Oct. 7 in southeast Louisiana then again Oct. 8 near Biloxi, Miss. The storm first hit the U.S. as a Category 1…
Sep 22 2017
Potts Law Firm filed a class-action lawsuit against the San Jacinto River Authority (SJRA), representing residents and businesses in Kingwood, Texas…
Sep 12 2017
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) released the following statement in regards…
Aug 23 2017
Honolulu, Hawaii, announced an $85.7 million sewer rehabilitation project in Nuuanu Valley.  According to a draft environmental assessment released…
Feb 24 2017
Federal Signal’s Environmental Solutions Group (ESG), a provider of street sweepers, industrial vacuum trucks, high-performance waterblasting…
Nov 14 2016
The District of Columbia Water and Sewer Authority's (DC Water) Blue Plains Tunnel has been selected as the recipient of the 2016 Best Project…
Subscribe to Sewer Overflows
expand_less