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Mar 11 2020
The number of disasters worldwide has more than quadrupled from 1970 to around 400 per year, according to the United Nations. The influx of extreme…
Mar 11 2020
Liquid-only sewers (also known as “effluent sewers”) have proven to be a cost-effective solution for municipalities, new subdivisions, and a variety…
Jan 15 2020
The city of Ottawa will receive financial assistance from the state to separate its storm sewer flow from the sanitary/combined sewer system. The…
Jan 9 2020
What is wastewater?  Wastewater is used water that has been affected by domestic, industrial and commercial use. The composition of all wastewaters…
Jan 9 2020
A malfunction at the Lester J. Berglund Water Treatment Plant in Poway, California led to the contamination of the potable water supply and a boil…
Dec 25 2019
Partially treated sewage from businesses and homes in the Lewes area has been reaching the waterway after equipment at the Lewes Wastewater Treatment…
Dec 12 2019
The U.S. EPA has extended the public comment period for its proposed plan, which evaluates the impacts of the current and expected future volume of…
Dec 11 2019
In 2019, WWD had four top projects that topped the editors scoring lists, so to determine which one would be named the #1 WWD Top Project, they held…
Dec 11 2019
A routine five-year inspection of a 36-in. reinforced concrete pipe (RCP) sewer interceptor in Rockland County, N.Y., Sewer District No. 1 revealed…
Nov 18 2019
A new tunnel on the east side of Cleveland to reduce combined sewer overflows (CSOs) is expected to be active by the end of 2019, according to the…
Jul 3 2019
A battle over property rights and easements for a sewer line and access road may jeopardize the opening of a new school in Gallatin, Tenn.  County…
Mar 29 2019
Silicon Valley Clean Water’s (SVCW) Regional Environmental Sewer Conveyance Upgrade (RESCU) program is paving the way for the future of wastewater…
Mar 27 2019
In Mount Pleasant, S.C., an effort to extend sewer lines to houses with failing septic systems in one community remains unresolved despite statements…
Trenches can be dangerous places for pipe installers, so establishing and following standards of safety before, during and after trench installations can be a life-saving measure.
Trenches can be dangerous places for pipe installers, so establishing and following standards of safety before, during and after trench installations can be a life-saving measure.
Mar 6 2019
On May 10, 2018, James Rogers wrote in a post on Facebook that a 12-ft-deep sewer hole in which he was working caved in 10 minutes after he got out…
A large sinkhole was reported in downtown Portland, Ore., stopping traffic
A large sinkhole was reported in downtown Portland, Ore., stopping traffic.
Feb 12 2019
In downtown Portland, Ore., a six-ft-deep chasm was reported Feb. 8 on Salmon Street. According to the Portland Tribune, it is a literal sinkhole.…
A sewer in Sonoma Valley, Calif., has been periodically leaking wastewater during heavy winter storms
A sewer in Sonoma Valley, Calif., has been periodically leaking wastewater during heavy winter storms.
Feb 7 2019
In Sonoma Valley, Calif., work on the next phase of replacing an old and failing sewer main is set to begin this summer. The sewer had been…
A major street has closed after a large sinkhole was report in Torrance, Calif.
A major street has closed after a large sinkhole was report in Torrance, Calif.
Jan 15 2019
A sinkhole at the site of a water main break in a part of Torrance, Calif., has led to a street closure expected to last a week. According to…
The Arizona Clean Water State Revolving Fund has given the the Town of Marana $1.5 million to design and construct a new lift station.
The Arizona Clean Water State Revolving Fund has given the the Town of Marana $1.5 million to design and construct a new lift station.
Jan 10 2019
The Town of Marana, Ariz., received about $1.5 million from the Clean Water State Revolving Fund to design and construct a new lift station and force…
Jan 9 2019
The Humber River has long played a starring role in the rousing story of Ontario’s capital, Toronto. Bordering one of the world’s great cosmopolitan…
A fatberg, made up of fat, wet wipes and grease, was found near the sea in Sidmouth, Devon
A fatberg, made up of fat, wet wipes and grease, was found near the sea in Sidmouth, Devon.
Jan 8 2019
In England, a giant fatberg has been found blocking a sewer in a seaside town. According to BBC News, the fatberg is 210 ft long. The fatberg, made…
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