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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Apr 3 2020
In the next economic stimulus massive infrastructure bill to mitigate COVID-19 (coronavirus), House Democrats are seeking more than $25 billion to…
A junction box was also installed onsite, to allow convenient access to electrical circuits and controls for maintenance crews.
A junction box was also installed onsite, to allow convenient access to electrical circuits and controls for maintenance crews.
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Mar 30 2020
HRSD, the regional wastewater treatment utility that serves 18 cities and counties in southeast Virginia, had been experiencing high-pressures in…
Mar 11 2020
Hilton Head Island is well known as a residential and recreational paradise. Only 70 square miles in size, it is home to several high-end…
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…
Feb 19 2020
More than 100 utilities around Wisconsin declined to participate in a request to test wastewater for per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS),…
Feb 13 2020
After days of rain, parts of Alabama are affected by millions of gallons of water that overflowed from sanitary sewer systems. Reports submitted to…
Feb 5 2020
A water sample taken in Sept. 2019 from the Sanford Sewage Treatment Plant that discharges into Deep River uncovered high concentrations of per- and…
Jan 22 2020
The Seattle Barrel and Cooperage Company tasked with collecting used industrial and commercial drums and reconditioning and reselling them has been…
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 7 2020
A combined 126.8 million gallons of sewage spilled onto the streets of Fort Lauderdale neighborhoods after six sewer main breaks in December,…
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…
Oct 21 2019
Approximately 11 million gal of sewage and storm water poured into the Grand and Red Cedar rivers, according to Lansing State Journal. 10 million gal…
Oct 14 2019
Increasing water demand and greater variability of water supplies resulting from climate change, population growth and other stressors are a few of…
Oct 2 2019
Follow WWD on Social Media Facebook Twitter LinkedIn YouTube WWD Senior Managing Editor Bob Crossen initiates elevator pitches of brand new…
Sep 23 2019
The Airvac Vacuum Sewer System is a cost-effective, environmentally friendly alternative to traditional gravity sewers and septic systems. Because…
Sep 9 2019
Airvac, a brand of Aqseptence Group, has provided cost-effective solutions for existing communities and new land developments for nearly half a…
Aug 27 2019
Speedway, Ind., officials are searching for people responsible for illegally dumping “large amounts of industrial oil” into Speedway’s sewer system,…
Aug 22 2019
Flash flooding Aug. 17 overflowed Flint, Mich. primary settling tanks resulting in 2 million gal of raw sewage entering the Flint River.  According…
Aug 15 2019
In Suffolk County, N.Y., a $4 billion plan will transition the county away from cesspools and septic systems so as to reduce nitrogen pollution in…
Aug 14 2019
The U.S. EPA and Puerto Rico Aqueduct and Sewer Authority (PRASA) will restructure more than 200 delinquent loans for Puerto Rico’s clean water and…
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