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Perma-Liner™ Certified Installer Highlight | Cure All Plumbing

Located in Tempe, Ariz., Cure All Plumbing services both residential and commercial properties throughout the valley, aiming to provide 100 percent satisfaction to their valued customers. For more than 15 years, they have provided complete plumbing service ranging from installations, plumbing remodeling and all types of pipe repairs for your home, office or commercial property. The company has recently completed several projects throughout the Tempe area. One of their recent projects was completed in a quadruplex, which is four single-level

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Projects at a Standstill Despite Funding Available

Projects at a Standstill Despite Funding Available in Arizona

Cities out west can often times struggle with water use given the number of droughts that occur and one city in Arizona has a goal when it comes to the management of their water. Marana’s goal is to use renewable water resources whenever and wherever possible. To supply its more than 8,000 customers, the community relies on Colorado River water through the Central Arizona Project, groundwater and reclaimed wastewater. It does everything possible to use water wisely in the face

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CIPP Method Being Used in Phoenix Suburb

CIPP Method Being Used in Phoenix Suburb

Outside of Phoenix is Queen Creek and the town council just approved a $1.49 million sewer rehabilitation project. The project will use the CIPP method, (cured-in-place pipe), a method for restoring older pipe lines with minimal digging in streets and on adjacent property, to line and rehabilitate the 42-inch Rittenhouse Road sewer line for approximately 3,686 linear feet. Through due diligence, the town found many flaws within the current sewer line. The utility services staff found the original contractor failed

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Cured-In-Place-Pipelining Demonstration Days July 18 – 19

Perma-Liner Industries, LLC. to Hold Live Cured-In-Place-Pipelining Demonstration Days and Educational Sessions Open House will be held in Anaheim, Cali. on July 18 – 19 ANAHEIM, Cali. – With state-of-the-art technology options, it is not necessary to dig up aging or failing pipes to repair them. There is an efficient and cost-effective way to repair these pipes called the Cured-In-Place-Pipe (CIPP) method. Perma-Liner™ Industries, LLC. (“Perma-Liner”), the leading manufacturer and supplier of trenchless pipeline rehabilitation equipment and materials in North

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Epoxy vinyl ester resin brings many advantages to CIPP industry

Perma-Liner™ Industries, LLC. (“Perma-Liner”), the leading manufacturer and supplier of trenchless pipeline rehabilitation equipment and materials in North America, is introducing a new high-performance epoxy vinyl ester resin called Perma-Liner™ Vinyl Ester. The resin is Bisphenol-A Epoxy-based dissolved in styrene and is available now for purchase. “We are excited to introduce our newest resin into our already broad spectrum of products,” said Jerry D’Hulster, president of Perma-Liner Industries, LLC. “The high-performance epoxy vinyl ester resin offers an excellent balance of

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America’s Failing Water Infrastructure: There are Ways We Can Begin to Fix It

There are many variables threatening America’s water from pollution issues and aging infrastructure to raising costs and droughts and rainfall patterns as the climate changes. The U.S. used to be a leader when it came to water infrastructure and management. Now, the U.S. is lagging behind receiving D ratings for dams, drinking water and wastewater. It’s time to start focuses on possible solutions to curb these issues – the U.S. can get A ratings and below are some of the

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The Town of Marana Evolves to Greater Heights in Sewer Expansion

The Town of Marana is taking a close look at the sewer infrastructure for several newly built homes. This has led to new economic growth which continues at an impressive pace. Recent data shows the availability of land to grow also raised the population of Marana by over three and a half percent in a year’s time. The town anticipates further development which will stir even more growth, hence making the downtown area a popular diversion for both residents and

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Mesa’s Plumbing Assistance and New Wastewater Facility

Did you know the City of Mesa is in the process of installing sewer lines in neighborhoods that currently use septic systems? And what’s better, for eligible residents needing assistance there is also a grant program. Qualified homeowners can take advantage of the Housing Rehabilitation Program which primarily gives assistance for housing issues that affect plumbing and electrical hazards, as well as energy efficiency issues. The actual amount of repairs needed will be determined through an inspection and evaluation of

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Phoenix’s Climate Sustains Ideal Setting for Reptiles and Rattlesnake

The city of Phoenix is home to the Western Diamondback Rattlesnake and it is the most commonly encountered snake in the Phoenix area. It can be found anywhere where neighborhoods get close to the desert terrain.  A large adult Diamondback is usually 3.5-4 feet in size and is known as the largest rattlesnake in the West. Luckily, there are precautionary measures you can take to avoid any unpleasant encounters. When working outdoors, it’s best to wear heavy work gloves. Be

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Preserve the Environment and the Pipelines in your Arizona Home

Storm water pollution is a continuing problem for the environment, nationwide and in many cities throughout Arizona. Low amounts of precipitation result in a higher concentration of pollutants during each rain event as compared to cities in less arid regions.  There are a few good rules of thumb when it comes to the environment and the quest against stormwater pollutants. One is to use rock, filter cloth or other material over storm drain inlets. Doing so can be helpful in filtering

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The Grand Canyon: A Mix of Aging Infrastructure, Water Systems, and Wonder

Arizona State University recently conducted an informative study indicating the widespread use of antimicrobial compounds are a contributor to pollutants that eventually wind up in the sewer systems, and subsequently into lakes and rivers. Thousands of chemical byproducts, together with the pharmaceuticals we use, end up in our sewage and in surface waters. Over ten years ago, a conclusive study revealed that 80 percent of 139 streams sampled from across the U.S. contained measurable levels of various organic wastewater contaminants.

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Full Steam Ahead! Check Out Perma-Liner Industries 2016 Events Line Up!!

Undoubtedly, you are still enjoying the many highlights that this time of year brings, but as the glory days of summer begin to wane, no worries! We’ve got some exciting events scheduled for you and they’re coming up right around the corner. Mark your calendars for these informative trade shows that you won’t want to miss! First up, Perma-Liner Industries is pleased to announce we’ll be in Milwaukee on September 12-13th for the WEQ Fair. This is the place to

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The Long-Lived Saguaro and the Energy Saving Tree

Much of the south and west of the state of Arizona is empty desert scattered with cacti, in particular the distinctive saguaro. The saguaro is the largest cactus in the United States. Saguaro are very slow growing cactus. A 10 year old plant might only be 1.5 inches tall. Saguaro can grow to be 40-60 feet tall and can live to be 150-200 years old. Saguaros are found exclusively in the Sonoran Desert. If looking to do some planting of

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Sustainable and Cool: University of Arizona’s Impressive Infrastructure

The earliest sustainable structures in Arizona were built by the Native Americans. The adobe-style buildings kept the insides of buildings cool in the summers. The natives also dug canal systems to irrigate the land, bringing water to their communities. In Arizona, building materials such as adobe and copper are commonly used. Prior to swamp coolers and air conditioning, the climate was the most difficult challenge to desert design. After air conditioning became mainstream in the state, the battle to keep energy

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The Grand Canyon Event: Cloudy with a chance of Minerals

With each passing year, the Grand Canyon National Park experiences an annual turbidity event, which means that the water in the park will appear slightly cloudier than normal until approximately June. The increased chlorine dosage and enhanced bacteria monitoring and testing is maintained until the turbidity drops down to a normal amount. The cloudiness is caused by snow melt and spring rains recharging the aquifer and the increased water flows through rock formations to the point of supply for the

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Phoenix, How’s Your Septic Tank?

After the installation of your septic tank, it most likely stays out of your mind, rarely to be seen or thought of. Understandably so, but there are a few things you can do to extend the lifespan of your septic system. It’s important to know where it is, how many gallons the tank holds and when the last time it was pumped. If you have the original plans, permits, and maintenance records, this will be helpful should a problem arise.

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Mesa’s Tax Credit and Utility Incentives

Mesa’s Energy Resources Department has launched a solar pilot program for City electric customers. The pilot will provide up to $75,000 of incentives to qualified residents and business property owners in its electric service area who purchase and install a qualified solar photovoltaic (P.V.) system. In addition to budget limitations, total interconnections during the pilot period are limited to 500 kilowatts (kW). Since funding is limited, participants who qualify for the program will be selected on a first-come, first-served basis

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The Challenge: An Innovative Way to Go Green!

Arizona State University has established a Sustainability Initiatives Revolving Fund (SIRF) for the purpose of investing in projects that foster and enable sustainability efforts and provide an economic return on investment.  Along with this program, The Billion Dollar Green Challenge (The Challenge) was launched simultaneously to encourage other colleges, universities, and other nonprofit institutions to invest a combined total of one billion dollars in self‐managed green revolving funds that finance energy efficiency improvements. Participating institutions will achieve reductions in operating

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Phoenix Rainfall and Water Distribution

The topic of water often begins with rain. Arizona’s three distinct geographic regions have dramatically different rainfall: average annual rainfall ranges from 3 inches in Yuma to over 36 inches in the higher elevations along the Mogollon Rim and in the White Mountains. At 113,909 square miles, Arizona is the sixth largest state in the union, and despite its relatively dry nature, it contains 28 major rivers.  Many of these rivers are dry channels that flow only when it rains.

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Queen Creek’s Sewer Cooperative

Since then, the plant has a processed liquids capacity of 16 million gallons per day (MGD), with an eventual capacity of 52 MGD. Mesa’s ultimate ownership is planned to be 24 MGD, with Gilbert owning 20 MGD and Queen Creek owning 8 MGD.  The plant features on-site treatment of bio solids. Two large egg-shaped digesters are part of a state-of-the-art solids handling facility. The current facility can handle 24 MGD of solids. The solids facility will eventually be able to

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