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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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 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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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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Prescott’s Sewer Preservation Projects

The city of Prescott has many sewer rehabilitation projects underway.  A majority of the City water comes from six wells in Chino Valley. The water is pumped into a five million gallon reservoir at the Chino Production Facility, and from there pumps convey it to Prescott via high-pressure water mains. Thirty water storage tanks/reservoirs and thirty-eight booster stations are maintained to provide water throughout more than sixty-six pressure zones that serve the City. The thirty storage tanks contain up to

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Residents of Bisbee Keen on Sewer Improvements

As far as the residents of Bisbee’s Tintown are concerned, the completion of their sewer project is not a moment too soon.  Septic tanks and cesspools are a thing of the past for this town.  Construction of the new sewer system began over a year ago and even has a solar powered lift station.  The benefits to this will prove to be energy efficient and will include an improved operating strategy, and cost reductions.  The use of solar power is

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Sewers and the Meandering Oleander

This is the time of year when our residents can enjoy a little relief by way of rain.  The rain is a welcome change to our City but our residents also need to be mindful and even proactive when it comes to our sewer system. The City has a process put in place to eliminate storm water overflows and we do have a preventative maintenance program, but the fact still remains that overflows can occur.  The key is to keep

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Sewer and Water 101

Summer is indeed here in all its glory.  We know that means rainfall is here, too.  In fact, in many parts of the country we have had record setting storms.  Precipitation can heavily contribute to an overloaded sewer system.  As a nation, we have over 700 communities that utilize combined sewer systems.  There are some Cities that have separate sewer systems but this is no small financial investment.  Even so, municipalities have the burden of making sure these systems are

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