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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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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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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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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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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Rainy Season and Sewer Drainage Systems

Many of us are experiencing a rainy season now that summer is in full swing.  Along with the sunny delights and fanfare this time of year brings, there is also a need to think about the proper functioning of our drainage systems where we live.  It is important to know to what extent a drainage issue is prevalent.  In order to do this, a qualified fully licensed professional is needed for drain pipe cleaning. This will also maximize your awareness

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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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