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$52 Million Project to Install High Level Storm Sewers in Gowanus Neighborhood Begins

March 1, 2016 - in Construction, Projects, Stormwater

New York City Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) Commissioner Emily Lloyd today joined with Department of Design and Construction (DDC) Commissioner Dr. Feniosky Peña-Mora to announce that construction will begin this spring to install nearly three…

Clean Sewers with Half the Water

November 3, 2015 - in Corporate, Maintenance, Wastewater

Randolph, New Jersey—With dwindling water supplies, municipalities must look for creative ways to reduce water consumption without sacrificing sewer…

The Pittsburgh Water and Sewer Authority Announces Partnership with RedZone Robotics

Pittsburgh, PA—The Pittsburgh Water and Sewer Authority (PWSA) will kick off their new partnership with RedZone Robotics.  RedZone is a Pittsburgh…

Bluesky National Tree Map Supports Research into Sewer Damage

June 10, 2015 - in Corporate, Maintenance, Stormwater

Leicestershire, UK, 10 June 2015 - An aerial map of trees is helping scientists to understand the damage caused to underground drains and sewers by tree roots. Using the Bluesky UK National Tree Map, which details the location, height and canopy cover of…

Advanced Drainage Buys Canada’s Ideal Pipe

February 5, 2015 - in Corporate

Advanced Drainage Systems Inc. has hiked its stake in the Canadian plastic drainage pipe market by acquiring Ideal Pipe Inc., which makes high density polyethylene pipe and related accessories. ADS of Hilliard, Ohio, paid C$56.8 million (US$44.3 million) for…

Ohio Sewer Survey Maps 1,824 Manholes

February 6, 2013 - in Corporate, Water

KS Associates, a civil engineering and surveying firm located in Elyria, Ohio, has completed a major assignment for the Northeast Ohio Regional Sewer District (NEORSD). KS Associates performed a significant role in the completion of the Interceptor Surveying…

Sewer Heat Recovery Provides Low-Cost Recycled Energy

October 24, 2012 - in Energy, Feature, Featured, Water

In every urban area, heat that humans have generated to shower, wash clothes, cook, and so on flows underground — in the sewers, making them very warm. Today, sewers represent the largest source of heat leakage in buildings. Even toilet water, which is at…