Sewer Pipes Causing Headaches for Sarasota County

Sewer Pipes Causing Headaches for Sarasota County

It can be frustrating when you don’t know where a leak is coming from or why overflows are continually happening even when you’re doing your due diligence. Suncoast officials are in the same boat. Several recent sewage spills have been linked to broken and aging pipes. Suncoast officials say they are diligent about inspecting pipelines but can’t figure out why they’re happening. Nearly a million gallons of untreated sewage and wastewater spilled into Sarasota at the end of the year

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Water System Maintenance Coming to Tampa

Water System Maintenance Coming to Tampa

City of Tampa water customers will soon be affected by the City’s routine water system maintenance program. The scheduled maintenance is expected to take place from Monday, Feb. 11 to Monday, Mar. 4. The program is a temporary conversion from chloramine to chlorine disinfection and is a routine maintenance measure designed to reduce the potential for occurrences of coliform or other types of bacteria in the water delivery system. There are several benefits to conducting this maintenance. It’s an effective

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A Dust Up Over Pipe Repair Work

There’s been some discord between Mulberry city administrators and the company hired to work on the city’s sewer repair project. The problem: a huge communication gap amongst the parties involved which needed a reset to continue the $4.2 million project to eliminate stormwater intrusion in the city’s wastewater system. Problems began when crews severed sewer lines to two houses while working on lines along Northeast First Avenue. The company had been working without incident since April repairing sewer lines throughout

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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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City of Tampa Brings ‘A’ Game to Amend Sewer System

The city of Tampa has seen its share of heavy rain and Tropical Storm events. This has caused not only a debacle due to aging, unstable pipelines, but a heightened concern for street flooding. Cities throughout Central Florida, such as the Tampa Bay, are tackling stormwater maintenance and leaving no stone unturned. Getting the sewer system to cooperate during storms is a serious task. Pipelines on major thoroughfares in Greater Tampa are being cleaned and functioning to a level that

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Tampa Has Dedication to Sewer Adherence- and A Pelican Brief

The Greater Tampa Bay area has been proactively maintaining the sewer systems by investing largely in order to minimize sewer overflows. Multi-million dollar rehabilitation projects are scheduled to bring the sewer system up to date. The process will be ongoing throughout this year and beyond and will involve a collective effort among city workers and residents to complete. The maintenance will include sealing pipes and manholes to reduce rainwater inflow and groundwater infiltration in the collection system, as well as

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Tampa and the American Alligator: A Sewer Story

If you reside in Florida, you have seen an alligator. They are a natural part of existence due to an ever-growing population and over 1,000 miles of coastline and numerous marshes and rivers. Official data suggests that there may be more than 1.25 million alligators in Florida’s waters. The easiest way to see a gator is to go to one of the many zoos and alligator farms, but if you want to see these impressive reptiles in the wild, there

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Tampa is on a Mission to Remodel, Reuse, and Reinvent Water Resources

A key part of solving the city’s sewage crisis lies within. That is: within the underground world of interconnected pipelines. For over two decades, Florida has been recognized as a national frontrunner in water reuse, with domestic wastewater facilities increasing their reuse capacity exponentially. Currently, approximately 738 million gallons per day of reclaimed water is being distributed statewide for optimal purposes. Reclaimed water from public access reuse systems is used to irrigate approximately 362,000 residences, 530 golf courses, 1,000 parks

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