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Perma-Liner Industries, LLC. Takes Demonstrations on the Road Trenchless technology company hosted live event in Fort Wayne, Indiana FORT WAYNE, Ind. – With state-of-the-art technology options, excavation is no longer necessary to replace or repair aging or failing pipes. There is an efficient and cost-effective way to repair these pipes called the Cured-In-Place-Pipe (CIPP) method. Earlier today, Perma-Liner™ Industries, LLC. (“Perma-Liner”), the leading manufacturer and supplier of trenchless pipeline rehabilitation equipment and materials in North America, hosted a Live Demonstration and Educational Day in Fort Wayne, Indiana. Throughout...

You better think twice about what you flush away? It could save you money, and the environment. A recent study conducted by Ryerson University recently released a new report on a test of single-use wipes against rigorous criteria for flushability. The report comes out of Ryerson’s Flushability Lab at Ryerson Urban Water, and includes the testing of 23 single-use products that were labeled as “flushable” by the manufacturer. Results showed that not one single wipe was able to fall apart or disperse safely through the sewer system...

Funding to disaster areas will now be quicker thanks to a Memorandum of Understanding recently announced by the EPA and FEMA. The process will now be streamlined for easier and quicker distribution. The EPA said this Memorandum will give disaster-stricken communities faster access to federal funds that will aid in their rebuilding process by helping to restore crucial infrastructure and water services. Some of the highlights of the Memorandum of Understanding include: Encourages a tribe or local government to access a no-interest or low-interest loan from its state...

Throughout the nation, there has been much talk for a call to action on the infrastructure woes hitting America. A so-called “infrastructure bill” could stimulate the economy, provide Americans jobs and start repairing the roads, bridges and aging water systems. But, there was some movement in the form of a bill when President Trump signed into law the drinking water infrastructure bill. That movement is not enough. Last year’s bill, America’s Water Infrastructure Act, or AWIA, was the latest iteration of biennial water policy legislation known as...

A J.D. Power 2019 Water Utility Residential Study addressed water quality issues and provided insight into customer satisfaction drivers. There’s been a trend in sequential surveys with customer reports of water quality issues being down. However, water utilities nationwide are looking at a period of massive infrastructure investment and construction. According to J.D. Power, the ability of water utilities to manage the infrastructure investment process will be determined by how well they communicate with customers while minimizing service interruptions and quality issues. Key findings in the study include: declining...

America’s infrastructure is falling apart. The American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) gives the nation's infrastructure a D+ grade. That includes the roads and bridges we drive on every day, the airports we use for business and vacation travel, and the schools where we send our children to learn. The only way to actually fix these issues and solve the infrastructure woes is funding. We need money. The American Society of Civil Engineers say $4.6 trillion is needed for improvements over the next 10 years. But Congress...

Generation Z students are now in college and many of them want to do what’s best for the environment by creating the next best thing that can be versatile to a nation whose stormwater management is an issue in many communities. The EPA has announced the winners of its seventh annual Campus RainWorks Challenge, a national competition that engages college students in the design of on-campus green infrastructure solutions to address stormwater pollution has concluded and the EPA has announced its winners. This challenge encourages students to use...

Since 2012, Jackson, Miss. has been watched closely by the EPA  Environmental Protection Agency (“EPA”) due to the horrific condition of the city’s aging infrastructure and sewage overflows. EPA records that are based on reports sent by the city show that Jackson’s main water treatment facility – Savanna Wastewater Treatment Plant – released almost 3 billion gallons of sewage into the Pearl River last year throughout a six-month period. To go along with those 3 billion gallons, another 4.5 million gallons of sewage flowed out of manholes or...

The nation’s public health and safety could be at risk if no repairs or upgrades continue happening to the nation’s aging underground infrastructure. With more than 300,000 water main breaks a year, our nation’s pipes are showing the effects of corrosion, age, and root intrusion. Signs of distress show daily and all across the United States. A recent report, “Water Main Breaks in the USA and Canada: A Comprehensive Study,” reviewed data from 308 water utilities that serve more than 52 million people with nearly 200,000 miles...

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