Septic Tanks Causing Major Issues in Florida

Septic Tanks Causing Major Issues in Florida

Septic tanks are the source of major issues flowing through Florida. Thousands of residents flush toilets, take showers and wash clothes every day with little thought about all the waste flowing down the drains and into their septic tanks. Many of those septic tanks are too old, too close to each other and too close to groundwater. Most were never designed to remove nitrogen. Statewide, nitrogen and other contaminants flowing into septic systems seep out through Florida’s porous sands and

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Sewer Crisis in Florida

There are numerous examples throughout the state of Florida that have to do with sewage spills. And these sewage spills are causing more problems that include failing wastewater systems, which, in turn, forces problems with the state’s aging infrastructure. But the biggest problem: no clear solutions for a funding fix. Since the early 200s, deteriorating sewers have released 1.6 billion gallons of wastewater, much of it polluting the state’s estuaries and oceans, according to a recent analysis of state environmental

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Florida Needs to Protect Its Waterways

Florida Needs to Protect Its Waterways

Protecting and conserving Florida’s water is an economic as well as environmental issue. With the red tide outbreak in 2018, there was a dramatic loss in revenue and a decline in water quality and quantity in Florida’s springs, rivers, and lakes. Due to this, the Florida Conservation Coalition, a coalition of over 80 conservation-minded groups, released “A Water Policy for Florida.” This policy statement provides an overview of many of the existing threats to our waters and a pathway for

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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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Tropical Storm Cindy Lands: Causes Overflows in the Florida Panhandle

It’s expected to be a busy season for storms as flash floods recently covered parts of the Florida Panhandle. A Tropical Storm named Cindy has let herself be known. Across the Panhandle, flooding amounted to closed roads and beaches, downed trees and sewer overflows. Cindy takes names later, causes calamity first as she also makes landfall along the Texas and Louisiana border. Even more rain is expected in the coming days, as well as tropical storm force winds extending more

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Jacksonville Offers Residents a Strategy for Sewer System Renewal

The city of Jacksonville, as well as cities such as St. Augustine and Daytona Beach, have been compiling successful projects to better their sewer system and nearby waterways.  Surveys and analysis have been a factor in determining how much it would cost to treat a portion of the city’s wastewater stream- such as washing machines, tubs, and toilets throughout the city- in more creative ways that are better for the environment than going into the River. Heightened research has allowed

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Jacksonville Devises Plan to Avoid Sewer Overflow Damage

Many Florida cities are strategizing the best plan of action for their water systems as the hurricanes of last year overextended the collections systems on Florida’s east coast. The City of Jacksonville is devising the best strategy to bring new life to their sewer infrastructures. Throughout the following five years, a multi-million dollar project will ensue which will primarily involve a sewer rehabilitation overhaul project.  The plan will include installing backup generators at more pumping stations after power failures caused

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Jacksonville’s Well-Defined Strategy for Renewal of Water Systems

When Hurricane Matthew whirled in, a substantial burden was placed on the aging collections systems of Florida’s east coast. Within the last several months, a series of essential repairs became necessary in several areas of the state. In Melbourne, a broken sewer pipe which sent approximately 300,000 gallons of raw sewage into the Eau Gallie River is in the process of being rehabilitated as the river flows to the Indian River Lagoon, creating an environmental concern. An undetermined amount of the

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