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Florida Cities Offer Sewer Connection Assistance

Many Cities throughout Florida participate in the State Housing Initiatives Partnership (SHIP) to fund and administer the Sewer Connection Assistance Program. The program assists eligible homeowners who live in neighborhoods impacted by the City’s septic to central sewer system program. The funds may be used to pay costs associated with connection to the sewer system, including:  City impact fees, City special assessment fees, private plumber sewer system connection fees. Up to $12,000 per housing unit is available, in the form

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What Precipitates Sinkhole Events in Florida

As Florida’s population grows, it expands into areas which may be potentially more susceptible to sinkhole formation. Therefore, more sinkholes are being witnessed and reported. There are several factors to consider in the formation of a sinkhole. Such as: Hydrologic conditions, including lack of rainfall, lowered water levels, or, conversely, excessive rainfall in a short period of time, can all contribute to sinkhole development.  Sinkholes form naturally under standard geologic and hydro geologic conditions throughout much of Florida. Additional stresses

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Water Conservation Strategies for Jacksonville Beach

The City of Jacksonville Beach provides or funds certain services such as beach re-nourishment, cleanup and environmental awareness campaigns.   As with many Cities, water conservation is a topic of high importance.  Many water saving habits can be established within your household and used collectively by homeowners.  A few things to keep in mind:  when washing dishes by hand, don’t let the water run while rinsing. Fill one sink with wash water and the other with rinse water. Check your sprinkler

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The City of Cocoa Uses Asset Management for Improved Water Quality

The City of Cocoa and its Utility Department has approximately 17,000 residents and has implemented an effective change in how it manages the underground infrastructure.  The utility is focusing on a proactive strategy: thoroughly taking stock of the water distribution system’s conditions, systematically setting priorities for repairing or replacing the lines, valves and other assets, and better deploying manpower and technology to get the job done. City officials have been willing to preside over increasing budgets for both operations and

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Florida: Greater Than the Sum of Its Parts

Florida receives more than 70 percent of its rainfall within just three months.  And we know that when it rains…it really does pour at certain times of the year. Florida receives nearly half of its rainfall during the months of June, July and August and receives an average of 54 inches of rainfall per year.  However, there are certain months where there is little to no rainfall at all.  Much of the rainwater is lost as storm water runoff, so

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Jacksonville’s Beaches Implement Sewer Projects

Jacksonville Beach and Neptune Beach have undertaken major road and sewage projects, including a large portion of First Street in both communities.  Property values in Jacksonville Beach have increased 7.9 percent in the last year which leads to a revenue for the City that can be translated into improvements projects. Jacksonville Beach is financially stable and on schedule to be debt-free by 2020. The city has received a $30.2 million state grant for First Street drainage improvements. In an estimated

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Okaloosa’s Pipeline Repair and Road Closure

Residents of Okaloosa County, the City would like to inform you of pipeline repair going on in your neighborhood. The Road Division will be replacing storm water pipes at 3008 Bob White Drive and no through traffic will be permitted on Bob White Drive beginning today September 30th for approximately 3 weeks.  Anyone needing to access Bob White Drive residence north of this closure should use the east entrance into Quail Run Subdivision (Quail Hollow Rd) then turn back south

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Rainy Season in Gainesville Keeps Sewer Lift Stations Busy

The seasonal rainfall has been at an all-time high in the City of Gainesville.  Last week, City workers needed to pump storm water out of the sewer system’s lift station.  Residents were informed by the City of the necessity for the late night work in order to keep their homes safe from a sewer backup.  The lift stations are in place to help pump wastewater from low to higher elevations.  Due to the heavy rains all spring and summer, the

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Sewer Project in Ft. Lauderdale Causes Delays

A long awaited sewer project is beginning this week in Eastern Ft. Lauderdale.  That’s good news!  Residents in the area, please be advised that the repairs to the sewer main will be on Bayview Drive between Northeast 27th and Northeast 28th.  Road closures are expected in these areas and detours will be available during this time.  Our estimated time frame for the pipeline renovations is approximately 2 weeks. Your patience during this time is appreciated. Perma-Liner Industries is here for

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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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