Overflow Party in Panama City

Overflow of Sewage Party in Panama City

Another sewage overflow. Another city’s infrastructure holding on by a thread. Last week, more than 300,000 gallons of wastewater reportedly overflowed from Panama City’s sewage system. It was reported that wastewater overflow incidents were reported from various manholes, pipes and life stations. The city says they may soon have a plan to reduce these overflows. A new testing they are looking at to find and fix the worst trouble sports. According to the National Weather Service, approximately 6 – to

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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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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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St. Petersburg Sewers Inundated from Local Storm

For residents in the St. Petersburg and surrounding cities, it’s been a rainy few weeks. Recently, a sewer overflow occurred due to stormy weather. The storm filled leaky pipes with water, doubling the normal amount of flow into the city’s sewer plants. This created a need for the city to pump at least two million gallons into Tampa Bay. A mixture of partially treated sewage, rainwater, groundwater and storm water will be pumped by a pipe about a quarter-of-a-mile into

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Jacksonville’s Cooperative for Septic Tank Removal

The city of Jacksonville and the Sewer Department (JEA) have a current objective to each spend $15 million over the next five years to reduce the number of septic tanks, particularly those that could pollute area waterways. There are tens of thousands of septic tanks within the city of Jacksonville. The Sewer Department will pay the $15 million in a lump sum to the city for water and sewer infrastructure. The city is slowly trying to reduce the number of

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North East Florida Applauded for Water Conservation

The eighth annual observation of Fix a Leak Week will be held March 14–20, and the city of Jacksonville is prepared. In recognizing the serious water waste and damage that leaks can cause in homes each year, it is estimated that more than 1 trillion gallons are lost each year in homes across the country due to indoor and outdoor leaks. That’s 10,000 gallons for each home- as much water as held in an average 21-foot swimming pool.  Florida is

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Northbank Riverwalk Sewer Renovation

The Northbank Riverwalk Sewer project has begun, closing a section of the walkway until March. Residents that live in the area, the rehabilitation will take place on the sewer lines beneath Jacksonville Landing. The specific closures include the Riverwalk between Hogan and Newnan Sts. The City is enhancing and prolonging the usefulness of a pipeline that carries up to 4.5 million gallons of sewage daily. Trenchless, cured in place pipeline will be the preferred replacement.  In the interim during renovations,

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