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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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Full Steam Ahead! Check Out Perma-Liner Industries 2016 Events Line Up!!

Undoubtedly, you are still enjoying the many highlights that this time of year brings, but as the glory days of summer begin to wane, no worries! We’ve got some exciting events scheduled for you and they’re coming up right around the corner. Mark your calendars for these informative trade shows that you won’t want to miss! First up, Perma-Liner Industries is pleased to announce we’ll be in Milwaukee on September 12-13th for the WEQ Fair. This is the place to

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St. Augustine: Oldest City, Older Sewer Infrastructure

The city of St. Augustine, located on the northeast coast of Florida, has sustained a greater amount of sewer system overflows, in part, due to its aging infrastructure. St. Augustine has had 18 sanitary sewer overflows in the past several months. While a lesser amount of 8 to10 spills is not uncommon within a year. Several of those spills were related to heavy rains, some were from power failures, blockages, a faulty meter and equipment failures. The largest of the

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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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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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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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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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