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2014-05-12 23:03:17

Just in time for summer, the Philadelphia Water Department (PWD) has announced the opening of a new water storage system adjacent to the Manayunk Canal: the Venice Island Water Storage Basin Upgrade. The project relies on PENETRON crystalline technology for comprehensive waterproofing to protect the nearby Schuylkill River, which provides drinking water to Philadelphia. E. Setauket, NY (PRWEB) May 12, 2014 In 2004, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency directed the PWD to upgrade and...

2014-03-20 16:22:54

HARRISBURG, Pa., March 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development announced today that the Commonwealth Financing Authority will begin accepting applications for the PA Small Water and Sewer Program to support smaller projects to improve public water supply and sanitary sewer systems. "Having up-to-date water and sewer systems and facilities is critical to both economic growth and public safety," Secretary Alan Walker...

2013-10-09 23:21:35

SPU received the award for its use of an innovative evaluation process that identified a new technology to reduce wet weather flows in a local neighborhood. Alexandria, VA (PRWEB) October 09, 2013 The Water Environment Research Foundation (WERF) recognized Seattle Public Utilities (SPU) with its Award for Excellence in Innovation on Tuesday afternoon for a research project that dramatically reduced wet weather flows in the city’s Broadview neighborhood. SPU received the award for its...

2012-03-15 12:30:00

The "A" Clamp, an advanced, patented solution designed by LNR Industries that keeps sewer systems sealed, has proven a revolutionary tool in fighting influent infiltration in closed sanitary sewer systems. Newfane, NY (PRWEB) March 15, 2012 Since 1995, LNR Industries has been helping make the world a better place through the use of the advanced "A" Clamp. One of the biggest problems facing densely populated areas is treating and disposing of wastewater, and the "A" Clamp has proven to be...

2010-10-30 00:00:40

Azavea (formerly Avencia), an award-winning Geographic Information Systems (GIS) software design and development firm, announces the launch of PhillyStormwater.org, a public web Stormwater Billing application (http://PhillyStormwater.org/) for the Philadelphia Water Department (PWD). The application supports the City of Philadelphia's new parcel-based stormwater billing program. Philadelphia, PA (Vocus) October 29, 2010 Azavea, an award-winning Geographic Information Systems (GIS) software...

2010-05-21 12:12:00

Clean Streams Law Prohibits Discharging Chlorinated Water to Storm Sewers HARRISBURG, Pa., May 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As pools across Pennsylvania prepare to open for the season, the Department of Environmental Protection is reminding private and public pool owners, as well as pool management companies, that pool and chlorinated wastewater must be handled responsibly. "With warmer weather here, many residents and municipalities are getting their pools ready for the summer," said...

2010-05-18 11:36:00

WASHINGTON, May 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The city of Kansas City, Mo., has agreed to make extensive improvements to its sewer systems, at a cost estimated to exceed $2.5 billion over 25 years, to eliminate unauthorized overflows of untreated raw sewage and to reduce pollution levels in urban storm water, the Justice Department and U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced today. The settlement, lodged today in federal court in Kansas City, requires the city to implement...


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