Latest Sewage collection and disposal Stories

2014-04-22 23:04:45

Although the industry is dominated by the public sector, partnerships between municipal governments and private companies have become increasingly common over the past five years.

2011-04-21 14:43:59

Researchers from North Carolina State University have discovered how fat, oil and grease (FOG) can create hardened deposits in sewer lines: it turns into soap!

2010-02-10 05:00:00

ARMONK, N.Y., Feb. 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- IBM (NYSE: IBM) announced today it is working with two wastewater agencies in Sacramento, California to help identify and resolve infrastructure problems before they impact the region's one million residents.

2008-10-07 18:00:18

By Martin Shipton COMMUNITIES across Wales are being put at risk as the sewage system becomes increasingly over-burdened, a TV documentary will claim tonight.

2008-09-23 06:00:19

By Jessica Bernstein-Wax The Belmont City Council will decide whether to issue about $45 million in bonds over the next decade to modernize an aging sewage system that serves several Peninsula cities.

2008-09-04 00:00:10

By Chris Foreman With fewer than 900 residents, the village of Herminie doesn't often roll off the tongue in conversations about big cities like Boston, Los Angeles or Pittsburgh.

2008-08-04 00:00:11

Home News IN BRIEF *The Environment Agency is giving water companies "a licence to pollute" by allowing thousands of unregulated overflow pipes to dump sewage into rivers and coastal waters, according to the Marine Conservation Society.

2008-07-30 15:01:16

By Jaime North, The Daily Item, Sunbury, Pa. Jul. 30--LEWISBURG -- Several sewer projects are under way in Union County through Community Development Block Grant funding, including a review of Kelly Crossroad's sewage management plan, which may result in the need for an extensive sewer upgrade.

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