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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. For this reason, industry research firm IBISWorld has updated a report on the Sewage Treatment Facilities industry in its growing industry report collection. New York, NY (PRWEB) April 22, 2014 The Sewage Treatment Facilities industry includes facilities that collect, treat and dispose of wastewater generated by...

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! The hardened deposits, which can look like stalactites, contribute to sewer overflows. "We found that FOG deposits in sewage collection systems are created by chemical reactions that turn the fatty acids from FOG into, basically, a huge lump of soap," says Dr. Joel Ducoste, a professor of civil, construction and environmental...

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. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100210/NY52778 ) (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090416/IBMLOGO ) The Sacramento Area Sewer District, which collects wastewater from many Sacramento area homes and businesses,...

2010-01-27 11:48:00

WASHINGTON, Jan. 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --The Sewerage & Water Board of New Orleans has agreed to reinstate its comprehensive program - stalled for several years in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina - to make extensive improvements to reduce or eliminate sewage overflows into the Mississippi River, Lake Pontchartrain and its storm drainage canal system, the Justice Department and U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced today. According to a Clean Water Act settlement filed...

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. According to the Marine Conservation Society, the system is now too reliant on more than 3,000 sewage overflow pipes that spill directly into rivers and seas if there is added pressure from heavy rain. On tonight's BBC Wales Week In, Week Out programme, Thomas Bell, from the Marine Conservation Society, says: "The system of...

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. The money would go toward a $340 million revamp of the South Bayside System Authority's crumbling facilities. "We want to protect the citizens, protect the Bay and do due diligence to get the job done," Council Member David Braunstein said Saturday. "There isn't any way around it. We...

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. But the producers of a new documentary view Herminie's absence of a public sewage system as being as critical a health hazard as the potential crisis in the aging water, sewage and stormwater infrastructure across the country. Herminie -- and nine major U.S. cities -- are featured in the upcoming Penn State...

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. The charity said 3,500 combined sewer overflows, mechanisms to carry sewage and storm water, were in urgent need of review. A coastal pollution officer, Thomas Bell, said: "Because of the effects of climate change, we are having a lot more rain. The...

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. The state Department of Environmental Protection is determining whether the Kelly Township village would benefit from improved on-lot sewage systems or should connect to the township's sewer...


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