Overflow Issues Not Solved Yet

Northside Cincinnati residents blamed recent sewage overflow and flooding on a city construction project meant to reduce such overflows. The Metropolitan Sewer District is working on a project that is meant to reduce overflows and is due to be complete by the end of summer. The project also includes two stormwater detention basins. Several feet of muddy water rushed through the streets and into several homes during a recent heavy rainfall. This could be a sign the project is not

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Cincinnati’s Smart Sewers Sensors, Robots: A Sign of the Times

Cities like Cincinnati are working smart, not hard. Many ingenious tools are being developed to aid in the maintenance of the sewer systems near and far. From electronic monitoring systems to sewer robots, it appears we are just at the tip of the iceberg when it comes to high tech systems. Notwithstanding the regularly scheduled maintenance, the city has invested in monitoring sewer levels- electronically. This is in line with the many efforts toward preventing overflows in the waterways. The

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Columbus and Cincinnati Overcome Obstacles: Flooding and Sewer Overflows

Columbus is on the move and ready for summertime fun and abundant outdoor activities. Whether it’s at the acclaimed Bicentennial Park or elsewhere, there’s something for everyone to enjoy. But apart from the splendor of the summer solstice, there are projects starting- and continuing- specifically on behalf of assisting neighborhoods caught in the deluge of the recent flooding. In light of these events, the city has a renewed commitment to improve the reliability of the sewer system. Some of these

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