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Cincinnati’s Picturesque Park Undergoes Pipeline Reinstallation

Cincinnati parks are well known for their vast acreage, scenic trails, and mountain views. Along with hill-top views, there are many programs and annual events that play a role in making the parks a welcome place to visit for families. However, one such park, Cincinnati’s Friendship Park recently sustained a Combined Sewer Overflow due to a large section of the parkland shifting from soil erosion. This riverbank shift stems from a break in the 100-year-old stone sewer line. In a

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Ohio’s 2016 Household Sewer Treatment Program

The Ohio Environmental Protection Agency has released the Water Pollution Control Loan Fund (WPCLF) funding agenda. The WPCLF funding program will offer up to $5 million in principal forgiveness funds to local health districts during 2016 for projects that will repair or replace failing HSTS (Household Sewer Treatment Systems). Ohio EPA will use a strategic process to score and award HSTS principal forgiveness projects.  Each local health district will be eligible for a maximum award of $300,000. Sewer treatment systems

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Covington’s Sewer Lateral Recovery Plan

The City of Covington and the Wastewater department have implemented a sewer lateral repair program for its residents.  This program reimburses the homeowner for repair costs that are incurred for cleaning and maintenance of a defective lateral.  Due to limited funding, the city will prioritize projects based on the impact to public health and safety rather than on a first-come, first-serve basis.  If a home, or other building, is experiencing blockages or sewer backups, or if sewage is overflowing into

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Sewer Pipeline Collapse in Toledo Causes Detour

The city of Toledo is in the process of making repairs to a collapsed sewer.  The reconstruction will take place at Talmadge and Laskey roads.  Due to a temporary pipe installation, there will be rerouted traffic through Bob’s St.  Area residents have noticed a significant change to the flow of traffic.  The city has advised that Talmadge Road is scheduled to reopen in the month of November.  Talmadge is one of two north-south arteries in West Toledo that are closed

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Richwood Sewer Reformation

The City of Richwood is preparing for a long anticipated project. There will be a sewer rehabilitation effort initiated in the coming months. The task will consist of a $3.4 million dollar pump station, sewer tie-ins and restructuring of the larger main. The chief factor in decision making for this enhancement is to prevent an estimated 7 million gallons of sanitary sewer overflows yearly. Currently, engineers are assessing the planned improvements and will compile information and gather data to begin

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Rainy Season and Sewer Drainage Systems

Many of us are experiencing a rainy season now that summer is in full swing.  Along with the sunny delights and fanfare this time of year brings, there is also a need to think about the proper functioning of our drainage systems where we live.  It is important to know to what extent a drainage issue is prevalent.  In order to do this, a qualified fully licensed professional is needed for drain pipe cleaning. This will also maximize your awareness

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Sewer and Water 101

Summer is indeed here in all its glory.  We know that means rainfall is here, too.  In fact, in many parts of the country we have had record setting storms.  Precipitation can heavily contribute to an overloaded sewer system.  As a nation, we have over 700 communities that utilize combined sewer systems.  There are some Cities that have separate sewer systems but this is no small financial investment.  Even so, municipalities have the burden of making sure these systems are

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