Sewer System Overhaul Upsetting to Akron Residents as Water Bills Soar

Sewer System Overhaul Upsetting to Akron Residents as Water Bills Soar

The city of Akron is currently receiving a $1.2 billion overhaul to its sewer system and residents are not happy. Water bills are rising more than three times what they were because of price hikes to pay for the massive sewer project, which is to stop untreated wastewater from flooding into rivers and streams. The price is insane: $1.2 billion. The EPA ordered the overhaul to satisfy the Clean Water Act and a federal judge has given the city until

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Homebuyers Beware: Check Those Sewer Pipes before You Purchase

Most homeowners and business owners don’t know what condition their sewer pipes are in. Most don’t even think to check them. Cincinnati is seeing that if a question was posed to these owners, those in the Cincinnati area would have no clue what state their sewer pipes are in and really won’t care to pursue further. We all take sewer pipes for granted, that is, until they don’t function and we are faced with a major leak or other issue.

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Cured-In-Place-Pipelining Demonstration Days July 18 – 19

Perma-Liner Industries, LLC. to Hold Live Cured-In-Place-Pipelining Demonstration Days and Educational Sessions Open House will be held in Anaheim, Cali. on July 18 – 19 ANAHEIM, Cali. – With state-of-the-art technology options, it is not necessary to dig up aging or failing pipes to repair them. There is an efficient and cost-effective way to repair these pipes called the Cured-In-Place-Pipe (CIPP) method. Perma-Liner™ Industries, LLC. (“Perma-Liner”), the leading manufacturer and supplier of trenchless pipeline rehabilitation equipment and materials in North

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Epoxy vinyl ester resin brings many advantages to CIPP industry

Perma-Liner™ Industries, LLC. (“Perma-Liner”), the leading manufacturer and supplier of trenchless pipeline rehabilitation equipment and materials in North America, is introducing a new high-performance epoxy vinyl ester resin called Perma-Liner™ Vinyl Ester. The resin is Bisphenol-A Epoxy-based dissolved in styrene and is available now for purchase. “We are excited to introduce our newest resin into our already broad spectrum of products,” said Jerry D’Hulster, president of Perma-Liner Industries, LLC. “The high-performance epoxy vinyl ester resin offers an excellent balance of

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America’s Failing Water Infrastructure: There are Ways We Can Begin to Fix It

There are many variables threatening America’s water from pollution issues and aging infrastructure to raising costs and droughts and rainfall patterns as the climate changes. The U.S. used to be a leader when it came to water infrastructure and management. Now, the U.S. is lagging behind receiving D ratings for dams, drinking water and wastewater. It’s time to start focuses on possible solutions to curb these issues – the U.S. can get A ratings and below are some of the

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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 Pursues Means for a Solvent Sewer System amidst Flooding

Many counties near Columbus are preparing for an overhaul of the sewer systems with a rehabilitation and inspections project. The large scale pipelining project will help reduce the amount of stormwater entering the sewage collection systems through infiltration and inflow. The project will include repairs, sealing and grouting of manholes, root cutting and sewer cleaning and rehabilitation of existing pipes. The project will address and correct the faulty areas and leaks within the system. Cities involved in the rehabilitation project are

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Full Steam Ahead! Check Out Perma-Liner Industries 2016 Events Line Up!!

Undoubtedly, you are still enjoying the many highlights that this time of year brings, but as the glory days of summer begin to wane, no worries! We’ve got some exciting events scheduled for you and they’re coming up right around the corner. Mark your calendars for these informative trade shows that you won’t want to miss! First up, Perma-Liner Industries is pleased to announce we’ll be in Milwaukee on September 12-13th for the WEQ Fair. This is the place to

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Erie Interceptor Express Sewer

The city of Springfield will begin the latest project which will likely cost millions to eliminate overflows into local waterways. The city council is set to approve the Erie Interceptor Express Sewer this month. The Express Sewer will mainly transport sanitary flows from the northwestern part of the city, directly to the Wastewater Treatment Plant in order to prevent sewage from bypassing treatment during rain events. Construction is expected to take up to two years with an anticipated completion date of

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CME Services was contracted by a plumbing company to line 40 ft of 12" cast iron drain.

CME Services was contracted by a plumbing company to line 40 ft of 12″ cast iron drain.

Outside the Cincinnati area, a local contractor CME Services was contracted by a plumbing company to line 40 ft of 12″ cast iron drain. This drain handles all the parking garage floor drains for the Macy’s corporate building in downtown Cincinnati. The plumbing company has been chasing this problem since the building was built. Code dictates that cast iron must be used for fire safety since much of this pipe is exposed and fumes from burning PVC would kill. The

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