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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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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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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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Restructured Sewer Systems are an Asset for Ohio Cities

Major cities throughout Ohio are at the start of, or just completing important sewer rehabilitation upgrades to enhance their respective cities. There have been many successes due to the collaboration of communities working together in order to prioritize infrastructure renewal, as well as pooling their resources. Some cities including Akron, Cincinnati, and Columbus, are currently reconciling the expense of major sewer upgrades and the financial funding that will be needed to provide such improvements. Many of these sewer rehabilitations will

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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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Cincinnati’s Dry Run and Columbus’ Largest Project to Improve Sewer Tunnel

Columbus is building an underground storm sewer tunnel which will be the largest public works project in the city’s history. The 4-mile long storm water sewer tunnel is 175 feet under the city and is nearly complete with 3,000 feet to go. At 5-feet an hour, the massive 95-ton drill is doing its best to churn through miles of limestone. The city’s combined storm water and sewer system have become overloaded during heavy rains. The sewer lines have not been

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Provincial Town’s Evolved Sewer System

The city of Chillicothe is a city in Ohio surrounded by farming communities. The Utility oversees 106 miles of gravity sanitary sewer lines, and another 10 miles of force main lines.  In parts of the city, different areas have had their sewers installed at varying stages, using different materials that were considered appropriate at the time.  Parts of the system were initially installed in the 1930’s. In other areas, some pipes are more than 100 years old.  The up-to-date sections

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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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