EPA to Sewage Plant Operators: Clean Up Your Act

EPA to Sewage Plant Operators: Clean Up Your Act

Regulators are pressing the operators of three sewage treatment systems along the Merrimack River to reduce the bacteria flowing into the river and to issue more timely alerts when raw sewage discharges through aging outfall pipes. The three systems operate under consent orders with the EPA. Permits for all three expired several years ago but new permits were recently issued. The EPA said in an advisory the new permits will include heightened monitoring and reporting requirements, while calling for additional treatment of sewage to reduce bacteria and other pollutants “to address potential adverse impacts to aquatic life, recreation and drinking

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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 America, is holding an Open House from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. on July 18 – 19 at its Anaheim,

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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 corrosion and performance properties. It will allow Perma-Liner to expand to new markets with its unique capabilities.” The new resin

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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 solutions that may get the nation where it needs to be. It starts with creating a national-level governance. Water technically

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Workers Divert Sinkhole Hazard in Lynn

Residents of the town of Lynn were advised last month to use caution when traveling. A large sinkhole that was blocking traffic at the intersection of Shepard and South Common streets has been repaired, and concrete barriers were strategically placed to avoid a hazard.The extra precaution was due to a broken sewer main near the collapsed road. There is a commonality in many nearby areas, as the sewers become inundated with heavy rain, there is a likelihood of sewer overflow.  In this case, the collapse also stems from the pipeline being over 100 years old. The Lynn Water and Sewer Department

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Town of Groton Seeks Water / Sewer Services

The City Council of Ayer has proposed a partnership in municipal services with the neighboring town of Groton.  The agreement would allow Groton to receive 40,500 gallons a day from the Ayer Water facility, as well as, permitting the town to implement sewer services.  There was previously a lack of wastewater capacity but through rectification, the contingency has been removed and the project will go forward.  The current agenda also includes businesses and homes, which are not currently connected to the Ayer sewer system through an existing line, to be afforded the opportunity upon completion of the proposal.  Residents can

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Tewksbury’s Smoke Detectors for Sewer Repair

Tewksbury, when you see smoke coming from various areas near your home this week, there is no cause for worry.  The City is testing the sewer system and its functionality.  The town uses a method of smoke bombs to detect any repairs needed caused by leaks and faulty pipes.  This is also a cost cutting measure, which is aimed at preventing inflow or water that gets into the sewer system that isn’t supposed to be there.  The City advises calling the Department of Public works should you see smoke inside your house as this is usually a problem with the

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Save Money and Time with Perma-Liner

Save Money and Time with Perma-Liner

The City of Boston celebrates close to ten years of using Perma-Liner Cured-In-Place-Pipe systems. The pipes from 1890, Boston has been re-lining pipes since the mid-1990s. citywide. Saving time and money from the cost of the long construction process, there is no need to worry about long down times on the sanitary system. Boston is saving time and money from traffic delays, trenches and horrendous traffic delays. To find out how Perma-Liner can save you money and time call us today at 866-336-2568 or visit our website at www.perma-liner.com.

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Scoop The Poop

Scoop The Poop

Boston, when you are out walking your dog, do not put your dog’s poop in the sewer drains. If there is a leak it could get into our water system as well as cause backups with the poop bags as well. If the bag breaks and the dog poop gets into a broken sewer pipe then it can get into various water systems and cause bacteria to over run our lakes, ponds, and in some cases leak into our drinking water. So, Boston if you have that furry friend that you walk every day, pick up the poop to stop

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Boston Uses Perma-Liner

Boston Uses Perma-Liner

The Boston Water and Sewer Commission (BWSC) owns and maintains the system for the collection and transport of the city’s wastewater and storm drainage. They also use trenchless rehabilitation of sewer or storm drains when available for maintenance.  Our pipe-lining materials range from home laterals 2” up to 8” diameters to sewer mains 6’ to 24’ in diameter. We use air inversion and epoxy solids the liner is inverted and forms to the pipe as a glove. Once cured the liner has now a formed a structural fit within the pipe. Perma-Liner products can line any pipe material such as: stone, brick,

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