Boston Devises Creative Way to Boost Energy and Revenue

The city of Boston is taking a proactive and collaborative approach to ensuring the best use of energy and resourcefulness of the sewer systems. A recent proposed collective effort would involve local wastewater facilities to produce fertilizer while simultaneously generating electricity. It’s expected that this process of conversion would also become a sustainable source of profitability for smaller cities and neighborhoods near Boston. Cities and towns could market the treated water to be used for irrigation, street sweeping, flushing toilets and other means. Producing electricity and capturing thermal energy closer to the source would be more efficient because it would

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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 be to gain a world of knowledge about the trenchless pipelining Industry and the equipment Perma-Liner Industries manufactures. You can

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Cape Cod Takes Proactive Stance on Wastewater Mobilization

Of the many cities across America, Boston has been building at a slower pace. One issue is the high cost of construction, in addition to the fast-growing expense of integrating new infrastructure onto waning street and sewer systems. Another impediment is preparing communities to implement a more conventional approach to infrastructure systems, in lieu of traditional methods. While many Cape towns are well on their way when it comes to wastewater planning, relatively few have been able to implement those plans, falling largely on the high costs to taxpayers. Many residents have expressed optimism over recent efforts to update the

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Little Pond Sewer Reconstruction Begins

The Little Pond Sewer Service Area Project is currently underway in the town of Falmouth. This picturesque town by the sea, is located in the southwestern part of Cape Cod. The goal of this project is to improve water quality in Little Pond.  The project includes connection of approximately 1400 properties on the Maravista peninsula and the eastern portion of Falmouth Heights to the existing town sewer system, construction of approximately 16 miles of sewer pipe (gravity main, low pressure main, and force main), and construction of two new sewer lift stations, one at the end of Alphonse Street and

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The Interesting History of Boston’s Frog Pond

The Frog Pond Site was discovered in 1988, and is located on Boston Common near the present-day Frog Pond. The pond is now host to many activities in all seasons. With the winter season here ice skating enthusiasts can enjoy the skating sessions available for all ages. Whether you’re interested in lessons or perhaps a season pass, Frog Pond is the oldest and most treasured public park in the U.S. The Frog Pond was a natural spring even during Prehistory, and would have been present in roughly the same location for thousands of years before it became the skating and

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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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