Washington D.C. Water & Sewer Authority Gets Awarded

Jul 13

Washington D.C. Water & Sewer Authority Gets Awarded

For many years now, Perma-liner™ Industries has been proud to combine resources with D.C. Water. Together we have worked to reduce combined sewer overflows and help the city create reliable water infrastructures. The latest project the city has been awarded is the construction of a massive 5-mile tunnel. The project will take over 5 years to complete and will...

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Baltimore’s Progressive Path to New and Improved Sewer Systems

May 25

Baltimore’s Progressive Path to New and Improved Sewer Systems

Many cities on the East coast are in the process of a sizable undertaking to renew their aging infrastructures. Specifically the water and sewer systems. Baltimore is one of the cities that is on a mission to make the necessary improvements to ensure the quality and stability of these systems. The main obligation is to manage the overloaded sewer system that has...

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The Washington D.C. Agenda: To Protect Neighborhoods from Lead, Flooding and Sewer Overflows

Oct 03

The Washington D.C. Agenda: To Protect Neighborhoods from Lead, Flooding and Sewer Overflows

The District of Columbia has embarked on an ‘as needed’ replacement program in which residents can request the utility to replace lead service line. The DC Water and Sewer Authority will also replace the private side- at the owner’s discretion and expense. The District is expanding these programs due to a recent and heightened awareness after attention directed...

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Sewer Rehabilitation near Morrow Drive

Feb 24

Sewer Rehabilitation near Morrow Drive

Residents of Washington D.C., DC Water crews are in the process of replacing a 14-foot segment of damaged sewer pipe located in National Park Service (NPS) park land. More specifically, the work will take place in the park area adjacent to Morrow Drive, NW between Joyce Road, NW and Stage Road. Normal work hours will be from 9:30am until 2:45pm, Monday through...

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Washington DC’s Blue Plains and Clean Rivers

Jan 22

Washington DC’s Blue Plains and Clean Rivers

The Blue Plains Advanced Wastewater Treatment Plant is in good standing, as a result of compliance with environmental regulations and advanced methods of wastewater treatment.  The technology and facilities at Blue Plains are up-to-date, however, the sewer infrastructure that feeds the DC Water service area is aging and requires updates and improvements. To make the...

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Sewage into Electricity: Innovation at its Best

Nov 30

Sewage into Electricity: Innovation at its Best

Washington D.C. has incorporated a new system for sewers. Specifically, using thermal energy (hydrolysis) to turn wastewater into electricity.  This idea comes from a product which originated in Norway which is called the Cambi system. The sewage starts off in an apparatus that drains off the liquid, and then the screened product will flow into four pulpers, tall...

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