Washington DC’s New Architectural Building Design for Water and Sewer Headquarters

Feb 24

Washington DC’s New Architectural Building Design for Water and Sewer Headquarters

Washington DC- you’ve got a new and impressive building for Water and Sewer Services. The new and improved eco-friendly facility reflects a dedication to sustainable initiatives within the city and was designed using a never-before-used technology. Equipped with a new system which will harness DC Water’s wastewater as a source of thermal energy to condition the...

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

Aug 18

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...

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Washington D.C.’s Water Main Rehabilitation

Jan 06

Washington D.C.’s Water Main Rehabilitation

As part of its Capital Improvement Program, DC Water is replacing existing 12-inch and smaller cast iron  mains in various locations throughout the city. These efforts will help improve water quality and system reliability, increase water pressure in some areas, and maintain adequate flows throughout the system. Construction for this project will occur on Rock Creek...

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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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The Capital Crescent Trail Sewer Rehabilitation

Oct 23

The Capital Crescent Trail Sewer Rehabilitation

DC Water will rehabilitate a portion of the Upper Potomac Interceptor Sewer as part of a region wide effort to improve the quality and durability of sewers throughout the Washington Metropolitan Area. Many of the district’s wastewater pipes are more than 50 years old, are in disrepair and have structural defects such as fractures. When this occurs, it may allow...

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Baltimore’s High Cost Sewer Correction

Sep 21

Baltimore’s High Cost Sewer Correction

The City of Baltimore is prepared to overhaul a leaky and aging sewer system at a pricey $400 million. There have been many costly initiatives over the last decade in an effort to fix the ailing sewer system. However, the City’s harbor has yet to be free of contamination due to substances spilling from a sewer line laden with potentially harmful bacteria.  It...

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