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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DC Water Performs Dye Test to Confirm Sewer Leak

Sep 02

DC Water Performs Dye Test to Confirm Sewer Leak

In a remote area of Soapstone Creek, beyond the Soapstone Valley trail, there was a slow leak detected in a sewer pipe. It almost went unnoticed but through a series of tests which required the use of dye, the leak was detected and repaired. DC Water Dept. inspectors poured a concentrated green dye into a manhole upstream from the ooze site, and sure enough, green...

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Rainy Season and Sewer Drainage Systems

Jul 19

Rainy Season and Sewer Drainage Systems

Many of us are experiencing a rainy season now that summer is in full swing.  Along with the sunny delights and fanfare this time of year brings, there is also a need to think about the proper functioning of our drainage systems where we live.  It is important to know to what extent a drainage issue is prevalent.  In order to do this, a qualified fully licensed...

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