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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Heavy Rain-Induced Overflows Strike Deep Creek Lake

Jun 29

Heavy Rain-Induced Overflows Strike Deep Creek Lake

Across the nation, many cities have been engulfed by heavy rains this month. The small community of McHenry, MD. was not left out. On two separate, but near occasions, Western Maryland’s Deep Creek Lake sustained a sewage spill and a sewer overflow. One overflow was due to a section of culvert pipe that washed out after heavy rains, causing a break in a six-inch...

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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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Underground Tunnel Projects in Washington D.C

Oct 08

Underground Tunnel Projects in Washington D.C

Under agreement between DC Water, the District of Columbia, the U.S. Department of Justice and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, DC Water is implementing a $2.6 billion Clean Rivers Project. The first phase of the project is underway and involves constructing a massive underground tunnel system to control combined sewer overflows to the Anacostia River. These...

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