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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Washington DC Water and the Perma-Liner Connection

Nov 10

Washington DC Water and the Perma-Liner Connection

The DC Water sewer system is about as old as it gets with some pipes dating back to before the Civil War, and construction materials including everything from brick to vitrified clay to cast iron to concrete.  More than 630,000 residential, commercial and governmental customers in the District of Columbia receive wastewater collection and treatment services from the...

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