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New Jersey’s Use of Cisterns for Sustainability

After withstanding the devastations of Superstorm Sandy, New Jersey has initiated strong efforts to implement several resiliency practices to help handle the effects of similar future events. Green infrastructure is one of these key practices. It is essential that these methods be utilized as frequently as possible to promote sound storm water management going forward.  This depends on the extent that Green Infrastructure practices are utilized. Traditional, or gray infrastructure, generally focuses on collecting rainwater and sending it downstream to

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Energy Conservation Solar Power Initiatives

Atlantic City’s City Island Wastewater Treatment Plant’s 40-mgd ( million gallons/day) activated sludge plant finds success by combining strategic energy conservation practices, with some of the largest wind and solar initiatives in the wastewater sector. It’s a committed and combined effort for rate stabilization and environmentalism. The plant saves more than $1.6 million per year in energy costs. Additionally, energy represents 20 percent of the plant’s overall budget, down from 30 percent only a few years ago. The efforts have

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Sea Girt Pump Station Solution

Among the most devastating effects of Superstorm Sandy in New Jersey was the storm’s impact on sewage treatment facilities along the coast. During and after the storm, sewage plants and pump station were inundated by flood waters and without power for as long as three days, resulting in the discharge of some two billion gallons of untreated and partially treated sewage into New Jersey waterways. The environmental damage was unprecedented – and the financial impact was devastating. Total costs to repair

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Atlantic City Utilities Authority: Green Energy Initiative

The Wastewater facility in Atlantic City is not only in charge of the sewer system but has a solar energy project that is part of a green energy initiative.  The Jersey-Atlantic Wind Farm which consists of five, 380 ft. turbines with a capacity of producing a combined 7.5 megawatts of power.  That is considered enough energy to power an estimated 2,500 homes.  The power produced is used to operate the wastewater treatment plant. The wind farm is the first in

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South Monmouth Has Paved Way for Mobile Sewer Design

There is a new plan that has come into action for residents of South Monmouth and beyond. The aftermath of disastrous storms had the City springing into action, thereby developing a better sewer system to include mobile pump stations. Gathering all their resources and expertise the Sewerage Authority has turned pump stations into transportable units. Engineers of this project have put together a list of recommendations when implementing such a plan. When designing a mobile pump station, the noise level

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Frequent Flooding Prompts Sewer Line Inspection

The community of Emerson is undergoing a pipeline survey due to recent flooding problems within the borough. Several sewer lines will be inspected, cleaned and drained. Residents of the neighborhood have voiced their concerns after the heavy rains, which prompted the City to take action. This month, the council approved several locations for survey of the pipelines, including Vivian Ave. and Powell rd. So far, there have been seven areas of the underground infrastructure that have reported issues which have

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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 professional is needed for drain pipe cleaning. This will also maximize your awareness

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Pipelining Protection for Princeton

Princeton, New Jersey, we’ve got you covered!!  As our summer is off to a bustling start and going strong, you should know that the City is still hard at work ensuring your concerns are being addressed.  Did you know you have a committee that meets monthly to review your sanitary sewer system to make sure the needs of the City and its residents are being met? The Sewer Operating Committee reviews development applications to calculate anticipated wastewater flow and possible

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Sewer and Water 101

Summer is indeed here in all its glory.  We know that means rainfall is here, too.  In fact, in many parts of the country we have had record setting storms.  Precipitation can heavily contribute to an overloaded sewer system.  As a nation, we have over 700 communities that utilize combined sewer systems.  There are some Cities that have separate sewer systems but this is no small financial investment.  Even so, municipalities have the burden of making sure these systems are

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Live Demonstrations Coming Soon!

LIVE DEMONSTRATIONS REGISTRATION JUNE 16TH – 18TH JAM PACKED WITH LIVE DEMOS & THE LATEST CIPP TECH. TUESDAY, JUNE 16TH THRU THURSDAY JUNE 18TH Don’t miss this three day event at our corporate facility in sunny Florida! This event will be jam packed with live demonstrations and the latest CIPP technology. Live Demonstrations: Perma-Main™ Continuous Lining Top Gun, Perma-Lateral™ Lining with Steam Cure, Sectional Point Repair, Pull In Place, Reinstatement Cutters and more! Show Specials: Specials will be announced during the event

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