Sewer


Northeast Ohio Regional Sewer District Celebrates Its First Decade With New Deal

Traditional anniversaries commemorate 10 years with metal. Modern conventions honor it with diamonds. The Northeast Ohio Regional Sewer District (NEORSD) Board is marking this particular 10-year anniversary with concrete, greenery and now, pen to paper....


EPA Loans $265M for Water Infrastructure to Georgia County

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Andrew Wheeler and EPA Southeast Regional Administrator Mary Walker have announced a $265 million Water Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (WIFIA) loan to DeKalb County, Ga., for upgrades to its aging wastewater collection and treatment system....


Rhode Island's Pawtucket Tunnel Project to Alleviate Bay Pollution

The final stage of a massive storm water runoff and sewage collection and treatment project was set in motion by Rhode Island's Coastal Resources Management Council (CRMC) at an Oct. 13 online meeting....


Lametti & Sons Improves Minneapolis Wastewater System

Metropolitan Council Environmental Services (MCES), operator of the metro-area wastewater collection and treatment system, is making improvements to the existing and aging sanitary sewer system in Minneapolis....


SAE Vacuum Excavation and Sewer Cleaning Equipment Standards Published

SAE has published a second standard for vacuum excavators and sewer cleaning equipment with the publication of J3107 to complement the already published J3106 Standard. The members of AEM's AEM's Underground Equipment Manufacturers Committee (UEMC) understood the need for standards for the growing vacuum excavation equipment industry....


Innovation, Green Infrastructure Resolves Flooding

In 2017, Astra-Rohadfox UPC JV LP, a joint venture between Astra Group and Rohadfox Construction Control Services Corporation, was selected to deliver the Atlanta Department of Watershed Management's (DWM) Upper Proctor Creek Capacity Relief Facility and the Trust for Public Land's (TPL) Rodney Cook Sr....


$2B DigIndy Project Improves Water Quality in Indianapolis

Constructed 250-ft. beneath the city, a 28-mi. long stretch of 18-ft. diameter deep rock tunnels will dramatically reduce the threat to public health and the environment in Indianapolis, Ind. The DigIndy project is part of a $2 billion effort to reduce combined sewer overflows into area waterways....


$153M Dugway Storage Tunnel Nears Completion

One of the key elements of the Northeast Ohio Regional Sewer District's (NEORSD) Project Clean Lake is the $153 million, 14,000-foot-long (2.8 mi.) Dugway Storage Tunnel, which is being constructed by the Salini Impregilo/Lane Construction JV (Salini Impregilo S.p.A....


Crews Near Halfway Point in Storage Tunnel Project

Part of the Northeast Ohio Regional Sewer District's (NEORSD) Project Clean Lake, the $142.3 million Doan Valley Storage Tunnel project (DVT) has McNally/Kiewit DVT JV (McNally Tunneling Corp. and Kiewet Corporation) constructing three tunnels to help deal with combined sewer overflows (CSO) and have it treated....


Narragansett Bay Commission Invited to Apply for EPA Infrastructure Financing

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is inviting the Narragansett Bay Commission (NBC) to apply for a $251 million Water Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (WIFIA) loan to make infrastructure improvements to control combined sewer overflows (CSOs) as a part of NBC's continuing CSO program....