Sewer

Idaho Eyes Sewer, Water, Broadband with Federal Rescue Money

Idaho will receive $1.1 billion in the latest round of coronavirus relief money which will go toward water, sewer and broadband infrastructure in the state.

8 Years After Sandy, $230M New Jersey Flood Plan Gets Kickoff

A $230M flood plan will soon be underway in Hoboken, NJ.

Flushable Wipes and Other Items Clogged Anchorage Sewage System

Flushable wipes and other items have clogged Anchorage's city sewer system.

Brazil Privatizes Rio de Janeiro’s Water, Sewage Utility

Rio de Janeiro has decided to privatize its water and sewage utility after failing to fix systems.

City of Houston Selects LAN to Design New Sewer Line

LAN has been selected to design a new sewer line in Houston, Texas.

Delaware Sewer Break Discharges Wastewater into River

Wastewater flows into Delaware river after a force main break.

City of Laredo to Build Sewer Tunnel for Water Transportation to Wastewater Treatment Plant

The City of Laredo in Texas is set to build a new sewer tunnel for transportation of wastewater from the Zacate Creek Wastewater Treatment Plant.

Businessman Pleads Guilty to Illegal Wastewater Dumping

The owner of Rebel High Velocity Sewer Services pleads guilty to illegally dumping more than 3 million gallons of wastewater into the Jackson, Mississippi sewer system.

Pittsburgh Agency Admits Pumping Sludge into Allegheny River For Seven Years

The Pittsburgh Water and Sewer Authority has admitted to illegally pumping sludge into the Allegheny River for seven years.

Colorado Springs Agrees to Resolve Stormwater Management Violations in Settlement With U.S. DOJ

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced a settlement with the City of Colorado Springs to resolve Clean Water Act violations.

Michigan Governor Announces $500 Million Water Infrastructure Plan

The governor of Michigan has announced a $500 million dollar plan to upgrade the state's water and wastewater infrastructure.

Granite Awarded 5 Sewer Rehab Contracts in Chicago

Construction firm Granite has been awarded five sewer rehabilitation projects with the City of Chicago, part of the "Windy City's" $8 billion plan to upgrade its aging wastewater infrastructure.

Three Contractors Dead After Being Trapped in a Manhole

Three contractors died on Tuesday while working on a storm sewer project in Fort Wayne, Indiana after they became trapped in a manhole city officials said.

Ulliman Schutte, Brown and Caldwell Awarded Sewer Rehabilitation Contract in D.C.

Ulliman Schutte and Brown and Caldwell have been awarded a contract by DC Water to rehabilitate a key component of Washington D.C's sewer system.

Aegion Corporation Wins $8 Million Texas Wastewater Rehab Contract

Insituform, a subsidiary of Aegion, announced it has been awarded an $8 million large-diameter wastewater pipeline rehabilitation contract in Southwest Texas.

Poised for Progress: Prescott One Step Closer to Centralized Wastewater System

The popular adage “out with the old, in with the new” is often associated with enthusiasm and fanfare. Yet, in the world of sewer replacement and expansion, the true test of a successful project is having the work go almost unnoticed by the public.

Aegion Awarded Wastewater Rehabilitation Contract in Maryland

Insituform, a subsidiary of Aegion, announced it has been awarded a wastewater infrastructure rehabilitation contract in Maryland.

Denver Facility to Use Wastewater Pipes to Generate Energy

A consortium of infrastructure companies has partnered to develop and construct a system in Denver that uses heat from wastewater to generate energy.

North Carolina Utilities Told to Stop Disconnections Through August

Regulators in North Carolina have instructed the state's large, for-profit utility companies to continue delaying disconnections through the month of August.

USDA Invests $462 Million in Water and Wastewater Infrastructure in Rural Communities

The U.S. Department of Agriculture is investing $462 million to upgrade water and wastewater infrastructure in rural communities around the country.

Eliminating the Need for Pulling Augers

S.J. Louis Companies recently deployed an auger-boring steerable rock system to complete an on-grade sewer install in record time.

Aegion Corporation Awarded $6 Million Wastewater Rehabilitation Contract

Insituform Technologies, LLC, a subsidiary of Aegion Corporation, has been awarded a $6 million sewer rehabilitation contract in South Carolina.

Tennessee House Panel Passes Private Sewer Oversight Bill

A House panel passed a bill that would block Tennessee’s Department of Environment and Conservation from regulating how some types of sewage treatment systems are designed and built.

Epidemic of Wipes and Masks Plague U.S. Sewers, Storm Drains

While drain clogs aren’t new, cities say they’ve become a more costly and time consuming headache during the pandemic. Home-bound Americans are flushing more wipes, and discarded masks and gloves are gumming up treatment plants.

USDA Invests $281 Million in Rural Water and Wastewater Infrastructure Improvements

The U.S. Department of Agriculture is investing more than $280 million to help rural communities improve their water and wastewater infrastructure.

Stantec to Lead Major Wastewater Development Project in Egypt

Global engineering services company Stantec has been selected to head up a massive wastewater infrastructure improvement project for the Fayoum governate in Egypt.

USDA Invests $12 Million in Rural Water Infrastructure Improvements in Texas

The United States Department of Agriculture is investing $12 million to improve water and wastewater infrastructure in rural communities across Texas.

WEF Panel to Study Biohazards, Safety for Wastewater Workers

To ensure the protection of wastewater workers during the coronavirus pandemic and beyond, the Water Environment Federation is convening a blue-ribbon panel of experts to evaluate information on biological hazards and safety precautions.

UT Arlington Joins Project to Prevent DFW Airport Flooding

The University of Texas at Arlington (UTA) is partnering with Dallas Fort Worth International Airport on a five-year project to manage storm water and flooding at the airport.

Supreme Court Rejects Narrow View of CWA in Maui Wastewater Case

The Supreme Court ruled that a Maui treatment plant's discharge of polluted water into the ground, rather than directly into nearby waterways, does not relieve it of complying with the Clean Water Act.