Sewer Construction

New York governor kicks off construction on $11 million wastewater treatment project

(UC) — New York Governor Kathy Hochul has commenced construction on an $11 million wastewater collection and treatment facilities improvement project in St. Lawrence County, New York.

$40 million Detroit project to increase capacity in local, regional sewer system

(UC) — The Detroit Water and Sewerage Department has revealed a five-year, $40 million project that redirects rainwater and snowmelt from a westside neighborhood into two new detention basins, as well as provides other neighborhood improvements.

Curved Microtunnel Project Saves Time, Effort

BRH Garver recently completed two segments of major sanitary sewer system improvements in Houston, employing microtunneling. The bores consisted of 4,600 linear feet and 4,200 linear feet of 60-inch-diameter gravity sewer tunnel at depths to 70 feet. Hazen and Sawyer designed both projects for the owner, the city of Houston.

West Virginia receives $75 million grant to improve drinking water, wastewater systems

U.S. Department of Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced a $75 million award for critical infrastructure improvements in West Virginia’s Greenbrier County to support clean drinking water and sanitary wastewater systems.

Flooded sewage system discharges wastewater in British rivers, seas

Heavy rainfall overwhelmed parts of Britain's sewage system last week, causing untreated wastewater to be discharged into rivers and seas. The problem is a long-running issue in Britain, where regulators are investigating possible permit violations by six major water companies and environmental groups allege the firms have failed to make needed repairs.

Kansas wins $4.5 million grant to construct new wastewater infrastructure

The Economic Development Administration has awarded $4.5 million in funding to Kansas to construct wastewater and electrical infrastructure needed to support new business development in the state.

Connecticut receives $580 million in funding for sewer system improvements

Connecticut Governor Ned Lamont announced a $580 million investment in construction-ready municipal water pollution control projects to protect the state's waters from sewage pollution and improve water quality.

EPA promises assistance for repairs in towns plagued by raw sewage

Federal officials said the new pilot program will help 11 communities assess their sewage problems, plan improvements and receive the financial and technical help to make those plans real.

North Carolina receives $789.4 million in funding for drinking water, wastewater projects

Governor Roy Cooper announced on July 27 that communities statewide will receive a record $789.4 million in water and wastewater infrastructure funding to help pay for 385 projects statewide, including 140 construction projects.

Curtin Creek sewer project to receive $1.6 million in federal funding

Clark Regional Wastewater District (District) will receive $1.6 million in state and federal grant funding for the construction of the Curtin Creek Septic Elimination Program, the agency said on July 11.

US invests $2 million to replace aging water infrastructure in West Monroe, La.

The U.S. Secretary of Commerce’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) has awarded a $2 million grant to the city of West Monroe, Louisiana, to replace aging sewer infrastructure.

Islip, NY receives $7.2 million grant to build new sewer pipe

The U.S. Department of Commerce’s Economic Development Administration has awarded a $7.2 million grant to the town of Islip, New York, for construction of a new sewer pipe to support local businesses.

New York governor rolls out $255 million in grants for water infrastructure upgrades

New York Governor Kathy Hochul has made $255 million available in state grants for critical water and sewer infrastructure projects that will protect the state's public health and the environment, the governor said on Thursday.

Boston commissioners advance $150 million sewer separation project

The Boston Water and Sewer Commission has advanced the next phase of the East Boston Sewer Separation project, involving separating approximately 230 acres of combined sewer area, along with installing new storm drains, updating existing sewers, replacing adjacent aging water mains, and modifying existing regulator structures.

Inflation rates taking toll on new US infrastructure projects

Inflation is taking a toll on infrastructure projects across the U.S., driving up costs so much that state and local officials are postponing projects, scaling back others and reprioritizing their needs.

$1 Billion Wastewater Plant Upgrade Leverages Modern Solutions

Across North America, population booms are putting pressure on the capacity limitations of aging municipal wastewater treatment plants.

Vermont governor approves $104 million budget for water infrastructure projects

Vermont Gov. Phil Scott has signed an $8.1 billion state budget into law that delegates $104 million to water, sewer and stormwater infrastructure projects.

West Virginia city officials discuss tapping federal relief money for water, sewer projects

Members of the Public Works Committee of Wheeling City Council discussed using federal pandemic relief money to fund stormwater and sanitary sewer projects during a city council meeting last week.

Sacramento gets $3.5 million federal funding for stormwater projects

Sacramento, Calif., will get $3.5 million in federal funding to help pay for underground reservoirs to harden parts of the combined storm and sewage system within the city’s aging underground infrastructure.

Montgomery County, Ky kicks off construction on $65M sewer project

The Montgomery County Sewer Modernization and Revitalized Treatment (SMART) Project broke ground at the Western Regional Water Reclamation Facility in Boone County, Kentucky. The construction includes a new pump station and a pretreatment facility at the site.

NY completes $148M investment in infrastructure upgrades to reduce flooding

The $148 million investment in Southern Brooklyn brings 6.5 miles of new sewers to reduce flooding and improve the health of Fresh Creek and Jamaica Bay.

South Dakota water board grants $431 million for rural water system infrastructure upgrades

The South Dakota Board of Water and Natural Resources approved $431 million in grants and loans for almost 30 rural water systems throughout the state.

STV infrastructure projects win American Council of Engineering Companies awards

STV, an engineering, architectural, planning and program and construction management services company, earned awards for sewer, water and wastewater projects from the American Council of Engineering Companies.

Mississippi investing nearly $25M in site development

Mississippi invests in site development including improvements to water and sewer systems.

Mississippi City Increases Water and Sewer Rates More Than 16%

A Mississippi city will see a significant increase in water and sewer bills to pay loans from the state.

Baltimore Reports 2 Sewer Discharges of Unknown Amounts

Two sewer discharges were reported releasing an unknown amount in Baltimore.

Details of the Bipartisan Infrastructure Plan Affecting the Underground Construction Industry

The numbers are out for the bipartisan infrastructure plan that will allocate money to help improve the country's infrastructure.

Indiana Sewage Tunnel Project Completes Latest Phase

Fort Wayne finished its new sewer tunnel after 14 years of construction.

Reiss Engineering and CHA Consulting Now CHA

CHA Consulting acquired Reiss Engineering and rebranded its name to CHA.

City of Houston Selects LAN to Design New Sewer Line

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

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