North Carolina Cities Share Common Plight: Mitigating Stormwater

Jun 07

North Carolina Cities Share Common Plight: Mitigating Stormwater

Communities throughout North Carolina have received numerous accolades for effectively stopping stormwater issues in their tracks. Universities and other local agencies have worked together toward a common goal. The comprehensive and far-reaching effort involved a strategy to combat sewer overflows, flooding and stormwater dilemmas caused by heavy rains. Several area...

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Charlotte Uncovers Wide-Ranging Use for Organic Waste

Apr 11

Charlotte Uncovers Wide-Ranging Use for Organic Waste

The City of Charlotte is using vast resources to experiment in cost saving and environmentally smart strategies for a new treatment facility. The strategy begins with converting food waste into fuel. This can be accomplished with the use of anaerobic digesters. The process consists of microorganisms in oxygen-free systems which will break down organic wastes from...

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Charlotte’s Efficient Frost-Seeding Promotes Sustainability

Jan 24

Charlotte’s Efficient Frost-Seeding Promotes Sustainability

Sewer systems and tree roots do not make a good mix. Tree roots are a cause for concern as they impede the sewer lines, thereby leading to blockages and sewer backups. If a sewer pipeline becomes buried, the soil around them is looser than the rest of the yard, creating an ideal climate for the roots of the tree to gravitate toward the soil, which tends to become...

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Full Steam Ahead! Check Out Perma-Liner Industries 2016 Events Line Up!!

Aug 18

Full Steam Ahead! Check Out Perma-Liner Industries 2016 Events Line Up!!

Undoubtedly, you are still enjoying the many highlights that this time of year brings, but as the glory days of summer begin to wane, no worries! We’ve got some exciting events scheduled for you and they’re coming up right around the corner. Mark your calendars for these informative trade shows that you won’t want to miss! First up, Perma-Liner Industries is...

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North Carolina Cities Re-Build Infrastructures after Severe Storms

Jul 05

North Carolina Cities Re-Build Infrastructures after Severe Storms

After severe storms, many cities throughout North Carolina are in the process of repair and reconstruction. The severe storms, which occurred last month, are proving to be a costly mishap. In nearby Henrico County, the city recently allocated funding for costs associated with the storm. The early estimate for storm cleanup was approximately $1.5 million. Last...

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The Wilmington Attraction: Cape Fear River and the Beaver

Apr 01

The Wilmington Attraction: Cape Fear River and the Beaver

The city of Wilmington is home to the scenic Cape Fear River, unfurling throughout the coastal and piedmont regions of North Carolina. It also shares its home with another: the beaver. Homeowners across the Cape Fear region have found more dams blocking culverts and backing up water in recent months than in years past. Contributed to the enormous amount of rain, the...

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