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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Greensboro’s Pilot Program for Sewer Testing

Apr 21

Greensboro’s Pilot Program for Sewer Testing

The City of Greensboro believes in spotlighting growth and economic potential in the best interest of its population of 250,000.  Currently, the city is developing a pilot program to conclusively inspect a (PCCP) prestressed concrete cylinder pipe water main. The Water Resources Department has been instrumental in recognizing the need for new construction, which...

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Charlotte’s Heavy Rain Causes Falling Trees

Feb 25

Charlotte’s Heavy Rain Causes Falling Trees

Charlotte is cleaning up area roads and property in the wake of strong winds and heavy rain this week.  In recent weeks, the city has had its share of rain storms which has caused damage and hazards throughout several Charlotte neighborhoods.   A massive tree from Edgehill Park covering Queens Road is in the process of being removed to prevent further road...

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Duke University Opens Storm Water Reuse Pond

Aug 14

Duke University Opens Storm Water Reuse Pond

Duke University has accomplished one of the firsts.  It has opened a reusable storm water pond.  The pond is designed to save water and has the capability to convert rainwater into chilled water.  This will also be used as an alternative collection site to treat storm water.  The pond is spread across a vast 5.5 acreage and is filled to approximately 12 million...

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Rainy Season and Sewer Drainage Systems

Jul 17

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...

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