Sewer Repair

The city of Charlotte is in the process of rectifying a significant sewer overflow that reached a nearby tributary. Attributed to a pipeline rupture carrying well over 100,000 gallons of water and sewage, the broken pipeline consisted of a 21-inch sewer main pipe. Because there...

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...

The Orange Water and Sewer Authority or OWASA is a community–owned utility that exemplifies community commitment to environmental protection and sustainable management of natural resources in North Carolina. The goal is to protect the environment through effective management and operation of the wastewater collection system,...

On July 16, 1976, the North Carolina Rural Water Association, Inc. (NCRWA) was incorporated as a non-profit corporation under the authority of the NC Secretary of State. NCRWA’s modest, yet service-focused, existence was much the vision of the initial Board of Directors. Organized from the...

The massive flooding disaster taking place in South Carolina, where a storm dumped nearly 2 feet of rain in the central part of the state this month, has been named the ‘1000 year’ event.  Floodwaters have caused the roads to be inundated with damage. The...

Spindale’s needs for maintenance and rehabilitation have grown to a point where the gap between these needs and available revenue is excessively wide. This is due to the town’s history as a textile-manufacturing community. From its incorporation in 1923 up to the late 1990s, the...

There are various methods adopted by cities to maintain and inspect sewer laterals.  There must be careful assessments and record keeping to determine the necessity of rehabilitating and repairing a sewer line.  If infiltration is a significant issue within your system, it is almost guaranteed...