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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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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Maysville and Burlington’s Recent Sewer Setbacks

Aug 05

Maysville and Burlington’s Recent Sewer Setbacks

The town of Maysville has had a recent sewer spill into the White Oak River. An estimated 10 thousand gallons of sewage has the emergency management springing into action to contain the weekend’s overflow.  The ensuing investigation is pointing the blame at faulty sewer pumps.  The high temperatures are partly to blame, as well.  The North Carolina...

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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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Sewer Line Project for Greensboro

Jul 09

Sewer Line Project for Greensboro

Randolph County is setting its sites on a possible transformation to bring in a big auto manufacturer to the area.  Business means growth and growth means business for this Piedmont Triad region.  The developers are getting a good vibe about bringing a new face to this otherwise untouched land.  There are miles of backroads and farm houses with vast land that has...

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