Epoxy vinyl ester resin brings many advantages to CIPP industry

Jul 09

Epoxy vinyl ester resin brings many advantages to CIPP industry

Perma-Liner™ Industries, LLC. (“Perma-Liner”), the leading manufacturer and supplier of trenchless pipeline rehabilitation equipment and materials in North America, is introducing a new high-performance epoxy vinyl ester resin called Perma-Liner™ Vinyl Ester. The resin is Bisphenol-A Epoxy-based dissolved in styrene and is available now for purchase. “We...

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Several Projects Aimed at Improving Wastewater Issues in Muskegon

Jun 14

Several Projects Aimed at Improving Wastewater Issues in Muskegon

City officials want the best for the city they are representing. From new parks and recreation areas to updates to the city infrastructure, the resident and city needs are held to the highest standard. This is the case in Muskegon, Michigan where city officials are proposing a $24 million wastewater project and are asking for resident input. The projects will help...

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America’s Failing Water Infrastructure: There are Ways We Can Begin to Fix It

Jun 06

America’s Failing Water Infrastructure: There are Ways We Can Begin to Fix It

There are many variables threatening America’s water from pollution issues and aging infrastructure to raising costs and droughts and rainfall patterns as the climate changes. The U.S. used to be a leader when it came to water infrastructure and management. Now, the U.S. is lagging behind receiving D ratings for dams, drinking water and wastewater. It’s time to...

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Water Main and Infrastructure Repairs Becoming Costly for Residents

May 21

Water Main and Infrastructure Repairs Becoming Costly for Residents

City residents in Traverse City, Michigan will likely be footing the bill for the next several years to upgrade the city’s aging sewer and water systems. The proposed increased rates being driven by an improvement plan that includes about $20 million in water and sewer projects over the next several years. Water rates are expected to increase $2 for the first 600...

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Michigan’s Rural Cities Appraise Septic vs. Sewer Systems

Jun 16

Michigan’s Rural Cities Appraise Septic vs. Sewer Systems

Several rural and suburban areas in Michigan are utilizing the roughly 48,000 on-site septic systems currently in use within the state. A percentage of these systems are in need of repair or upgrades. If a different system is necessary, soil tests will first be conducted to determine if a property is suitable for construction of a sewage system.  A consideration...

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Detroit’s Substantial Sinkhole leads to Across-the-Board Repairs

Apr 21

Detroit’s Substantial Sinkhole leads to Across-the-Board Repairs

Across the nation, sinkholes have become a more prevalent occurrence and can build up, unnoticed, over time and lead to a sudden collapse when the basin reaches the surface. Recently, the city of Detroit experienced this phenomenon leading to a massive sinkhole. However, there are indicators you can look for in advance. A few things to watch out for are new cracks in...

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Detroit’s Unwavering Strength: Stronger by the Sinkhole and Sewer Collapse

Jan 30

Detroit’s Unwavering Strength: Stronger by the Sinkhole and Sewer Collapse

There’s no question that Detroit has had a whirlwind of activity surrounding water, sewer, and pipeline instability.  But most recently, the city sustained a shifting of sediment which has nearly blocked a collapsed sewer interceptor at a sinkhole prompting more than a half-million county residents and tens of thousands of businesses to restrict water usage. This...

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