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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Detroit’s Sustainable Park Strengthens Community Involvement

Dec 06

Detroit’s Sustainable Park Strengthens Community Involvement

The city of Detroit is implementing a sustainable project for the good of its residents and community at large. It’s the first of its kind and will use alternative measures to place agriculture at the forefront of urban development. This creatively sustainable initiative will be located in the lower North End and will be sprawled out over three acres of land. The...

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Michigan’s Water SOS, Perma-Liner Industries is at Attention!

Apr 05

Michigan’s Water SOS, Perma-Liner Industries is at Attention!

Oh, where to start with the Flint water crisis! For months on end you’ve been hearing the horrific details of the impossibly contaminated water. Residents have endured many long months since this catastrophe began. The misfortune of a sanitary and storm sewer system that is outdated, underfunded and unable to handle the volume flowing through its pipes, especially...

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The City of Adrian: An Effort for an Improved Infrastructure

Jan 11

The City of Adrian: An Effort for an Improved Infrastructure

The City of Adrian has a Utilities Department which is working hard to get through the city’s infrastructure challenges which includes a $3 million rehabilitation and replacement of its 19th-century brick arch sewer.  Adrian is located 70 miles southwest of Detroit.  Customers are supplied with a blend of surface water from Lake Adrian and groundwater from four...

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