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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Full Steam Ahead! Check Out Perma-Liner Industries 2016 Events Line Up!!

Aug 18

Full Steam Ahead! Check Out Perma-Liner Industries 2016 Events Line Up!!

Undoubtedly, you are still enjoying the many highlights that this time of year brings, but as the glory days of summer begin to wane, no worries! We’ve got some exciting events scheduled for you and they’re coming up right around the corner. Mark your calendars for these informative trade shows that you won’t want to miss! First up, Perma-Liner Industries is...

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A Michigan City’s Agenda to Deter Overflow

Apr 22

A Michigan City’s Agenda to Deter Overflow

The city of St. Joseph has made progress in reducing overflow, but there is more work to be done. With sustained and heavy rain, storm water can rush into the combined sewer lines, eventually sending waste and other pollutants into St. Joseph River and Lake Michigan. This condition can generate health hazards, as well as, necessitating the closures of area beaches....

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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 The misfortune of a sanitary and storm sewer system that is outdated, underfunded and unable to handle the volume flowing through its pipes, especially...

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Assessing Sewer Line Leads to Greasy Discovery

Feb 29

Assessing Sewer Line Leads to Greasy Discovery

Livonia is a well-planned community of residential, industrial, commercial and civic development with a population of approximately 100,000. Centrally located between Detroit and Ann Arbor at the intersection of two major freeways — I-96, which travels east and west, and I-275, which travels north and south — beneficial and convenient to those travelling in and...

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Phosphorus Control and the Lake Erie Basin

Jan 29

Phosphorus Control and the Lake Erie Basin

Michigan has been proactive in the pursuit of total phosphorus reductions since Lake Erie was first declared void of living organisms in the 1960’s. The Detroit Water and Sewer Department is by far the largest point source discharge to Lake Erie. The reductions in this discharge were the main reason the Lake Erie ecosystem has seen many water quality problems over...

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