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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Michigan Avenue Blue Sewer Liner Project

Sep 11

Michigan Avenue Blue Sewer Liner Project

Due to a collapse earlier this summer of a deteriorated pipeline, the City of Adrian solved a future problem before it happened.  This project was, in effect, considered an emergency repair.  The thickness of the pipeline in question had downgraded to approximately 3/8 of an inch from where it started at 2.5 inches.  The line that was repaired was replaced using...

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Sump Pump and Basements

Aug 11

Sump Pump and Basements

Are you handling the summer rains, Detroit? Here in Michigan we need to be sure that the sump pump at our home is operating as it should. More water means the pump is being maximized making it important to make sure it is functioning at its best. The main purpose of a pump is to move the unwanted water to a municipal storm drain, in most cases. Sump pumps are an...

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Traverse City Seeks Partnered Sewer Line

Jul 21

Traverse City Seeks Partnered Sewer Line

Traverse City has had some leaky sewer lines, of late.  Specifically, along US 31 between 3 mile and 4 mile roads.  City officials are now toying with the idea of sharing a new line with Acme Township that would be further away from the bay.  During this summer’s repair and rehabilitation efforts of the City’s sewer system, numerous leaky pipes were...

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Rainy Season and Sewer Drainage Systems

Jul 18

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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