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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Get Ready for Relief Detroit: Sewer Relief, That Is!

Jul 03

Get Ready for Relief Detroit: Sewer Relief, That Is!

The Michigan Department of Environmental quality has decided to do away with the emergency sewer pump stations that have been used for over 30 years. At the time, the committee agreed that these relief sewers were the best option for controlling overflows and simultaneously reducing costs. We all remember last summer’s historic rainfall with the August storm...

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