High Pressure Sewer Cleaning in Burton

Sep 30

High Pressure Sewer Cleaning in Burton

The City of Burton sewer department is currently conducting routine maintenance on the sanitary sewer system as part of its asset management program. This maintenance requires crews to use high pressure equipment to clean the main lines prior to inspecting them with television equipment. Sometimes, when doing this high pressure cleaning, pressure can build up in the...

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Cedar Springs and Pontiac Lake Sewer Initiatives

Sep 26

Cedar Springs and Pontiac Lake Sewer Initiatives

The summer has come to a close but the City is working on several projects that are of importance to the community.  There is construction going on near the post office for phase one of the sewer rehabilitation project on Cherry Street.   The enhancements are nearly completed.  While parking has been an ongoing issue for residents in the area, use caution around...

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Huron River Sewer Overflow in Ann Arbor

Sep 01

Huron River Sewer Overflow in Ann Arbor

Residents of Ann Arbor experienced a sewer overflow in the Huron River. The spill occurred due to a break in an underground pipeline, which leaked from an excavated hole with approximately 3000 gallons of storm water and partially treated water. Fortunately, due to a number of factors, the impact of the incident on human health and the environment is minimal,...

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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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