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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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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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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Bloomfield Village Pipe Bursting Project

Oct 14

Bloomfield Village Pipe Bursting Project

Bloomfield Village is a scenic, tree-lined and aesthetically pleasing area within the Bloomfield Township.  The residential neighborhood has approximately1000 homes and was established in 1924.  Recently, the town decided to replace the water main which required a method called prechlorinated pipe bursting. This decision was made due to limited space along right of...

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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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