A Commendation for the City of Lufkin: Getting the (Sewer) Job Done

Jun 20

A Commendation for the City of Lufkin: Getting the (Sewer) Job Done

The city of Lufkin, approximately 120 miles outside of H-Town, gets an “e” for effort. The city has achieved a prominent status in the operation of its own sewer system rehabilitation project. No matter how arduous a task that the dilemma of infiltration and inflow has been, it is now being addressed for the long term. So far, there have been miles of sewer...

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Houston’s Sugar Land Consolidates Water Sources

Apr 07

Houston’s Sugar Land Consolidates Water Sources

Sugar Land is a suburban community located about 20 miles southwest of Houston in Fort Bend County. The Houston-Woodlands-Sugar Land region of the county is 11th fastest-growing metro area in the US. Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown topped Forbes’ list of America’s fastest-growing cities. The city recently approved a Groundwater Reduction Plan (GRP) that outlines the...

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Bellaire Finalizes Trenchless Sewer Project

Mar 02

Bellaire Finalizes Trenchless Sewer Project

The Houston area neighborhood of Bellaire is on the tail end of the Lift Station Renewal and Replacement Program. The project included installation of just under 15,000 feet of 54-inch jacking pipe. The 54-inch Gravity Sewer Line Project began nearly two years ago and its completion will be ahead of schedule by one year. The project is one of several for the City of...

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The University of Texas and Trenchless Pipeline Success

Oct 14

The University of Texas and Trenchless Pipeline Success

Aging infrastructure is becoming a major concern for facilities personnel, as many educational institutions are well into their second century of existence. The University of Texas at Austin was established in 1883 and over the past 121 years has grown to be the nation’s largest single-campus university. Portions of the campus wastewater collection system have been...

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New Braunfels Sewer Construction Advisory

Sep 16

New Braunfels Sewer Construction Advisory

New Braunfels Utility crews is in the process of rehabilitating the city’s sewer lines this month. Please be advised that if you’re traveling near Post Road, thru-traffic will be re-routed between Gruene Road and Richter lane during business hours 8am-5pm.  The alternate routes will be accessible and in use for up to a week.  This will allow the workers...

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