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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Arlington is on a Roll with Sewer Robots

Jun 13

Arlington is on a Roll with Sewer Robots

The city of Arlington has come up with an ingenious way to keep tabs on water quality. Along with the University of Texas at Arlington, the city has collaborated on the use of robots for sewers. The cost to the city is expected to be less than half the cost of hiring a complete service to run a robot and interpret the data. A floating robot will be equipped with a...

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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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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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Rainy Season and Sewer Drainage Systems

Jul 25

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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