Milwaukee Systematically Reinvents Sewer System with Prioritized Projects

May 09

Milwaukee Systematically Reinvents Sewer System with Prioritized Projects

The city of Milwaukee is seeing an increase in economic growth and support from a project to rebuild a large sewer. The rehabilitation involves a 48-inch combined sewer pipe, built nearly fifty years ago. The pipe runs under East Michigan Street and North Lincoln Memorial Drive. The city is currently in need of several other infrastructure renewals which are being...

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Milwaukee Keeps an Eye on Loopholes in Sewer Coverages

Dec 13

Milwaukee Keeps an Eye on Loopholes in Sewer Coverages

Cities all across Milwaukee are becoming more and more adept at what do and when, when a sewer overflow occurs, and how to prepare in advance.  Recently, the residents of Eau Claire sustained a massive sewer overflow from a broken pipeline. Approximately 100 million gallons of sewage ran into the Chippewa River, creating an extensive work order for the city.  Since...

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Full Steam Ahead! Check Out Perma-Liner Industries 2016 Events Line Up!!

Aug 18

Full Steam Ahead! Check Out Perma-Liner Industries 2016 Events Line Up!!

Undoubtedly, you are still enjoying the many highlights that this time of year brings, but as the glory days of summer begin to wane, no worries! We’ve got some exciting events scheduled for you and they’re coming up right around the corner. Mark your calendars for these informative trade shows that you won’t want to miss! First up, Perma-Liner Industries is...

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Milwaukee’s Agenda To Replace Lead Pipes: Work Together

May 18

Milwaukee’s Agenda To Replace Lead Pipes: Work Together

The cost of replacing a lead service line can vary depending on its length, how deep it is buried, and factors like the price of copper, but replacing just the homeowner’s side can average about $3,000. Milwaukee has an estimated 70,000 lead service lines. While the city has about 40 percent of the state’s lead service lines, under the program, a...

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Green Bay’s Lambeau Field: An Impressive Sewer Scenario

Apr 26

Green Bay’s Lambeau Field: An Impressive Sewer Scenario

Constructed in 1957, City Stadium (now known as Lambeau Field) has hosted numerous historic football events, including three league championships, and played a significant role in the development of the Green Bay Packers football legend. Lambeau Field has a seating capacity of 72,601, more than double its original size. The Lambeau Field sewer storage system operates...

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Madison and Milwaukee, Pipes and Sewer Metamorphosis

Apr 12

Madison and Milwaukee, Pipes and Sewer Metamorphosis

Before the mid-20th century, the pipes used to connect homes to water mains were almost always made of lead. Madison ended that practice in 1928. Today, those old water pipes remain in use in just about every major city, except Madison.  Madison has been somewhat of a pioneer in the plight against lead pipes. Well over a decade ago, Madison began a new approach to...

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