Rain Causes Overflow

Jul 16

Rain Causes Overflow

In Milwaukee we have another overflow that happened in Oak Creek a tributary of Lake Michigan for 5 hours. Across the country this has been an increasing problem due to higher than normal rain levels. With the high rain count this plays a part in soil that breaks away around the sewer-pipes and that causes the pipe to be jostled around and this can cause corrosion...

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Put On Your Goulashes Milwaukee!

Jul 02

Put On Your Goulashes Milwaukee!

Excessive rain that has been hitting our area has left our city flooding and our sewers practically underwater. There have already been advisories on water usage such as: washing clothes, doing dishes, taking showers and even flushing our toilets! These are tell-tale signs that somewhere along the Milwaukee sewer pipe-line has a leak or a break. Municipalities call...

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Cave Ins a Problem in Milwaukee

Jun 24

Cave Ins a Problem in Milwaukee

Milwaukee, a cave in can occur when storm water pushes soil into a defective pipe or related structure. As time goes on the ground or pavement above begins to sink or bow. Most cave ins occur around many Milwaukee manholes or catch basins. This can be a costly fix, the lateral line is where the problem usually is and that can mean thousands of dollars to...

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Rehabilitating their sewer system using cured-in-place-pipe technology

Dec 18

Rehabilitating their sewer system using cured-in-place-pipe technology

Outside of Milwaukee, a City is rehabilitating their sewer system using cured-in-place-pipe technology. This city has 800 miles worth of pipes that date back from 1890. In the mid-1990s this City started to re-line the sanitary system and have completed 40-50 miles so far. Now this year, the City is granted $400,000 to continue to upgrade the system.  Choosing this...

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