Rock, river & flood
- Commission sniffs out solution to Great Stink. Zolfagharifard, Ellie // Engineer (00137758);5/24/2010, Vol. 295 Issue 7795, p70
The article reports on the decision of the members of parliament from the chambers of the House of Commons to fund the construction of a new sewer system in London, England.
- Flooding prompts city to repair sewers. Elgin, David // American City & County;May98, Vol. 113 Issue 5, p81
Presents information on the flood that wreaked havoc on Cedar Rapids in Iowa, in 1993, with reference to the city's sanitary sewer. When the area's original 42-inch sanitary sewer was built; Number of homes that were fed into this system; Indication that the sewer is no longer accessible...
- City launches $181 million in sewer repairs. Darce, Keith // New Orleans CityBusiness (1994 to 2008);6/03/96, Vol. 16 Issue 48, p1
Reports on the Sewerage & Water Board of New Orleans' $181-million construction program aimed at repairing 1,450 sewer lines under the city. Sewer line repair in Lakeview; Construction of Lakeview on reclaimed swamps in the 1930s; Sources of break in the sewer pipe system; Proximity of Lakeview...
- Seattle adopts one of the most progressive plumbing ordinances. // Reeves Journal: Plumbing, Heating, Cooling;Jun95, Vol. 75 Issue 6, p40
Reports on the approval of new plumbing and sewerage ordinances in Seattle, Washington. Pattern of the ordinance after sanitary legislation in American and European cities; Roughing work regulations; Inspection policies.
- Atlanta uses contract magic, hoping to make things disappear. Buckner, Mary // ENR: Engineering News-Record;04/14/97, Vol. 238 Issue 15, p28
Reports on Atlanta, Georgia's attempt to complete a three-year combined sewer overflow project in 18 months to avoid fines imposed by the state legislature. Change in contract; Description of the project; Challenges facing the project.
- Call them old fashioned, but conventional rehabilitation methods proved best choice for Knoxville... Griffin, Jeff // Underground Construction;Sep97, Vol. 52 Issue 9, p21
Focuses on the completion of a $15.5 million project that eliminates combines storm and sanitary sewers in Knoxville, Tennessee. Description of the old water system in the city; Unexpected problems that have to be overcome during the construction; Government agencies that are responsible for...
- Columbus, Ohio's OARS Tunnel Project to Bid. // TBM: Tunnel Business Magazine;Feb2010, p9
The article reports that the Columbus Department of Public Utilities in Ohio will be publicizing the Phase 1 of the Olentangy-Scioto Intercepting Sewer Augmentation Relief Sewer (OARS) project on February 13, 2010 and will start its bidding process on April 28, 2010.
- Firms need service clarity after transfer. Wood, Janet // Utility Week;11/11/2011, p7
The article reports that several British sewerage firms that are dealing directly with householders after the transfer of private sewers are requesting for clarity regarding future contracts that may affect their service incentive mechanism programs.
- Beverly Hills voters pass levy. Defendis, Megan // Crain's Detroit Business;08/11/97, Vol. 13 Issue 32, p38
Reports that voters in Beverly Hills, California approved a 2-mill ballot proposal to rebuild the sewer system and repave roads. Expected cost of the renovations.