This current project aiming to separate the stormwater system and the sanitary sewer system and to reduce the loading at the sewer
project is just phase one of four projects involving the city's water and sewer system.
Although this represents a small proportion of properties connected to the sewer
network, these incidents cause great distress and inconvenience for those affected.
A videotape examination of the sewer
revealed cracks in the interior of the pipe.
A cured-in-place lining developed by Insituform Technologies, Inc., in Chesterfield, MO, will restore structural integrity without digging up the sewer
Fortunately, someone had the forethought to make the sewers
large enough so that they could be repaired rather than be forced to dig them up and replace them."
Although the sewer
main was typically located in one of the parkways parallel to the street, ditches on both sides were flooded simultaneously to identify leaking service laterals from the opposite side.
The elimination of joints reduces the chances of groundwater infiltration into the sewer
* sewer trenches channel the water to defects along the sewers