New Orleans Strategy for Staying Safe (with Vehicle) in Flooded Areas

May 15

New Orleans Strategy for Staying Safe (with Vehicle) in Flooded Areas

New Orleans is on a mission to keep residents of the city protected while facing the tough issues that flooding has created for the local area.  A substantial concern is the thousands of motorists with vehicles that have been submerged to one degree or another. Vehicle flooding often results in difficult and expensive repairs. However, there are helpful guidelines...

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Eagleville Small Beginnings Lead to an Impressive Sewer System

May 08

Eagleville Small Beginnings Lead to an Impressive Sewer System

The city of Eagleville is a small-sized, quaint town known for picturesque views, pleasing antique shops and parks. But even more impressive is the startup of a brand new sewer system, considered a first for a major development for this modest town.  The transition from septic to sewer was no easy task and required years of planning and dedication to something more...

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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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New Orleans Permanent Canal Closures and New Pump Stations

May 19

New Orleans Permanent Canal Closures and New Pump Stations

When Hurricane Katrina occurred, it pushed water from Lake Pontchartrain into New Orleans’ three major drainage canal, putting pressure on floodwall-topped levees which failed to withstand the load of the water. The rise of lake water caused the failure in two places of I-walls along the city’s London Avenue Canal and moved by some 35 feet a floodwall on the 17th...

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A New Orleans Neighborhood: Bewildered by Sewer Setback

Apr 12

A New Orleans Neighborhood: Bewildered by Sewer Setback

Residents of New Orleans living in the neighborhood of Prytania St. have been no stranger to unceasing construction.  A project that is part of the Southeast Louisiana drainage initiative has been far more extensive than originally planned. To be specific, two years more extensive.  Concerned residents have conducted a meeting with a spokesperson from the New...

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Mississippi River’s Saltwater Wedge

Jan 15

Mississippi River’s Saltwater Wedge

Estuaries are places where rivers meet the sea and may be defined as areas where saltwater is measurably diluted with fresh water. On average, estuaries are biologically more productive than either the adjacent river or the sea because they have a special kind of water circulation that traps plant nutrients and stimulates primary production. The type of estuary is...

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