1,600 miles of lateral sewer pipes

Jul 31

1,600 miles of lateral sewer pipes

The sanitary sewer system of New Orleans consists of 1,600 miles of lateral sewer pipes starting at 8 inches in diameter. The design of the sewer system started in 1898, and today like any sewer system continual maintenance and repairs are done routinely. The Sewer System Evaluation and Rehabilitation Program ( SSERP) is coordinating with the Depart of Public Works...

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Addressing The Flooding Problems of New Orleans

May 22

New Orleans streets have endured much rain, water and sewage is the years past. Hurricane Katrina left the city in ruins and even still today the city is recovering from the aftermath and casualties. After Katrina, the city has made many improvements but still suffer from major flooding and pollution. Many broken sewer pipes have let sewage leak into the drain line...

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