Tried & Tested Materials

Tried & Tested Materials

My usual supplier provided me with a “new improved” product but after several failures of the new improved lining material I’m not so sure. How do you introduce new products to the market? One of our core values at Waterline Renewal Technologies and our family of companies is to test, retest then have independent laboratories […]

A Constant Theme: Bursting Water Mains and Aging Infrastructure

A Constant Theme Bursting Water Mains and Aging Infrastructure

New Orleans. Rainfall. Flooding. Broken Pipes. Aging Infrastructure. These words are all connected and coincide with one another. The city’s aging infrastructure needs attention and it needs attention now. The mayor has constantly been asking for more money to upgrade the dilapidated infrastructure to no avail and the most recent issue came in the form […]

Projects at a Standstill Despite Funding Available

For anyone who has experienced rain in New Orleans, one thing is true: New Orleans is a city that floods. This statement is well-known around the world. New Orleans is also a city that still needs major infrastructure repairs since Hurricane Katrina struck the Big Easy more than 12 years ago. Not only did the […]

History Runs Deep for the Shreveport Sewer System

Trenchless technology continues its popularity with more and more municipalities and businesses turning to this option. Not only does the trenchless process save time, but it also saves money. It’s partially for this reason that Shreveport has moved to this type of repair for the city’s sewer system, which first started in 2014. The city […]

New Orleans Prepares Drainage Systems for Storm Season

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As rain persists in New Orleans and other locations, such as Lake Charles and St. Bernard, many residents are making plans to get useful flood protection. The St. Bernard flood protection system covers more than 35 miles and protects against storm surge as high as 32 feet. But it comes at a cost of maintaining […]

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, […]

Eagleville Small Beginnings Lead to an Impressive Sewer System

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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 […]

New Orleans Smart Home Buying Strategy saves Time and Money

New Orleans is a city with many awe-inspiring homes from historic Esplanade Ridge to Gentilly with its landscaping of trees and exquisite and spacious yards. The residents here were met with vast destruction during Hurricane Katrina. However, the city at- large has been adept at rebuilding and in doing so, has also acquired more skillful […]

Full Steam Ahead! Check Out Perma-Liner Industries 2016 Events Line Up!!

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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 […]

New Orleans: This is YOUR Year! See you at WEFTEC

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New Orleans, it’s not too soon to remind you about the 89th Annual Water Environment Federation Technical Exhibition and Conference, also known as, WEFTEC. Perma-Liner Industries wants to see you there. Year after year this state of the art conference is host to numerous, informative sessions on the water industry and the benefits of Cured-in-Place […]

A New Orleans Neighborhood: Bewildered by Sewer Setback

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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 […]

Mississippi River’s Saltwater Wedge

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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 […]

New Orleans Storm Water Demo for Students

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The Sewerage and Water Board of New Orleans offers a storm water demonstration called Enviroscape.  This is an educational tool for students to gain awareness about the local environmental issues and how storm water can affect the community.  The demonstrations are free of charge and include a presentation for approximately 30 minutes for a group […]

New Orleans Clean Water Fund

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The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently awarded the Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality a grant of more than $15.33 million to fund clean water projects in the state. The grant goes to the state’s Clean Water Revolving Loan Fund (CWSRF), which provides low-interest, flexible loans to communities to help them improve water quality and […]

New Orleans Drainage Canals and Parishes

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New Orleans is embarking on a drainage initiative called the Southeast Louisiana Drainage Program (SELA) for the Napoleon Canal. This will be accomplished by constructing new pumping stations and better drainage canals throughout the city.  Each canal will be 19 feet wide by 13 feet high. They will parallel an existing 20-by-12-foot canal which will […]

New Orleans Plans Upgraded Sewer System

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In recent weeks, New Orleans residents have been required to boil water on two separate occasions due to power failures.  The City is ramping up their tactics for better strategies to prevent this from happening again. As a first step, the Sewer & Water Board has started running an additional pump at the Carrollton water […]

Boil Water Advisory for New Orleans

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Due to a Power Outage at the Claiborne Treatment Plant, New Orleans is issuing a boil water advisory as water samples are in the process of being monitored and evaluated.  While the city is testing for contaminants, residents are asked to not use tap water when making ice, drinking water, brushing teeth and rinsing or preparing […]

River Ridge Sewer Main Break

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Residents of New Orleans, the City is working to clean up a sewer leak that occurred this week in the area of River Ridge. Repairs are underway and the culprit was a 24 inch force main. The force main has a primary function of transporting wastewater from a pump to a discharge point. Because of […]

East Baton Rouge Renews Sewer

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Residents in the area of Government St., be advised that the City is planning to start a sewer rehabilitation project in the upcoming months. Also, a street closure advisory for those travelling on Louisiana Ave. as emergency repairs are being made to an 8″ sewer line and each direction will be blocked at the intersection […]

Rainy Season and Sewer Drainage Systems

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Many of us are experiencing a rainy season now that summer is in full swing.  Along with the sunny delights and fanfare this time of year brings, there is also a need to think about the proper functioning of our drainage systems where we live.  It is important to know to what extent a drainage […]