Most Consent Decrees addressing combined sewer overflow (CSO) related violations have been approved by the federal courts. However, the Northern District of Ohio U.S. District Court rejected a recent CSO decree proposed by the Department of Justice (DOJ) involving the city of Akron, OH.
The Water Environment Research Foundation (WERF), through the Endowment for Innovation in Applied Water Quality Research, is offering $100,000 to encourage researchers working in wastewater, water reuse, biosolids, stormwater, watersheds and other areas to pursue groundbreaking research.
The Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) announces that a team of students from Miami Valley Career Technology Center in Clayton, OH, has won the 2011 AEM Construction Challenge presented by Volvo Construction Equipment.
Sanford “Sandy” Brown, 77, passed away at his home in Giddings on Feb. 26. He was a registered Professional Engineer and worked for Dow Chemical, El Paso Products and Flint Engineering and Construction.
In January, Michels Corp. hosted a pipe coating research and development demonstration at the company’s headquarters in Brownsville, WI. Michels invited three pipe-coating companies to demonstrate and test the difference and quality between fusion-bonded epoxy (FBE) and liquid polymer.
Rock construction equipment from Vermeer, Melfred Borzall, INROCK, American Augers, Sharewell, Kennametal, Caterpillar, Ditch Witch, Ballantine, Underground Tools Inc., Bor-It Mfg., Doosan, Kenco and Barbco.
Ditch Witch has released its new 2450GR Ground Penetrating Radar system, a state-of-the-art radar designed to help subsurface utility engineers locate and detect utilities, including electric, water, sewer, gas conduit and piping, and communications cable.
Ideal for large diameter and long reach pipeline crossings or utility construction projects, the American Augers DD-625 drill rig provides 625,000 pounds of thrust/pullback power and 80,000 foot-pounds of maximum rotary torque.