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Magazine Article: City of Dearborn Tackles Complicated Grout Curtain Project

Published Year: 2010

  • Many U.S. municipalities and utility districts face federal Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) mandates to correct water quality problems caused by discharges from combined sanitary and storm sewer systems

Magazine Article: Chemical Grouting: Stopping Groundwater Infiltration at the Service Connections

Published Year: 2010

  • Chemical grouting of sewer mains to control groundwater infiltration and exfiltration at joints and connections has become a mainstay of many sewer system maintenance and rehab programs

Magazine Article: Pre-Excavation Grouting of Contact Zone and Rock Formation

Published Year: 2009

  • The EPA has cited combined sewer overflow (CSO) discharges as a significant source of pollution to the nation's surface waters.

Magazine Article: Out of Round

Published Year: 2009

  • A custom-built elliptical packer enables a New Jersey borough to keep its street reconstruction program on schedule.

Magazine Article: Reaching Out

Published Year: 2008

  • An innovative mix of technologies helps a Massachusetts sewer department seal leaking laterals, reduce I&I, and preserve treatment plant capacity

Magazine Article: Acrylamide Grout Aces 20-Year Test

Published Year: 2008

  • Grouting has occasionally been thought of as a more temporary solution, a stop-gap. But recent testing of two 20-year old acrylamide grout rehab projects indicate that grout can certainly stand the test of time.

Tech Perspective: Sealing the Deal

Published Year: 2007

  • Marketing-savvy contractors can educate municipalities on the value of chemical grout and in the process build a profitable new line of business

NASSCO Times: ICGA Completes First Grout Boot Camp

Published Year: 2006

  • The International Chemical Grout Association (ICGA) of NASSCO completed the first grout operator training school. Dubbed “Grout Boot Camp”.

Magazine Article: Slipping Through the Cracks

Published Year: 2006

  • Sustainability, cost-effectiveness and public disruption are all major concerns when a municipality attacks a community-wide problem, especially when that problem concerns water and sewer pipelines.

Magazine Article: Comprehensive, Pro-Active Grouting Program Produces Dramatic Reduction of Wastewater Volume and Treatment Costs

Published Year: 2006

  • Sewer system management in Newtown, PA credits use of a new, comprehensive, pro-active chemical grouting program rehabilitation by minimizing infiltration from pipe and joint failure.

Magazine Article: Driving Down I/I

Published Year: 2006

  • CIPP lining and grouting of lateral connections proves to be a sound formula for tightening sewers in Graettinger, Iowa

Magazine Article: First in the World - A Unique Approach to Lateral Grouting

Published Year: 2006

  • A unique approach to lateral grouting keeps homeowners contented with the public works department in a southeastern Wisconsin village.

Magazine Article: Lateral Sealing in Wisconsin Provides Opportunity for Innovation

Published Year: 2005

  • The Village of Brown Deer, Wisconsin, just wanted to address an ongoing problem in one of its residential subdivisions that resulted in high inflow and infiltration at one of its interceptor sewers as far back as 1996.

Magazine Article: Joint Efforts - A Progressive Grouting Program in Plant City, Fla.

Published Year: 2004

  • An exemplary grouting program in Plant City in central Florida proves highly-cost effective in reducing inflow and infiltration

Magazine Article: Stopping Infiltration with Chemical Grouting

Published Year: 2003

  • The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency credits manholes with contributing as much as 40 percent of infiltration into sewer systems.