America’s Failing Water Infrastructure: There are Ways We Can Begin to Fix It

Jun 06

America’s Failing Water Infrastructure: There are Ways We Can Begin to Fix It

There are many variables threatening America’s water from pollution issues and aging infrastructure to raising costs and droughts and rainfall patterns as the climate changes. The U.S. used to be a leader when it came to water infrastructure and management. Now, the U.S. is lagging behind receiving D ratings for dams, drinking water and wastewater. It’s time to start focuses on possible solutions to curb these issues – the U.S. can get A ratings and below are some of the solutions that may get the nation where it needs to be. It starts with creating a national-level governance. Water technically has no boundaries and is very good at sometimes ignoring the municipal boundaries it does have. So what does this mean? One town’s water use or sewage can affect other cities or states that rely on the same water supply. That’s why many countries have a national water authority or commission that oversees water management across the country. The U.S. does not and we’re exactly the opposite. Our nation’s water supply is managed by individual municipalities each doing their own thing. This creates numerous hurdles to climb and makes it difficult to initiate and complete regional projects. To do almost anything, there needs to be a budget and that’s the case with water infrastructure. The government spends only two percent of its GDP on infrastructure, and water infrastructure makes up just a part of that. The U.S. is spending less than Vietnam, Mexico, and Chile. If the U.S. wants nice things, like a water infrastructure that does not fail us, then the U.S. has to be willing to pay for them. One possible solution that most do not consider is the private investor sector. Many investors are interested in investing in water-related issues, but they want to know more about the social and environmental effects their investments will have. The problem is that there are a lot of inconsistencies in how companies report these estimates. It has been suggested that investors, academics and regulators need to team up to create a standardized system of evaluating the impacts of sustainable investments. Another challenge is getting investors to understand how complex and important water is, since it affects agriculture and many...

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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 pleased to announce we’ll be in Milwaukee on September 12-13th for the WEQ Fair. This is the place to be to gain a world of knowledge about the trenchless pipelining Industry and the equipment Perma-Liner Industries manufactures. You can expect to see our live demonstrations in the comfortable outdoor setting of the Wisconsin State Fair Park. This Wastewater Equipment Fair will have an assortment of commercial, industrial and municipal gear to become familiarized with and you’ll be intrigued to learn about the many systems used for sewer cleaning and rehabilitations. Interesting fact: did you know the Milwaukee Mile is a one-mile long oval race track located at Wisconsin State Fair Park? It’s the oldest operating motor speedway in the world. Next up! WEFTEC. Folks, this is the super bowl of trade shows. Not to be missed, and acclaimed as the largest annual water quality exhibition in the world. Also known for the most comprehensive show floor, this conference provides an unparalleled bird’s- eye view to the most cutting-edge technologies in the field. This is an event that will give you the chance to network with associates in the industry or just learn much more about the field of technology and water quality, treatments, equipment, and services. We’ll have our representatives there to answer questions, perform live demonstrations and provide resources to further your knowledge of the trenchless pipelining industry. Here’s the info to mark your calendars: The 89th Technical Exhibition and Conference is being held on Sept. 24- 28th at the New Orleans Morial Convention Center. Interesting fact: The Convention Center has 1.1 million square feet of contiguous exhibit space and is the sixth largest convention facility in the nation. Stay tuned… we’ll have more information (on even more events) on deck, coming up soon! Looking forward to see you...

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Kansas City, Perma-Liner has your Solution!

Jun 05

Kansas City, Perma-Liner has your Solution!

Kansas City , over time soil loosens which can cause loose and offset joint in sewer pipes. Once this happens the damage begins like a domino effect. The pipe can weaken, crack, break and disrupt the function of the pipe. To preserve the infrastructure; Cured-In-Place-Pipe lining systems reline these problems. Instead of disrupting the infrastructure with digging and replacing pipes, these systems allow to restore and preserve them. One the liner is installed and cured the” pipe within pipe “now serves as waterproof, structural forms that will last 50 years. Perma-Liner  cipp systems are saving time, money and this country’s infrastructure! Kansas City , call us today to preserve your city’s...

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Manhole Rehabilitation is saving cities time and money.

Feb 03

Manhole Rehabilitation is saving cities time and money.

Kansas City contractors and municipalities; Perma-Liner™ Manhole Rehabilitation is saving cities time and money. This system is made to fit all manholes. The liner is a unique one-piece liner made to fit all manholes including barrel sections, eccentric and concentric cones constructed of brick and mortar, pre-cast or block. The Perma-Liner™ Manhole Rehabilitation system can reline chimney or full-depth manhole. Manhole lining eliminates infiltration and inflow through manhole walls. This universal sized manhole liner is engineered to resist freeze-thaw cycles and create water tight, corrosion resistant structural liner. Kansas City, contact Perma-Liner™ today to find more time and money saving cured-in-place-pipe systems and how to watch the action LIVE at the Pumper and Cleaner Expo taking place on February 24th to February 27th  at the Indianapolis Convention Center! Perma-Liner™ will be showcasing and demonstrating this system and more trenchless technology in BOOTH #...

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Outside of Kansas City, a City is looking for sewer rehabilitation methods

Dec 16

Outside of Kansas City, a City is looking for sewer rehabilitation methods

Outside of Kansas City, a City is looking for sewer rehabilitation methods to repair sections of the sanitary sewer system that is in need of work. While in the beginning stages, this municipality is looking for ideas and a contractor’s expertise for the best plan-of-action this large project. Perma-Liner™ Certified Installers know the best suggestion is Cured-In-Place –Pipe lining methods of course and why not? With a wide variety of many great Certified Installers in the state of Missouri there is no question. Pipe lining requires less labor, less time and less money. A Win-Win for the City and its taxpaying residents! Kansas City contractors and Perma-Liner™ are ready to educate this City why trenchless is the way! Find out more on our...

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