Kansas City’s Infrastructure Highlights and Delights

Dec 18

Kansas City’s Infrastructure Highlights and Delights

Kansas City’s green infrastructure program is currently focusing on a Middle Blue River Basin, which encompasses 744 acres and was divided into five project areas. Recently, the city completed installation of a pilot project, which is located in an older, mixed-use residential and commercial neighborhood served by combined sewers. Before installing the intended green infrastructure, the city conducted a complete rehab of the sewer system in the pilot neighborhood, cleaning and repairing for maintenance purposes. A nearby neighborhood was left untouched, with no sewer rehab or green infrastructure, to serve as a control area. Kansas City Water Services constructed more than 150 green solutions, such as the curb extension rain garden and a porous sidewalk, as part of the 100-acre pilot project in the Middle Blue River Basin. Interesting Fact: Several of Kansas City’s Parks have fountains that are available to “dye” in celebration and recognition of an event or cause. One of these Parks is the Northland Fountain. It has also been called the “Spirit of Cooperation”, because it illustrates the unified effort of the public and private sectors worked together to achieve a common goal. Its benefactors range from Farmland’s $30,000 contribution to a three-cent donation from a schoolchild. An 80′ circular base contains a center geyser which can propel water to a height of 35′. In winter it becomes an ice sculpture attracting people to view varied shapes created by the frozen water. The Northland Fountain is one of three Kansas City’s Parks fountains that remains on year-round. Kansas City is known for miles of scenic boulevards and parkways throughout the city, where 48 fountains and 117 memorials and sculptures add to the attraction of the city. Kansas City, if you’re looking for the best plumber in your area or have questions about the trenchless CIPP industry, Perma-liner Industries can help you!  For more information call us or go online to www.perma-liner.com/...

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Kansas City’s Home Repair Program for Sewer

Sep 25

Kansas City’s Home Repair Program for Sewer

Kansas City’s Neighborhoods and Housing Services Department has a program that will benefit homeowners who live in Clay, Jackson and Platte Counties.  This program assists residents who need to make minor repairs to their property.  It is an income based program and follows the HUD 2015 guidelines.  The applications are being accepted this month starting in September and continuing through the end of October.  Homeowners may submit an application for household maintenance which includes, but is not limited to, Plumbing – main water lines, which may include branch lines and water heater Plumbing – sewer mains, which may include branch lines.  There are requirements to enroll in this program. Applicants must own and reside on the property to be repaired.  If home repair assistance was received in the last five years, you are not eligible to apply. Properties must also be single family residences.  Once the application is completed and meets all the criteria, it is sent to the Housing and Energy Conservation Services Section.  Eligible applicants will receive one service in accordance to the Community Development Block Grant which was established by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.  The Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program is a flexible program that provides communities with resources to address a wide range of unique community development needs. Beginning in 1974, the CDBG program is one of the longest continuously run programs at HUD. The CDBG program provides annual grants on a formula basis to 1209 general units of local government and States. Looking for a highly recommended plumber?  Perma-Liner Industries has partnered with the best plumbers in your area to provide you with outstanding service.  We provide only the best referrals for licensed and certified professionals.  Call us or go online to see how we can help.  1-866-336-2568 or...

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Rainy Season and Sewer Drainage Systems

Jul 17

Rainy Season and Sewer Drainage Systems

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 issue is prevalent.  In order to do this, a qualified fully licensed professional is needed for drain pipe cleaning. This will also maximize your awareness of the health of the pipelines in your home.  Here are a few suggestions when seeking the help of an expert: 1. Get referrals from people you know.  Word of mouth advertising speaks volumes on the overall satisfaction of previous jobs. 2. Check for a license to operate within your state. 3. Do a search for reviews and feedback online.  This will help you in finding your best options. 4. Ask for references. In making your decision, keep in mind Perma-Liner Industries can help.  We are simply a call away to help you find a top of the line, highly skilled plumber wherever you reside.  We will put you in touch with the right professional.  Call us at 1-866-336-2568 or go online to www.perma-liner.com. Save the Date! Mark your calendars because you won’t want to miss this!  On August 19th Perma-Liner Industries is hosting a very special event and we’d love to see you!!  We’re having our Open House at our facility in Orange, CA. and it’s sure to be a great time.  We’ll have our excellent staff here to answer all of your questions about Cured-in-Place Pipeline products and our state of the art trenchless technology.  Come out and see live demonstrations, share friendly conversations and gain information.  Meals will be provided.  Please register at no cost: info@perma-liner.com or...

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In Kansas City the most common pipe line is cast iron.

Jul 29

In Kansas City the most common pipe line is cast iron.

In Kansas City the most common pipe line is cast iron.  Cast iron pipes were introduced to the United States in the nineteenth century, imported from Europe. Cast iron pipes were to replace wooden pipe lines and now sewer pipes range from cast iron, PVC, and clay. All of which at some time or another will need some type of repair. With cast iron being Kansas City’s most common pipe line it would surprise you to know it is the most common pipe repaired! And this newest “no-dig” technology is the most popular as well. How do they do you ask? Pipe ling. Perma-Liner™ offers a range of trenchless pipe rehabilitation methods to repair any kind of sewer pipe in various conditions and age. Pipe lining repairs that range in size from 2″ to 102″ pipe diameters. A careful blend of established practices and new technology allows Perma-Liner to exercise a unique degree of versatility. If you live in Kansas City and would like to learn more about pipe lining and how it can save your pipes call us any time!...

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