Know your Sewer System- Prepare for a Disaster

Nov 09

Know your Sewer System- Prepare for a Disaster

When a natural disaster occurs, it’s important to know how to protect yourself and your belongings. It’s a good idea to know the basics in order to be safe and prepared.  Be sure to strap down your water heater so it meets safety codes. Consider hiring a professional plumber for this.  In California, when an earthquake strikes you’ll need to identify the...

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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...

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New Wastewater Facility for Malibu, New Sewers for Area Beaches

Jul 08

New Wastewater Facility for Malibu, New Sewers for Area Beaches

Three California State Parks have received the go-ahead to rehabilitate their sewers systems. The funding will come from The Clean Beaches Initiative Grant Program for Doheny State Beach, El Capitan State Beach and Carpinteria State Beach for repairs to infrastructure. Some of the sewage systems are approximately 50 years old and are nearing the end of their optimum...

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Orange County’s In-Depth Process of Water Filtration

Jun 21

Orange County’s In-Depth Process of Water Filtration

The Groundwater Replenishment System (GWR) is located in Orange County and receives secondary treated sewer water for further treatment. H2O at the existing plant is treated using advanced techniques consisting of microfiltration, reverse osmosis (RO) and ultraviolet disinfection with hydrogen peroxide. The source, which is secondary treated sewer water, is first...

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The Los Angeles River and Storm Channels

May 10

The Los Angeles River and Storm Channels

Los Angeles’s entire urban and suburban drainage infrastructure is engineered to capture and send storm water into the river rapidly, and then on to the Pacific. Nearly two-thirds of the city is paved, meaning water that might otherwise soak into the ground runs down streets, driveways and sidewalks and into sewers. Along the way, it picks up pollutants before...

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LA Gets Creative with Repurposed Water

Mar 07

LA Gets Creative with Repurposed Water

During a drought it is crucial to find means to conserve water.  The city of Los Angeles is being commended for doing just that in a unique and innovative way.  The conservation initiative began with swimming pools. The task involved the use of leftover water that remained at McCambridge Pool and Recreation Center.  With water to be reused after draining the...

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Turf Replacement Initiative Offers Incentives for Homeowners

Feb 08

Turf Replacement Initiative Offers Incentives for Homeowners

The Department of Water Resources has an innovative solution for water conservation in Los Angeles.  It is a rebate program incentive for homeowners who remove turf and replace it with landscapes that require little water. This is in support of the State’s drought response. The $24 million program budget is expected to support the conversion of more than 10...

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