Los Angeles Residents Use Caution: Sinkhole and Heavy Storms Create Hazard

Mar 01

Los Angeles Residents Use Caution: Sinkhole and Heavy Storms Create Hazard

Recently, the City of Los Angeles has experienced fluctuations to the usual weather pattern. The same situation goes for other areas of the Golden State. While some of the changes in the forecast have been good, such as an improvement in drought-like conditions, others have caused heavy flooding and treacherous conditions. Seemingly at opposite ends of the spectrum....

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California Cities Setup Cultivated Use of Water

Dec 09

California Cities Setup Cultivated Use of Water

Many cities throughout California are conscientious of recycling and have been for the long term. But recycling water has now become a magnified topic as the drought persists. Recently researchers at UCLA have addressed the topic of recycled water being collected from sewer systems and then purified. At first glance, it may sound appealing. However it is a...

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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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