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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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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Evaluation Process for Sewer Capacity in L.A.

Dec 04

Evaluation Process for Sewer Capacity in L.A.

The City of Los Angeles owns and operates one of the largest wastewater collection systems in the country. It is made up of 6,700 miles of public sewers that serves over four million residents and 29 contract agencies. As the City continues to grow and develop, a sewer capacity review process was created to ensure that no future developments will risk overtaxing the...

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Flooding in Los Angeles

Sep 17

Flooding in Los Angeles

Tuesday afternoon in Echo Park there was a 106 year old water main pipe burst that flooded near the intersections of Sunset and Alvarado St. nearby stores were completely flooded. Los Angeles, don’t wait for complete devastation to come knocking at your door! In all reality this could have been a sewer main, most sewer pipelining in this country is older than our...

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Earthquakes May Be Coming Our Way!

Aug 21

Earthquakes May Be Coming Our Way!

Los Angeles, we may be in for a swarm of earthquakes coming our way. The activity was picked up in Nevada and was moving swiftly towards California. This will be a bad hit to an already failing infrastructure here in Los Angeles. If you should have damage, pick a more infrastructure friendly alternative to sewer pipelining. Perma-Liner offers a “no dig” to...

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Is That A Geyser?

Jul 30

Is That A Geyser?

Los Angeles that is not a geyser it is the campus of UCLA! A 93 year old water main broke from beneath the college and has caused catastrophic flooding. Luckily no injuries have been reported and everyone at this time is safe! Here is an even worse scenario, what if it was a sewer main? Sewers hold a number of harmful bacteria and imagine what it would do to your...

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