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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History of Drought and Flooding: San Francisco, San Diego

Jun 14

History of Drought and Flooding: San Francisco, San Diego

From San Francisco all the way down to San Diego and throughout the state, storms are getting weaker in terms of how much precipitation there is per day (in each storm). However, the storms are getting longer. Storms last an extra day or a few days longer. All over the state people are also having trouble with their groundwater. Every time the temperature goes up 1 degree, the potential evaporation increases by 4 percent. Scientists have analyzed the drought and estimated approximately 20 percent of the drought was caused, not by lack of rain, but by the temperature which caused the rain to evaporate. In parts of California, such as Santa Cruz, the El Niño was the largest ever observed which lead to 150–200 percent of normal precipitation. In January, the wettest month of the year, cities such as Sacramento got 1/100 of an inch of rain. Studies have predicted that a normal winter, which is four months long with rain in December, January, February and March will shrink to two months. A helpful tactic will be to install reservoirs and holding tanks in order to slow water as it goes down the hill and give it a chance to soak in. This will compensate for some of the climate change effects. Climate scientists also predict the region will get even hotter and drier. California has only about a year and a half’s supply saved behind dams and groundwater tables have dropped in a distinctive way. The number of Californians exposed to risk from a hundred-year flood could rise from the current 260,000 to 480,000 by 2100, attributed to a projected sea-level rise of 4.6 feet. Storms are expected to get more severe, with increased risk of flooding. Contact Perma Liner for all of your Cured In Place Pipelining...

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San Diego Successful Strategy for Sewer Conditioning

May 04

San Diego Successful Strategy for Sewer Conditioning

San Diego is part of a semi-arid coastal desert environment that averages only 9.3 inches of rainfall annually. Less than one-fourth of San Diego’s water is of local origin, collected as runoff in the City’s nine reservoirs. The City is participating in a Water Conservation Program that consists of a diverse strategy aimed at reducing San Diego’s dependency and demand on imported water.  Profitable, cost- effective measures have been achieved by creating a water conservation plan that includes using water saving techniques in everyday life, adopting beneficial programs, and applying policies and ordinances designed to promote water conservation practices. Another initiative the City has had successes in is the Sewer Spill Reduction Program. This program aims to use aggressive strategies in the prevention of sewer overflows. The key elements of the program include cleaning all 3,000 miles of the Municipal Sewerage System and developing a system-wide cleaning schedule; televising and assessing the condition of more than 1,200 miles of the oldest and most problematic sewer lines in the system; and increasing the miles of sewer lines, replaced or rehabilitated, from 15 miles per year to 45 miles per year. The results of the program have been remarkable and have assisted in San Diego’s overall efforts in sewer spill reduction. The program’s success is also seen in the reduction of beach closures as a result of sewer spills. Interesting fact: The Port of San Diego is the fourth largest of the 11 ports in California. It was created by the state legislature in 1962. Did you know, four 69-foot tall beer tanks recently arrived at the Port of San Diego? The 24-ton fermentation and storage tanks will be used to brew all of the main production beers in Miramar. Certified Installers take note: Perma-Liner Industries would like to invite you to our Refresher Training (Perma-Lateral™ specific) that will take place on July 12th and 13th at our Clearwater facility!! Please plan on attending. Register by calling 1-866-336-2568 or Click Here! See you...

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Carlsbad’s Strategy to Sustain Water Supply

Apr 15

Carlsbad’s Strategy to Sustain Water Supply

The City of Carlsbad is revising and extending their resources for the purpose of infrastructure improvements, and meeting the rising demands of the Water Utility. The persistent drought has caused the city to strive for inventive ways for the limited water supply go further to accommodate needs. Recycled water from the plant will replace potable water, now used to irrigate a nearby golf course and other areas. It can also be transmitted into a new storage reservoir, currently in construction. The use of recycled H2O is conducive to lowering costs and safeguarding the interests of the community. The Carlsbad recycling plant uses filtration, micro filtration and disinfection to clean wastewater and make it suitable for irrigation and industrial uses. Carlsbad is increasing its recycling plant’s peak capacity from the present 4,100 acre-feet per year to more than 7,200 acre-feet per year. An acre-foot is enough water to cover an acre one foot deep, or to meet the needs of two typical families of four for a year. The city is in the process of building a second reservoir for recycled water and expanding its delivery system by adding 18 miles of pipe to its existing 79-mile distribution system. The expansion is expected to meet approximately one-third of the city’s needs. Save the Dates: Perma-Liner Industries has a lineup of events for you to attend!  All are invited to come to one, or if you’re adventurous, all of our LIVE DEMOS coming up in April and May. You can go to www.perma-liner.com to register and find out more but first…here are the dates and locations to save: We’ll be in Seattle April 27th, Chicago May 4th and Philadelphia May 18th. You can expect to have our knowledgeable staff showing you the latest CIPP technology. We want to see you...

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San Diego and the Reconditioning of Infrastructure

Mar 16

San Diego and the Reconditioning of Infrastructure

With more than 2,500 miles of roads, nearly 5,000 miles of sidewalks, and a maze of underground pipes and sewer lines, San Diego focal point is on improving the infrastructure that has been in need of repair.  Sewer structures along with libraries, police and fire stations, parks, streets, and storm drains are up for renewal.  It is thought that basic infrastructure investments have been delayed due to the pension crisis and Great Recession.  There have been water main breaks, sinkholes and dilapidated passageways in aging areas of the city, that have been on stand-by for maintenance until now .  The 21st Century Investment Program is currently underway with an approximate funding of $4 billion to $5 billion, specifically designated for infrastructure projects.  The reinvestment will also include an initiative to assist with the needs of veterans through a repair program for homes. Interesting fact: the City of San Diego was incorporated in 1850 with a population of 650. Citizens obtained most of their water from the San Diego River and a few private wells. San Diego, have you registered yet for the NASTT’s No-Dig Show? It’s being held this month in Dallas. The NASTT No-Dig show is the largest trenchless technology conference in North America. Professionals attend to learn new techniques that will save money and improve infrastructure. We’ll have many fascinating, informative demo’s on the latest trenchless technologies along with exhibits, products and resources on all of our services locally and nationwide. You won’t want to miss it! Location: Gaylord Texan Hotel & Convention Center/ March 20th-24th 1501 Gaylord Trail Grapevine, TX 76051 If you’re an Installer: please take note- this is an EXCLUSIVE INVITATION FOR PERMA-LINER™ CERTIFIED INSTALLERS. Perma-liner Industries is offering our Quarterly Refresher Training: Perma-Lateral™ Lining-held at our Clearwater facility TUESDAY, APRIL 5TH & WEDNESDAY, APRIL 6TH. Please register...

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2-Mile Sewer Line Project for Carlsbad and Vista

Feb 17

2-Mile Sewer Line Project for Carlsbad and Vista

Carlsbad and Vista have teamed up to launch a two-year, $64.2 million sewer project that includes the replacement of a key pump station and a 2-mile main pipeline to the Encinitas treatment plant.  The pump station will be expanded to carry up to 33 million gallons of raw sewage on a daily basis. The station pushes the effluent uphill through a pressurized line (or force main) where gravity carries it the rest of the way to the treatment plant. About two-thirds of the effluent is from Vista, and the city has agreed to pay about two-thirds of the project’s cost. Upgrading the pump station and sewer main will help prevent spills that could allow pollution into the nearby lagoon and waterways. The Vista City Council approved the city’s participation, and its estimated $35 million contribution toward the project. Part of the construction project will be a new 140-foot steel-truss bridge to carry sewer and gas lines across the lagoon. Because it will be a single span across the water, it will improve tidal flows into the lagoon by removing the posts that support the existing trestles.  The bridge will replace two separate narrow trestles and will be wide enough to accommodate maintenance vehicles. Eventually, it is also expected to carry pedestrians and cyclists on a yet-to-be completed segment of the Coastal Rail Trail between Tamarack Avenue and Cannon Road. San Diego, Did you know the city is hosting a Utilities Management Conference on February 24th-27th? It’s taking place at the Hilton San Diego Bayfront.  This technical program is designed to inform Utility leaders with the latest tools, techniques, best practices, and emerging solutions to be most effective in their utility management.  This event will be informative and engaging for those leading the water sector. The conference is appropriately named “On the Road to the Utilities of the...

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San Diego’s State-of-the-Art Desalination Plant

Jan 19

San Diego’s State-of-the-Art Desalination Plant

The City of San Diego is now home to the nation’s largest and most technologically advanced seawater desalination Plant. The treatment center has already produced more than 1.5 billion gallons of locally controlled water for San Diego County, helping to minimize the region’s susceptibility to the statewide drought. The Carlsbad Desalination Plant is the result of a 30-year Water Purchase Agreement between the plant’s developer and owner, Poseidon Water (a private company that partners with public agencies to deliver water infrastructure projects), and the San Diego County Water Authority for the production of up to 56,000 acre-feet of water per year, enough to meet the needs of about 400,000 people. Starting in the early 1990s, the water authority began investigating the potential for a desalination project along the county’s coastline. It identified the Carlsbad site as one of the most likely locations because of the existing seawater intake and discharge infrastructure used by the Encina Power Station and its location relative to the water authority’s distribution system. The plant provides a highly reliable water supply produced with state-of-the-art technology to reduce energy demands. The Carlsbad Desalination Project included 1.5 million hours of work in Carlsbad, Vista and San Marcos, supporting about 2,500 jobs and $350 million into the local economy.  Desalinated water will cost typical homeowners in the region about an additional $5 per month. San Diego, SAVE THE DATE!!  Perma-Liner Industries cordially invites you to the annual WWETT show! The Water & Wastewater Equipment, Treatment &Transport Show is happening on February 17th– 20th at the Indiana Convention Center. Convention Center 100 South Capitol Ave. Indianapolis, IN 46225 U.S.A. This is the largest annual trade show of its kind, the WWETT Show attracts some 14,000 environmental service professionals and exhibitor personnel from 53 countries. Register now and...

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