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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Chicago Renews Brick Sewers, Installs New System

Jun 20

Chicago Renews Brick Sewers, Installs New System

The Chicago suburb of Niles is just getting started on the village’s largest infrastructure project to date: the Cleveland Relief Sewer Project. The project is intended to relieve flooding for 200 homes located near Cleveland Street. The project includes the installation of a new storm sewer with a 72-inch main line. The new storm water sewers will provide...

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Lake Zurich Begins Sewer Lining Project

May 10

Lake Zurich Begins Sewer Lining Project

The city of Lake Zurich has been given the go-ahead on long awaited sewer repairs. The 14-foot section of a sanitary sewer line collapsed nearly 7 months ago in the residential neighborhood of Long Grove.  The culprit is thought to be the amount of water flowing from the Quentin road lift station, provoking the collapse of the associated sewer line and the...

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Sewer Work Advisory for Chicago and Suburb

Feb 25

Sewer Work Advisory for Chicago and Suburb

An extensive infrastructure project on Elgin’s northeast side will rehab streets that are deteriorating, such as part of Plum Street.  Plum, St. John and adjacent side streets were largely developed in the late 1800s, with the sewer and water mains most likely dating back to the 1920s – 1940s.  Tasks that are being renovated include replacing curb and...

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The Tunnel Story Named TARP

Jan 27

The Tunnel Story Named TARP

The Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago’s (MWRD’s) Tunnel and Reservoir Plan (TARP), also known as “Deep Tunnel,” is a series of deep, large diameter tunnels and vast reservoirs. The main goals of TARP are to reduce flooding and to improve water quality in nearby rivers and streams.  In the 1800s, when raw sewage in the Chicago River...

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Chicago is #1 for Green Rooftops & Alleyways

Jan 08

Chicago is #1 for Green Rooftops & Alleyways

Chicago is already home to the highest number of green rooftops of any city in the world, including Chicago’s City Hall Rooftop Garden. The city has embarked on yet another project- the Green Alley Program. This project is designed to improve the existing alleyways in a sustainable way. The city contains one of the most extensive networks of alleyways in the world,...

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Chicago’s Basement Flooding Management for Residents

Dec 15

Chicago’s Basement Flooding Management for Residents

The City of Chicago is working hard to improve its aging infrastructure, but there are 4,400 miles of sewer main in Chicago and the key is to keep as much water out of the sewer as possible during the heaviest rains. Sewer mains fill up, and additional water pushes into basements through private drains. The Basement Flooding Partnership is a new partnership between...

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