How Sewer System Overflows Impact the Public

How Sewer System Overflows Impact the Public

The EPA estimates that there are at least 40,000 sewer system overflows each year. In South Carolina, over the last 10 years, an average of almost 600 overflows are reported each year. Untreated sewage from these overflows can contaminate our waters, causing serious...

Removal, Repair And Construction Of Drains

The Post and Courier reported that the House and Senate passed legislation this week that expands local governments’ spending options to pay for such items as removal, repair and construction of drains in flood-prone tourist areas — legislation that was crafted to...
Charleston’s Broken Sewer Pipes

Charleston’s Broken Sewer Pipes

It’s every homeowner’s nightmare: broken sewer pipes flooding the house and then finding out it’s your responsibility to fix. Those costs, particularly if you have to dig up asphalt to the main city line, can cost well over $10,000+. Most homeowners aren’t readily...
America’s Aging Infrastructure Report Card

America’s Aging Infrastructure Report Card

Let’s talk aging infrastructure. Roads, bridges, schools, water and sewer systems, dams, railways, and energy systems are categories of infrastructure that directly affect our ability to live, work and play. Every four years, the American Society of Civil Engineers...