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...

Trenchless Repair of Cast Iron Pipes

Trenchless Repair of Cast Iron Pipes

Cast Iron pipes were widely used for water and sewer pipelines until the mid 1980's. The main problem with cast iron pipes is that they can corrode over time compromising their structural integrity, with an approximate live span of 40 years. Complications can occur...

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...

RooterNOW featured on NoDigTV

RooterNOW featured on NoDigTV

RooterNOW was recently featured in Episode 2 of NoDig TV in Charleston, SC. In this episode we take a closer look at how UV LED curing technology works to effectively rehabilitate damaged cast iron sewer pipes and we give you a homeowners perspective on this method....

Flushable Wipes on Isle of Palms

Flushable Wipes on Isle of Palms

During the Covid-19 pandemic, the RooterNOW team has been exceptionally busy. We take pride in everything we do and are grateful to work in such amazing and welcoming communities. While we have been busy throughout this pandemic, there has been an issue with an...