America’s Failing Water Infrastructure: There are Ways We Can Begin to Fix It

Jun 06

America’s Failing Water Infrastructure: There are Ways We Can Begin to Fix It

There are many variables threatening America’s water from pollution issues and aging infrastructure to raising costs and droughts and rainfall patterns as the climate changes. The U.S. used to be a leader when it came to water infrastructure and management. Now, the U.S. is lagging behind receiving D ratings for dams, drinking water and wastewater. It’s time to...

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Philadelphia’s Clever Use of High-Tech Gadgets for Green Initiatives

Dec 19

Philadelphia’s Clever Use of High-Tech Gadgets for Green Initiatives

It seems that the more time passes, the more necessary it becomes to keep up with that ever-changing passage of time. Recently, the city of Philadelphia has devised several time-saving, ingenious green tools to allow homeowner’s better control of the use of products which contain harmful contaminants.  Philadelphia neighborhoods are now able to assess various...

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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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Philadelphia’s Sewage Geothermal Energy Initiation

Jan 15

Philadelphia’s Sewage Geothermal Energy Initiation

The Philadelphia Water Department (PWD) developed a Utility-Wide Strategic Energy Plan, establishing energy conservation and generation objectives for the City.  The Sewage Geothermal is operating at the Southeast Water Pollution Control Plant. Geothermal energy is a form of renewable energy derived from heat deep in the earth’s crust. Geothermal Energy has been...

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Philadelphia’s Tree Recycling and Waste Reduction

Dec 22

Philadelphia’s Tree Recycling and Waste Reduction

Philadelphia will participate in the annual Christmas Tree Recycling Program which will run from Monday January 4th through Saturday January 16th. This environmentally sound program was developed 27 years ago within the City Streets Department. Christmas trees present a seasonal addition to the City’s waste stream. By recycling them and returning them to the earth,...

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Sewer System Committee Formed in Wilkes-Barre

Aug 17

Sewer System Committee Formed in Wilkes-Barre

The City Council is looking for alternatives to maintenance costs that are adding up and causing concern for the operation of the sewer system in Wilkes-Barre.  Going forward, the City will seek the efforts of an offsite consultant company to bring costs into perspective.  Residents remain leery of additional tax burdens but the City Council has advised that this...

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