The Dirty Truth Behind the Sewer System

As a child, did you ever wonder where your goldfish went after you flushed him? Did you imagine him soaring off to sea through a single pipe that connected your toilet to the ocean? Probably. Is that what really happened to him? Probably not. But don’t get too upset, the actual engineering behind wastewater and …

TMSC Sewer Segment Repairs Project

This project consisted of the excavation and removal of an 18-inch PVC sewer line in preparation for the installation of a new 171-foot long, 18-inch PVC sewer line. In addition to the installation of the new line, repairs in other segments of the sewer pipes included removal of root intrusions, sewer main cleaning, air testing, …

Town of Wallkill Sludge Dewatering Project

The existing dewatering equipment at the Wallkill Wastewater Treatment Plant was 26 years old and in need of replacement. The equipment is operated seven days per week for six hours per day. Current operators were unable to produce a sludge cake with greater than 13% solids, resulting in very high disposal costs. An evaluation was …

The existing dewatering equipment at the Wallkill Wastewater Treatment Plant was 26 years old and in need of replacement. The equipment is operated seven days per week for six hours per day. Operators were unable to produce a sludge cake with greater than 13% solids, resulting in very high disposal costs. An evaluation was performed …

National Public Works Week

Sunday, May 20th, 2018 commenced another weeklong celebration of public works services. National Public Works Week, sponsored for over 50 years by the American Public Works Association, strives to educate the country on the significance of public works in our everyday lives. This year’s theme, “The Power of Public Works,” highlights the valuable efforts of …