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Wednesday, November 30, 2016

Sewer Cleaning Tools for Efficient Sanitary Sewer Maintenance Today


Sanitary sewer overflows (SSOs) refer to untreated sewage discharges from municipal sewer systems, due to system overload and poorly maintained sewers. Municipalities seek to control SSOs that may contaminate community waters and put drinking water supplies at risk. Overflows can likewise threaten the health of individuals who would be exposed to raw sewage. SSOs can additionally seep into and damage public and private property. The Clean Water Act prohibits polluted discharges into waterways, which is why the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) underscores the role of sanitary sewer maintenance in preventing SSOs. Efficient maintenance can be attained through using the right sewer cleaning tools. Read more on this article:


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Monday, November 28, 2016

Sewer Cameras: Effective Devices for Preventive Sewer Maintenance


Many of the current municipality sewer lines in the United States are around 100 years old, highlighting the importance of regular sewer inspection and cleaning. Aging sewer systems create concerns for blockages, collapses, and sewer overflows. As a result, municipalities undertake preventive maintenance approaches to enhance the performance of their sewers. The good news is advances in technology has made the role of sewer inspectors safer and easier. Sewer cameras, in particular, contribute to preventive maintenance, which promote a properly functioning sewer system and allow an optimized reinvestment in wastewater infrastructure.

Sewer Cameras: High-Tech Support for Sewer Inspection

Before, inspectors had a hard time checking sewer lines and determining problems, either because they had to do it physically, or they could not perform visual inspection due to the risks and limitations involved. Read more on this article:


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Saturday, November 26, 2016

Common and Uncommon Purposes of Vacuum Trucks and Used Street Sweepers


While companies and municipalities may be aware of the usual purposes of vacuum trucks and street sweepers, they may not know their other potential purposes. Awareness of the diverse functions of vacuum trucks and street sweepers can help maximize the use of these resources, while similarly influencing the list of factors to consider when purchasing used street sweepers.

Common Uses of Vacuum Trucks

Vacuum trucks intend to meet the various large-scale cleaning needs of cities, municipalities, industries, and other contractors. The traditional uses of vacuum trucks are for emptying septic tanks and cleaning sewer pipes for proper preventive maintenance. Moreover, one of the latest applications of vacuum trucks is hydro excavation. A high-pressure water jetter drills the ground and an industrial vacuum hose pulls the debris into the tanks. Read more on this article:


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Wednesday, November 23, 2016

Industry Trends in Street Sweeper Rental and Buying Vactor Truck Parts


Municipalities and industries understand the significance of street sweepers to maintaining cleanliness and preventing operational problems, though they are aware of controlling costs, too. Two of the best ways to manage maintenance costs are to rent street sweepers and fix existing fleet by buying Vactor truck parts. Companies and units that own Vactor trucks recognize that purchasing parts would be more cost advantageous than buying whole new trucks. With these considerations, industry trends indicate the demand for versatility, efficiency, and dependability.

Versatility of Street Sweepers

Government units and industries are demanding versatility, when renting street sweepers. Shelley Mika reports about industry trends that can affect street sweeper rental too, in “The State of Street Sweepers.” The article indicates that street sweepers should not only be able to clean cemented roads, but also different kinds of roads. Read more on this article:


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Sunday, November 13, 2016

Modern Sewer Cleaning Tools that Make Traditional Sewer Cleaning Easy


Sewer cleaning tools may be a tad different and advanced, but the general principles that underlie traditional techniques still remain the same. There’s no denying that these recently released sewer cleaning tools give both contractor and client clear advantages on cost-savings in terms of material and manpower.
 
 These days, it is uncommon to see a sewer cleaning truck equipment that does not have these modern tools. There are, at least, five commonly known ways of cleaning sewer lines.

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Saturday, November 12, 2016

Modern Advances in Various Sewer Inspection Equipment


The sewer system might have been around for more than a hundred years, but the ways in which a contractor can identify and fix the problem in sewers and drainage has become considerably easier, thanks to the recent advances in sewage sanitation that brought the modern sewer inspection equipment, such as sewer cameras, for the convenience of every contractor.
 
 Even with outdated sewage systems, these modern tools enable every contractor and humble plumber to do their jobs without having to disrupt the system with excavations just to identify the underlying problem.

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Friday, November 11, 2016

The Responsibilities Involved in Buying Vacuum Trucks for Sale


There is no denying the usefulness, practicality, and efficiency of using any of the vacuum trucks for sale in the market today. Purchasing and owning one for municipal use, however, is not that easy. The different roles, responsibilities, and training requirements should be taught and fully understood by the buyer before finalizing the sale.
 
 For starters, unlike driving a normal cargo truck, drivers and operators of vacuum trucks need to present more than just a copy of the driver’s license before they can handle it without any supervision.

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