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A lawn is an area of soil-covered land planted with grasses or (rarely) other durable plants such as clover which are maintained at a short height with a lawnmower and used for aesthetic and recreational purposes.

Project Profile: Information Integration

Project Profile: Information Integration

New utility scanning technology is now available that will add to the professional utility contractor’s toolbox. The new UtilityScan system from GSSI uses a novel approach called “sensor fusion,” in which coils that detect power radiated from electrical cables are fused with ground-penetrating radar (GPR) in a single box. This

37th NRRA Annual Recycling Conference- Another Successful Event!

37th NRRA Annual Recycling Conference- Another Successful Event!

Epsom, NH – On May 21 – 22, 2018 NRRA hosted over 700 attendees, speakers and exhibitors at the 37th Annual Conference and Expo at The Manchester Downtown Hotel in Manchester, NH. While the recycling industry is struggling to combat issues such as China’s recent ban on recyclable imports, organics/compost

Backflow Prevention Methods

Backflow Prevention Methods

Without a source of clean, safe water, neither individuals nor communities can survive. So perhaps the greatest invention of any civilization is a way to ensure clean, safe water. Supplying clean, potable water is both complicated and straightforward. The actual process is a relatively simple series of steps (extraction from

Backflow Prevention Methods

Backflow Prevention Methods

Without a source of clean, safe water, neither individuals nor communities can survive. So perhaps the greatest invention of any civilization is a way to ensure clean, safe water. Supplying clean, potable water is both complicated and straightforward. The actual process is a relatively simple series of steps (extraction from

Embracing Water Audits

Embracing Water Audits

Water remains a scarce resource throughout the country. But it’s important, even for utilities that aren’t serving drought-stricken areas, to make sure that they are getting paid the right amount for the water they are delivering. It’s important, too, that they quickly identify and repair costly leaks throughout their systems.

The Many Faces of Permeable Pavers

The Many Faces of Permeable Pavers

The world of permeable pavers is multifaceted. They come in a variety of shapes and sizes. They can be placed in a wide range of configurations to match tastes, function, or budgets. They can play a central role in meeting a wide variety of water-quality improvement goals. Projects employing permeable

Permeable Pavements Go Mainstream

Permeable Pavements Go Mainstream

Permeable products have gone mainstream as cities struggle to manage stormwater and create aesthetically pleasing spaces. As more project designers and owners understand the value of permeable products, the industry has responded by providing a variety of types and designs. The products are available in a mixture of colors and

Permeable Pavements Go Mainstream

Permeable Pavements Go Mainstream

Permeable products have gone mainstream as cities struggle to manage stormwater and create aesthetically pleasing spaces. As more project designers and owners understand the value of permeable products, the industry has responded by providing a variety of types and designs. The products are available in a mixture of colors and

Beyond Tanks

Beyond Tanks

It would be wrong to assume that a water storage system was just a static collection of tanks, ponds, or cisterns without moving parts. Though the physical structure of a water storage tank is dominated by both the containment walls of the tank and its foundation/structural members, it could not

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