Charleston’s Historic District and Sewer Mains

Nov 11

Charleston’s Historic District and Sewer Mains

While the City of Charleston, has about 118,000 citizens, the Charleston Water System distributes water to almost 400,000 customers in and around the city.  Its greatest challenge is to maintain 1,400 miles of water mains through a diverse terrain that includes a sensitive downtown historic district, tidal flats, corrosive salt water marshes, a harbor, and the beds of Elliot Creek and the Ashley and Cooper Rivers. A program of extensive leak and corrosion detection and aggressive preventive maintenance initiatives helps the system meet those challenges.  The department aggressively searches out leaks with a regular detection program and keeps sewer mains, hydrants and valves on a regular program of preventive maintenance. Trenchless technology helps crews repair lines in the city’s historic district with minimal disruption. The sewer main repair and testing regimen involves a combination of preemptive-leak detection and extensive analysis of the condition of mains. The distribution mains are largely made of cast or ductile iron lined with cement, ranging 2 to 48 inches. A few high-service mains coming from the city’s Hanahan Water Plant are as large as 54 inches. Because Charleston is on the Atlantic Ocean, much of the distribution system runs through corrosive soils, especially salt marshes. The department has mapped potentially corrosive soils in high-profile areas and performs solid sampling electric potential surveys to find soils that have higher moisture content attributable to leaks. When potential leaks are discovered, a city engineer evaluates the data and prescribes remedies. The city’s historic district, where cobblestone streets and period architecture date back to the 18th century, also requires special attention. The downtown area carries the highest traffic densities and contains the oldest mains in the system. Charleston, looking for a highly recommended plumber?  Perma-Liner Industries has partnered with the most knowledgeable plumbers in your area to provide you with outstanding service.  We provide only the best referrals for licensed and certified professionals.  Call us or go online to see how we can help.  1-866-336-2568 or...

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Rainy Season and Sewer Drainage Systems

Jul 17

Rainy Season and Sewer Drainage Systems

Many of us are experiencing a rainy season now that summer is in full swing.  Along with the sunny delights and fanfare this time of year brings, there is also a need to think about the proper functioning of our drainage systems where we live.  It is important to know to what extent a drainage issue is prevalent.  In order to do this, a qualified fully licensed professional is needed for drain pipe cleaning. This will also maximize your awareness of the health of the pipelines in your home.  Here are a few suggestions when seeking the help of an expert: 1. Get referrals from people you know.  Word of mouth advertising speaks volumes on the overall satisfaction of previous jobs. 2. Check for a license to operate within your state. 3. Do a search for reviews and feedback online.  This will help you in finding your best options. 4. Ask for references. In making your decision, keep in mind Perma-Liner Industries can help.  We are simply a call away to help you find a top of the line, highly skilled plumber wherever you reside.  We will put you in touch with the right professional.  Call us at 1-866-336-2568 or go online to www.perma-liner.com. Save the Date! Mark your calendars because you won’t want to miss this!  On August 19th Perma-Liner Industries is hosting a very special event and we’d love to see you!!  We’re having our Open House at our facility in Orange, CA. and it’s sure to be a great time.  We’ll have our excellent staff here to answer all of your questions about Cured-in-Place Pipeline products and our state of the art trenchless technology.  Come out and see live demonstrations, share friendly conversations and gain information.  Meals will be provided.  Please register at no cost: info@perma-liner.com or...

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Innerseal-ll CS-CL for connection of service laterals

Mar 31

Innerseal-ll CS-CL for connection of service laterals

Coming to the Charleston area soon!! Will be our Innerseal-ll CS/CL for connection of service laterals to the sewer line and pipe system. This product will be a full wrap in the main, and will meet the growing ASTM 2561 specifications. As Perma –Liner welcomes this technology to our family of CIPP systems and bringing it to the Charleston’s area, the demo schedule will fill up fast, please if you would like to have this type of equipment scheduled to do a demo with us , please contact Perma-Liners  Marketing Dept.at (727)507-9749. The past winter was one of the coldest winters and if it had you waiting on cure times, or not even interested in lining, then you should start with our steam cure systems. Perma-Liner  portable steam cure equipment is one of our most successful sellers over the  years, and even other  installers  for different companies all over the US using other CIPP manufactures equipment have got in  contact with Perma-Liner for a way to try to incorporate our portable systems with their own  equipment. We can get a tech out to any location, we train your crew, and we also show you why Perma-Liner steam cure system is creating a buzz in the field of CIPP cure times. Please keep a look out for our upcoming US tour locations this summer and fall. If you are in the Charleston area fell fee you contact us anytime please feel free to take a look at our web site at...

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In Charleston the most common pipe line is cast iron.

Jul 29

In Charleston the most common pipe line is cast iron.

In Charleston the most common pipe line is cast iron.  Cast iron pipes were introduced to the United States in the nineteenth century, imported from Europe. Cast iron pipes were to replace wooden pipe lines and now sewer pipes range from cast iron, PVC, and clay. All of which at some time or another will need some type of repair. With cast iron being Charleston’s most common pipe line it would surprise you to know it is the most common pipe repaired! And this newest “no-dig” technology is the most popular as well. How do they do you ask? Pipe ling. Perma-Liner™ offers a range of trenchless pipe rehabilitation methods to repair any kind of sewer pipe in various conditions and age. Pipe lining repairs that range in size from 2″ to 102″ pipe diameters. A careful blend of established practices and new technology allows Perma-Liner to exercise a unique degree of versatility. If you live in Charleston and would like to learn more about pipe lining and how it can save your pipes call us any time!...

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