Service Authority monitoring its environmental footprint
The utility recently finished a GIS project that helps track stormwater flows at the H.L. Mooney Advanced Water Reclamation Facility in Woodbridge. In the case of a major rain event, the wastewater treatment plant takes several precautionary measures to help limit the amount of nutrients that may flow into the Neabsco Creek.
More Preventative Maintenance, Less Water Main Breaks
Hundreds of thousands of water main breaks occur across the U.S. every year. They occur with changes in the air temperature and the water temperature flowing through the pipes, the type of soil, the age and the types of pipes as well as mechanical failures of the pipes themselves.