Archive for May 8, 2019
The sewer system is an extensive one, found all throughout the United States. There is no doubt about the fact that this system is hugely important. After all indoor plumbing is a modern convenience that the vast majority of people would not be happy to do without. Therefore, the care and keeping of our sewer systems and sewer lines is hugely important indeed, especially as these sewer systems are continuing to age and to fall into disrepair as they grow older (as a direct consequence of this aging, as a matter of fact).
In fact, the data surrounding our sewer system very much backs up just how very problematic this has become. For instance, recent data shows that just over one and one quarter trillion gallons of untreated sewage are actually spilled into the country as a result of sewer damage, such as that of a pipe bursting. In total, there are up to 75,000 sewer overflows over the course of a typical year, and even in years where such problems are not as prevalent, there are s