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Town of Liberty to Conduct Sewer Smoke Testing Thursday

Town of Liberty to Conduct Sewer Smoke Testing Thursday

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LIBERTY N.C. - The Town of Liberty has announced they will be conducting sewer smoke testing this Thursday (Jan 4th, 2024). The town announced the testing on Facebook. According to post, "smoke testing consists of injecting a harmless, non-toxic fog into a manhole, which will then spread throughout the path of the piping and will take place in the south and east portions of the town. Map - OpenStreetMap® The testing is taking place to detect potential issues and defects throughout the sewer collection system resulting from inflow and infiltration (l & l) from rain water and other liquids that may enter the sewer collection system and have to be treated at the Wastewater Treatment Plant (WWTP)." For more information and/or questions, please call 336-622-3955.
Asheboro to Conduct Sewer System Smoke Testing Starting Today

Asheboro to Conduct Sewer System Smoke Testing Starting Today

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ASHEBORO N.C. - The city of Asheboro has announced they will be conducting smoke testing of the Sanitary Sewer System in Dixieland Acres and Surrounding areas starting today. In a notice on the city's website, the City of Asheboro says city personnel will be performing sanitary sewer system inspection tests in the Dixieland Acres and surrounding area beginning the week of October 23 (weather permitting). Affected areas generally are between E. Dixie Drive, Zoo Parkway from Atlantic Avenue to Pine Grove Drive, and extending northeast to Timber Lane and Mackie Avenue. Buildings and homes in the area are being notified of this upcoming testing by door hangers. According to the notice, "testing involves injecting non-toxic smoke into sanitary sewer manholes. Smoke should be pre...
Sewer System Smoke Testing Starts in Ramseur Today

Sewer System Smoke Testing Starts in Ramseur Today

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Sewer / 'manhole' cover (BGStock72 / Adobe Stock) ASHEBORO N.C. - The town of Ramseur is planning is warning residents that they will be conducting smoke testing of the local sewer system, starting today. According to an announcement on Facebook, starting today, April 3, 2023, the Town of Ramseur will be smoke testing all sanitary sewer lines in this area to locate defects in the sewer system. "The "smoke" that you see coming from the vent stacks on houses or holes in the ground or streets is non-toxic, harmless and creates no fire hazard. Smoke should not enter your house unless you have defective plumbing or dried up drain traps. Should smoke enter your home, you may contact a member of the smoke testing crew working in the area." According to the Town, the information gat...
More than 12.5 million in Funding Approved for Liberty Wastewater Treatment Plant

More than 12.5 million in Funding Approved for Liberty Wastewater Treatment Plant

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ASHEBORO N.C. - Late last month Governor Cooper announced millions of dollars in water and sewer infrastructure funding projects for communities across North Carolina including more than 12.5 million for Wastewater Collection System Improvements for the town of Liberty. In a press release on February 24th, 2023, House Democratic Leader Robert Reives announced that $12.5 million had been allocated for wastewater collection system improvements in Liberty, as well as a $400,000 grant for pre-construction planning. Approval is still needed from the Local Government Commission (LGC). The funding comes as a part of billions of dollars in federal money made available through the American Rescue Plan and the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law. “Chatham and Randolph are growing quickly --...