Fighting Inflow and Infiltration From the Inside

Texas utility successfully tackles inflow and infiltration problems on its own

Fighting Inflow and Infiltration From the Inside

Pipe bursting helps Lufkin limit excavation to entry and exit pits and connection points.

Sometimes you just need to do things yourself.

The Lufkin (Texas) Water and Sewer Utilities Department management culture emphasizes doing things in-house whenever possible. And while adhering to that ethic, the city has been pressing ahead with a comprehensive sewer rehab program that is targeting a long-standing stormwater inflow and infiltration problem.

The I&I reduction effort has been underway for more than a decade and won’t be finished until 2023. But the results...

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