Fighting Inflow and Infiltration One Basin at a Time

City shifts focus away from individual problem lines and sees big results in inflow and infiltration reduction.

Fighting Inflow and Infiltration One Basin at a Time

A Naperville Water Department crew member sets up at the bottom of a manhole for rehabilitation work.

Tony Conn is pleased with how far the city of Naperville, Illinois, has come in fighting inflow and infiltration over the last two decades.

As the city’s water distribution and collections manager, Conn is responsible for wastewater collection, stormwater pumping, water distribution and water supply and he’s seen the changes firsthand.

“We’re working through a 10-year I&I program right now, but we’re working on updating it currently,” Conn says. “I can...

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