Case Studies - Fall 2021

Case Studies - Fall 2021
Regular maintenance with root herbicide reduces sewer overflows

Root problem eliminated on lakeside easement 


A neighborhood in Liberty, Missouri, had a heavily root-bound easement. Access was difficult, as the 1,280-foot line traveled across the backyards of houses situated on a lake. The line was laid unevenly, which gave roots more opportunity to invade. There were continual blockages, with several houses experiencing backups. The municipality put the easement on a saw, cut and flush routine program, conducted twice a year....

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