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New Castle County’s Money Saving Sewer Solution

Delaware’s New Castle County recently showed off some of the improvements made to its sewer system using technology aimed at detecting issues such as grease and oil drain buildup. By routinely checking for sewer blockages, New Castle has been able to largely prevent common problems faced by Utilities such as blockages and overflows.

Using a combination of cleaning trucks and closed-circuit television, officials are able to clean the pips as well as view the results to ensure the pipe has been thoroughly cleaned. Using modern technology like the Sewer Line Rapid Assessment Tool (SL-RAT) which detects sewer line blockage in under three minutes, the sewer systems are able to last longer and costs remain low instead of having to spend extra money taking care of preventable overflows. Back in 2005, New Castle County dealt with more than seventy overflows. Last year, these overflows were reduced to just 26 thanks to the detection powers of sewer line technology like the SL-RAT.

To read more, please visit http://delawarepublic.org/post/new-castle-county-touts-sewer-cleaning-tech. For additional information on the SL-RAT or to make a purchase, please visit the SL-RAT page on our website.

The Avanti Company was founded in 1977 by Paul and Justine Devlin and is headquartered in Avon Park, FL. We provide water meters, metering systems, AMI support, on-site flow meter testing, sewer flow monitoring, inspection and assessment services for the water, wastewater, agricultural, petroleum and industrial marketplaces. Avanti represents products from McCrometer, Itron, Hach Flow, RedZone, Honeywell/Elster, 64 seconds, Infosense, Nicor, DoMac, Aclara, and others. Please visit our website at www.avanticompany.com, email us at info@avanticompany.com or call us at 863-453-5336 for assistance with all of your flow meter and metering system needs.

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