Editor’s note: This is the first in a series of posts discussing all of the various secondary containment solutions available, subsequent tradeoffs and/or maintenance associated with each, and how C.I.Agent Solutions offerings can enhance the different containment systems. Utilities have many options for secondary containment solutions, but not all containment is created equal! You’ll […]
Manholes are everywhere – we drive over them on the roads, walk over them on our sidewalks, but most of us rarely notice them until they inconvenience us in some way. However, we should be aware of the estimated 22 MILLION manholes in the United States, because they play a vital part as the lifelines […]
Most of the earth’s surface is made up of water – in fact, the land to water ratio on the earth is about 29% land to 71% water, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. Though often taken for granted, water is by far our most precious resource as humans. While a person can live for […]
Did you know that September is California Wine Month? And California wine deserves a month of celebration, since it bears a heavy economic burden … 90% of the wine made in the United States comes from The Golden State! Fall means its harvest time for vineyards in California, and once those heavy clusters […]
Do any of the following describe the secondary containment capabilities of your substation? Cracked concrete vaults. Murky pools of oil, sheen and debris. Silt, dirt and trash build-ups when pumping out water. All secondary containment is not created equal, and sometimes complying with regulations causes more headaches than anticipated. Never fear, that’s why C.I.Agent […]
C.I.Agent Solutions recently participated in the Ice Bucket Challenge to raise awareness in finding a cure for Lou Gehrig's disease (ALS). The Warehouse staff, also known as the "W", challenged the Office staff, also known as the "O", to this bone chilling competition. The challenge was met with open arms and in addition to taking a cold water bath, C.I.Agent Solutions was able to make a sizable donation to a worthy cause.
Did you know an incorrect choice of secondary containment products for your client could cost them $37,500 or more per day per violation in fines? We know everyone is not aware of how important the selection of secondary containment products can be and why compliance with Federal Spill Prevention Controls and Countermeasures (SPCC) Secondary Containment […]
Practice by simulation of a spill offers an opportunity for new devices and methods to be introduced to first responders. This particular drill took place March 14th on the lower Columbia River and the goal was to prepare responders to protect and enhance the quality of life of the citizens within the region as well […]
ComEd in Illinois uses the C.I.Agent® EVAC Filtration System to assist in the dewatering of vaults and manholes in the City of Chicago and surrounding suburbs. The C.I.Agent EVAC System uses state-of-the-art filtration technology to remove suspended solids and light sheen from water discharge operations. A mandate from ComED management to decrease the total time […]
Patent-pending C.I.Agent Agent-Q has C.I.Agent polymer granules embedded between layers of high-strength, lightweight hydrophilic spundbond nonwoven fabric that are quilted together via ultrasonic bonding.
We are very impressed with C.I.Agent® Barrier Boom because it is a reliable low-cost alternative to solid concrete secondary containment. C.I.Agent Barrier Boom saved us 50-75% compared to traditional secondary containment methods. We have been very pleased with the product and the supplier...
Group Leader of Substation Engineering, E.ON U.S.
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