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Not Sure What to Use for Dewatering a Vault? We’re Here to Help!

There are a number of variables to consider when dewatering the dark, murky bowels of underground utility vaults and manholes. The most important factor is to comply with federal, state and local regulations when pumping the water. But finding the correct filtering device to uphold Best Management Practices for pumping vaults poses challenges of its […]

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Preventing Transformer and Substation Fires With Below-Grade Secondary Containment

Not sure what secondary containment works best for your transformer or substation? Check out our new and easy to use interactive tool to figure out the perfect solution for your secondary containment needs. What type of containment do you need help with? New Containment Existing Containment     On May 9, 2015, an electrical transformer […]

To Underground or Not To Underground: That Is the Question

Over the past few years, there’s been much talk in regards to undergrounding electrical utilities, especially following massive weather-related outages such as those caused by Superstorm Sandy or the Blizzard of 2015. Since most people these days are practically dependent on electrical devices, even hours without power can seem like a lifetime and usually trigger […]

A Patented Agent-Q Filtration Device Prepared to Shake Up the Secondary Containment Industry

  It was during cleanup efforts for the Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico in 2010 that an idea ignited: why not use a quilted blanket containing C.I.Agent Solidifying Polymers for oil retrieval and containment on water? Several years of dedicated R&D, headed by Dr. Rakesh Gupta, an expert in fibers, nonwovens […]

The Importance of the Lessons Learned in March are Also Applicable to Secondary Containment

The Big Dance. No other sports tournament represents such a seesaw of delight and despair, absolute elation and utter deflation, praying and cursing. It’s March Madness and the brackets have been announced, kicking off the Road to the Final Four and an estimated $1.9 billion of lost revenue via reduced productivity from employees at companies […]

Understanding Variables That Define Secondary Containment Systems Design

Not sure what secondary containment works best for your transformer or substation? Check out our new and easy to use interactive tool to figure out the perfect solution for your secondary containment needs. What type of containment do you need help with? New Containment Existing Containment   Throughout the years of providing secondary containment systems […]

OSHA Introduces New and Improved Safety Data Sheets in 2015

Manufacturers have them in binders scattered throughout their facilities. No products that use any sort of chemical substance (such as C.I.Agent® Polymers) are shipped without one. Employers with hazardous chemicals in the workplace are required to make them accessible to employees. Sometimes the information they provide is wrong, outdated, incomplete, or hard to find, which […]