Three Reasons Why Underground Utilities Need a Vault Sump Filter System for Christmas

Have you ever been in an underground utility vault? Chances are, probably not. Even though there are an estimated 5 million electrical utility vaults and manholes in the U.S. (approximately four manholes to every one vault), they’re not the most popular places. Dark, damp, often full of sludge and debris, or completely flooded, vaults and […]

How Do NCIS Agent Gibbs’ Rules Apply to Secondary Containment?

NCIS is arguably one of America’s favorite television shows, and currently the most-watched drama on CBS. The show, originally a spin-off from JAG, focuses on the criminal investigations conducted by a team of special agents from the Naval Criminal Investigative Service, who follow the lead of Supervisory Special Agent Leroy Gibbs, excellently portrayed by the […]

Not All Secondary Containment Is Created Equal: Tricks and Treats of Leaving a Smaller Footprint

Editor’s note: This is the fourth 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. Today’s post focuses on containment solutions with a small environmental footprint. Check out previous posts about composite […]

Not All Secondary Containment Is Created Equal: The Burdens of Earthen Berms

Editor’s note: This is the third 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. Today’s post focuses on natural containment solutions, such as earthen berms. Read the first post on composite […]

Not All Secondary Containment Is Created Equal: Pros & Cons of Concrete Containment

Editor’s note: This is the second 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. Today’s post focuses on concrete containment. Read the first post on composite walls here.   Modern man […]

Not All Secondary Containment Is Created Equal: Aesthetically-Pleasing Composite Walls

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 […]