Every Day, All Hours

Dealing with I&I 24/7 requires vigilant monitoring and rehab. The team in Miami-Dade County has reduced system I&I by 30 mgd.
Every Day, All Hours
The Miami-Dade Water and Sewer crew includes, front row, from left, Mayco Gonzalez, TV technician 2; Manuel Vigil, semiskilled laborer; and Javier Pantin, sewer collection systems supervisor; back row, Vicente Vergara, TV technician 1; and Guido Nabu

In most places, I&I is a seasonal problem or is driven by rain events. For the Miami-Dade (Fla.) Water and Sewer Department, it’s a continuous issue.

The county lies on the southeast tip of the Florida peninsula. Part of the perimeter is at sea level, the maximum elevation is...

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