Holistic Approach

Lynchburg, Va., tackles significant overflow issues by taking on the easiest work first, then developing a cost-saving plan to deal with the toughest jobs.
Holistic Approach
Lynchburg’s Utility Line Maintenance Division team includes, front row, from left, Richard Wilcox, Edwin Marsh, Mike Mundy and Shirley Jones. Second row: Rodney Gibson, Jason Meyers, Daniel Phillips, Gary Looze, Bill Berry and James Miller. Third row: Brenda Woody, Will Blair, Shane Hodges, L.C. Campbell, Johnathan Raper, Kevin Gallier, Joseph Terenyi, Derrick Helm and Superintendent Harry Doss. Fourth row: John Fulghum, Kenny Hodges, Harry Bateman, Mike Pope-Key, Scott Sablack, Elijah Me

Like many American cities, Lynchburg, Va., faces a combined sewer overflow problem. By following a strategy of performing the least costly work first, the city has made significant progress on reducing overflow volumes while developing a new holistic approach to handle the most...

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