Palm Beach uses trenchless methods to prevent saltwater damage in a storm sewer
Stormwater - September 2012
Angus W. Stocking
The town of Palm Beach, FL, is located on a long, narrow barrier island 65 miles north of Miami and is well known for its many multimillion-dollar mansions. The expensive real estate and the ever-present saltwater are major complications for the Public Works Department; saltwater corrodes everything, and digging things up for repair is always costly. Therefore, maintenance and trenchless methods are high priorities, and the department is always alert for new technologies.