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Ceres, California

Ceres, California

Ceres, a town of about 45,000, is named after the Roman goddess of agriculture, which benifits from its location near the center of California’s rich and fertile Great Central Valley.

But as sewer network operators everywhere know, abundant growth can have a downside; cities spend millions of dollars annually controlling root growth in sewer lines. Left unchecked, root growth blocks pipes (or even breaks them apart) and causes backups. Since 2006, Ceres has been managing root control on their own,without using contractors, and can prove that doing root control in house saves money and is practical.

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Vancouver, Washington

Vancouver, Washington

Vancouver Washington, was founded in 1857 and is part of the Portland-Vancouver metro area. It’s a nice place to live; Money magazine has ranked it as one of America’s top 100 cities. City of Vancouver Sewer Engineering Manager Eric Schadler is one of those responsible for helping to maintain the high quality of life here.

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