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What is a Stormwater Vault?

 

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What is a stormwater vault?

With heavy rains come a lot of water, but you probably already know that. What you might not know is where that water goes once it flows away. In urban areas and other highly developed locations, Stormwater can be something of a menace when it goes unhandled. Today we’re going to be talking about Stormwater vaults, what they are, what they do, and why you should keep them in mind. Let’s get started.

What is a Stormwater vault?

A Stormwater vault is an underground structure that manages excess rainwater runoff. These structures are an absolute essential for highly developed and populated areas. Water may not seem like a big deal, but too much of it can leave thousands of dollars’ worth of property damages in its wake. They are commonly made out of concrete, steel, fiberglass, and other types of metal pipe. Keeping your Stormwater vault clean is a very important part of managing it.

Why should you keep your Stormwater vault clean?

When Stormwater vaults get clogged with debris, they become less and less effective. Eventually, they stop working altogether and then the excess water becomes a major problem. Excess Stormwater can threaten infrastructure due to flooding. It can also cause rivers and streams to erode. This can be catastrophic for the environment and the ecosystems encased within. Rather than letting Stormwater run rampant on your property, you should make sure that it is properly handled with an efficient and clean vault system. It should also be noted that you need to keep your Stormwater vaults clean so that you can comply with the regulations in your area. This is one of the best reasons to work with a professional environmental management company like AEG. We have a commitment not only to the quality of our work, but to the sustainability of it as well.

Do you need help with your Stormwater vault? We’re here to help you!

No matter what kind of environmental management issue you may have, AEG Environmental can help. We handle every situation with care, dedication, and a commitment to exemplary customer service. When you have an emergency, you can rely on us! Need training? We can handle that too! We train in a wide variety of environmental management areas so that your company can remain compliant with EPA, DOT, and OSHA. Make sure to check out our blog for the latest and greatest in the waste management world! You should also follow us on social media for updates.
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