Wheaton, IL (October 11, 2012) – The City of Fort Smith, Arkansas is experiencing inflow and infiltration (I&I) in the Riverlyn Basin area during wet weather events which overloads the capacity of the sewer conveyance and treatment systems.

RJN Group, Inc. (RJN) will perform a comprehensive sewer evaluation to determine the sources of I&I that is leading to the capacity issues in the area. Condition assessments will take place for manholes, sewer lines, and also the private sector. RJN field technicians will inspect 331 manholes and smoke test 61,700 linear feet of sewer pipe. Dye testing and CCTV inspection will be conducted based on visual pipe and smoke testing results.

RJN provides civil engineering consulting services for clients and their facilities. The firm’s offerings include the inspection, study, design, and construction management of wastewater, water, and stormwater infrastructure. GIS and asset management services are also offered by the firm. RJN is an employee owned design firm, established in 1975, headquartered in Wheaton, Illinois, with offices nationwide. www.rjn.com