This city considered the following agenda items at the May 15, 2018, Houston Council Meeting. The agenda items include contracts with BASF for chemicals to treat waste sludge from wastewater, Q Environmental for proper disposal of oils, and Redzone Robotics for robotic technology for sewer system repair.
15: BASF was awarded a 5 year contract for supplying liquid polymer flocculent chemicals, valuing at over $11.7 million. The polymer is used during waste sludge treatment of wastewater. This is a necessary measure to protect the public health of the city’s residents.
31: Over $1.4 million was awarded to Q Environmental for the proper disposal of used oil filter, antifreeze, absorbents, and contaminated and non-contaminated oil from cars, trucks, tractors, and other heavy equipment from the city’s Fleet Management personnel.
35: Over $1.9 million from the Water & Sewer System Consolidated Construction Fund was awarded to Redzone Robotics Inc, to use robotic technology to identify sewers that need repair.