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For Immediate Release

Bearing Advisors Engaged by Duke’s Root Control

April 17, 2023

Bearing Advisors is pleased to announce that it is working with Duke’s Root Control, Inc. (Duke’s) to make municipal policy makers more aware of the benefits of Duke’s comprehensive toolbox of solutions. These solutions improve sewer, water, storm, and gas utility system management programs and reduce customer complaints, lower costs for utilities, and ultimately extend the life of this critical infrastructure.

Headquartered in Elgin, IL, Duke’s is a nationwide service provider whose business is rooted in innovation and has been solving underground infrastructure system challenges for over 80 years. The firm is the leader in effective and environmentally safe chemical root control with its U.S. Environmental Protection Agency recognized chemistry. In recent years, Duke’s expanded its offerings to include critical inspection and assessment services for underground infrastructure, including storm, water, and gas.

According to Matt Fishbune, Duke’s CEO, “Duke’s has the unique combination of knowledge, national coverage, and a breadth of solutions. With an experienced team of employees, we have treated over 400 million feet of sewer lines, for thousands of valued municipal and utility customers.”

“Duke’s is an ideal client for us because our mission is to help bring innovative solutions to local governments,” said Phil Riley, Bearing Advisors’ Managing Director.

Duke’s innovative technology solutions transition clients’ operations and maintenance programs from reactive to proactive by identifying and pinpointing critical defects and capacity problems. Duke’s 360 Smart Water Strategy helps municipalities triage, diagnose, renew, and monitor their water, wastewater, and stormwater systems. Data collection and analysis provide actionable information that identifies infiltration and inflow, overflows, blockages, and more.

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About Bearing Advisors, LLC

Bearing Advisors identifies and brings value-added innovative solutions to local government by working with private-sector partner organizations. The Bearing Advisors’ team has broad and deep experience in the public, commercial, and nonprofit sectors with more than 180 years of combined service to local government. City, county, and other local government officials know Bearing Advisors as trusted professionals who understand their cultures and needs. Visit


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