Article | February 22, 2017

Retrofitting: Is It Right For Your Sewage Lift Station?

Source: JWC Environmental
Retrofitting: Is It Right For Your Sewage Lift Station?

By Troy Heimerl

It’s just past 10 on a Friday night, and the phones start ringing in the pockets of the on-call collection systems operators. It’s an alarm for another pump clog at one of your sewage lift stations — the second one this week.

Does this situation sound familiar? Then it might be time to consider retrofitting a two-shafted grinder into your problem lift stations. We’ve outlined all the steps for you, from determining if your station is a candidate, to learning how to navigate a retrofit and a rundown on the many benefits a retrofit can offer your facility.