Flygt Articles, Case Studies, Product and Press Releases

  1. Sludge Handling In The Sooner State
    5/18/2018

    Smaller Oklahoma city upgrades their wastewater treatment plant’s sludge handling system using the latest intelligent equipment. The new pumps went into service in April and May 2017 and the staff is thrilled that they have experienced no clogging.

  2. New Jersey Town Sticks With A Winner
    5/1/2018

    A northern New Jersey town decided to upgrade their main station utilizing the same equipment that has provided them with decades of reliable and trouble free service. When replacement options arose, the city immediately elected to stay with Flygt due to their positive experience with the quality and reliability of the equipment, combined with the availability of local service. Read the full case study to learn more.

  3. Vertical Pump Portfolio Expands Range With Turbines Greater Than 30”
    4/26/2018

    Xylem’s vertical turbine portfolio has served the market with a wide range of hydraulic conditions to meet many pumping needs with optimum efficiency using state-of-the-art techniques in turbine pump design.

  4. The Flygt 4220 Mixer Draws Rave Reviews From Plant Superintendent
    4/20/2018

    Xylem’s new Flygt 4220 mixer enhances the resilience and sustainability of wastewater treatment plants, enabling operators to easily manage changing mixing conditions by simply adjusting the mixer output. As the Flygt 4220 can be controlled to deliver only the output required, a plant’s energy consumption can be significantly reduced.

  5. Successful Trials With Flygt Adaptive Mixing Technology
    4/2/2018

    Albion, MI, completed the update of several components of its four-MGD plant in the fall 2017. Afterwards, the plant superintendent became interested in testing the impact that optimizing his mixing might have on other aspects of his conventional activated sludge process with enhanced biological phosphorus removal. Read the full case study to learn how the test showed that there can be dramatic opportunities for right sizing mixer thrust, when the equipment is available to take advantage of it.

  6. Historic Town Remedies FOG Problem
    2/21/2018

    Among the pump stations managed by Branford, CT, is a long-term problematic station located at Burban Street. There were two primary problems at this station: 1) clogging from modern day trash and raggy, stringy materials, and 2) fats, oils, and grease (FOG) from a nearby nursing home and restaurants, which accumulate and float on the water surface, resulting in a horrendous mess.

  7. Wet Well Wonder In A Deep Sewer Tunnel
    12/7/2017

    This wet well is a critical piece of a system designed to intercept wet weather overflows, and it demands powerful, high-quality pumps to handle the load. Designed to reduce environmental impacts resulting from Combined Sewer Overflows (CSOs) in Columbus, Ohio, the Olentangy-Scioto- Interceptor-Sewer Augmentation Relief Sewer (OARS) is the key component in meeting this goal. This sewer tunnel will intercept wet weather overflows that currently empty into the Scioto River and instead carry the flows to the city’s Jackson Pike and Southerly wastewater treatment plants.

  8. Building An Invisible And Soundless Power Plant
    6/23/2017

    The Villoresi Channel, located north of Milan, was designed with the main purpose of agricultural irrigation while providing water to the city of Milan. The paths running along the canal were also used for recreational purposes and cross through some of the most beautiful natural parks in Lombardy.

  9. Mixing It Up In Michigan
    6/19/2017

    The Ypsilanti Community Utilities Authority (YCUA) employs a total of 30 mixers in its aeration tanks as part of an anoxic nutrient removal process, and the mixers were failing. The mixers were old, inefficient, and starting to fail, so YCUA elected to replace them with Flygt 4320 mixers. Read the full case study to learn how the potential energy savings for YCUA could easily approach $1 million over a decade.

  10. Significant Upgrades Enable City Of Atherton To Meet State’s DNR Discharge Requirements
    6/6/2017

    Built in the 1980s, Little Blue Valley Sewer District operates Atherton, which was designed to reduce the primary process chain to preliminary bar screening and aerated grit removal, while relying solely on secondary treatment performed in four, standalone 42-ft by 400-ft aeration/clarification basins. Read the full case study to learn how upgrading the activated sludge process with a combination of Xylem’s Flygt pumps and mixers created a solution for the city’s sewer district.