Flushables White Papers and Case Studies

  1. Upgraded Pumping System Eliminates Clogging
    8/30/2018

    The pumps that operated at the septage receiving wetwell at the Valley Forge Sewer Authority’s collection system in Phoenixville, PA were constantly clogging.

  2. Complete Modernization Of Pumping Station To Handle Today’s Wastewater
    7/21/2018

    The municipality has been facing an increase in pump blockages in its pump stations during the past few years. There is a clear tendency of reduced water consumption and higher rag content, which results in more frequent pump blockage.

  3. Monster Keeps Wipes At Bay In Billerica, MA
    4/19/2018

    Billerica, Massachusetts embodies an ideal American suburb – picturesque streets, quaint houses, inviting storefronts and a central city square perfect for socializing with fellow neighbors and visitors. Located just 50 minutes north of Boston, Billerica is also a prime spot for young families who want the convenience of a close-by city with the atmosphere of a restful community.

  4. FlexRake® Performs In Prison Where Others Failed
    2/21/2018

    The Arapahoe County Water/Wastewater Authority holds a unique client within its district: the Arapahoe County Detention Center.

  5. Clogs Draw a “Get Out of Jail Free” Card
    2/13/2017

    Although by no means overwhelming, clogging problems in a county prison wastewater treatment system had simply become a nuisance, and it was time to take action with new technology to solve the problem. Read the full case study to learn more.

  6. No Compromise On Reliability: A WWTP Turns On A Dime
    2/10/2017

    Once discovering its main pump station was at risk, a critical Canadian wastewater treatment plant quickly set up a large bypass pumping system to allow the replacement of pump motors.

  7. Flygt Helps Town Go From Rags To Riches
    8/2/2016

    The hassles of pump ragging lead a South Carolina Public Service District to change out problematic pumps for Flygt N3171 submersibles.

  8. Pump Station’s Non-Dispersibles Problem: Solved
    9/17/2015

    Sun City, AZ, has had the same wastewater treatment plant since the '70s, along with a new, expensive problem: non-dispersible waste.

  9. Monsters Protect Pump Station, Weather Storms In Scotland
    7/14/2015

    Pump blockages and rags are a significant barrier to energy and operational efficiencies at pump stations, causing unscheduled shut downs, safety hazards for operators, costly equipment repairs and increased power usage due to a decrease in the pumps’ hydraulic performance. Scottish Water observed these negative effects caused by an influx of wipes and rags throughout a network of area pump stations. Engineers looked to a proven, powerful solution in the form of two JWC Environmental Channel Monster® grinders at one of their most problematic sites.

  10. Upgrade Of Channel Monster Cuts Wipes Problem And $78k From Electrical Bill
    6/3/2015

    Keeping up with both the water needs and sewage disposal of the Santa Margarita Water District has come with significant challenges, particularly due to both the increase in influent and change in the makeup and durability of the sewage running through the district’s reclaimed-water facility.