Wastewater Collection Systems News

  1. Franklin Electric’s New FPS IGPH Series Of High Head Grinders Slice Through Sewage At 414,000 Cuts Per Minute

    Franklin Electric Co., Inc. introduces the new FPS IGPH Series of high head grinder pumps engineered for the tough demands of higher head conditions found in many low pressure sewage transfer applications.

  2. ECS Continues Flood Prevention Work In South Yorkshire

    The Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs (DEFRA) has continued to award funding to local councils across the country to help with improving flood prevention measures.

  3. Xylem’s Wastewater Pumping Solution To Substantially Reduce Energy Use At Australian Pump Stations

    Xylem Inc., a leading global water technology company dedicated to solving the world’s most challenging water issues, has been working with water and sewerage services provider Unitywater in Queensland, Australia to significantly reduce energy consumption and eliminate blockages at a number of Unitywater’s wastewater pump stations.

  4. Wet Wipe Manufacturer Agrees To Substantiate 'Flushability' Advertising Claims Under Settlement With FTC

    Under a settlement with the Federal Trade Commission, Nice-Pak Products, Inc., a manufacturer of wet wipes, has agreed to stop advertising moist toilet tissue as flushable unless it can substantiate that the product is safe to flush.

  5. University Test Results – MLS And Landia Score Perfect Zero

    A major university in Washington State that came close to sewage overflows is back on track thanks to the intervention of Mitchell, Lewis & Staver and a Landia chopper pump.

  6. New Contract Award Highlights Biwater’s Diverse Seawater Systems Capabilities

    Scheduled for completion next year, the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau bridge will be the region’s first major combined bridge and tunnel sea-crossing incorporating extensive infrastructure works and the creation of two artificial islands. By 2020, it’s expected that daily passenger flow will be in excess of 120,000.

  7. EMCOR Group, Inc. Subsidiary Awarded Contract By South Florida Water Management District To Construct Pump Station

    EMCOR Group, Inc., a Fortune 500 leader in mechanical and electrical construction, industrial and energy infrastructure, and building services for a diverse range of businesses, announced that its subsidiary Harry Pepper & Associates was awarded a contract by the South Florida Water Management District to construct a pump station for its Reservoir and Storm Water Treatment Area Project in Martin County, Florida.

  8. U. S. Headworks Company Acquired By Italian Multi-National

    Enviro-Care Company of Rockford Illinois has been acquired by the WAMGROUP headquartered in Modena, Italy. WAM is a multi-national company that first entered the conveying market in 1969.

  9. New Wet Wipe Report Highlights Need For Genuine Non-Clog Pumps - Claim

    In response to the new report by the Marine Conservation Society, which shows a 50% increase in wet wipe litter on Britain’s beaches, Landia says that this clearly underlines the need for truly genuine non-clog pumps.

  10. Associations Collaborate To Launch Improved 'Flushability' Guidelines To Reduce Impacts Of Improper Wipes Disposal
    A group of five associations, representing the water sector and the nonwoven fabrics industry, announced recently that they are working collaboratively on the joint development of a new edition of guidelines that will influence product design.