Wastewater Collection Systems News

  1. Xylem’s Wastewater Pumping Solution To Substantially Reduce Energy Use At Australian Pump Stations
    6/15/2015

    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.

  2. Wet Wipe Manufacturer Agrees To Substantiate 'Flushability' Advertising Claims Under Settlement With FTC
    5/20/2015

    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.

  3. University Test Results – MLS And Landia Score Perfect Zero
    5/12/2015

    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.

  4. New Contract Award Highlights Biwater’s Diverse Seawater Systems Capabilities
    4/30/2015

    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.

  5. EMCOR Group, Inc. Subsidiary Awarded Contract By South Florida Water Management District To Construct Pump Station
    4/7/2015

    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.

  6. U. S. Headworks Company Acquired By Italian Multi-National
    3/24/2015

    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.

  7. New Wet Wipe Report Highlights Need For Genuine Non-Clog Pumps - Claim
    3/23/2015

    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.

  8. Associations Collaborate To Launch Improved 'Flushability' Guidelines To Reduce Impacts Of Improper Wipes Disposal
    3/19/2015
    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.
  9. Declo, Idaho Declared A No-Clog Zone With MLS And A Landia Chopper Pump
    3/12/2015

    A dry-pit Landia Chopper Pump has eliminated costly downtime and significantly reduced maintenance costs at a lift station in Declo, Idaho.

  10. Registration Is Now Open For Collection Systems 2015
    2/24/2015

    Registration is now open for Collection Systems 2015: Collection Systems Taking Center Stage – Seize the Opportunity from April 19-22, 2015 at the Duke Energy Convention Center in Cincinnati, Ohio.