A World Reimagined — One Where People Realize The Value Of Water
Times of significant disruption that put the “normal” way we operate on hold are an incredible opportunity for reflection, pressing the reset button, and starting in a fresh direction. Hopefully, many people are realizing how they have let their lives get so busy that they have lost touch with things most important to them, like family; and they are taking this time to start fresh.
Rag Time In Kalamazoo
The Kalamazoo Lake, Sewer and Water Authority (KLSWA) had all they could handle and more with their aging, failing aspirators, persistent fouling and ragging, and what seemed like an endless cycle of maintenance and repairs.
Hurricane Harvey Was No Match For These Pumps
The main lift station serving the waste water treatment plant in Morgan’s Point, Texas, continually experienced problems with its three standard non-clog pumps. The pumps frequently clogged when rainfall totals reached or exceeded 2 inches. Shop rags, pieces of 2 x 4 lumber, plastic bottles, gloves, and wet wipes all commonly clogged the pumps when the standard demand increased. Pump removal, unplugging, and recurring repairs were required, but the service company was not always available for immediate assistance, causing problems for residents serviced by this lift station.
Upgraded Pumping System Eliminates Clogging
The pumps that operated at the septage receiving wetwell at the Valley Forge Sewer Authority’s collection system in Phoenixville, PA were constantly clogging.
Complete Modernization Of Pumping Station To Handle Today’s Wastewater
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.
Monster Keeps Wipes At Bay In Billerica, MA
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.
FlexRake Performs In Prison Where Others Failed
The Arapahoe County Water/Wastewater Authority holds a unique client within its district: the Arapahoe County Detention Center. The Duperon FlexRake FPFS was installed as a response to the wide variety of debris not typically found in wastewater plants.
Clogs Draw a “Get Out of Jail Free” Card
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.
No Compromise On Reliability: A WWTP Turns On A Dime
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.
Flygt Helps Town Go From Rags To Riches
The hassles of pump ragging lead a South Carolina Public Service District to change out problematic pumps for Flygt N3171 submersibles.