PUMP STATION MONITORING WHITE PAPERS AND CASE STUDIES

Hurricane Tested, Texas Approved
Hurricane Tested, Texas Approved

During 2017’s Hurricane Harvey, the wettest tropical storm on record in the United States, over 52 inches of rain fell in the Houston area. The Vaughan pumps ran continuously for 72 hours with no plugging incidents and no problems while pumping over 2.5 million gallons of unscreened sewage through the lift station. It never flooded and none of the 150 homes served by this lift station experienced sewer back-ups.

  • Upgraded Pumping System Eliminates Clogging
    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.

  • Sludge Handling In The Sooner State
    Sludge Handling In The Sooner State

    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.

  • New Jersey Town Sticks With A Winner
    New Jersey Town Sticks With A Winner

    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.

  • Successful Trials With Flygt Adaptive Mixing Technology
    Successful Trials With Flygt Adaptive Mixing Technology

    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.

  • Effective Odor Control In A Low Pressure Sewer System
    Effective Odor Control In A Low Pressure Sewer System

    When the Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County received odor complaints from a residential subdivision, Evoqua provided a rapid, cost-effective solution.

  • Easy To Digest: H<sub>2</sub>S Removal Rids City Of Lift Station Odors
    Easy To Digest: H2S Removal Rids City Of Lift Station Odors

    A constant problem in many wastewater collection systems is the formation of hydrogen sulfide (H2S) in the lift stations as well as from biofilms further downstream in the delivery piping to the wastewater treatment plant. DO2E representatives suggested that the City of Taylorville (IL) use their proprietary digesters equipped with an ozone (O3) capability to remove this problem from our system.

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PUMP STATION MONITORING PRODUCTS

Vertical Pumps Vertical Pumps

Xylem’s Flygt multistage lineshaft vertical turbine pumps are ideal for wet pit, open sump, or deep well pumping. Configured with hydraulic components submerged and motor above ground creates easy access to electrical components for use and maintenance.

FlygtCloud Web-Based Pump Control FlygtCloud Web-Based Pump Control

FlygtCloud enables you to connect to a new or existing Flygt pump station and carry out many of the functions of traditional telemetry without any of the risks - and for a much lower cost.

The Vaughan Conditioning Pump The Vaughan Conditioning Pump

The Vaughan Conditioning Pump is a Vaughan Submersible Chopper Pump mounted on a portable stand and fitted with high-velocity mixing nozzle. The Conditioning Pump recirculates the contents of the wet well, chopping and mixing to produce a homogeneous mixture that is more easily pumped out.

Screw Pumps Screw Pumps

Schreiber incorporates the Archimedean Screw Pump concept in both the Tube Mounted Screw Pump and the Open Flight Screw Pump. This concept provides variable capacity at a constant speed up to its design maximum.

STAR ONE&trade; S&L Non-Clog Pump STAR ONE™ S&L Non-Clog Pump

The new S&L STAR ONE™ Non-Clog Pump raises the bar on pump efficiency —anywhere from 3-5 percent higher than previous S&L pumps — paving the way for significant energy cost savings.

Pure Performance: Flygt 1300 Series Pure Performance: Flygt 1300 Series

The Flygt™ 1300 series is a range of submersible pumps that deliver pure performance with outstanding value.

TOP Station: Flygt Pre-Engineered Fiberglass Pump Station by Xylem TOP Station: Flygt Pre-Engineered Fiberglass Pump Station by Xylem

The Flygt TOP fiberglass pump station is a premium, pre-engineered and factory built packaged pump station that utilizes advanced features to provide customers with superior pump station performance.

Flygt Progressing Cavity Grinder Pump By Xylem Flygt Progressing Cavity Grinder Pump By Xylem

Homeowners want an affordable, efficient pump that won’t clog. Wastewater consultants want a pump to recommend that is reliable and will last for many years.

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PUMP STATION MONITORING PODCASTS

Selecting The Right Control Gate For Your Application Selecting The Right Control Gate For Your Application

Control gates are used throughout the water and wastewater fluid handling process at pump stations, head works, purifiers and a variety of other locations. Beyond application, head pressure, solids content and placement are all critical factors in evaluating what type of control gate will best meet your needs.

New Wastewater Sump Puts Intelligence Inside The Pump New Wastewater Sump Puts Intelligence Inside The Pump

There’s a new wastewater pump in town. Launched at WEFTEC 2016, the Flygt Concerter integrates control panel intelligence inside the pump. Lisa Riles, North America Flygt Product Manager with Xylem, sat down with Water Online Radio at the show to discuss how the new pump works.

An Alternative To Design-Build? An Alternative To Design-Build?

San Francisco has embarked upon a $6.9-billion, 20-year initiative to completely renovate the sewer system. That includes the pipelines, the pump stations, and the treatment plants of the system.

Pump Station Energy And Maintenance – Solved Pump Station Energy And Maintenance – Solved

Flat topography, low elevation, and high rainfall conspire to make collection and treatment a hassle in Jefferson Parish, LA, requiring more than 500 lift stations to get the job done. Learn how a new wastewater pumping system virtually eliminated maintenance and reduced energy consumption by as much as 75%.

S&L Separates Itself From The Pack S&L Separates Itself From The Pack

Frank Rebori, President of Smith & Loveless, tells Water Online Radio what separates his company from its competitors, and also introduces some new product entries to the market.

Trihedral Shares The Capabilities Of SCADA Trihedral Shares The Capabilities Of SCADA

Patrick Cooke of Trihedral discusses recent advances in supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA), as well as the role SCADA plays throughout each stage of the water cycle.

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PUMP STATION MONITORING APPLICATION NOTES

  • Lift Station And Pump Level Control

    In wastewater collection systems, raw sewage flows through gravity sewers to lift stations, which transfer the waste from lower elevation to higher elevations and eventually to a treatment plant. By Endress+Hauser, Inc.

  • Reliable M2M Communication And Networking Technology Connects Wastewater Facilities

    As the world becomes increasingly connected, the integration of smart devices and tools, such as sensors, process control devices, security cameras, for example, have increased the need for well-established, secure machine-to-machine (M2M) communication and networking solutions. Many companies depend on effective communication technologies to reduce overhead costs and improve their bottom lines. By Paul Mercier, Regional Manager for OEM, Utility and Energy Markets, FreeWave Technologies, Inc.

  • Wireless Lift Station Monitoring Application Note

    Lift stations are remote pumping facilities that move wastewater from lower to higher elevation. Monitoring lift stations is important to collection system operators.

  • How To Install A Submersible Pump In Discharge Tubes

    In the fields of water and waste water technology, submersible pumps represent a viable economic and technical alternative to conventional, dry-installed pumps. In particular, they offer a number of handling advantages during maintenance and installation work, a factor of increasing importance in times of general staff cutbacks by operating companies.

  • 3M Liqui-Cel Membrane Contactor Degassing System Installed To Increase Well Pumping Efficiency

    3M Liqui-Cel Membrane Contactors have a long history of improving a variety of water treatment systems by adding and/or removing dissolved gasses. 3M Liqui-Cel Contactors were recently selected to be used in a municipal environment to improve water distribution efficiency while reducing capital and operating costs.

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PUMP STATION MONITORING VIDEOS

Hospital Upgrades Submersible Pump to S&L Wet Well Mounted Pump Station Hospital Upgrades Submersible Pump to S&L Wet Well Mounted Pump Station

A hospital had been pumping their wastewater with a submersible pump for years. But after seeing the benefits of the S&L Above Grade Wet Well Mounted Pump Station, they quickly saw the benefits - easier and safer maintenance, higher efficiency, long pump life, and more. Hear from the operator himself to learn why the hospital now prefers S&L's EVERLAST™ Wet Well Mounted Pump Station.

Conquering The Clog: Overcoming Grease, Rocks, Rags and Oils Conquering The Clog: Overcoming Grease, Rocks, Rags and Oils

Lloyd Knauer, maintenance and operations supervisor and a 23-year veteran for the Valley Forge Sewer Authority, helps explain why life is easier these days at his regional treatment plant, in large part to their non-clog pumps.

A Partner That Cares About Our Success A Partner That Cares About Our Success

Carlsen Systems in Woodbridge, Connecticut is a company with a mantra: “we never walk away from a problem.” The reliable performance of Sulzer products backed up by Sulzer’s expert support helps Carlsen to solve their customers’ challenges.

Driving All Night To Solve The Problem Driving All Night To Solve The Problem

Hydra Service’s customer had a pump station go down and they did not have the right equipment in stock. Sulzer’s factory had the pump they needed, so they drove 300 miles through the night to meet their customer’s challenges by the next morning.

Going The Extra Mile Going The Extra Mile

Pumps used in wastewater treatment face increasingly demanding operating conditions. To get reliable performance year after year, your plant needs more than just a supplier. You need a true partner who is ready to go further.

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