Fast-growing Hooper, Utah, was the largest unsewered city in the state when it incorporated in 2000. At the time, almost all Hooper residents were relying on septic tanks and drain fields, which were contaminating the ground water. Hooper can handle more growth in the coming years because the city has installed an award winning AIRVAC vacuum sewer system that is cost effective, reliable, easily expandable, and requires very little maintenance.
The Village of Alloway, NJ had been looking to replace its septic tanks for decades, but cost and inconvenience delayed the project until 2007. Alloway’s new AIRVAC vacuum sewer system saved taxpayers approximately $1 million compared to installing gravity sewers and the project won a statewide Municipal Engineering Award.