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SponsoredSep 3 2020Lift Stations
The city of Haverhill, MA, a community of 68,000, shares much in common with the sewage infrastructure of other long-established New England…
Debris pulled from a lift station.
Debris pulled from a lift station.
SponsoredSep 3 2020Pump Stations
This article appeared in the October 2012 issue of Water and Waste Digest. Located across the Columbia River from Portland, Oregon, the City of…
Mayor Bob Morris, who has worked side-by-side with his plant workforce, shows off two Flygt mixers.
Mayor Bob Morris, who has worked side-by-side with his plant workforce, shows off two Flygt mixers.
SponsoredSep 3 2020Treatment Plants
In Eunice, Louisiana, a five-man workforce manually operates two wastewater plants with a 2.5 million gallon per day (MGD) combined design flow. With…
Conversion of the traditional pump station to a booster pump station.
Conversion of the traditional pump station to a booster pump station.
SponsoredSep 3 2020Odor Control
JEA, formerly Jacksonsonville Electric Authority, ranks among the nation’s largest and most efficient community-owned electric, water and sewer…
Dohm is optimistic that the chronic pump failures are finally behind him.
Dohm is optimistic that the chronic pump failures are finally behind him.
SponsoredSep 3 2020Pumps
Robert Dohm knows a lot about fluid-handling pumps. He spent much of his working life as a pump mechanic at a chemical company’s plant in West…
Expedited delivery and installation resolved the station’s immediate vulnerability.
Expedited delivery and installation resolved the station’s immediate vulnerability.
SponsoredSep 3 2020Lift Stations
The collection system in Thief River Falls, Minnesota serves 8,500 residents. 14 pump stations are situated along 43 miles of sewage collection lines…
Inside the lift station.
Inside the lift station.
SponsoredSep 3 2020Lift Stations
The scenic community of Waupaca, Wisconsin derived its name from the translation of a Native American term meaning “clear water”. It seems doubly…
Old pumps.
Old pumps.
SponsoredSep 3 2020Pumps
Ypsilanti, Michigan is a city of 19,435 in Washtenaw County. Ypsilanti, or Ypsi as it is commonly referred, is six miles east of Ann Arbor, MI. …
The Sni-A-Bar WWTP.
The Sni-A-Bar WWTP.
SponsoredSep 3 2020Pumps
The Sni-A-Bar Wastewater Treatment Plant (WWTP) serves the nearby cities of Blue Springs and Grain Valley, Missouri. In 2013, the city of Blue…
The Fairwood Lift Station with Godwin Dri-Prime Backup pump unit.
The Fairwood Lift Station with Godwin Dri-Prime Backup pump unit.
SponsoredSep 3 2020Pumps
The City of Hot Springs wastewater treatment system serves 23,000 customers and requires maintenance of more than 600 miles of gravity and force…
Preparing pump for installation.
Preparing pump for installation.
SponsoredSep 3 2020Lift Stations
Hidden Valley Lake is a lakeside residential development outside of Lawrenceville, Indiana in Dearborn County. Valley Rural Utilities Company (VRUC)…
Outside view of Baltic Avenue pump station.
Outside view of Baltic Avenue pump station.
SponsoredSep 1 2020Pumps, Submersible
Atlantic City (NJ) Sewerage Company (ACSC), a private utility with 7500 connections in and around “The Boardwalk” casino district, keeps a keen eye…
The former pump used for mixing the sludge held in the bolted steel tank shown at lower right presented a bottleneck due to frequent clogging that caused the sludge to settle out in the bottom of the tank.
The former pump used for mixing the sludge held in the bolted steel tank shown at lower right presented a bottleneck due to frequent clogging that caused the sludge to settle out in the bottom of the tank.
SponsoredSep 1 2020Pumps, Solids Handling
A city of 13,000, Auburn, Indiana operates an activated sludge secondary WWTP facility. Located within commuting distance north of Fort Wayne, the…
SponsoredSep 1 2020Mixers
The Cypress Creek WWTP in Florence, AL, uses an extended aeration activated sludge process with a design capacity of 20 million gallons per day (MGD…
Aging pumps replaced with Flygt N-Pumps.
Aging pumps replaced with Flygt N-Pumps.
SponsoredSep 1 2020Pumps
Jackson Energy Authority serves nearly 40,000 residences, businesses, and industrial customers in and around Jackson, TN. Two aging 7.5-horsepower 3-…
Installation of Flygt submersible pumps at LaGuardia airport.
Installation of Flygt submersible pumps at LaGuardia airport.
SponsoredSep 1 2020Pumps
Hurricane Sandy paralyzed LaGuardia Airport as it rolled through the Northeast in October 2012. After the airport’s five stormwater pump stations…
Workers at the Atherton Wastewater Treatment Plant.
Workers at the Atherton Wastewater Treatment Plant.
SponsoredSep 1 2020Mixers
Built in the 1980s, Little Blue Valley Sewer District operates Atherton, which was designed to reduce the primary process chain to preliminary bar…
Aerial view of the Adams Field Wastewater Treatment Plant.
Aerial view of the Adams Field Wastewater Treatment Plant.
SponsoredSep 1 2020Pumps
The Adams Field Wastewater Treatment Plant (WWTP) receives wastewater from 63,000 homes and businesses. Designed in 1961 for primary treatment, the…
Speece Cone installation at the Marston Reservoir.
Speece Cone installation at the Marston Reservoir.
SponsoredSep 1 2020Pumps, Submersible
Raw water drawn from deep reservoirs or lakes can acquire undesirable taste, odor, and elevated manganese issues, especially in autumn, when seasonal…
Flygt submersible mixer prevents buildup.
Flygt submersible mixer prevents buildup.
SponsoredSep 1 2020Mixers
The City of Reno, NV, has long battled the buildup of fats, oils, and grease in the wetwells of wastewater lift stations in the valleys within this…
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