Case Studies

Taking Control

For years, the City of Gulfport, Miss., knew it were missing out on unbilled, underbilled or unaccounted for sewer processing fees. But without knowing a reliable way to measure the sewer flow in its particular situation, it was at a loss.

Wild Kingdom

Home to more than 3,000 animals representing 600 species, the Cleveland Metroparks Zoo is a popular attraction enjoyed by people of all ages. Behind the scenes, its facilities operations department works tirelessly to ensure that visitors have a safe and enjoyable visit. This includes the monitoring of wastewater flow.

In order to accurately determine quarterly wastewater processing fees owed to the Northeast Ohio Regional Sewer District (NEORSD), which handles its wastewater treatment, the zoo relies on its flow monitoring system to accurately capture flow data.

Short-Term DDS, Long-Term Solutions

When flowmeters were needed for a short-term flow monitoring project in Cibolo Creek, Texas, HMT Engineering & Surveying selected Hach's Data Delivery Services (DDS).

HMT Engineering & Surveying
A short-term lift station study requiring open channel flow monitoring is currently underway at the Cibolo Creek Municipal Authority (CCMA) located in Schertz, Texas. The study is being done by HMT Engineering & Surveying in New Braunfels, Texas. The firm provides civil engineering and surveying services for clients in the private and public sectors.

Going with the Flow

For 24 years, Martin Control Services—located in Farmington Hills, Mich.—has provided water, storm water and wastewater system flowmeter installation, operation, calibration and preventive maintenance for customers in Michigan, Indiana and Ohio. Additional service offerings include engineering support, comprehensive purchasing recommendations and site evaluations. The company uses equipment from select manufacturers to ensure that it is providing its customers with the ideal instrumentation for its given application.

Trading Up

Frazier Engineering is a civil engineering firm that serves customers in the Carolinas, Virginia and Tennessee. It has more than 18 years of experience in collection system flow monitoring. In addition to flow monitoring services, Frazier provides sewer system planning and design, as well as sanitary sewer rehabilitation redesign.

When new flow monitoring equipment was required to update Frazier’s fleet, it selected Hach FL900 Series flow loggers.

Flowing Free

Trout Unlimited, a national nonprofit organization founded in 1959, has over 400 chapters, 30 offices and 140,000 members who are dedicated to the mission of conserving, protecting and restoring North America's coldwater fisheries and their watersheds. Its membership remains steadfast in its commitment “to ensure that robust populations of native and wild coldwater fish once again thrive within their North American range, so that our children can enjoy healthy fisheries in their home waters.”