Smith & Loveless Inc.

Lenexa, US 66215-1284


About Smith & Loveless Inc.


Lenexa, US 66215-1284

More Info on Smith & Loveless Inc.

Known globally for superior engineering and manufacturing capabilities, Smith & Loveless is one of the most recognized water and wastewater pumping and treatment groups in the world. Backed by 55 years of experience and tens of thousands of installations on all continents, our expert team includes Smith & Loveless Inc., its affiliated companies, licensees, and representatives. Together as one source, we bring to the marketplace some of the most innovative and cost-effective water and wastewater treatment and pumping system solutions. We deliver innovative systems and products designed for today’s owners, operators and asset managers.

Products & Press Releases

Wastewater Treatment

Membrane Bioreactor

Nov. 25, 2019
The enhanced Titan MBR membrane bioreactor system delivers a solid MBR operator experience with a streamlined prepackaged design, high-performance flat-sheet membranes, and intuitive...
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Utility Management

Grit Washer

Sept. 24, 2019
The PISTA Turbo grit washer uses Tri-Cleanse Technology to produce clean grit while minimizing the odor caused by putrescible organics and the costs associated with growing landfill...
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Wastewater Treatment

Optiflow 270 Retrofit Baffle System

May 13, 2019
The Optiflow 270 Retrofit Baffle System improves grit removal efficiency for existing 270° vortex grit chambers. Grit removal systems designed to meet previous standards can be...
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Wastewater Treatment

Variable Inlet/Outlet Grit Removal

April 8, 2019
The Pista Vio grit removal system offers the flexibility of the inlet and outlet channels at any variable angle up to the full 360 degrees of the circular chamber, offering simple...
Collection Systems

Non-Clog Check Valve

Nov. 9, 2018
Revolutionizing wafer check valve maintenance, the Rapidjack quick-clean check valve is easily removed and replaced by a single operator in less than 15 minutes. Its design allows...
Wastewater Treatment


Nov. 9, 2018
Smith & Loveless offers a variety of clarifiers for many municipal and industrial applications. Its pre-engineered designs include center feed clarifiers, peripheral feed clarifiers...

Aerobic Treatment System

Nov. 9, 2018
Addigest is an aerobic wastewater treatment system available in factory-built and field-erected designs that offers treatment from basic BOD and TSS removal to nutrient removal...
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Collection Systems

Underground Pump Station

Nov. 9, 2018
When you need a high-capacity pump station to handle flow variation ranging from a tiny trickle to full-capacity flow, the above-grade Capsular wet well-mounted pump station easily...
Wastewater Treatment


Nov. 9, 2018
Smith & Loveless offers complete wastewater screening solutions designed for high durability, performance and real life-cycle cost value. Its array of Schloss engineered screening...
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Wastewater Treatment

Activated Sludge Treatment System

Nov. 9, 2018
The patented Fixed Activated Sludge Treatment (FAST) Process is a fixed-film, aerobic treatment system designed for tackling variable load and flow conditions. Proven in thousands...

Articles & News


Introducing a New Grit Removal System - INVORSOR

May 3, 2022
The INVORSOR delivers lower capital and operational costs
Wastewater Treatment

Luxury Resort Development Takes FAST® Approach to Wastewater Treatment

Jan. 21, 2021
With the same latitude as the Hawaiian Islands and kept comfortable year-round by gentle Pacific sea breezes, the coastal region called Punta de Mita near Puerto Vallarta has ...
Wastewater Treatment

Stabilize Variable Flows with the Proven FAST® Treatment Process

Jan. 7, 2021
Proven. Reliable. Simple. That’s what characterizes the patented Fixed Activated Sludge Treatment [FAST®] Process by Smith & Loveless. Proven in thousands of installations ranging...

S&L Imagines #ADayWithoutWater

Oct. 21, 2020
Smith & Loveless Inc. will Imagine a Day Without Water on Oct. 21, 2020 to raise awareness about what it takes to enjoy clean water.
Wastewater Treatment

PISTA® VIO™ Variable Inlet and Outlet Grit Removal System

April 30, 2020
The PISTA® VIO™ Grit Removal System provides leading grit removal efficiencies and unprecedented application flexibility with a design that allows for full variability of the ...
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Wastewater Treatment

Forced Vortex Baffle Developments Improve Grit Removal Performance & Design Flexibility

Dec. 20, 2019
In today’s domestic wastewater treatment plant landscape, forced vortex chamber systems are the predominate choice for grit removal. These systems capably protect downstream processes...
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Wastewater Treatment

Ultrafiltration Provides Private Development

Dec. 11, 2019
This article originally appeared in the Water & Wastes Digest December 2019 issue as "Ultrafiltration Provides Private Development with Space Savings & High Quality Effluent...
Wastewater Treatment

Titan MBR UF Services Private Developments in Indian Beach, N.C.

Sept. 19, 2019
The North Carolina Titan MBR provided years of dependable ultrafiltration (UF) services to two private developments in Indian Beach with no major issues.
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Collection Systems

Smith & Loveless Series Pumping System Solves Unique Challenge

Sept. 16, 2019
The series arrangement advantages gained come from selecting two smaller and more efficient pumps working in tandem to achieve the higher head.
Collection Systems

A Better Way to Pump

June 3, 2019
About the author: Smith & Loveless Inc. can be reached at or 913.888.5201. Smith & Loveless Inc.undefinedThe above-ground Everlast wet well mounted pump...

Videos & Resources


Smith & Loveless' Cost-Based Eval of Leading High Efficiency Grit Removal Systems

Nov. 21, 2019
Hydraulic Forced Vortex and Stacked-tray grit removal systems are the prevailing technologies employed today to achieve 95 percent removal efficiency at WRRFs, WTPs and some industrial...
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Considerations for Prime-Assisted Wastewater Pump Stations

July 16, 2019
Prime-assisted wastewater pump stations that house all mechanical and electrical components above-grade are safe and cost-saving alternatives to traditional or chopper submersibles...

County’s Public Works Saves Critical Time & Money Standardizing on Lift Stations

Nov. 2, 2018
“We knew our biggest problem was [our] lift stations; we just didn’t know exactly what to do about it.” The words of Jon Brown, sewer system supervisor for Idaho’s Fremont County...

Winery Saves Precious Facility Space, Reuses Wastewater With Membrane Bioreactor

Nov. 2, 2018
In 2006, Hess Collection Winery in northern California started up a new 37.8-cu-meter-per-day (10,000-gpd) membrane bioreactor (MBR). Wineries in Northern California traditionally...
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Twelve-Year Study Reveals True Cost of Pump Station O&M

Aug. 20, 2018
After more than a decade of study, one U.S. municipality discovered a large discrepancy in the cost of operation for its two primary types of systems—aboveground and submersible...

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Collection Systems

Above Ground Pumping Improves Texas School District’s Operations

May 15, 2019
Klein ISD had 12 out of 20 lift stations replaced by wet well mounted pump stations by Smith & Loveless
Collection Systems

Maintaining Optimized Common Force Main Pressure with Multiple Pump Stations

April 15, 2019
Force Main Sync monitors hydraulics in the common force main to keep pumping at the required flow rate.
Collection Systems

Lift Station Eliminates Confined Space

Dec. 18, 2018
About the author: To contact Smith & Loveless go to or call 913.888.5201.Smith & LovelessundefinedTough-to-access submersible pumps complicated life and...
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Wastewater Treatment

Field-Erected Treatment System

Nov. 9, 2018
Proven in hundreds of installations, the Model R Oxigest treatment system provides stable operation and flexible process options for sanitary and industrial/process wastewater...
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Wastewater Treatment

Forced Vortex Grit Removal System

Nov. 9, 2018
The Pista 360 grit chamber is equipped with the patented V-Force Baffle, which is an integral flow control baffle for both the inlet and outlet of the main chamber. The V-Force...
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Collection Systems

Aboveground Pump Stations

Nov. 9, 2018
Everlast wet well mounted pump stations represent the next generation of the company’s above-grade pumping systems, eliminating confined space concerns and delivering low lifecycle...
Wastewater Treatment

Advanced Hydraulic Grit Removal Helps Resolve Plant’s Combined Sewer Challenges

Aug. 31, 2018
Pennsylvania treatment plant upgrades its head works to grit removal system that handles combined sewer storm surges, removes fine grit particles & lessens maintenance on operations...
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Case Studies

Staying Above the Fray

Aug. 17, 2018
Above-grade pump stations provide municipality convenience, savings
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Case Studies

Sanitary District Benefits From Long-Lasting Pump Stations

Aug. 16, 2018
Scarborough (Maine) Sanitary District utilizes a number of quiet pump stations