Jun 14, 2016

No Match for These Monsters: Technology for Eliminating the Wipes Nightmare

JWC

The composition of modern sewage is vastly different than influent from just a few decades ago, and pump stations, headworks facilities and other equipment within water resource recovery facilities were never designed to handle it. One of the biggest culprits is the increased use of “flushable” consumer wipes and other non-dispersible fabrics that end up in the waste stream, which eventually clog pumps, pipelines and sensitive treatment equipment. Combined with the funding constraints of the North American wastewater system, municipalities require cost-effective, reliable solutions to deal with tough debris and to protect downstream equipment—without the luxury of a total system retrofit.

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