Sewer Systems

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Sep 9 2020
About 90 miles east of Columbus, Ohio, lies the village of Lore City, incorporated in 1906. Sewage collection and treatment in the village was…
Conversion of the traditional pump station to a booster pump station.
Conversion of the traditional pump station to a booster pump station.
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Sep 3 2020
JEA, formerly Jacksonsonville Electric Authority, ranks among the nation’s largest and most efficient community-owned electric, water and sewer…
Workers at the Atherton Wastewater Treatment Plant.
Workers at the Atherton Wastewater Treatment Plant.
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Sep 1 2020
Built in the 1980s, Little Blue Valley Sewer District operates Atherton, which was designed to reduce the primary process chain to preliminary bar…
Flygt submersible mixer prevents buildup.
Flygt submersible mixer prevents buildup.
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Sep 1 2020
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…
Two Flygt propeller-style submersible pumps were installed at the stormwater pump station.
Two Flygt propeller-style submersible pumps were installed at the stormwater pump station.
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Sep 1 2020
Because of its low-lying location on the New Jersey side of the Hudson River, the city of Hoboken, New Jersey, has struggled for generations with…
Flygt pumps ready for installation at the Chihuahuita Storm Sewer Pump Station.
Flygt pumps ready for installation at the Chihuahuita Storm Sewer Pump Station.
Sep 1 2020
The city of El Paso, Texas lies on the tip of the Chihuahuan desert, and it is not uncommon for a year’s worth of rain to occur in a matter of days…
Installing the 4320 mixer.
Installing the 4320 mixer.
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Aug 31 2020
The Ypsilanti Community Utilities Authority (YCUA) was formed in 1974 when the Charter Township of Ypsilanti and the City of Ypsilanti combined their…
A short distance from the taxiway, pumps and piping were placed by crane at the job site.
A short distance from the taxiway, pumps and piping were placed by crane at the job site.
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Aug 31 2020
Canada’s Region of Peel is a permanent home to more than 1 million people and a temporary stopover for another 20 million air travelers who pass…
The Dri-Prime NC350 pump features a self-cleaning impeller that prevents the pump from becoming clogged by stringy solids. During the  month-long project, the pump never had to be backflushed or cleaned.
The Dri-Prime NC350 pump features a self-cleaning impeller that prevents the pump from becoming clogged by stringy solids. During the month-long project, the pump never had to be backflushed or cleaned.
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Aug 28 2020
Godwin’s Dri-Prime 16-in. pump ran a sewer bypass system continuously for a month without issues while the city of Raleigh, North Carolina, replaced…
Godwin pumps, set up alongside the tracks of the Burlington Northern Sante Fe railroad.
Godwin pumps, set up alongside the tracks of the Burlington Northern Sante Fe railroad.
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Aug 28 2020
During any given year, average rainfall in the Victor Valley of Southern California is approximately five inches. But 2010 wasn’t the average year.…
Night work: 18-inch bypass lines coming off the manifold with four Godwin pumps in the background.
Night work: 18-inch bypass lines coming off the manifold with four Godwin pumps in the background.
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Aug 28 2020
Greenwich, Connecticut, located in the tristate area immediately surrounding New York City, is a scenic New England town that is home to…
Aug 11 2020
San Diego homes and businesses have been improperly charged for a program that keeps toxic sewer water from being discharged into the Pacific Ocean.…
Jul 29 2020
The Fleming Island Wastewater Treatment Facility is using plants as part of a demonstration project to remove phosphorus from wastewater that…
Jul 24 2020
Yosemite national park officials suspect hundreds of visitors this summer may have had COVID-19 after testing sewage. The county health department…
Jul 22 2020
Engineered for gravity flow applications in depths exceeding 30 feet, A-2000™ withstands corrosive attack and should be specified whenever you…
Jul 22 2020
Located 30 miles south of Rocky Mountain National Park, Granby RV Park is a place for RV owners and other nature enthusiasts to convene and enjoy the…
Jun 10 2020
LSU Civil and Environmental Engineering Professor John Pardue is working with LSU School of Veterinary Medicine Professor Gus Kousoulas and other…
May 26 2020
See how Airvac provided solutions to overcome diverse geography and difficult terrain for this historic and tourist village!   Editor's Note:…
Apr 21 2020
Located in The Dalles, Oregon, Dalles Wastewater Treatment Plant (WWTP) discharges to the Columbia River, the nation’s second largest river.  The…
Apr 20 2020
Even a construction project like the world’s largest ethane steam cracker — a multi-billion-dollar state-of-the-art facility in southeast Texas —…
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