municipal pump station Articles

  • Municipal Wastewater Pump Station Design Problems and Solutions

    The growth of the Northern Virginia Area around Washington D.C. has resulted in the requirement for numerous new wastewater pumping stations and the upgrade and expansion of existing pump stations. This paper presents practical problems and solutions associated with the following pump station design issues: 1.) Concrete Corrosion Protection, 2.) Corrosion Resistant Materials, 3.) Pump Protection ...

  • Pumping Station CSI – Case Studies

    These case studies show the results of what happens when modifications to a pumping station are conducted without an engineering investigation, and what can be avoided when one is performed. There are many competing interests for a municipality’s resources and careful decisions have to be made when deciding what needs are to be met. The purpose of the presentation of these case studies is not to ...

  • Flood control pumps: Renovation of a pumping station in the Dutch polder

    Flood control is an important issue for the Netherlands as the largest part of its surface area is vulnerable to flooding. Water control boards are the independent local government bodies responsible for maintaining Flood Protection Systems.  In the Dutch region of Overijssel the local Water Board governs the water in the Agricultural polders. One of their refurbishment projects concerns a ...


    By BBA Pumps North America

  • Case Study: Fighting Wipes at Wonderland Pumping Station

    JWC Monsters never back down in the fight against tough wipes clogs! Problem: Clogged pumps and reweaving of materials Solution: Wipes Ready Channel Monster Dealing with tough debris and clogged pumps and pipes are significant and costly issues for many municipal public works departments. These ...

  • Central Pumping Station - Niagara Falls, Ontario case study

    The Municipal Region of Niagara, located in Ontario, Canada, is known worldwide for its majesticwater falls. The City is located on the Niagara River, facing Buffalo, NY. The City has a combined sewer system that had to evolve, over the years in order to support themunicipal development. This evolution led to the need to relocate the City’s Central Pumping Station in order to receive and lift ...

  • Municipal: Wickford, USA

    The Challenge The existing wastewater treatment system at the North Cove development in Wickford, RI could not nitrify and denitrify in winter conditions. The system also had difficulty maintaining nitrification with warmer wastewater temperatures. The existing system consists of numerous septic tanks that receive wastewater (black and gray water) from residential buildings, discharging ...


    By Biowater Technology AS

  • Municipal wastewater treatment plant

    Location: Kitimat, B.C. Owner: Kitimaat Village Council Description: Conceptual and detail process design of a 300 m3/d rotating biological contactor treatment plant incorporating primary solids removal, flow equalization, influent pumping, secondary clarification, sludge holding tank, control building, treated effluent pump station, and a ...


    By NovaTec Consultants Inc.

  • Hydraulic modeling - Bethel Park Municipal Authority - Case Study

    Treatment plant hydraulics is often overlooked as one of the most important aspects of treatment plant design, especially in plant upgrade scenarios where retrofitting new equipment or processes into the existing treatment train will create additional hydraulic restrictions.  Many existing plants already have a minimal amount of head available for passing peak flows through the system, which ...


    By Innovative Hydraulics

  • Case study - North Texas Municipal Water District

    Service: Leak Detection Client: North Texas Municipal Water District Type of Pipeline: Transmission Main Diameter: 42-inch Pipe Material: PCCP Length: 0.186 miles The North Texas Municipal Water District (NTMWD) provides water, wastewater, and solid waste disposal services on a regional basis to its 13 Member and 61 Customer Cities. NTMWD operates over 375 miles of water ...

  • Hydrogen Sulfide control in a municipal sewer collection system case study

    Odor and Corrosion Control in Pump Stations Using Microcat – ANL BioBlend – BSE 104 Problem Hydrogen sulfide generated in sewer systems can cause safety and maintenance problems including toxicity to humans, odors and corrosion. Several methods are used to control hydrogen sulfide in collection systems. While many have proven to be at least partially ...


    By Bioscience, Inc.

  • Pumping Stations - Klargester`s range of package systems are efficient, economical to install and are available on short lead-times to fit in with tight construction schedules

    There are a variety of solutions on the market for properties in the UK that are unable to connect to the main sewer by gravity. However, UK building regulations dictate that pumping stations must be used whenever possible. As a result, pumping stations are the most commonly specified solutions for off-mains developments, ahead of sewage treatment plants, such as the Biodisc, and septic tanks. ...


    By Kingspan Water & Energy

  • Ecoprocess Sequencing Batch Reactor (SBR) - Municipality of L’Orignal, ON, Canada

    Customers: Municipality of L’Orignal, ON, Canada, Ontario Clean Water Agency (OCWA) The Ontario Clean Water Agency (OCWA) is a Crown Agency of the Province of Ontario in the business of providing safe and reliable clean water services. OCWA provides operation, maintenance and management services for over 500 water and wastewater treatment facilities and their associated distribution ...


    By Premier Tech Aqua

  • Indestructible Pumps for Clean Water

    Sulzer pumps are used in the production of drinking water in many cities around the world. The special qualities that these pumps possess can be seen at the Zurich Municipal Water Utility. There, the operators have to cope with rising land and energy prices and a challenging topography. A small water flea plays a major role in Zurich. It swims around in a container of drinking water with some of ...


    By Sulzer Ltd.

  • Ecoflo ® Cluster Treatment System - Municipality of St-Joseph-de-Kamouraska, QC, Canada

    Customer: Municipality of Saint-Joseph-de-Kamouraska County of Kamouraska, QC, Canada Located approximately 180 kilometres East of Quebec City, and 20 km (12.5 mi) from Rivière-du-Loup, the municipality of Saint-Joseph-de-Kamouraska is part of the Bas-Saint-Laurent Administrative region. Founded in 1922, its economy is based primarily on agriculture and lumber. This peaceful rural ...


    By Premier Tech Aqua

  • Pumping wells & sewage lines case study

    Dorset Council - Bioremediation of Sewerage System The Dorset Municipality situated in the North East of Tasmania covers an area of 3196 km2. It comprises 14 townships, 10 water schemes and reticulated sewerage schemes for its two largest townships, Scottsdale and Bridport. Their populations are 1922 and 1234 respectively. Bridport’s population increases to approximately 6000 over ...


    By Cleveland Biotech Ltd.

  • The Grass is Always Greener...Building Concensus on Reclaimed Water Pricing for Jointly Operated Municipal Reclaimed Water Systems

    ABSTRACTReclaimed water rate design is a specialized area within rate-making because of the economic dynamics associated with this particular product. The key factor in differentiating reclaimed water rate methodology from classic water rate-making approaches is the existence of a nearperfect substitute: good, potable water. In economic theory, and just on the basis of common sense, if a ...

  • Sewage Pump - Klargester is the market leader for small and medium-sized domestic treatment plant and waste water treatment systems in the UK

    There are a variety of solutions on the market for properties in the UK that are unable to connect to the main sewer by gravity. However, UK building regulations dictate that pumping stations must be used whenever possible. As a result, pumping stations are the most commonly specified solutions for off-mains developments, ahead of sewage treatment plants, such as the Biodisc, and septic tanks. ...


    By Kingspan Water & Energy

  • Variable Dosing Yields Economy and Results - Carlsbad case study

    Business OverviewThe Carlsbad Municipal Water District is a subsidiary of the City of Carlsbad, located in San Diego County, California. The district’s service area covers approximately 85% of the city, an area of about 32 square miles. The District provides wastewater collection services through 145 miles of collection pipelines, 40 miles of sewer laterals and 16 pump stations. The ...


    By BioMagic

  • The Miracle In Nordfjord - A Meat Processing Article

    Located deep in the mountains of Stryn,Norway- the original plant consisted of an inlet pump station & filter for pretreatment, fat removal and a Salsnes filter for post treatment.  The plant also had 8 concrete tanks which were not in use.  The municipality was faced with equivalent loading rates of 10,000 PE and the existing system was rated for 5,000 PE so it was either ...


    By Biowater Technology AS

  • DLT 2.0 differential level transmitter open letter from a Greyline customer - Case Study

    The Process: The Municipality of the District of Lunenburg in Whynott's Settlement, Nova Scotia added a septage receiving station to their landfill site. Part of the treatment train is a chlorinated duplex vertical turbine pump station delivering effluent from the sludge processing facility to a field of spray nozzles for dispersion. The pump station has two points of discharge and the ...


    By Greyline Instruments Inc.

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