precast water tank Articles

  • Balancing growth and conservation - Precast concrete manholes become part of the stormwater solution

    When American Fork, Utah, decided to approve construction of a 175-acre commercial center, the city engineers had to consider the environmental effect it would have on a 45-acre wetland right next door. Under the EPA´s Phase II Storm Water Rules, adapted in late 1999, almost any city large enough to require a storm sewer system must balance growth with the environmental impacts of ...


    By BaySaver Technologies, Inc.

  • FLXX tightly sealed tanks protect ground water

    Every time we turn on a faucet, run the dishwasher, do a load of laundry, wash our cars, eat at a restaurant, use chemical compounds on our lawn, or flush our old prescription medication down the drain, we're impacting the global water supply. Front Range Precast Concrete in Boulder is working to protect water resources. It has been making watertight concrete tanks under the brand name FLXX for ...


    By Front Range Precast Concrete

  • Kijlstra pre-cast tank helps housebuilder go with the flow

    Pre-cast units from specialist manufacturer Kijlstra has helped to speed up the installation of a large concrete attenuation tank at a new housing development in Scotland. Groundworks contractor Mulholland Contracts installed the 31 m long, 8.65 m wide and 0.88 m deep underground tank in just four days, allowing other construction works to get started and minimising delay. The attenuation tank is ...


    By Kijlstra LTD.

  • Ohio - Gas Station & Deli case study

    As development continues so does the opportunity for new technology. Thus is the case in the small central Ohio town of Lancaster. As the small rural town needed a new convenient/gas store to help sustain it's current growth, the owners of the convenient store needed a new method of wastewater disposal. Along comes Scioto Valley Precast and owner Jim Bumen with new technology to the rescue. ...


    By Quanics Incorporated

  • Decentralized Wastewater Treatment

    An application used worldwide, now growing in US to address the needs of small communities and developments Conventional sewer operations managed by small communities provide centralized treatment of wastewater of which residents are accustomed. But the expense of operating these systems as they expand with miles and miles of sewer lines is staggering. Expanding sewer line infrastructure, ...


    By Bio-Microbics, Inc.

  • Lap of Luxury

    In 2007, the Malibu Beach Inn underwent a multimillion-dollar renovation that included a new onsite system to comply with regulations. Situated on Billionaire’s Beach in downtown Malibu, Calif., the 47-room hotel abuts the Pacific Coast Highway, one of the busiest thoroughfares in the nation. The designer of the onsite system, John Yaroslaski, P.E., of Ensitu Engineering Inc. in Morro Bay, ...


    By Bio-Microbics, Inc.

  • Case study - high strength wastewater can be treated...FAST

    Installer: Spiers Construction, LLC. Distributor: Alternative Wastewater Systems, LLC Problem The Wholesale Meat (Owyhee) Packing Plant in Homedale, Idaho was established in 1989. After 20 years in business they were faced with an unfortunate situation, a failed septic system. The plant is located within a quarter mile of the Snake ...


    By Bio-Microbics, Inc.

  • Hielscher Ultrasonics: Ultrasonic Mixing of Cement Paste for Concrete

    The ultrasonic mixing of cement paste offers great benefits for precast molding, drycast and concrete plants. The advantages are shorter initial and final set time, lower dosage of superplasticizer, faster and more complete hydration as well as higher compressive strength. Traditional concrete mixing ...

  • Case study- Septic shouldn`t be a nightmare for a dream home

    Location: Homosassa Springs, Florida Distributor: Wastewater Technologies, Inc. Problem In January of 2002, a couple in Homosassa Springs, Florida (near Orlando) had big plans for large new dream none. They had torn down their old Florida "vernacular" home design, or commonly referred to as the "Cracker Style." They had major setbacks from the beginning due to the lot ...


    By Bio-Microbics, Inc.

  • Septic shouldn’t be a Nightmare for a Dream Home

    Problem In January of 2002, a couple in Homosassa Springs, Florida (near Orlando) had big plans for large new dream home. They had torn down their old Florida “vernacular” home design, or commonly referred to as the “Cracker Style.” They had major setbacks from the beginning due to the lot size and location; they also began construction without out the proper permits ...


    By Bio-Microbics, Inc.

  • Project profile - uranium treatment system Middletown Springs Elementary School Vermont

    Background The Middletown Springs Elementary School in Vermont is located in an area of the U.S. very susceptible to the formation of naturally-occurring uranium. Due to the high levels of uranium detected in the well water serving the School, it was placed on a “Do-not-Drink Advisory”. AdEdge was contacted by Otter Creek Engineering in June 2009 to assist the School in ...

  • Installing gravity sewer in tough Georgia rock

    It took a contractor who was receptive to an innovative new installation approach, a good deal of patience and a whole lot of determination — after two previous attempts by other contractors using drills and air hammers were unsuccessful — to finally conquer a pesky 800-foot (243.8 m) stretch of tough Georgia blue granite. Hence, project owner Coweta County Water and Sewer Authority ...


    By Vermeer

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