Flovac Systems

Flovac Systems

Flovac Vacuum Sewerage Systems are the largest designer, supplier and operator of municipal vacuum sewer systems in the world. Vacuum sewerage systems have been accepted in over 40 countries since the 1960’s as a low cost environmentally friendly method of transferring wastewater away from houses to treatment plants. Where the saving of water, electricity and the reduction of greenhouse gases has become one of the most important issues faced by governments in the developed world, the imperative to improve living conditions via a safe low cost wastewater collection system in the third world are both being met by the use of vacuum sewerage infrastructure. Flovac are experts in the design, supply, installation and operation of these systems.

Company details

Unit 1, 43-51 College Street , Gladesville , NSW 2111 Australia

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Industry Type:
Water and Wastewater
Market Focus:
Globally (various continents)

Flovac Vacuum Sewerage Systems are experts in solving difficult sewage engineering problems in unique geographic areas and in areas which are environmentally sensitive, using vacuum technology.

Engineering Excellence
ands the importance of local and project specific issues, whether it’s droughts or floods, deserts, cyclones or earthquakes, remoteness, operational issues or environmental issues. Flovac engineers helped developed standards in a number of regions including Australia, Asia, the Middle East and Europe.

CFD modelling and hydraulic analysis ensures optimised results for our clients.

  • Concept Planning and Budgeting
  • Whole of Life Analysis
  • Catchment Planning and Master Planning
  • Local Standards Development
  • Reticulation Plans and Long Section design
  • Hazard, Safety and Operability Studies
  • Carbon Footprint Studies
  • Comparative Studies
  • CFD and Hydraulic Modelling
  • Electrical and Mechanical Designs
  • Asset Management
  • Design and Planning Courses

Single Point of Accountability

Operational Expertise
Members of the Global Operations Group have over 40 years experience with vacuum systems and have upgraded and repaired a number of other system supplier’s projects. Our group has maintained a number of systems and holds regular training for operators around the world.

Our operations teams maintain a number of vacuum systems for clients either via on the ground staff or via remote SCADA. The expertise gathered through this and our relationships with our clients has led to a number of product and system improvements over the years.

  • System Maintenance
  • Tuning and Optimisation
  • Valve and Pump Upgrades
  • Remote Analysis
  • 24 hour Phone Support
  • System Audits
  • Operator Training
  • Asset Management Support
  • Parts Supplies (all systems)
  • Contractor and Plumber Accreditation Courses

Our manufacturing centres in  Europe, Asia and North America work closely with the operations group in ensuring that all products are made and designed for ease of operation and resilience in all conditions. Our production group has ISO 9001 accreditation and works in association with a sheltered workshop  in support of the disabled in our main workshop in Venray, The Netherlands.