Lift Stations Articles

  • Lift Station Odor Control Using CARUSOL Treating a Wastewater Collection System in a Mid-Western Township - Case Study

    Summary A mid-western township is responsible for operating and maintaining a combined sewer collection system consisting of 150 miles of pipeline and 28 pumping stations. The township does not treat the wastewater, instead contracting with a neighboring city for this service. The township has two final lift stations that transfer the collected wastewater to the neighboring system ...


    By Carus Corporation

  • Hydrogen Sulfide and Grease Control in Domestic Sewage Lift Station and force main by the addition of Bio-Organic Catalysts (BOCs)

    Abstract The wastewater from a small section of a southwestern U.S. city was studied. Concerns of grease accumulation and the increasing cost of operation year after year of a current odor control chemistry gave rise to searching for a better solution. There was evidence that grease and slime layers within the pipes and lift station were increasing with the current chemical solution. The ...


    By EcoJump LLC

  • 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.

  • Temporary vehicle refuelling station for local authority demonstration

    All UK cities have to work towards achieving the Government’s targets for reduction of greenhouse gas emissions as part of a Low Emissions Strategy. In Spring 2010, Sheffield became one of the very first cities in the UK to use a mobile gas filling station to fuel commercial vehicles. This was the result of a lease agreement between Chesterfield BioGas Ltd and the City Council, for ...

  • Virginia - Community STEP project case study

    Site: Town of Exmore Location: Exmore Virginia Quanics. Inc STEP Systems provide a cost effective, efficient and reliable method for effluent collection in small communities and subdivision developments. Town of Exmore, Virginia The quaint community of Exmore. Virginia was plagued by outdated and failing onsite ...


    By Quanics Incorporated

  • Landis sewerage authority lift station monitoring case study

    Landis Sewerage Authority (LSA) serves the greater Vineland, New Jersey area. LSA was facing some typical problems monitoring their 23 lift stations. “Phone line problems with our autodialers were increasing almost as fast as Ma Bell's prices,” says Sam Hess, Collection System Plant Manager for the 8.2 MGD authority. “Additionally, every Wednesday when we would test our stand-by ...


    By Mission Communications, LLC

  • The Many Costs of a Clogged Pump

    Photo:  wef.org In the February 2012 issue of Water Environment and Technology Magazine is an article titled “A solution for ...


    By SRS Crisafulli, Inc.

  • New Energy BFP case study

    Clarification and Dewatering Control Industrial TSS The New Energy Corporation facility in South Bend IN produces 380,000 M3 per year (100 million gallons per year) of ethanol from corn feedstock. It also produces about 272,000 tonnes per year (300,000 tons per year) of carbon dioxide and 299,000 tonnes per year (330,000 tons per year) of distillers' dried grains with solubles (DDGS) ...


    By Komline-Sanderson

  • North Creek pumping station, King County, WA

    The new North Creek Pumping Station in King County, Wash., had to maintain the Department of Natural Resources' national reputation for outstanding reliability. To make sure it did, the design team applied the most advanced pump technology and vibration prevention methods. And the designers and utility put extra attention on meeting operations and maintenance needs. "We included folks from ...


  • Mono nov munchers clear up pumping station blockages

    Broadbottom pumping station in Manchester was built in 1991 to deliver an average daily flow of 70 megalitres ofdomestic sewage to Hyde Waste Water Treatment Works, five miles away. Before the installation of the Muncher twin shaft grinders to protect the three sets of duty, assist and standby pumps - six pumps in total - there were serious problems with ‘screenings’ waste material, particularly ...

  • Mono is the first choice for a successful summer season

    With important maintenance work being carried out to prepare for the new season, as at many such sites, the park’s existing pumping equipment was in need of an upgrade. Site owners Mr. and Mrs. Rudd therefore contacted Mono to solve their pumping needs and provide an up-to-date packaged system with easy access, in the event of any maintenance work. The Mutrator packaged system comprises duty and ...

  • Mono nov provides a vertical solution for coatings

    Iggesund Paperboard (Workington) Ltd (IP(W)L) is one of Europe’s leading manufacturers of high quality packaging,producing 190,000 tonnes of folding box board per year, which is destined primarily for the graphics, tobacco andfood packaging industries. IP(W)L’s Coating and Chemical Plant prepares the special China clay/latex coating mix using a batch process. Thecoating is designed to give a high ...

  • Low cost retrofit of bag dump station upgrades safety, productivity at plant

    ArrMaz Custom Chemicals produces specialty chemicals for the mining, water treatment, fertilizer, asphalt, and construction industries at its manufacturing facility in Mulberry, Florida. In addition to extensive quality control and customer service programs, the company has implemented a “Total Safety Culture” procedure to protect both its employees and the subtropical ecosystem of ...


    By Flexicon Corporation

  • Safety corner - Ergonomic considerations for the wastewater treatment plant

    If you have ever had your golf swing assessed or changed the height on your desk chair, you have had an ergonomic experience. Ergonomics is an assessment of work spaces to reduce physical injury produced by repetitive job requirements. Ergonomics considerations cross every work type, from golf pros to lab technicians. Review of body mechanics while performing a job, with options of change to ...


    By GillTrading.com, Inc.

  • Better Performance at Lower Cost - Honolulu case study

    Business OverviewThe City of Honolulu operates the Halekou Lift Station which pumps, on average, 35,000-50,000 gallons per day which, in turn, feeds into the Aikahi Wastewater Treatment Plant. The lift station is located in the Kaneohe neighborhood on the windward side of Oahu. The city is, of course, an extremely attractive tourist location, so when area residents began complaining of ...


    By BioMagic

  • 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 ...

  • Rehab or build new? A comprehensive approach to lift station analysis

    An existing wastewater lift station was evaluated for feasibility of rehabilitation and continued use as an influent pump station for a future wastewater treatment plant. The lift station was evaluated on structural reliability, on-site storm equalization, pumping capacity, location, and cost. These data were compared with the preliminary design and layout of a new facility in close proximity to ...

  • Pump Station Biotrickling Filter Odor Control

    Odor Complaints Eliminated at Florida Lift StationEffective Control of Odor Surges to 800 ppmv H2S$50,000 Savings IntroductionNumerous cities and counties in central Florida are experiencing explosive growth. Examples abound in articles in Florida newspapers. Population is growing “by leaps and bounds” per the Seminole Chronicle (6/9/06) ...


    By Lantec Products, Inc.

  • There’s No Use Crying Over Spilled Sewage: Using Standby Lift Station Pumps to Prevent SSOs before They Happen

    Power outages and unforeseen mechanical failures create the potential for system distress and sanitary sewer overflows (SSOs) in wastewater collection and treatment systems. In accordance with a lawsuit initiated by Mobile Bay Watch (Mobile, Alabama), the Mobile Area Water and Sewer System (MAWSS) chose to install an automatic dry priming backup system to increase system reliability and enable ...

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