Sanitary Sewer Articles

  • 4 Benefits of Electrocoagulation for Beverage & Food Wastewater Treatment

    With a global population of seven billion people, there are hundreds, if not thousands, of companies in the world that produce the food and beverages that are needed to meet this global demand. These companies require massive amounts of water to produce their products, and those products result in equal amounts of wastewater. It’s simple enough to just discharge the wastewater into a nearby ...

  • Corrosion-Resistant PVC Sends Metal Pipe Down the Drain Case Study

    Drain, Waste and Vent (DWV) systems are necessary in every building for removing sewage and storm water from a variety of fixtures and regulating air pressure to facilitate flow. Pipes used in traditional DWV systems for commercial buildings due to code restrictions have long been made of copper and heavy cast iron. However, performance has often been an ...


    By IPEX, Inc.

  • Singer valve prevents surges at sewage lift station - Case Study

    Their Challenge When choosing the best spot for the Casa Loma lift station near Kelowna, B.C., the Regional District of Central Okanagan chose a scenic location next to Lake Okanagan. As the sole pump station in that area, it pumps raw sewage 210 feet (64 m) higher than the sanitary sewer trunk. But, with such high pressure and two large pumps, the pump station required extra protection ...


    By Singer Valve Inc.

  • Don’t Just Replace a Check Valve, Upgrade It!

    Just over 300 miles northwest of Santa Monica, CA, where the world’s first marine outfall was installed in 1910, check valves are being re-designed and engineered for outfalls all over the world. Outfalls – which are essentially discharge points of a waste stream into rivers, drains, sewers, or other bodies of water – are located in thousands of places across the planet. Many of ...


    By Proco Products, Inc.

  • Sanitary Fittings Market in North America

    If we explain the demand of sanitary fittings mathematically, then it is right to say that the demand of sanitary pipes in North America Sanitary Applications is directly proportional to the food, beverages, and pharmaceutical end-user segments.  Here is an example of a survey that shows the revenue earned. According to a recent research by Frost and Sullivan, the market of ...


    By Adamant Valves

  • Installation Steps of Sanitary Ball Valve

    The sanitary ball valve uses a special molding process to allow a dense sealing surface to achieve zero leakage. Its sphere and shank are fused as one to remove the valve stem from pressure due to pressure changes within the possibility of pressure pieces and, therefore, achieve the fundamental guarantee of safety. It uses a full metal hard welding process that is resistant to strong corrosion. ...


    By Adamant Valves

  • Options and Advantages of Sanitary Ball Valves

    Sanitary ball valves are sometimes referred ...


    By Adamant Valves

  • Steel Pipes and Sanitary Fittings

    Steel pipes were once the most popular choice for the supply of water and combustible gases. Steel pipes are still used in many homes and businesses for the transport of natural gas or propane fuel and are a popular choice in sprinkler systems due to their high heat resistance. Steel tubes are sometimes connected by means of threaded connections, wherein tapered threads are ...


    By Adamant Valves

  • City of Green, Kansas Nitrate Reduction - Case study

    In September 2012, AdEdge Water Technologies, LLC participated and was awarded a Contract managed by BG Consultants for the equipment pre-selection of a nitrate removal treatment system for the City of Green, Kansas. The scope of the contract included the design, manufacture, and startup of the treatment system. The City of Green is a small community of approximately 125 residents located in ...

  • Sanitary Fittings for Plastic and Polypropylene Pipes

    Fittings for metal-plastic pipes have the same function as fittings for metal pipes. To connect them to the pipes, a collet is used. They can also be transitional from a collet to a threaded joint, for joining metal-plastic pipes and metal pipes. One of the most reliable connections for metal-plastic pipes is a press connection (press-fitting compound). It is achieved by ...


    By Adamant Valves

  • Stainless Steel Threaded Sanitary Fittings and Threaded Pipe Parts

    Unlike in the United States, where threaded fittings and threaded pipe parts are standardized to MSS SP114 standard, fittings dimensions in Europe are left to the supplier. Most manufacturers, such as Starfit, Aperam, ThyssenKrupp, Kohler AG, Hage Fittings and flanges produce the fittings in Asia, as the production costs are significantly lower than in Europe. Hage fittings ...


    By Adamant Valves

  • Sanitary Butterfly Valve Principle of Work

    Sanitary butterfly valve is a type of pipeline fitting in which the locking or adjusting element has the shape of a disc that rotates around an axis that is perpendicular to or at an angle to the working fluid flow direction. Also, these devices are also called turning shutters, airtight valves, and damp valves. The disk shutter can be used to control the flow of liquid, gas ...


    By Adamant Valves

  • Precautions for Installing Sanitary Butterfly Valve

    Compared to the normal butterfly valve, the sanitary butterfly valve has a higher sanitary level. In other words, it uses different materials and processes. Therefore, the sanitary butterfly valve is sophisticated equipment, its transport and installation must not fail or fall, so as not to damage. When installing it, you should pay attention to the following ...


    By Adamant Valves

  • Street Elbow Introduction

      A street elbow is a type of plumbing or plumbing connection intended to join a piece of pipe and another corner fitting. The difference between a street bend and a regular bend is the nature of the connections at each end.   A regular elbow has a female connector or FIP connection at both ends. A hub ...


    By Adamant Valves

  • Taking advantage of production waste - Case Study

    Recycling areas: Various scrap Company name: KME (Serravalle Copper Tubes) Located: Serravalle Scrivia (Alessandria), Italy Founded: 1886 Employees: 5700 KME is a leading global fabricator of copper and copper alloy semi-finished products. Each year 405.000 tons of copper and copper alloy semi-finished products (excluding copper wire) are produced. ...


    By Eldan Recycling A/S

  • What too much water can do to your collection systems

    In areas with a high water table, or for cities more prone to flooding, your underground infrastructure can become inundated with groundwater and stormwater. And despite stormwater systems being built for this type of collection, there are a number of things that can go wrong for both types of collection systems underground—and above ground—that can lead to contamination or degraded ...


    By Hamilton Kent

  • NFPA 820 Compliance in Wastewater Treatment Plants

    Wastewater treatment plants are essential structures in cities and small communities. Such facilities are closely monitored by several professional institutions, such as OSHA and the NFPA. When it comes to the latter group, guidelines set forth in NFPA 820 are regulations that dictate fire hazards in such facilities. Fire related accidents in wastewater treatment facilities are uncommon. However, ...


    By Larson Electronics LLC

  • Warm Springs, GA Radium Removal - Case study

    The City of Warm Springs is a small community of approximately 500 residents located in central Georgia. In 2010, water testing found a radium level between 8 – 11 pCi/L and a Gross Alpha level of 25 pCi/L, both above state and USEPA drinking water regulations of 5 pCi/L and 15 pCi/L respectively. Engineering Management Inc (EMI) conducted a pilot test in late 2010 to test a manganese ...

  • Techniques for Oil in Water Analysis

    The people responsible for conducting oil in water measurements understand that the measurement can be quite challenging. Wastewater from different sources can contain many different types of hydrocarbons, each with different chemical make-ups. On top of the lack of chemical uniformity in different oils, there has been a ...


    By Spectro Scientific

  • An Introduction to Bioremediation and its Applications

    A variety of toxic chemicals, metals, and effluents are created and used in industrial processes. These elements need to be degraded to ensure that they do not harm the environment when disposed. A specialized process and equipment are required to perform this task. This is where bioremediation comes in. What is Bioremediation, and what are its Types? In simple ...


    By HPI Processes, Inc.

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