On September 29, Franklin Miller inc. (FMI) was named a Water & Wastes Digest Top Projects winner. FMI was recognized as the best of the best in manufacturing for Iowa City’s South Wastewater Treatment Plant Expansion. Three TASKMASTER™ 8500 Inline grinders, featuring a powerful twin-shaft mechanism and cutter cartridge technology were installed to reduce solids in pipeline systems.
With a population of 72,000, this $50.2 million expansion was the City’s largest public works project in history. This expansion improved the plants’s safety, energy efficiency, and enabled economic growth and development for the future of Iowa City. Jonathan Taylor, representing engineering and Ryan Westman, representing sales, proudly accepted this recognition for Franklin Miller Inc.