Municipal Case Studies

Video Case Study: A Septage Receiving Solution

Video Case Study: A Septage Receiving Solution

Video Case Study: A Septage Receiving Solution When the town of Willits, California found themselves with myriad septage receiving troubles, they turned to Franklin Miller. Watch this video case study to find out how FMI’s SPIRALIFT® SR provided the solution Willits needed – no more clogs, more accurate hauling reporting, ...
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Super Shredder Scotts Valley

Super Shredder to the Rescue!

The City of Scotts Valley sewage treatment plant was having a very tough and frequent problem with their scum pump. This screw pump would rag up monthly, forcing the operators to take it apart and use large wrenches to manually turn the pump to remove the clogged rags and wipes ...
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Screenmaster® CS Bar screen Helps Township Weather the Stormwater

Screenmaster® CS Bar screen Helps Township Weather the Stormwater

When the township of Little Ferry, New Jersey constructed a new bridge, it created a big problem. The bridge, constructed at a traffic circle in town, created changes to the road that left a drainage pond below the water level of the Hackensack River. The problematic effect this had was ...
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Maximum Security with The Space-saving SPIRALIFT® SLV

Maximum Security with The Space-saving SPIRALIFT® SLV

Due to the waste from the Northeast Correctional Facility, Alliance Water Resources, the wastewater treatment plant in Bowling Green, Missouri, was constantly having problems. The prison, which produces 300,000 gallons of water per day, was creating a deluge of problems for the pump station, including clogged and plugged pumps, excessive ...
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The TASKMASTER® TITAN® saves Time and Worries

The TASKMASTER® TITAN® saves Time and Worries

The Roseland, NJ pump station is one of the largest high-flow stations feeding into the Caldwell Wastewater Treatment Plant. The pump station originally used a trash rack in the channel coming into the station. This arrangement made it necessary for a worker to climb down into the confined space once ...
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TM8500 Submersible

Union Township, NJ Automates Pump Station with TASKMASTER®

Union Township, New Jersey was having a lot of trouble with their pump station. Although a small pump station, it was extremely cumbersome to maintain. The station was using a trash basket with a ladder and rail system to screen solids. This was extremely time-consuming, used an excess of manpower ...
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How the Franklin Miller Dimminutor® Became an Olympic Winner

How the Franklin Miller Dimminutor® Became an Olympic Winner

The Franklin Miller DIMMINUTOR was selected for the state-of-the-art sewage system infrastructure project built to accommodate the Olympic Winter Games in Sochi, Russia. After an intensive construction project, multiple Model DM36XF DIMMINUTOR® open channel comminutors were employed throughout the new sewage system. Each unit has the capability of 29 million ...
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County Drastically Cuts Costs With DIMMINUTOR®

County Drastically Cuts Costs With DIMMINUTOR®

Fairfield Wastewater Treatment Plant in Butler County, Ohio was having a lot of trouble with their grinders. The plant serves over 42,500 domestic customers, a number of commercial and industrial institutions as well as Mercy Hospital of Fairfield. They treat about five million gallons of wastewater collected in over 175 ...
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SCREENMASTER® CS Bar Screen to the Rescue at a Commercial Composting Plant

SCREENMASTER® CS Bar Screen to the Rescue at a Commercial Composting Plant

A commercial mushroom composting company in Pennsylvania needed help with a problem in their compost production process. The compost, made from hay, straw, horse manure, chicken litter, corn cobs and more, is processed on an eight-acre concrete slab, also called a wharf. The runoff from the rain and water used ...
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DIMMINUTOR® Saves Monterey County Time, Money, and Manpower

DIMMINUTOR® Saves Monterey County Time, Money, and Manpower

The pump stations at Monterey Regional Water Pollution Control Agency (MRWPCA) were having a problem with their channel grinders. The twin-shaft, drum-style channel grinders were used in the ten pump stations in the region that feed into the main Monterey Regional plant. Monteray DimminutorThe plant is located in northern Monterey ...
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