Municipal Case Studies

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Increasing Wipes Use Presents a Strain on Wastewater Systems

Increasing Wipes Use Presents a Strain on Wastewater Systems As the Coronavirus pandemic is upending life across the country, it is also putting a major strain on the nation’s wastewater systems. Shoppers are flocking to stores to stock up on toilet paper, paper towels, tissues, and cleaning wipes as they ...
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TASKMASTER®TM6500

TASKMASTER®TM6500

Introducing the all new TASKMASTER® TM6500. This unit packs powerful twin shaft grinding performance in compact design. The TM6500 offers excellent grinding performance for protection of pumps, valves, centrifuges and more in sludge and raw sewage applications. Like the larger TM8500, this unit features Cutter Cartridge® Technology for high strength ...
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Titan TM20 Grinder

Taskmaster® Titan® Grinders to the Rescue at ECUA

The Emerald Coast Utilities Authority (ECUA) was having a difficulty with their sewage grinders. They were running four grinders supplied by a well known manufacturer at two of their pump stations, with each station processing approximately 10 mgd. Unfortunately, their first set of grinders turned out to be problematic. They ...
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SPIRALIFT® Screening System- Solves Sludge and BOD Problems at City of Plymouth

SPIRALIFT® Screening System- Solves Sludge and BOD Problems at City of Plymouth

The City of Plymouth processes 150,000 gallons of raw sewage a day. Before 2009, the plant had no headworks installed at all. The raw sewage was being dumped into a pond. Because of this, the plant suffered major ongoing sludge and BOD problems. A city engineer recommended a new system ...
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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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Taskmaster Titan Cobleskill

Case Study: TASKMASTER® TITAN® to the Rescue in Picturesque, Cobleskill, New York

The wastewater treatment plant in picturesque Cobleskill, New York, was unable to process the wastewater generated by the town’s 4,678 year- round residents. The buildup of plastics, rags, trash wrappings and other debris was regularly clogging the system, necessitating frequent cleanings. Cobleskill, New York, settled in 1752, draws tens of ...
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Video Case Study: A Septage Receiving Solution

Video Case Study: A Septage Receiving Solution

Video Case Study: Spiralift® SR Provides Septage Receiving Solution for Willits, California The Willits, California Wastewater Treatment Plant services over 10,000 residents and receives 750 loads of septage each year, but found they had a serious problem. Heavy septage from “honey trucks” was dumped by haulers into its wet well ...
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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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