Aug 25, 2014

Pump Source Fall 2014

The “new sewage”—raw sewage with floor wipes, hand wipes and miscellaneous plastics—has been causing non-clog sewage pump plugging problems for municipalities not just in the U.S., but around the world. Collections personnel who know this business have…
The town of Hayden is a small, tight-knit community in southeastern Arizona with a population of 700 people that is almost entirely housed within approximately 1 sq mile. Everyone knows everyone. The town has close ties to the copper mining industry—the…
Thomas Edison’s quote inspires Joe Tucker, P.E., city engineer of Marietta, Ohio, and his staff to invest the necessary man-hours to fully explore alternative design and equipment for proposed utility projects before Tucker ever approves the formal…
“Improving the wastewater system represents the absolute top priority,” was the urgent message of the 2009 Batesville Comprehensive Plan. The message applied not only to Batesville—the second-oldest city in Arkansas and the Independence County seat—but…
During a cooler-than-average summer thus far, I am happy to be saving energy and money by running the air conditioning less—this energy cost savings is easy to get used to.  If you’re like me, this one area of energy savings gets you thinking about how…
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