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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 immediate as local neighborhoods were flooded on a regular basis. The town knew […]

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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 power draw and the need for continuous service and ultimate […]

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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 a day to access and empty the trash rack manually. This […]

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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 and proved to be ineffective at times. They knew they needed a better solution. Because […]

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How the Franklin Miller Dimminutor® Became an Olympic Winner

The Sochi installation is one of the largest single Dimminutor installations in the world! 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 […]

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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 miles of sewer pipe each day. The brand of grinders they were […]

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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 during the compost process washes off the wharf and into a pit […]

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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. The plant is located in northern Monterey County, California, on 100 acres, and has a capacity to treat 29.6 […]

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DIMMINUTOR® Protects Pottstown Equipment From Abrasion, Clogging

The Pottstown, Pennsylvania Wastewater Treatment Plant handles the wastewater generated by 15,000 area homes, commercial businesses, and industrial sites located in the borough of Pottstown and three nearby townships. The facility is rated for 15.6 mgd and treats an average flow of 7 million gallons of sewage a day. The plant uses a multi-stepped treatment process to purify the wastewater so […]

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Case Study: TASKMASTER® Grinder Ends Septage Headache

The Broward County Wastewater Treatment Plant in Pompano Beach, Florida is a regional facility processing 80 million gallons of wastewater every day. Adjacent to the plant and across the street is a septage receiving area used for pre processing and receiving septage from haulers. Proper treatment of this septage was a problem for the facility. Every day, haulers with an average […]

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