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Elevating Success: Measurements in Wastewater Lift Stations

Posted by TechStar on Oct 14, 2020 2:56:00 PM

Written By TechStar Solutions Specialist, Josh Longcor

Lift stations are collection facilities designed to move wastewater from lower to higher elevation through pipe systems, particularly where elevation changes are not able to provide gravity flow or where excavation and sewer construction costs are high. These collection stations are automated because there is no regular onsite personnel present to ensure their operation. They use electrical, mechanical and control equipment to ensure reliable operation and require intermittent inspection to ensure they function properly and are not nearing a potential failure.

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Topics: Pressure Solutions, Wastewater


Posted by TechStar on Nov 18, 2019 9:00:00 AM

With the increased concern about clean air, many wastewater treatment plants have added scrubber systems and biofilters to control odors and pollution from hydrogen sulfide (H2S) and other waste biogases. Known for its rotten egg smell, H2S is a colorless, clear toxic gas that is a potential danger to employees and frequently is the source of obnoxious odor complaints from nearby downwind residents and businesses.

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Topics: Wastewater