How digitization maximizes a pump station’s performance

How digitization maximizes a pump station’s performance

Without a doubt – one of the biggest challenges that the wastewater industry faces today is energy management. Pumps are the largest consumers of electrical energy, full stop and they’re often the biggest liability that wastewater managers deal with each year. And make no mistake about it – it’s not an easy problem to solve. […]

How digital controls increase the lifespan of pumps

Most digital control panels have alarms that alert operators when a malfunction occurs or whether there might be a problem or not. And while the preventative nature of the component represents it’s greatest value, it’s also just one of many benefits they provide. One of the most valuable aspects of a digital control panel is […]

How to tell if your lift station needs rehabilitation

Nothing drives town and municipal staff like reoccurring issues with specific equipment – and particularly when it comes to sewage and lift stations. And to be honest – we feel their pain! It gets old, quick. It seems like every time you head out to clear a plug, you’re burning fuel and manpower hours that […]

Running a leaner wastewater treatment facility

Something a lot of folks don’t know is that electrically powered water pumps are one of the largest consumers of electricity in the world. In fact, it’s no contest. And those energy costs are also some of the biggest expenses that communities and private vendors take on when running their wastewater treatment plants. Today, we’re […]

Remote monitoring makes a difference

Generally speaking, wastewater pump stations and lift stations are difficult to monitor – particularly when they’re located in challenging locations and areas. Despite this, system officers monitor these systems and help ensure that things like energy consumption, pump failures and pump temperatures are kept under control. For the most part. But there are ways to […]

What’s driving wastewater plant upgrades

At some point, it’s going to be time to upgrade your wastewater treatment plant. It might not be today, but it’s going to happen at some point. Understanding what drives those changes and the signs you should be looking for are important – and will help you stay out front so that you’ll be prepared […]

The benefits of remote monitoring and digital control panels

Digital control panels and remote monitoring present a whole range of benefits to your average home owner and shouldn’t be taken for granted as an upgrade to your septic system. Today, we’re going to talk about some of these benefits and why they’re important. Let’s jump right in! 24/7 monitoring With remote monitoring, you’ll always […]

Lift Stations and Remote Monitoring: The benefits

Lift stations are an integral part of the water purifying process. They clean out waste water and prepare it for treatment. Without them, it becomes almost impossible to recycle water.   As important as they are, they are also components of the wastewater treatment cycle that often go unmonitored or unsupervised until they have to […]