Stormwater systems provide a vital service to water infrastructure as urban development continues to grow and new construction takes place in low elevation areas.
Control panels are an integral piece to any pumping system, and there are many different configurations that can provide robust pump station controls. Two common and reliable configurations are the motor control center (or MCC) and Arc Armor enclosures.
The dynamics of pumping into a pressurized pipeline requires that air is vented out of and into the pipe during pump station starts and stops, respectively. Additionally, accumulated air needs to be discharged continuously while the pumps are active without having an impact on pressure.
Romtec Utilities supplied a wastewater lift station during the development of the Santa Barbara County Northern Branch Jail near Santa Maria, California.
New pump station technologies eliminate the need for site visits by recording and communicating useful information to operations personnel in real-time using telemetry. There are many devices and technologies that constitute telemetry, choosing the right telemetry in your pump station offers many advantages throughout the life of the entire system.