Praxair, Inc. – Super-High Flow Industrial Lift Station

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Project Assets

Project Description

A liquid hydrogen plant required this large 20’ deep lift station to handle super-high flows of industrial wastewater. In order to provide redundancy and expanded pumping capabilities, triplex submersible centrifugal pumps were specified in the 8’ diameter sump. A large custom valve vault holds the complete 8” valve configurations with triplex discharge piping and force main headers. Two below grade junction boxes hold electrical disconnects to comply with the classified space. An outdoor UL listed control panel uses float controls for primary and backup liquid level-sensing.

What Romtec Utilities Provided

  • Lift Station Design & Engineering
  • Package Lift Station Supplier
  • Package Lift Station Manufacturer
  • Lift Station Site Plan Layout Designer
  • On-Site Lift Station Construction Adviser
  • On-Site Start-Up Management
2.59 33.5′
MGD TDH

Why They Chose Romtec Utilities

For expanding facilities, wastewater lift stations are sometimes designed for “now and future” flows. American Structurepoint, Inc. requested this type of design for a wastewater lift station at a Praxair liquid hydrogen plant. Romtec Utilities designed the lift station as requested while mitigating concerns, such as solids build-up and pump inefficiency, that are sometimes associated with this type of design. Romtec Utilities also worked with Hasse Construction Company to finalize the design while meeting their budget. The final triplex lift station supplied and started-up by Romtec Utilities efficiently handled the specified flows of wastewater while providing capabilities for “future” super-high flows.

East Chicago, IN|2.59 MGD – 33.5′ TDH