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Biosolids Handling/Hauling/ Disposal/Application

Boerger BLUEline Rotary Lobe Pump

The BLUEline Rotary Lobe Pump from Boerger is a self-priming, valveless, positive displacement pump used to convey viscous and abrasive materials. There are 21 pump models in six series with pulsation-free operation, fully reversible rotation, dry-run capabilities and flow rates up to 7,500 gpm. The pumps are stable and wear-resistant with a maintenance-in-place design that allows for all wetted parts to be easily replaced through the front cover without the removal of pipe or drive systems. 612-435-7300; 

Gardner Denver Robuschi RB-DV

The Robuschi RB-DV deep-vacuum rotary lobe blower from Gardner Denver is capable of running continuously at 27 inches Hg, with free airflow ranges from 494 to 6,676 cfm. Its air injection mechanism offers a cooler running, more fuel-efficient blower. Its design offers high overhung load capacity, meaning it will be up to the task of handling the frame flex and forces when positioning the truck. With no wearing parts and dry operating technology, it is easy on the maintenance bill. 866-428-4890;

Hydra-Tech Pumps S6VAL

The S6VAL 6-inch hydraulic submersible wastewater pump from Hydra-Tech Pumps is lightweight, compact and designed to pass large solids and stringy materials. The top-discharge pump is designed to fit through a 21-inch manhole to be convenient to use for sewer bypass jobs. It handles hydraulic inputs up to 30 gpm at pressures to 3,000 psi and will continue to move water at heads up to 70 feet. Beyond water, it can handle semisolids measuring up to 5 inches. The pump volute is cast aluminum, and the impeller is stainless steel. The lighter aluminum aids in preventing lifting problems and injuries. Combined with HT50 to HT75 power units, it is capable of flows up to 1,600 gpm. 570-645-3779;

JDV Equipment Level Lodor

The Level Lodor cover system from JDV Equipment helps contain odors by covering standard dump containers used for hauling processed material. The design allows for even distribution, increasing the fill percentage without having to manually even out material. Enclosing containers allow outdoor installation without exposing material to the environment or pests. 973-366-6556;

Kationx Corp. KCD-X

KCD-X is a six-in-one lift station treatment that is non-toxic and environmentally safe, giving it an NFPA rating of 0/1/0/0. It removes odors, eliminates toxic gases, conditions and loosens sludge mats, controls corrosion, preconditions treatment plant influent, and maintains microbial health in treatment facilities. It can also be used to kill odor and consolidate surface spills resulting from lift station overflows. It has proven effective where tough mats and persistent sewage smells cause local government embarrassment and frustration driven by community complaints. 863-937-3040;

Paxxo Longopac Fill

The Longopac Fill continuous bag system from Paxxo can connect to the discharge point of machines used to move, dewater or compact screenings, grit, and biosolids. Material is then deposited in a 90-meter-long continuous bag for odor containment and spillage control. The cassette bag is easy to seal, and the material and odors are trapped inside, cutting down development of bacteria and fungus spores. 770-502-0055;

Biosolids Heater/Dryer/Thickener

SUEZ Water Technologies & Solutions STC System

The STC System low-temperature thermal dryer from SUEZ Water Technologies & Solutions enables an operator to reduce biosolids and recover a resource as fertilizer or fuel, using an energy-efficient belt dryer. It is fully automatic and offers efficient odor control and easy operation and maintenance. It is intrinsically safe, thanks to low temperature and dust-free operation. The efficient and flexible unit uses hot water from 158 to 194 degrees F and can be fully supplied by waste heat, with a wide range of primary heat sources possible. It produces Class A biosolids at 90% dry solids, to be recycled as fertilizer or as solid fuel.


Centrisys/CNP centrifuge

Centrifuges from Centrisys/CNP apply 3,000 g (G-force) to dewater solids while accelerating the liquid end sedimentation of fine particles, resulting in drier solids and cleaner discharge water, which may reduce disposal costs. With a hydraulic back drive system, a centrifuge delivers high torque and low horsepower to reduce moisture in an energy-efficient manner. The three-phase centrifuge divides feed into solids, water and FOG from the grease trap or other biodiesel production sources. Inside the centrifuge, lighter oil separates from the water and discharges through an adjustable nozzle, while the heavier solids dewater and discharge from the opposite end. Centrifuges are available with flow rates of 5 to 700 gpm and can be a stationary skid-mounted unit or a mobile trailer. 262-654-6006;

Chemical/Polymer Feeding Equipment

AdEdge Water Technologies ADIN CO2

The ADIN CO2 injection system from AdEdge Water Technologies is an alternative to other methods of alkalinity control and pH reduction. It’s ideal for the reduction of alkalinity prior to primary treatment components for optimizing contaminant removal. The system uses carbon dioxide gas, which when released in water, forms carbonic acid — a weak acid that immediately reacts with alkalis to reduce pH. As a gas, carbon dioxide is inert, noncorrosive and easy to store. With the use of the included monitoring equipment and injector, the control panel can be used in several different configurations to reduce pH. The automatic systems use a pH probe downstream of the system to regulate the amount of carbon dioxide being injected into the water. An injector and mixer are provided with all systems for optimal injection. A manifold and regulators are provided for carbon dioxide cylinders. 866-323-3343;

Clean Waters Poly-Solv 02

Designed for flushing liquid/emulsion polymer blending units, the Poly-Solv 02 polymer blending unit system flush from Clean Waters is a blend of mineral oils, detergents and surfactants that helps keep a blending unit performing at peak capacity. Over time polymer will leave deposits in blending units’ internal components. These deposits will inhibit pumping and mixing, reducing the effectiveness of the polymer and costing you more money. Benefits of incorporating this system flush into a blending unit preventive maintenance program include reduced maintenance, less downtime, more effective polymer mixing (reducing polymer consumption), easier startup and fewer pumping issues. It also lubricates and extends the life of wear items in polymer feed pumps. 315-482-3787;

Force Flow Tote Bin Scale

The Tote Bin Scale from Force Flow allows plant operators to accurately monitor the amount of polymer being fed from IBC-type totes for dewatering. Simply place the tote on the platform and monitoring begins, as there is nothing to install inside the tote. Monitoring systems prevent costly overfeed conditions and enable the documentation of the actual amount fed, which keeps the plant in compliance with federal and state reporting requirements. Users can remotely monitor from SCADA or PLC. The unit is available with the SOLO G2 digital display or with the advanced Wizard 4000 Chemical Inventory Monitoring System. 800-893-6723;

Pulsafeeder PULSAblend

PULSAblend polymer makedown systems from Pulsafeeder are available in three control options — automatic, manual or dry contact. All systems feature a three-step static blending system that provides dilution without harming the polymer chains. With a wide range of dilution utilizing three different water flow rates to choose from (0 to 5, 5 to 10, and 10-plus gpm), they are custom-sized to provide activation of all types of polymers, without the sometimes-damaging effects of motorized mixing devices. Five neat polymer pump flow rates ensure the right makedown for any application. They include an autofill calibration column, an adjustable flowmeter and a neat polymer back pressure regulator to maintain a consistent, repeatable final product. 800-333-6677;

Composting Equipment

Roto-Mix Model 1220-20

The Roto-Mix 1220-20 horizontal rotary compost mixer has a large mixing capacity of 1,220 cubic feet and can hold a maximum load of up to 40,000 pounds. It is designed to thoroughly mix materials to ensure rapid decomposition and to produce quality compost. This rotary compost mixer, equipped with the GeneRation II Staggered Rotor Mixer, will uniformly blend materials in a tumbling action that does not pack material and helps introduce air into the mix. The rotor lifts the material past the wedging point of the lower side auger, resulting in an aerated mixture while lowering power requirements. Total movement of material in the mixing chamber eliminates dead spots that are common in conventional auger mixers. Optional conveyors allow for the discharge and distribution of mixed nutrients with microorganisms into static compost piles or windrows. It is available in truck, trailer or stationary units. This size of mixer works well with large-volume composting operations. 620-225-1142; 

Dewatering Equipment

In The Round Dewatering horizontal drum

The horizontal biosolids dewatering system from In The Round Dewatering has a stainless steel drum with perforated plastic tile lining. The drum is mounted on a roll-off frame for easy transport and unloading. Water trays allow containment of discharge water. An 18,000- to 25,000-gallon batch is mixed with polymer before being filtered in the rotating drum, driven by a 1/2 hp variable-speed electric motor with a heavy-duty chain and sprocket. The turning eliminates crusting and wet pockets to produce uniform, consistent results. The dewatered material dumps easily, and the drum is self-cleaning. 317-539-7304;

Park Process Sludge King

The Sludge King dewatering container from Park Process includes radiused, edged filter screens providing extra filter area and eliminating 90-degree angles that can trap cake when dumping. Between the bottom ends of the wall filters and middle wall filters, Cake Away thick plastic panels are installed to fill the void in the container bottom where water could collect. A nonstick surface promotes easier dumping of cake from the container. Two center-wall filter panels offer additional filter area, translating into drier cakes and faster dewatering times. The inlet manifold has individually controlled ports for distributing the incoming flow equally to each side of the center-wall filters. Units are offered in five capacities. 855-511-7275;

Grit Handling/Removal/Hauling

Smith & Loveless PISTA VIO

The PISTA VIO grit removal system from Smith & Loveless provides application flexibility and grit removal efficiencies with a design that allows for full variability of the inlet and outlet channels. This type of grit removal system provides the ability to design the inlet and outlet channels at any variable angle up to the full 360 degrees of the chamber. Designers can flexibly arrange the system to fit existing sites or maximize space during construction on new sites. This baffle system, in addition to providing application flexibility, also offers superior grit removal efficiency. It offers a hydraulic vortex grit chamber design that utilizes a baffle system to create the vortex action that removes 95% of grit down to 100 microns. Its effluent flume design minimizes the harmful weir effect that can contribute to grit bypass. 800-898-9122;


Walker Process Equipment, A Div. of McNish Corp., vertical shaft mechanical mixer

The Walker Process Equipment, A Div. of McNish Corp., vertical shaft mechanical mixer provides a low-energy solution for thorough and effective mixing in an anaerobic digester. Each agitator is custom designed for the application and the specific geometry of the digester tank. The dual impeller arrangement is designed to optimize the most effective glide ratio at the lowest power usage and the highest pumping capacity. Features include a leveling base, low-power consumption compared to pumped systems, high turnover and controlled downward pumping to achieve whole volume mixing. The dual impellers are fabricated from stainless steel and attached to a carbon steel shaft that is clad and sealed in stainless steel to provide the strength of carbon steel and the corrosion resistance of stainless steel. This system comes complete with full electrical controls. 630-892-7921;

Septage Receiving Stations

JWC Environmental Honey Monster

The Honey Monster septage receiving station and FOG receiving system from JWC Environmental quickly screens and processes septage, grease, FOG or sludge from haul trucks. The combination of grinding, solids removal, washing and dewatering allows a typical septage truck to unload in 5 to 15 minutes. The hauler just connects their camlock hose to the septage acceptance station and starts the flow. Septage waste will pass through a SRS3000 Rock Trap before the Muffin Monster grinder shreds the rags, clothes, trash and debris commonly found in septage waste. Ultrasonic level sensors work with the system’s PLC to modulate the plug valve and regulate the flow. An auger screw and perforated screening remove unwanted debris. Trash is washed, fully compacted and dewatered for disposal. The station is completely enclosed to ensure safety and vector control and contain foul odors. 949-833-3888;

ScreencO Systems Mega Screen 800 

The Mega Screen 800 septic receiving station from ScreencO Systems includes 51 square feet of screening area, fed by a 6- or 8-inch inlet with dual-fan spreaders that deflect waste down onto the screen, making the front screen almost self-cleaning. Complete vac tank clean-out is available with the optional side and front splash sheeting. It processes up to 1,000 gpm of wet well or septic waste with an 8-inch cam outlet fitting. The Dual Screen Design is nonmechanical and uses gravity to separate trash from the waste stream. The standard unit features all-aluminum construction with stainless steel, 3/8-inch-gapped bar screens on opposing angles and meets the Ecology 503 Regulations for septic screening. A bolt-on chute assembly allows trash to exit in either direction, and built-in forklift skids make the unit portable, allowing for setup virtually anywhere. 208-790-8770;

Screening Systems

Enviro-Care SAVI - GVS Perforated Plate MultiRake Screen

In the SAVI - GVS Perforated Plate MultiRake Screen from Enviro-Care, bars are replaced by a stainless steel perforated plate to achieve higher debris capture. Multiple wipers remove the debris from the perforated plate and transport the screening material to discharge. This screen can be mounted at 90 degrees for deep narrow channels and pump stations. It is also available in tank for pumped flow. The low-maintenance design makes it suitable for remote locations. The perforated plate is particularly suitable for removing wipes from the flow. Larger debris builds a mat on the surface of the perforated plate. The mat further enhances capture by attracting smaller material. 815-636-8306;

WesTech Engineering CleanFlo Monoscreen

The CleanFlo Monoscreen from WesTech Engineering provides a screenings capture ratio of 82.5%, improving upon the traditional filter step screen design by using a progressive step profile and dual motion to build a stronger woven mat of material on the face of the unit. Combining these two features allows it to achieve a 50% increased capture performance over the traditional step screen technology. This screen is highly efficient and easy to maintain, with a cost-effective design that maximizes screenings capture while minimizing maintenance. The durable drive system uses few moving parts with no chains or submerged bearings to minimize maintenance. In addition, its low-profile design allows easy access and inspection. 801-265-1000; 


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