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Understanding Sewer Bypass Pumping and Plugging

May 24, 2024

With federal funds available to strengthen our aging infrastructure, many municipalities are repairing or renovating storm and sanitary sewers. Sewer bypass pumping jobs use plugs and surface pumps like the Atlas Copco PAS series to bypass the section of pipe requiring repair and keep effluent moving. Pneumatic plugs Pneumatic plugs are comprised of an inflatable...

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Why Choose HDPE for Temporary Pipeline Construction?

April 08, 2024

High-density polyethylene (HDPE) is one of the most commonly used materials in temporary pipeline construction today, often used in oil and gas, municipal water systems, and heavy civil construction. The poly pipe is joined by a method that makes it seamless and virtually leak-proof, preventing spillage and reducing potential environmental issues. Utilizing the expertise of...

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Automation in Temporary Bypass for Wastewater Management

January 08, 2024

How Can Temporary Bypass for Wastewater Management Benefit from Automation? The Bipartisan Infrastructure Deal (Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act), described as a once-in-a-generation investment in our nation’s infrastructure, aims to deliver clean water to all American families and eliminate the nation’s lead service lines. Many municipal water and wastewater systems will require substantial upgrades while...

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Choosing the Right Pump: The Difference Between Sludge and Slurry

September 20, 2023

There are many factors that go into effective fluid management during bypass and dewatering operations. One of the first considerations when choosing a pump is what type of effluent will you be pumping. Factors such as fluid weight, pH level, and the presence and size of any solids play a pivotal role in ensuring the...

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Quiet! For Peaceful Operations, Use Sound Attenuated Pumps

August 08, 2023

When choosing a high-performance pump for bypass and dewatering operations, you need a pump that is reliable and durable. And when working in residential areas or near hospitals and schools, you’ll need one that’s quiet, too. That’s why sound attenuated pumps make the best choice when renting or purchasing pumps for projects in noise-sensitive areas,...

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Essentials for Planning a Sewer Bypass Project

June 28, 2023

The current focus on improving our nation’s infrastructure means many aging sewer systems will be repaired or upgraded in the near future. A comprehensive sewer bypass plan includes project scope, site considerations (traffic, environment, and noise), equipment required, emergency response plans, and a regular maintenance schedule, as well as scheduling and workforce required. Choosing the...

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