Commercial Sewage Lift Stations Part 4 - Pump Types and Control Requirements

 Pumps used in commercial sewage lift stations come in a variety of types (effluents, grinders, etc.)  To determine which type is right for your application you must answer two questions:

  1. What size solids will have to be pumped?
  2. What is the size of the discharge pipe?
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“What Pressure Do I Pre-charge My Hydropneumatic Tank To?”

 In our last blog we talked about how to properly size a hydropneumatic tank – but the engineer’s work doesn’t end there.  He or she also needs to specify the appropriate pre-charge on the drawings.  Otherwise the tank will not be set properly at start-up and will not provide the intended energy savings.
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