The Problem of Space Constraints at Wastewater Treatment Plants

Space Saver Plunger Pumps
Space Saver Plunger Pumps

It’s a common problem faced by many wastewater treatment facilities’, how to select a pump to move heavy sludge with enough power and endurance to last through the long haul.  One solution to this problem is a pump with an in-line piping design like the Space-Saver plunger pump.  Many facilities have seen success with this pump especially those replacing a double disc, rotary lobe, or progressive cavity pump.

The Space saver plunger pump does not require a concrete base, which makes replacing any type of sewage pump quick and trouble-free. In most cases, the old pumps are simply replaced and the new Space Saver simply dropped into place.  The Space Saver is available with a 7”, 9” or 11” piston size and can transfer up to 140 GPM (8.8 lps) of municipal or industrial sludge.

In our case study feature, you’ll see a Memphis, Tennessee area sewage treatment plant which recently installed a Space Saver after trying double disc and progressive cavity pumps.  The facility operates this pump for at least eight hours each day and other than general maintenance procedures, the pumps have run perfectly. Click here for more information on the Space Saver sewage pump.

One Reply to “The Problem of Space Constraints at Wastewater Treatment Plants”

  1. Kindly send me the process details of a space saving effluent treatment plant for rooftop and sewage treatment at the basement separately for a hotel having 40-50 rooms doubly occupied
    Any advice you can give for the type of plant and capacity
    Want a TDS of below 100and a alkaline water fit for human drinking and bathing
    Kindly let me know the cost of compact plants for a capacity of min 20000litrs per day and 50000 litres for a big hotel

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