Pumping Wastewater in Nassau County

Long Island Pump installation

Long Island Pump installation

Pumping wastewater in Nassau County NY poses unique challenges. First the county borders Long Island Sound to the North and the Atlantic ocean to the south which can bring variations in both weather and the types of wastewater that need to be pumped. Nassau County  is home to over 1.3 million residents with a mix of suburban residents and vacation properties.

The City of Long Beach, New York was impacted by Hurricane Sandy a few years ago.  The municipal wastewater treatment plant experienced flooding and equipment damage.  An additional challenge is a nearby recreation center that includes a golf center. With golf balls and other debris entering the sewage system, the pumps were requested to manage unexpected solids. Wastecorp was awarded the bid to replace an existing plunger pump to upgrade the existing infrastructure. Since the facility is so close to the ocean, a grinder was also installed to manage storm surge debris that will likely occur in the future. Continue reading

Pumps for Prisons: A Guide

Prison Pump Systems

Prison Pump Systems

As pump equipment vendors for the Federal Bureau of Prisons in the USA and the Correctional Service of Canada, Wastecorp encounters numerous wastewater handling applications for penitentiaries, jails and correctional facilities on the state, local, federal and provincial levels.  Amazingly, project engineers tell us that pump equipment for prisons is not well served especially within the realm of custom pump products.
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Pulp and Paper Process Pumps and You

Pumps With Control Panel and Float Switch

Pumps With Control Panel and Float Switch

Pulp and paper processors, saw mills and carton companies have a challenge in finding the right pumping equipment for various parts of their processes. Mineral processing, log washing, fan pumps, effluent sumps and hot pond transfer are just some of the pump applications faced by this industry. Operators often do not have all the information needed to select the right size and style of pumps needed for this variety of pumping needs around their facility.

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