For recreational campgrounds and government operated parks, one of the important operations management factors to remember is having a pump system to pump out septic waste from RV’s, portable toilets and removing wastewater from public areas after storms or floods. There are a number of pump products available to parks and campgrounds to manage septic pumping, waste oil pumping from restaurants, grey water, black water and portable toilet pumping.
When it comes time to plan a new marina pump out system, many customers understandably find it challenging to know where to begin. Some have an idea of what kind of pump they need but aren’t sure about how to configure the pumps and piping. Throw in other elements like pumping up on an incline and it can get really tough. John S. operates a marina in Washington State and he posted the following question in our forum:
Q: “I need to outfit our 200 slip marina with new pump stations with one larger pump to feed the sewage up a 100 ft. hill at approx. a 6 degree slope. The problem is that our slips are spread out without a consistent layout. What kind of pump system do you recommend?” John S. Seattle, WA Continue reading