Devouring Trouble

Centrifugal chopper pumps in a major lift station put an end to frequent plugging that drove up costs and threatened SSOs

The Jefferson Street Pump Station in Centralia, Wash., handles one-third of the city’s sewage from six other pump stations and a 24-inch interceptor line. The average flow is 350,000 gpd. In 2002, lead wastewater collection technician Greg Boone began noticing disposable wipe...

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