Product Focus - December 2021

Product Focus - December 2021

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Collection System

1. RELINER/Duran Modular Manhole Invert Channel System

RELINER/Duran Modular Manhole Invert Channel Systems use molded fiberglass flumes with smooth sewer pipe interfaces to rehabilitate inverts without flow interruption. The field-installed modular components bolt together inside the manhole and serve as the form for a new concrete bench. They eliminate the inconsistencies associated with field-formed concrete channels. The full-depth lined channels are high-flow and easy to clean and maintain. Standard 8- and 12-inch-depth channel sections fit through a 24-inch manhole frame and will accommodate 6- through 12-inch pipes. Larger sizes are available. Parts are selected based on the unique configuration of each manhole. 800-508-6001;

I&I Detection/Prevention

2. Avanti International injection grouts

Infiltration enters underground systems every day through defects or faulty joints in manholes, causing system capacity issues, overload at treatment plants and possible injury to the community. Avanti International injection grouts have historically proven to be an economic and long-term solution to combatting infiltration entering all areas of a collections system, including manholes. Injection grouts are engineered to stop leaks, stabilize soil and control groundwater, and can be used in pre-cast barrel joints, brick and concrete masonry units, pipe penetrations, vertical or horizontal cracks, void fill and pinholes. Each technique enables the technician to stop several leaks at once and helps to extend the life of the structure. 800-877-2570;

3.  CCI Piping Systems WrapidSeal Manhole  Encapsulation System

The WrapidSeal Manhole Encapsulation System from CCI Piping Systems consists of an engineered primer and a wraparound, heat-shrinkable sleeve designed to seal joints and prevent groundwater from entering a collections system. This material has a high-shrink membrane (70% stretch and 40% recovery) designed to shrink around any manhole profile. In addition, the high-tensile strength accommodates structural movement, while the tough backing resists soil stress and provides suitable abrasion resistance. It can be used for new construction or for the rehabilitation of existing manholes to control infiltration through joints and prevent deterioration, thus eliminating costly maintenance repairs and the added expense of treating groundwater. 800-867-2772;

4. Cretex Specialty Products Internal Chimney Seal

Cretex Specialty Products Internal Chimney Seals are mechanical, so there is no need to worry about surface adhesion or stopping active leaks prior to installation. The seals eliminate and prevent manhole chimney inflow. During wet weather, clear water enters the manhole through deteriorated and broken chimney joints, which may burden the collections system. The chimney seal has a 50-year design life and is available in four widths, allowing complete chimney coverage up to 24 vertical inches with a single seal. 800-345-3764;


The CUES LAMP II (Lateral and Mainline Probe II) can assist in locating buried assets and helping prevent potential crossbore risks. It is an inspection tool for identifying infiltration and inflow, potential crossbores, pipe defects, and structural conditions in lateral services and mainlines. When used with the optional Mini or Micro Pan & Tilt Cameras, it can inspect lateral services and traverse multiple bends and wyes when deployed with or against the flow. Mainline inspection is accomplished with a pan, tilt and 40-1 zoom camera. It can pull 1,000 feet of video cable, reducing traffic control expenses while increasing production, and launch 150 feet or more into the lateral. The Mini Pan & Tilt Camera includes a detachable steering wand, self-leveling camera head, built-in lens wiper, 360-degrees pan and tilt, four banks of LEDs with variable light intensity, and a built in sonde with switchable frequencies. 800-327-7791;

6. Envirosight ROVVER X

The ROVVER X from Envirosight lets an operator control inspections, view and record digital video, identify sources of I&I, log observations, generate reports and link directly to asset management software. All these capabilities are packed into a simple three-piece layout, with no CCU or other components to clutter the workspace. Twelve wheel options — plus camera lift, carriage and illumination accessories — mean it transforms in seconds to inspect lines from 4 to 96 inches. It can identify illicit connections, roots, cracks and corrosion with 145-degree tilt, 12X digital zoom and add-on side-scanning, laser profiling and lateral launch. Its six-wheel drive with proportional steering navigates past obstacles, and overlapping wheels climb offsets with ease. Powerful motors and a geared drivetrain maximize travel range. It is built on an expandable digital backbone, and future capabilities are limitless, as its firmware updates automatically to the latest features. 866-838-3763;

7. Sauereisen Manhole ChimneySeal No. F-88

Manhole ChimneySeal No. F-88 from Sauereisen is an elastomeric lining composed of fiber-reinforced, asphalt-modified urethane. It is self-priming with water absorption of 0.05%. Applied by gloved hand at 1/8-inch minimum thickness, it provides a flexible barrier or gasket seal for the prevention of water infiltration. It resists the stresses and movement associated with freeze/thaw environments while maintaining ideal elasticity/adhesion over temperature ranges from negative 30 to 250 degrees F. 412-963-0303;

8. Sealing Systems Flex-Seal 2.0

Flex-Seal 2.0 all-purpose sealant from Sealing Systems adheres to many surfaces and has over 800% elongation. It is designed to prevent inflow/infiltration and to provide corrosion protection at the grade adjustment ring section or joint section of manholes and catch basins. It is 100% safe and Prop 65 compliant. The internal seal is manually applied using a paint brush and the kit is designed to cover 12 vertical inches on a 27-inch manhole. 800-478-2054;

9. Superior Signal smoke generator

Smoke generators from Superior Signal locate sources of surface inflow resulting in wet-weather sanitary sewer overflows. A fast, inexpensive and easy way to find leaks and faults in collections systems, smoke candles provide visible smoke to detect more faults at longer distances and come in sizes to meet any need. Smoke candles, blowers and fluid systems for smoke testing are available. 800-945-8378;

10. Warrior Trenchless Solutions Thermoform

Thermoform from Warrior Trenchless Solutions is a PVC-alloy structural pipe lining system designed for the trenchless rehabilitation of failing sewer and culvert pipes. It is an environmentally friendly, styrene-free thermoplastic. There are no harmful emissions, and it does not rely on any chemical reaction during installation. Factory-controlled production with rigorous material testing ensures a consistent quality product that conforms to and exceeds the expected standards. The material is highly flexible, allowing it to expand and fit tightly to the host pipe, including changes in shape and dimensions. It is produced in sizes ranging from 4 to 36 inches in diameter, and the wall thickness can be varied according to the application. All installers must be accredited and audited to ensure the highest quality work possible. 716-601-7760;

Lift Station/Wet Well

11. Enz USA Bulldog Manhole Nozzle

The Bulldog Manhole Nozzle from Enz USA was designed to clean lift stations and vertical pipes. Using a high-pressure surface cleaning gun to remove hardened grease and debris that accumulates on lift station walls is a messy job. Removing the debris and disposing of it adds additional time and effort. This nozzle eliminates the disposal process by emulsifying the grease, allowing operators to pump the resulting wastewater to a sewage treatment plant. A job that could take hours to do can now be done in 20 or 30 minutes. Additional advantages of this nozzle include no water loss from leaks, and no required maintenance. 888-369-8721;


12.  Advanced Drainage Systems BaySaver Technologies  Barracuda S4

The Baysaver Technologies Barracuda S4, a high-performance hydrodynamic separator from Advanced Drainage Systems, removes sediment and other debris from stormwater runoff, further protecting water resources. It is designed with internal teeth that mitigate turbulence in the storage chamber to prevent re-suspension of captured contaminants. It is designed to be used in a single manhole configuration and offers multiple pipe configurations, flexible inlet/outlet positioning, quick installation, easy inspection and maintenance. 800-821-6710;

13. BioMicrobics BioSTORM

The pre-engineered BioSTORM stormwater treatment system from BioMicrobics effectively filters and captures more than 90% of the common pollutants, such as trash, oils, sediment and other suspended solids that would otherwise end up in the combined sewer overflows, waterways or receiving environment in flows from 0.5 to 10 ft3/s. Used for primary and secondary applications, the versatility of the off-line, two-phase design consists of a StormTEE deflector screen to physically separate trash (cigarette butts, etc.) and large debris, and a fixed-film media that acts to separate liquids from solids, and oil from water. They can be used together to form a complete system or separately for different sustainable site applications. The system allows for design flexibility and mounts easily in local precast tanks with minimal maintenance. 800-753-3278;

14. Duperon FlexRake IQ 

The Duperon FlexRake IQ platform provides real-time smart screening for maximum resilience at the headworks. It tackles high peaking factors due to extreme weather and difficult debris like flushable wipes, first flushes and settled solids. This is accomplished by system improvements and a sequence of operations that automatically responds in real time to optimize the screen field. The reimagined design focuses on smart enhancements to the raking device to manage heavy solids loading events with four times increased debris removal capacity, improved grit and rock handling and greater solids capture. During peak flow conditions, it adjusts the bar screen opening itself to provide additional hydraulic capacity and safety factor, matching the best capture rate to the flow volume in real time. 800-383-8479;

15. Smith & Loveless PISTA Stainless Steel Grit Chamber

The PISTA Stainless Steel Grit Chamber from Smith & Loveless is designed to offer reliable and long-lasting grit removal performance that is easy to install and can be inserted into existing tankage without the need for new concrete work, including for retrofitting aerated grit chambers. It is constructed of 316 stainless steel that is corrosion-resistant and designed to provide 50 years of paint, rust and maintenance-free service. Installation contracting costs are reduced or eliminated altogether, while system downtime and bypass pumping or dewatering needs are reduced. Because it is built exactly to specification, each system performs exactly as designed and contractor issues are eliminated. Chamber internals are similarly constructed of 316 stainless steel, including a flow control baffle that provides 95% grit removal down to 100 microns. 800-898-9122;

Stormwater Management

16. FPS, a brand of Franklin Electric NCX Series

The NCX Series of explosion-proof submersible non-clog pumps from FPS, a brand of Franklin Electric, are certified for use in Class 1, Division 1 and Group C & D hazardous location requirements, making them suitable for a variety of applications such as lift stations; sewage systems; stormwater, flood and pollution control; industrial waste and dewatering; wastewater treatment plants; and general fluid transfer. They are available in single- and three-phase power options to accommodate flows up to 625 gpm. Each unit is designed for overall serviceability and reliability with durability-conscious features like a field-adjustable wear plate, factory-standard dual silicon carbide mechanical seals, and chemical-resistant components. Intrinsically safe non-clog control panels designed exclusively for the pumps are also available. 866-271-2859;

17. PRIMEX Arc Armor

Multiple-compartment Arc Armor enclosures from PRIMEX reduce the risk of injury resulting from arc flash and electric shock by limiting access to electrical equipment capable of producing arc flash incidents. The control and power circuitry are isolated in separate compartments, where only control voltage is present (120-volt max), thus preventing unnecessary operator exposure to arc flash. The enclosures are designed to reduce exposure to arc flash and arc blast with a multiple-compartment design and single-wall construction. There is a single-sheet drip cap with rolled edge drip loops on free-standing models. They have 304L stainless steel construction, electrostatically precipitated white polyester powder coating that reduces heat buildup, and three-point padlockable operating handles. Free-standing, wall-mount and pole-mount versions are available. 844-477-4639;

18. Pulsar Measurement OCF 6.1

The OCF 6.1 open-channel flow and tank level meter from Pulsar Measurement allows the user to continuously monitor, display, totalize and data log flow through any flume or weir, or measure the level or range of fluids in tanks or vessels. Use the isolated 4-20mA to transmit flow to remote chart recorders or displays, and the control relays are programmable for level/flow alarm and flow proportionate pulse for samplers, chlorinators or remote totalizers. New features include a built-in 26 million-point data logger with software for easy reporting, expanded flume and weir selections, CE approvals and optional Modbus RTU communications. 888-473-9546;

19. Vactor 2100i Water Recycler

The Vactor 2100i Water Recycler provides productivity gains over a traditional combination sewer cleaner. The ability to collect the jetted water and reuse over and over allows for high flow/high pressure cleaning in pipes without the need to be connected to a nearby fill or have a chase vehicle to provide water support. This allows large-diameter lines to be cleaned quickly and efficiently, even if they have large deposits in the pipe. The flexibility of the machine also allows for use as a traditional combination machine on jobs that don’t require the use of the water recycling system. 815-672-3171; 


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