Product Focus: Stormwater Management

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Catch Basins

Ladtech HDPE adjustment rings

Ladtech HDPE manhole and catch basin adjustment rings are a suitable alternative to concrete rings. The company offers a full line of round, square and rectangular adjustment rings. The product lines also include sloped rings and 1/4-inch thick spacer rings that simplify grade adjustments, which takes the trial and error out of matching the finished grade. 877-235-7464;

Catch Basin Cleaners

Hi-Vac Aquatech B10-1450

The Aquatech B10-1450 combination jet/vac system from Hi-Vac has an operator-focused design that makes for a safe and quiet work area. The rear-mounted hose reel keeps the operator off the street, out of traffic and away from blower noise while providing ample power. In addition, the top-loading boom and one-piece vacuum hose provide unlimited 360-degree operation. This flexibility means safe, easy placement of the unit regardless of the manhole or excavation location. Its triplex 150 gpm pump maintains a robust flow rate, and the integration of a high-performance 27-inch Hg blower results in efficient vacuum loading. 800-752-2400;

Vactor 2100i catch basin

The Vactor 2100i catch basin provides all of the advantages of the traditional 2100i, but with an improved air-routing system that provides an efficient air flow path for both the single-stage and dual-stage fan or a positive displacement blower configuration, resulting in outstanding performance and maximum productivity, according to the maker. Ergonomic controls make it easy to operate and maintain. For those who want to expand capabilities beyond catch basin cleaning and into vacuum excavation, a hydroexcavation package can be selected. Water system and water heater options are available to enhance the hydroexcavation performance. Features include Intuitouch one-touch controls, a Jet Rodder water pump, a high-strength aluminum water tank, a quieter engine design and high ground clearance. Options include water heaters and cold weather features. 815-672-3171;

Collection Systems

Oatey Mystic Rainwater Collection System

Easily collect and recycle rainwater with the Oatey Mystic Rainwater Collection System. This system directs rainwater from a downspout into a collection barrel. It is easily installed and will fit on a standard 2-by-3-inch residential downspout. Step-by-step instructions are included along with a 4-foot-high flow hose to connect the diverter to the collection container. The two-piece design is made of durable, UV-resistant material and can be painted to match the downspout color. 800-321-9532;

I&I Detection/Prevention

Avanti International AV-100

AV-100 chemical grout from Avanti International is used to rehabilitate storm and sanitary sewer systems by eliminating infiltration in manholes, mainlines, joints, laterals and lateral connections, and before or after various forms of CIPP lining. It is injected after lining seals in the annular space between host pipe and liner, and lateral reinstatement, which are the primary sources of infiltration. It is an ultralow viscosity, chemically reactive gel with a similar viscosity to water. It can permeate anywhere water can travel and has adjustable cure times from seconds to hours, creating an effective, long-lasting water barrier while providing soil stabilization. 800-877-2570;

CCI Piping Systems WrapidSeal Manhole Encapsulation System

The WrapidSeal Manhole Encapsulation System from CCI Piping Systems consists of an engineered primer and a wrap-around, 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;

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 help prevent potential cross-bore risks. It is an inspection tool for identifying infiltration and inflow, potential cross bores, pipe defects and structural conditions in lateral services and mainlines. When used with the optional Mini 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 package 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;

Envirosight ROVVER X HD 

The ROVVER X HD sewer inspection system from Envirosight helps municipalities target high-priority areas for inspection, empowering wastewater professionals to pinpoint and characterize I&I sources in mainlines and laterals. It is suitable for performing detailed assessments that provide direct insights into areas of concern. With 12 quick-change wheel options, it can inspect lines from 4 to 96 inches in diameter and keep setup time short. Six-wheel drive with proportional steering navigates it past obstacles, and its overlapping wheels climb offsets with ease. Plus, powerful motors and a geared drivetrain maximize travel range. 866-937-1718;

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 hands 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 -30 to 250 degrees F. 412-963-0303;

Superior Signal Smoke Fluid Systems

Smoke Fluid Systems from Superior Signal are used to find faults and sources of surface water inflow in collections systems. Smoke fluid is both high-quality and economically priced. Blowers are engineered for smoke testing, using a double-insulated heating chamber with stainless steel injector to maximize dry smoke output and produce quality, liquid-based smoke. Blowers can be configured to work with Superior Smoke Candles. 800-945-8378;

Lift Stations/Wet Wells

PRIMEX Eco Smart Station

The Eco Smart Station control system from PRIMEX provides a safe, energy-efficient solution for optimum pump control in municipal lift station applications. It uses the latest technology in VFD, microprocessor-based controller, data storage and communication capabilities available. It achieves up to 30% energy savings using an efficiency auto-tune algorithm that searches for the pump speed that will consume the least amount of energy per gallons of liquid pumped. It is housed in a multiple-compartment Arc Armor Enclosure, reducing the risk of injury resulting from electric shock and exposure to arc flash. It features the Energy View controller powered by kW Logix software, an energy-efficient solution. The color touchscreen HMI provides level control, pump alternation, flow monitoring, data logging, alarm logging, historical trending and comes equipped with a SD memory card for data storage and download. It is available in 29 models, from 10 to 100 hp. 844-477-4639;

Saniflo Sanicubic 2 VX

The Sanicubic 2 VX lift station from Saniflo provides above-floor drainage for multiple plumbing fixtures for a commercial structure, eliminating the need for costlier and less convenient pit installations. It is an ideal solution for projects where conventional, below-floor drainage is impossible or too costly to install. Equipped with two 1.5 hp motors, the lift station is capable of discharging effluent through either 2- or 4-inch rigid pipe and offers a shut-off head of 43 feet. It employs an internal air pressure switch for automatically cycling the unit on and off. The unit also comes equipped with a wired control panel, as well as an external audible and visual LED indicator alarm in the event that a pump experiences overload or ceases to operate. Featuring easily removable circular panels on top, the IP68 enclosure permits ready access to every major component inside. 800-363-5874;

Smith & Loveless CAPSULAR Underground Pump Station

The CAPSULAR Underground Pump Station from Smith & Loveless provides an operator-friendly and economical solution for large-flow pumping up to 20,000 gpm. With a Safe-Stair entryway module and integrated HVAC, the pump station design meets the OSHA definition of “designed for continuous human occupancy” and therefore does not require classification as confined space entry. It comes with simplified, yet powerful QUICKSMART touchscreen controls and a spacious interior offering a variety of user options including shelving, work desks, sinks and storage. The station is pre-engineered and fabricated, allowing for simple installation and future flow capacity increases via adaptation of additional pumps or larger rotating assemblies. 800-898-9122;


BioMicrobics BioSTORM

BioSTORM from BioMicrobics provides a sustainable, low-maintenance management solution for decentralized and remote locations. The two-stage process prevents pollutants such as trash, debris, sediment and hydrocarbons from entering storm drainage networks from parking lots, highways and other impervious surfaces. It catches surface runoff before it reaches watersheds, protecting streams from pollutants and supporting natural ecosystems. Certified to NJDEP standards, its pre-engineered design removes trash, sediment, oil and other suspended debris in the stormwater. The complete system combines litter control screening with TSS separation as part of an effective stormwater management system. Each system includes the StormTEE litter screen and BioSTORM hydrodynamic separator. Model size and stormwater capacity ranges from 0.5 to 10 cubic feet per second. 800-753-3278;

Gorman-Rupp SFSC pumps

SFSC pump models from Gorman-Rupp are equipped with Eradicator Plus solids reduction technology, and are designed for applications where nonwoven flushable wipes, trash bags, hair, industrial byproducts and agricultural wastes are present. All pumps are equipped with a rugged, heavy-duty continuous vane impeller for the most aggressive waste-handling applications. The pumpout vanes incorporated into the thick back shroud help prevent the buildup of debris behind the impeller. The wear plate utilizes notches and grooves with an oversized lacerating tooth designed to cut and shred organic solids before they enter the pump. They are available in 3-, 4- and 6-inch discharge sizes. 419-755-1011;

Stormwater Management

Enz USA Bulldog Manhole Nozzle

The Bulldog Manhole Nozzle from Enz USA was designed to clean lift stations and vertical pipes. It eliminates the disposal process by emulsifying the grease. This allows the 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. There is no water loss from leaks and it requires no maintenance. 888-369-8721;

Hach Flow Advanced Data Report 

Hach Flow’s Advanced Data Report augments the data provided through the Data Delivery Services program. DDS bundles flow and rain monitoring equipment, service and support, and data at a fixed, monthly cost, easing the burden of short and long-term flow monitoring projects. The report can be tailored by application, such as for wet weather impacts, high level/surcharge monitoring, capacity and more. A report with a wet weather focus provides a cleaned, model-ready dataset as well as a polished, detailed report including wet and dry weather analysis, hyetograph and hydrograph analysis, flow balancing between locations and peak flows. Armed with a wet weather focused advanced report, which can easily be shared with other stakeholders, collection system managers can glean insights about their stormwater and collection system health, better pinpoint surface water issues arising from rain events, and make informed decisions. 800-220-2279;

Pipeline Renewal Technologies Quick-Lock

Quick-Lock sleeves from Pipeline Renewal Technologies target failing pipes where vulnerable and seal out groundwater. They install in minutes with minimal manpower and no resin. Positioned by a crawler (or a pushrod in lines as small as 4 inches), and expanded pneumatically with an air-compressor, the sleeves provide structural, trenchless pipe repair to resolve problems such as infiltration, longitudinal cracks, separated joints and abandoned laterals. The sleeve has a locking system that once expanded ensures it stays permanently in position. It has its own static capability and absorbs the natural tectonic movements of the pipes. An EPDM rubber gasket provides infiltration abatement. Both sleeve and gasket are chemically resistant against sewage, thinned acids, lye and aromatic and chlorinated hydrocarbons. Multiple sleeves may be interleaved to perform long repairs. The sleeves minimize diameter loss, and are available in diameters ranging 4 to 72 inches. 866-936-8476;

Sealing Systems Flex-Seal 2.0

Flex-Seal 2.0 from Sealing Systems is an all-purpose sealant that adheres to many surfaces and has over 800% elongation. It is designed to prevent I&I and to provide corrosion protection at the grade adjustment ring section or joint section of manholes and catch basins. It’s 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-diameter manhole. 800-478-2054;

Sprayroq SprayShield Aqua Guard

SprayShield Aqua Guard from Sprayroq is a highly moisture-tolerant, corrosion-resistant lining for municipal water and wastewater assets. It reduces expensive downtimes and provides unparalleled ease of use and application in the field, according to the maker, making it a go-to solution for protecting new assets and preserving aging infrastructure. It is suitable for wastewater applications such as tanks, basins and clarifiers, to stormwater assets including reservoirs and penstocks. 205-957-0020;

Super Products Camel Max Series

Camel Max Series combination sewer cleaners from Super Products allow operators to perform various tasks with jetting, vacuuming and excavating. The product line comes in a variety of model configurations: 900 Dump, 1200 Dump, 1200 Eject and 1200 Wastewater Recycle. All 1200 models come standard with a high-dump subframe, eliminating the need to back up a ramp for debris removal. The 1200 Dump is capable of dumping into a 42-inch container while maintaining a low overhead height and a low center of gravity for increased stability. The 1200 Eject allows operators to dump safely into a 48-inch container without use of additional containment products. The 1200 Wastewater Recycle enables operators to clean sewers without using freshwater, and is capable of cleaning nearly 3,000 feet of sewer pipe per day and saving 60,000 gallons of water per week. 800-837-9711;

Tech Products StormDrain Markers

StormDrain Markers from Tech Products are deep embossed markers made for high traffic areas where it is important to protect fragile ecosystems. Using high-tonnage presses, a logo or other information is embossed onto the marker to allow the copy to be easily read long-term. They are suitable for use on sidewalks, roadways and curbs. They can be attached either via epoxy, concrete anchors or directly to the surface via a hammer. 800-221-1311;

Xylem Vue

Utilities often lack real-time data and visualization around how their sewer system is performing, which makes it difficult to confidently make decisions regarding unexpected overflows. Xylem Vue powered by GoAigua’s SSO/CSO Prediction application, complimented by data from sensors, river/tide levels and rainfall forecast, helps utilities understand the current network state so they can visualize and predict future impact of wet weather events on network performance. Tools like SSO/CSO Prediction provide customizable displays identifying operational needs that integrate multiple data sources into a single platform. It also utilizes hydroinformatics insights to simulate water flows and related processes across the sewer system. Utilities get valuable insights to network hydraulic performance in real-time while understanding the current and potential risks of flooding and overflows, giving them increased confidence to make operational decisions. 855-995-4261;


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