Birth of a SMART Sewer - Water & Wastes Digest - March 2018

Using our newest version of monitoring equipment, Airvac upgraded the vacuum system in Plum Island, MA, making it one of the most modern vacuum systems in the world. In the first months of 2018, the Northeast was hit with a “Bomb Cyclone”, an extreme weather event that put the newly installed monitoring system to the test – with great results. While utility companies in the region struggled with frozen sewer pumps and with restoring power, our vacuum system was running without major disruptions.

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