Wastewater Visibility News

Wastewater engineering, utilities, and wastewater infrastructure news and updates from SediVision and US Submergent Technologies. The Wastewater Visibility News blog is available online or by subscription.
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June 8, 2015

U.S. Submergent Technologies Enters Manufacturing Agreement with Wayne Industrial Holdings

New relationship will increase production of proprietary Combination³ trucks June 8, 2015 – Sarasota, FL – U.S. Submergent Technologies announces the entering of a manufacturing agreement with Iowa-based Wayne Industrial Holdings, LLC. The agreement increases production of US Submergent’s proprietary equipment and allows the company to continue their expansion. USST’s unique combination trucks are designed to remove debris from collection and treatment system structures without taking them offline. The equipment overcomes the limitations of vacuum technology and has the potential to save customers time and money.   “This agreement provides an opportunity to increase our ability to build and deliver our Combination³® capabilities

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March 16, 2015

Introducing the USST 1249 Combination³® Truck

U.S. Submergent Technologies, developer of the innovative and powerful Combination³® technology, introduces the model 1249, a medium-size model in its line of combination trucks. Designed to clean wastewater treatment plants and large diameter pipes, the 1249 will begin service in Florida this month. USST’s Combination³® technology earns its distinction by featuring three components: vacuum, jetter, and a downhole system. The downhole system allows equipment to clean in deep or submerged environments and remove high viscosity material. The entire service can be performed while the plant remains in full operation – a capability that was previously missing in the vacuum truck marketplace. Technical features

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February 17, 2015

What’s in the Tank?

U.S. Submergent Technologies boasts its ability to remove sand and grit while the plant remains in full operation, and our equipment has a proven success track to back this claim. But what if we aren’t talking about sand and grit? Let’s take a look at what other materials can be settled at the bottom of the tank and how the GritGone Process® can handle them. The types of material found at the bottom of the tank varies depending on which stage it is in the wastewater treatment process. For example, in the anaerobic zone, the accumulated material may not be

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January 14, 2015

U.S. Submergent Finishing Sand and Grit Removal Project in Tampa

U.S. Submergent Technologies is finishing its largest project to date: the removal of accumulated debris in a South Tampa wastewater treatment facility. The facility is undergoing a major expansion and is currently under construction. Debris needs to be removed prior to demolition of the current structures. The 949 Combination³® truck was able to successfully remove sand and grit from an aeration basin while it remained in operation. Here is the result of what was pulled out of the tank: Sand and grit removed from aeration basin. We were able to remove the material faster, safer, and more efficiently than any

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December 1, 2014

Congratulations to the Florida Rural Water Association!

U.S. Submergent Technologies congratulates the Florida Rural Water Association on their recent recognition of “Association of the Year” by the National Rural Water Association.  The award was presented at the NRWA’s annual Tribute to Excellence Awards as part of the WaterPro Conference on Monday, October 6, in Seattle, WA.  According to the press release, NRWA director Kent Watson commended the FRWA on their “endeavors to achieve as much as possible with the resources available for their membership, which is over 2,000.” He goes on to say that, “Their Board of Directors, membership and a vast number of programs and services

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August 13, 2014

FRWA Conference 2014 – Orlando, FL

The U.S. Submergent Technologies team recently attended the Florida Rural Water Association Conference as an exhibitor. USST CEO Denver Stutler gave a “Sand & Grit Removal” presentation to the wastewater track, which educated and informed attendees on the model 949 Combination³®Truck and the GritGone Process® capabilities. At our booth, we talked to many individuals whose plants experience problems with sand and grit getting into the pipes and causing capacity issues. They are often times faced with a decision to shut their plants down completely in order to clean. We described how our process can serve as a solution to those who cannot

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