Product Focus - May 2021

Product Focus - May 2021

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Advanced Treatment Units

Aero-Stream NSF 40  Aerobic Treatment Unit

NSF 40 Aerobic Treatment Units from Aero-Stream provide a simple and robust design achieving 26-week average of 11.39 mg/L CBOD5 and average 5.00mg/L TSS from startup. These systems provide massive surface area on Bio-Brush for an attached growth extended aeration process. The products are designed to fit in locally available tanks, reducing lead times and transportation costs. The simple-to-install systems require minimal maintenance. The air compressor is a corded UL-listed outdoor appliance that plugs into a standard 115-volt AC power outlet. The Aero-Alert alarm system requires no high-voltage wiring and operates on a self-contained power cell, reducing installation costs. Models are available from 450 to 1,500 gpd treatment capacities in single to multicompartment applications. 877-254-7093;

BioMicrobics MicroFAST

Available from 500- to more than 9,000-gpd applications, MicroFAST wastewater treatment systems or MicroFITT-ee (energy-efficient version) from BioMicrobics are advanced, integrated wastewater treatment systems with aeration and submerged fixed-film, suitable for residential and commercial applications. With the SFR feature of the FAST technology, alternate modes of operation include intermittent operation to reduce electricity usage up to 45% and extra denitrification from the already approximately 70% nitrogen reduction (NSF 245). Its biosolids treatment and sludge digestion enable cost-effective treatment with less maintenance. The effluent meets secondary quality requirements and can be distributed to a soil treatment system or water reuse applications. 913-422-0707;

Norweco Singulair Green

The Singulair R3 Green water reuse system reduces water consumption, reuses treated effluent and recycles water to conserve and recharge water resources. It provides a solution to chronic water shortages and reduces energy costs associated with water and wastewater treatment. The system quietly, efficiently and automatically treats all incoming wastewater to the highest level for restricted indoor and unrestricted outdoor use. The system exceeds the effluent requirements of NSF/ANSI Standards 40, 245 and 350. It qualifies for Green Building credits under both the LEED rating system and the NAHB ICC 700 National Green Building Standard. By using the system and following local building code, a homeowner can expect to dramatically reduce water usage. 800-667-9326;

Presby Environmental Advanced Enviro-Septic

Advanced Enviro-Septic (AES) from Presby Environmental is a combined treatment and dispersal system for residential, commercial and community use that’s designed to remove 99% of wastewater contaminants. It requires no replacement media or additives and no electricity or mechanical devices. The NSF 40 Class 1-certified system treats effluent efficiently, providing long system life and protecting the environment, according to the maker. It quickly and naturally establishes multiple bacterial treatment environments throughout the system that break down and digest wastewater contaminants that leave the septic tank. Following the filtering of suspended solids, it releases highly purified wastewater to the soil, recharging the groundwater and preventing soil and groundwater contamination. It is BNQ certified for secondary and advanced secondary treatment. 800-473-5298;

SALCOR 3G UV Wastewater Disinfection Unit

The 3G UV Wastewater Disinfection Unit from SALCOR is used for residential, commercial and municipal applications, and it is UL-certified NEMA 6P flood-proof and NSF/Washington State Protocol six-month tested (with 21 upstream treatment systems). It inactivates bacteria/virus pathogens, including superbugs. Rated at 9,000 gpd gravity flow, it is meant as a reliable building block for large water recovery/reuse systems. When installed in 12-unit parallel/series arrays with ABS pipefittings, systems can disinfect more than 100,000 gpd. Gravity flow equalizes without distribution boxes. Each unit has a foul-resistant Teflon lamp covering, two-year long-life lamp with efficient installation, minimal annual maintenance and energy use of less than 40 watts. 760-731-0745;

SeptiTech STAAR

Designed for both multifamily domestic and high-strength commercial wastewater, SeptiTech STAAR (Smart Trickling Anaerobic/Aerobic Recirculation) filter systems range from 100 to more than 150,000 gpd treatment applications. The technology allows for simple, automatic and reliable equalization and clarification processes. The biological trickling filter technology also maintains low levels of Nitrate-N and achieves lower operating costs and power requirements with all below-grade components that fit readily in available concrete, plastic or fiberglass tanks. It is suitable in areas where large tracts of land are not available for land intensive wastewater treatment systems, and may qualify for equivalent secondary discharge standards. Systems are appropriate for small-to-medium-sized communities to rapidly reduce soluble BOD5 with efficient nitrification and denitrification for environmentally sensitive areas. They utilize partially submerged media to treat high organic loads with durable process elements and low power requirements. 207-333-6940;

Drainfield Restoration

Lenzyme enzyme-bacteria product

Lenzyme is an enzyme-bacteria product used as a septic biological maintainer, drain cleaner and sewage treating agent in the home and in industrial, commercial and municipal installations. It can be packaged in the existing brand name or private labeled. It may also be used in formulations designed for a given condition or application. Various formulas have been developed for use in drains, septic tanks and cesspools, and for industrial and commercial application. It is used to attack the biomat, condition the soil bed, and help restore balance in the field. High count helps clean up the leftover organics. 800-223-3083;

Excavation Equipment

Ditch Witch HX30G

The HX30G vacuum excavator from Ditch Witch boasts high-profile power in a low-profile design that eases navigation in congested and height-restricted areas. It is powered by a 31 hp Vanguard gas engine for optimal suction power and water pressure. To boost efficiency on any job, it comes with a powerful 542 cfm blower, 3,000 psi water pressure and 4.2 gpm water flow. It is offered with the choice of a 500- or 800-gallon tank for a variety of job requirements. The machine is available in multiple trailer configurations, including the VT9 trailer that, when equipped with the 500-gallon tank, does not require a CDL to transport. 800-654-6481;

Hydra-Flex Reaper

The Reaper rotating jetting nozzle from Hydra-Flex has a rotating front jet that provides a 0-degree, straight water stream that blasts at up to 4,000 psi while rotating. Optimized stream quality results in greater impingement, allowing the technician to use one tool for various applications, including cutting, cleaning and removal. Its four rear jets create a 20-degree angle for maximum thrusting and pulling power. This heavy-duty, high-impact nozzle is constructed with a stainless steel housing and tungsten carbide wear surfaces to withstand harsh environments and provide long life. 952-808-3640;


Ashland Pump SW Series

The SW40, SW50 and SW75 Series from Ashland Pump are equipped with cast iron vortex impellers. The nonclogging vortex design on the fractional horsepower pumps allows better passing of materials that may get flushed (wipes, rags, etc.), while maintaining the same performance. The vortex impellers are well suited for today’s waste stream, as they are low profile and resistant to clogging. The pumps have been updated to 3,450 rpm to achieve the same performance as the previous two-vane design model. 855-281-6830;

Crane Pumps & Systems Barnes Pressure Sewer EcoTRAN

The Barnes Pressure Sewer EcoTRAN from Crane Pumps & Systems provides a practical and environmentally safe alternative to traditional gravity sewers. Even in locations with difficult terrain, it reduces sewage infrastructure costs by allowing smaller diameter piping to be used in place of large complex septic sewage systems, making it a suitable sewer choice. It collects and grinds sewage in an underground basin, then transports it to a remote private or municipal wastewater treatment plant. 937-778-8947;

Franklin Electric Little  Giant 16G Series

The Little Giant 16G Series 1 hp grinder pump from Franklin Electric is offered in 115-volt and 230-volt versions, with multiple switch options. It has a silicon carbide mechanical seal that provides up to six times longer seal life with lower thermal expansion and higher abrasion resistance when compared to carbon-ceramic seals. The cutting mechanism is designed based on the system used in larger Franklin Electric grinder pump models. The heavy-duty 1 hp class F motor provides optimal power to prevent flushable debris from clogging and causing unwanted downtime. When installing, users can choose to utilize either the 1 1/4-inch discharge or the 2-inch adapter pre-assembled to the pump, making it a suitable replacement for any effluent or sewage pump struggling with clogs and binding. 800-269-0063;

Liberty Pumps ProVore 

The ProVore grinder from Liberty Pumps is designed for use in applications where the addition of a bathroom or other fixtures below sewer lines requires pumping. It has the same V-Slice cutter technology used in the Omnivore series, brought down to a more cost-effective level. Powered by a 1 hp motor, this smaller grinder is designed to operate on a standard 115- or 230-volt circuit, requiring only a 20-amp breaker. No special wiring is needed. The pump comes with a 2-inch vertical-style discharge and a standard leg pattern matching the LE Series. This allows for an easy retrofit into existing systems. Compact factory-assembled systems are available in both simplex and duplex versions: the ProVore 380 and ProVore 680. 800-543-2550;

Polylok PL-CPE4A

The Polylok PL-CPE4A is a submersible, 4/10 hp, 115-volt, single-phase effluent pump with a 2-inch NPT vertical discharge. It has a maximum head of 38 feet and a maximum flow of 56 gpm. The pump is designed with a 3,450 rpm oil-filled permanent split-capacitor motor and has an amp rating of 6.6 for 115 volts, a rugged cast iron housing and volute equipped with a cast iron vortex impeller capable of passing 3/4-inch-diameter solids. The stainless steel shaft is supported by two single-row, oil-lubricated ball bearings. The shaft seal is an inboard design with a secondary Exclusion V seal. It has a 20-foot UL/CSA-listed power cable suitable for submersible service and fitted with a three-prong plug. The unit is supplied with an integrated clip for the included piggyback mechanical float switch and used for automatic operation. 888-765-9565;

Webtrol VE Series

Webtrol VE Series pumps are designed for low pressure dosing systems in cases where flow equalization in the drainfield is critical. The 1/2 hp VE5A46 can produce heads up to 49 feet and flows up to 65 gpm. Motors are continuous duty and housed in stainless steel for corrosion resistance. The volute, impeller, and all wetted parts are rugged cast iron to resist abrasion, and a double mechanical seal is housed in an oil chamber, preventing any solids from entering the sealed motor cavity. The VE also is provided with a unique removable stainless steel screen, preventing solids form entering the drainfield. The series include models that can produce 80 feet of head and over 200 gpm. 800-769-7867;

Pump Controls

Alderon Industries Power  Post control panel

The Power Post control panel pump connection and monitoring system from Alderon Industries can be used for a variety of applications, including mound systems, pressurized drainfields or any system requiring timed- or demand-dose pumping and monitoring. They allow the installer to make a professional and safe connection for power and float switch wiring connections, with available models that include a 120- or 240-volt AC pump power receptacle. Systems include an integrated outdoor alarm with LED indicators (various colors), buzzer and test/silence push button. The top of the enclosure changes color along with system function displayed text on the OLED screen. Menu keys are provided to program settings and view data such as pump run, pump cycle counts, pump amps, elapsed time, peak/extended pump run, total gallons pumped, pump dosing events, pump fail and alarm conditions. 


Jet Inc. Model 196 control panel

Model 196 control panels from Jet Inc. are prewired electrical control panels designed to control and monitor operation of the Jet system aerator or aerators, as well as the function of one or two 120/1/60 or 240/1/60 pumps for flow equalization and various pressured distribution system applications such as time dose, demand dose and night spray. The series of control panels allow for optional cycle timer, cycle counter, remote telemetry and auxiliary alarms. All controls and audible and visual alarms are housed in a NEMA 4 control enclosure. 800-321-6960;

Septic Tanks

Infiltrator Water Technologies  IM-Series Tanks

Injection-molded IM-Series Tanks from Infiltrator Water Technologies are available in multiple sizes including the IM-540 pump tank, IM-1060 and large-capacity IM-1530 septic tank. Lightweight, strong and watertight, the tanks enable shallow, multiple and serial tank installation options in septic and pump applications. All have integral heavy-duty lids that interconnect with the watertight click-and-lock EZsnap riser. The tanks also have structurally reinforced access ports, reinforced structural ribbing and fiberglass support posts to provide additional strength. The two-piece tank design nests for efficient shipping, and inboard lifting lugs make delivery and handling easier. The tanks frequently house advanced wastewater treatment systems such as the ECOPOD fixed-film bioreactor system or the ECOFILTER pump vault tank filtration system. 800-221-4436;

Septic Tank Component

Pagoda Vent septic vents

Septic vents from Pagoda Vent are designed to help enhance system function with landscape appeal and homeowner approval. The units are designed to provide the necessary ventilation to the drainfield and have a durable, lightweight exterior that won’t fade or rust, according to the manufacturer. The units encourage a healthy subsurface environment, mitigate harmful gases, and preserve concrete component integrity by diminishing the opportunity for microbial-induced corrosion. Optional odor filter cartridges are available and fit concealed in the vent unit. 888-864-1468;  


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