Vacuum sewerage projects can be found in over 40 countries as a low cost, environmentally friendly and reliable method of transferring wastewater away from houses to treatment plants.
The key driver of the Flovac company and the products that are offered, is in reducing mans footprint on the environment with respect to the impact that wastewater systems have on energy, water consumption and the environment.
Nearly all vacuum sewerage projects are area’s with very bad ground conditions. (high water table, hard rock, acid sulphate soils etc.) The objective of the designer is to keep all infrastructure as shallow in the ground as is possible.
The average size catchment area for a municipal sewerage system is 1,000 houses, but this can range from a single house to complex systems with over 500,000 people.
Flovac is also involved in using vacuum systems in a wide variety of projects. Although most of our projects tend to be municipal residential projects. Septic to Sewer replacement programs, gravity sewer replacements, new housing developments and marina precincts. Flovacs innovative designs can be found in a number of areas.