The Couran Cove Eco Resort in Queensland Australia is an award winning environmental success story for Flovac and for our client. Designing to best environmental practices which included refunds to staying guests if they used less than average electricity and water during their stay. A vacuum … [Read more...]
Growing Pains or Growing Old Pains – What best describes your old gravity sewer?
What happens when your sewerage network gets too old? Your old clay pipes have cracked or are filled with roots, every time it rains it seems like its a direct line from the clouds to the Treatment Plant. People in the community start asking why you are spending a load of money on treating rainwater … [Read more...]
Marina Vela Vacuum Sewer System, Barcelona.
Marina Vela, the newest upscale Marina in the heart of Barcelona has opened for business. The new Marina which utilizes the latest in Flovac vacuum sewer technology has 136 marina berths which can cater for boats up to 50 meters in length. Barcelona's new Hotel W will be attached to the marina … [Read more...]
Largest Vacuum Sewer System in Greece is Completed
Flovac Greece has just completed the largest vacuum sewerage system ever undertaken in Greece covering the towns of Mitrousi and Skoutari in the Serres Region of northern Greece. The system which has two large vacuum pump stations, 800 collection pits and 45km of vacuum pipework. The system … [Read more...]
Flood Affected Sewer Systems
Vacuum sewerage systems are ideal in areas that are subject to flooding Nearly all vacuum sewerage systems are found in coastal area's many of which are subject to flooding from rain/storms or rising sea levels. We all understand the problems that occur if I&I is present, we all know what … [Read more...]
Exfiltration – Why Can’t Vacuum Sewers Leak?
Gravity sewers have been used for hundreds of years, but they come at a much higher cost than many options reports accurately record. When selecting what type of sewerage system to use, take into account the risks associated with the solution. What happens if a sewer overflows? What happens if a … [Read more...]
Marina Port Vell Barcelona installs Flovac System
On April 27 2015, Flovac commissioned the vacuum system at the Marina Port Vell in Barcelona. Known as one of the finest new marinas for Super yachts in Europe, the owners saw the use of the Flovac system as essential. The system designed and installed by FLOVAC includes the … [Read more...]
Center for Preventing Disease Epidemics in Animals using a Flovac System
The highly reputed Veterinary University of Hanover is, among others, engaged in the Pathology and Epidemiology of livestock, especially domestic cattle and pigs. After 2.5 years of construction time, the first part of the new research Center for Emerging Infections and Zoonoses (RIZ), with a total … [Read more...]