Vacuum sewerage systems are often installed in areas which are prone to flooding and rising water tables. A question we are often asked is "Can the Flovac Valve and Controller still operate when they are under water" The simple answer is yes! The writers of the British and European … [Read more...]
Why are ISO Standards Important
With the recent move to a new international production facility in The Netherlands, the first thing that General Manager Mr Leo Huijs had to set up was new ISO certification for the new facility. ISO certification covers many aspects of our business and how we do the business. ISO 9001 covers … [Read more...]
What is the Asset Life of a Vacuum Sewer System?
As vacuum sewers are relatively new it is difficult for many engineers to develop good whole of life models when doing a comparative analysis on alternative sewer systems. Although vacuum systems are newcomers to the sewerage industry we are seeing some systems just reaching their 50th … [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...]