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Landia chopper pumps resolve plugging issues at US convention centre

Two Landia chopper pumps have resolved plugging and subsequent costly maintenance issues at one of the largest convention centres in California, US.

A pump and engineering distributor Mitchell Lewis & Staver were called in to the Moscone Center in San Francisco by Koffler Electric to address regular wet well problems.

Effluent from the centre’s bathrooms, combined with food waste, floor debris, and commercial dishwasher water from the kitchens were proving too much for standard rail-mounted sewage pumps, requiring constant unblocking and cleaning.

But Ty Collins from Mitchell Lewis & Staver says that since the installation of the Landia pumps, all plugging issues, and all downtime, have been eliminated.

‘This installation in San Francisco demonstrates that standard “non-clog” pumps simply cannot handle the inevitable unknown waste that always seems to find its way into a drain. It’s not worth the risk, the aggravation, and the cost to take chances for the wellbeing of a plant’s operation, which is why we find ourselves increasingly recommending Landia,’ Collins says.

Previously, Mitchell Lewis & Staver has brought in Landia chopper pumps to several sites in the western US to resolve clogging issues in sewage pump stations.