While most drainage systems depend on gravity for flow, there are many situations where this just isn’t possible. If you have a basement level in your building, you can install a lifting station at the low points. Here, wastewater can flow to your station before being pumped to higher ground to be taken away by gravity to the public wastewater system.
Need a Lift?
When we install a system, it’s important to us that it’s exceptionally durable and reliable. For this reason, we have chosen Kessel Lifting Stations as our system of choice. These workhorses come in different versions and configurations for black and greywater. When wastewater is released from your washing machines, sinks, showers or toilets, it flows through gravity to your lift station. Here it collects and is pumped directly to the mains.
What’s The Best Sewer Lift Station For Your Environment?
Our Pumps Division can help you in assessing which is the optimal setup for your purposes. What you require will depend on output volume and type, your building’s layout, available space and any efficiency concerns you might have. Is the zone prone to flooding? In this situation, you can install a hybrid lift station.
A hybrid system is used to allow wastewater flow by gravity to the sewer in normal circumstances but in the case of flooding, a backwater flap will close and activates the pump to push the wastewater through to the sewer. This activates when it detects wastewater pushing back into the building. A hybrid system will only run when it’s needed which saves energy versus the use of a standard pumping station to prevent backwater. These systems come in different sizes and power capacities, which allows for versatility. You can have different configurations for different environments, such as in public toilets. You can have one installed with a wet well or without, depending on your available space and requirements.
If you would like advice or more information on our pump services, give us a call today on 1800 437 246.