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5 Common Applications for Pressure Sewers

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5 Common Applications for Pressure Sewers

Pressure sewer systems are gaining popularity with sewer directors and supervisors in recent years for many reasons, one being surmounting installation challenges. The installation opportunities with a pressure sewer system are significantly larger than a traditional gravity sewer or septic system due to its ability to overcome topographical challenges and rocky terrain. Pressure sewer systems feature smaller pipe diameters and lower drilling requirements making them better suited for difficult installations including mountainous environments or high water tables. Another contributor to the popularity of pressure sewer systems is the steady increase of blue-green algae blooms. Blue-green algae blooms can be detrimental to lakes and stagnant water ecosystems, killing off populations of fish and other organisms that live in these environments, affecting humans who fish or use these water sources for recreational purposes. Pressure Sewer systems preserve water ecology by collecting and grinding residential sewage in an underground basin and transmitting the water under pressure to a remote private or municipal waste treatment plant. Pressure sewer systems’ ability to be installed in nearly any application as well as their limited financial impact make them an excellent choice when designing a residential sewage plan.

5 Common Applications for Pressure Sewers

Replacing Septic Systems: When a worn-out Septic System is at the end its useful life, a Pressure Sewer System will provide a cost-effective method to connect to a municipal system.

High Ground Water: Both the construction and operation of a Gravity Sewer System are more costly under this condition. Furthermore, the potential infiltration of groundwater into the system is a contamination risk. The extra burden can overload treatment plants.

Lakeside or Ocean Front: A residence next to water is a prime location, but the sandy, downward sloping terrain makes trenching for gravity systems difficult and expensive. Septic Systems are a popular second choice, but they pose an environmental and health threat. A Pressure Sewer System offers a safe, secure alternative.

Surmounting Barriers: Roads and streams that separate lots from an existing sewer system are no problem for the Barnes Pressure Sewer System. Directional boring of the small diameter piping can greatly reduce the need for road repairs and traffic disruptions.

Homes & Gravity Systems that don’t Match: When new homes added to a development are too low for basement sewer connections, a grinder pump and pressure sewer line is a simple solution for connecting to the nearest gravity main.

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