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Transition of Lake Michigan Water Supply Complete with Addition of 52 Foot Long Prefabricated Booster Pump Station

With Homewood, Illinois changing their Lake Michigan water supplier, a new pump station was needed to accommodate the added travel. The result was the largest prefabricated housed system we’ve ever built, completed at our facility and transported to the jobsite. The “upper-level” house connected seamlessly with the below-grade pipe gallery, also Metropolitan-built, to enable an easy startup.

65 Years of Continuing Growth & Innovations in Water Management

2022 is a milestone year for Metropolitan Industries, Inc.: we are celebrating 65 years of water innovations! A lot has changed since we started in 1957, but our commitment to providing innovative, specialized solutions to our partners and customers has remained the same. Now more than ever we wanted to take a moment to celebrate [...]

Lessons Learned from Unprecedented Building Water Demand Swings

Managing the water infrastructure within a high rise building or campus community can be challenging enough during normal times. In the pandemic’s early days, unpresented changes to building occupancy and water use posed many unexpected consequences. The lessons learned since can help avoid a repeat of such consequences the next time a major disruption takes place.

Aging Wastewater Collections System Gets A Lift with MetroCloud SCADA

Upgrading a city’s or town’s water-based system controls to the cloud may seem like a huge endeavor. Metropolitan helps ease the transition, as was the case for the Lake in the Hills Sanitary District. A single upgrade to our cloud-ready lift station controller provided the opportunity to experience the full benefits of cloud SCADA before committing to subsequent upgrades over the next year.

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