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Metropolitan Industries Custom Designs & Builds Domestic Booster System with Added Surge Tanks

Custom designed and manufactured domestic water pressure booster system with two surge tanks tested in our in-house test lab. By Shannon Gallagher Metropolitan Industries, Inc. Our production facility is always bustling with new and ongoing projects being simultaneously worked on. Each day, fabrication, assembling, programming, and testing are all in-house functions that occur each day [...]

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.

FRP Lift Station Eases Problematic Roadblock, to Provide Decades of Durability

New underpass located at 45th St and Calumet Ave. Lift Station Generator and Control Building can be seen upper right. August 16, 2021 By Martin Hawrysko, Metropolitan Industries, Inc. Efficient and reliable transportation infrastructure is more than about moving people, goods, and services from one point to another. Well-maintained roads and highways that are accessible [...]

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