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At Buckingham Fountain, The Pumping Goes On

Metropolitan Pump played a major role in restoring a venerable landmark to its former pumping glory. Chicago's Buckingham Fountain is a stately symbol of a handsome city rich in history and a lake front that offers beautiful vistas and lively sources of entertainment for city residents and countless visitors alike. Constructed in 1927 as a [...]

Metropolitan’s AquaHarvest Technologies Provides Water Reuse Expertise On Large Scale Applications

AquaHarvest puts technology to work for every system we build. We use state-of-the-art control technologies and techniques to control all functions of the water harvesting systems Water is quickly becoming an extremely valuable and diminishing commodity. With the world’s population rapidly increasing, Metropolitan is well prepared to provide various marketplaces with the necessary resources when [...]

Seal Water System Extends Pump Life

Extending the life of the shaft seals on larger wastewater pumps has many advantages. When a shaft seal fails the main pump has to be removed from service and repairs can be costly. With this in mind, many system designers specify an external flow of seal water to cool the main pump shaft seals all [...]

Breaking Through Stormwater Challenges

Stormwater management solutions vary based on climate change and various flood areas. Metropolitan Industries offers customized systems to provide solutions to the problems municipalities face following a heavy rain event. Aging infrastructures and budget restraints present municipalities with many challenges. Fortunately, there are cost-effective solutions available to prevent problems caused by stormwater by determining the […]

Cost-Efficient Equipment Supplied to Pump Stations

Controls supplied to the 71st Street Stormwater Pump Station in Bridgeview, IL. At Metropolitan, we can supply all equipment needed to keep your pump station functioning as efficiently as possible.  Our adaptability and knowledge of new technologies give us the ability to supply the most cutting-edge equipment, which can extend the life of a system [...]

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