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August 8, 2017

Helping Oak Lawn Put A Roof Overhead

Pump stations come in many shapes and sizes. With so many options for customization depending on the needs of the customer, you could almost say that no two pump stations are exactly alike. That might be a bit of a stretch, but it’s definitely not a stretch to say that all pump stations aren’t created [...]
August 8, 2017

Metropolitan is a Hit with Stormwater Pump Station at Impact Field in Rosemont

“Play ball,” and the crack of a baseball bat hitting a ball will be the sounds fans will hear sometime in May of 2018 when the new Rosemont baseball park will open. Between now and then, there will be plenty of ground to cover. Metropolitan assisted in the development and design of the pump station [...]
August 7, 2017

Metropolitan’s Storm Water Pumps to Help Protect the Statue of Liberty for Future Generations

305 feet below the tip of the Statue of Liberty’s torch, in the basement of the building, is the storm water pump system which serves the administrative buildings and the nearly five million tourists visiting the statue each year. In conjunction with Reilly Construction, Mid-Atlantic Waterproofing (the distributor for our Ion Technologies division on the [...]
August 7, 2017

Metropolitan Upgrades Pump Test Labs to Provide Enhanced Accuracy and Faster Turnaround

At Metropolitan Industries, we’re proud to be your single source for reliable pumps, control systems, heating and ancillary equipment. By offering expertise in many water and wastewater industries, we’ve established ourselves as experts over the last 60 years, but we also know that there’s more to expertise and reliability than simply supplying pumps and equipment. [...]
June 21, 2017

Village of Oak Brook Upgrades Lift Station and Pump Controls to Custom Prefabricated House Built by Metropolitan

Rather than digging deeper trenches for gravity sewers – a process that can become costly due to associated excavation costs – lift stations move wastewater from lower to higher elevations. Though the basic components of lift stations, including wet wells, valve vaults, and dry-pits, have remained fairly consistent over the last several decades, technology, design, [...]
June 20, 2017

Metering Customer Satisfaction

Since our founding, Metropolitan Industries has been motivated by one central focus: A job well done. Though it would be nice if the criteria that marks “well done” were as easy to measure as gallons per minute, horsepower, or pressure, we set the bar well above these basic quantifiable measurements. At Metropolitan, we believe that [...]
June 19, 2017

Water Control in Concrete Structures Begins with Waterproofing via Concrete Crack Repair

Emecole, a Metropolitan Industries company, recently assisted in an experimental project where the concrete was cast off site and brought to the build location of a municipal structure on the east coast using a specific epoxies and polyurethane foams to repair cracks. Whether you are talking about a home, an office building, or a municipal [...]
June 14, 2017

Pumping Up Water Pressure Performance with the XTB Booster Pump System

A prefabricated booster pump system for smaller municipalities in an insulated traffic box style enclosure. This enclosure is accessible from both the front and back sides as shown. In a perfectly flat world, a community’s potable water pressure would be maintained with a water tower using little more than the force of gravity. However, we [...]
May 31, 2017

The Langham, Chicago Upgrades Hot Water Temperature Control System with MetroMix

Two MetroMix Temperature Controllers installed on a hot water system in the basement of the Langham, Chicago hotel. The notion that, “Change is the only constant,” applies to basically everything, including our water. Between a growing population, aging infrastructure, and efforts to improve water supply and delivery, municipalities around the country are changing water treatment [...]

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