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April 25, 2016

Seal Water System Supplied To Easterly Tunnel Dewatering Pump Station Project

North America faces significant environmental challenges due to population growth and our aging infrastructure. The need to improve sanitary sewer facilities includes transportation via pipelines or tunnel conveyances for new and upgraded wastewater treatment plants, and the mitigation of combined sewer overflows (CSOs) and sanitary sewer overflows (SSOs). However, many of the areas requiring new [...]
April 25, 2016

Prefabricated Housed Pump Systems Delivery Process

This year has already been off to a busy start. The warehouse is packed with booster systems, break tank systems, sump pumps, two product trailers and prefabricated houses. By the end of 2015 there were five prefabricated houses being built in the warehouse and as of last week four out of the five houses had […]

February 8, 2016

Metropolitan Industries Releases 2016 Seminar Schedule

Are you interested in attending one of our 2016 seminars for continuing education or professional development hours? All courses are free of charge and lunch is always provided. Future dates will be released at a later time, so please check in at www.metropolitanind.com/training for updated schedules. All seminars are conducted at our facility in Romeoville, [...]
February 8, 2016

Replacing Antiquated Systems With Custom, Turn-Key Products

An existing 30-year-old boiler feed system providing heat to a high-rise building located at 1 N. LaSalle in Chicago was recently replaced because the existing tanks were failing. Previous Boiler System in Need of Replacing. If the tanks fail there would no longer be a way to feed water to the boiler for heating the [...]
February 8, 2016

Out With The Old Instrumentation, In With New & Improved SCADA

By updating existing infrastructure, water and wastewater facilities’ have the ability to collect and process significant information via Metropolitan's cloud-based Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) allowing management and operations personnel to make better, informed decisions, while maintaining up-front costs. SCADA retrofits As the water and wastewater industry looks ahead to the future in communications [...]
November 25, 2015

Metropolitan Tackles Storm Water Removal at Soldier Field

Soldier Field, the home of the Chicago Bears and part of the Chicago Park District, recently received a complete face-lift. Metropolitan Industries was contracted by Great Lakes Plumbing to manufacture water systems to deal with the various water needs throughout the facility. Metropolitan was chosen for the job because of their knowledge and expertise of [...]
November 5, 2015

Prefabricated Housed Systems

Upgrading water and wastewater systems and controls for municipalities has increased over the last few years due to aging infrastructure. As controls and water systems begin to fail due to wear and tear, many municipalities are turning to the latest in technology innovation. Part of this innovation is the ability to house many different types [...]
October 21, 2015

Effluent Reuse System Helps Conserve Water

Interior of the effluent reuse station for the Joliet East Wastewater Treatment Plant. Over the last few years Metropolitan has provided new effluent reuse stations to wastewater treatment plants who are looking to save money while also conserving water. The new effluent reuse system recently delivered to the Joliet-East wastewater treatment plant will replace the older system [...]
October 8, 2015

Custom Heat Exchanger Updates Laundry Services to Double Tree Hotel

  On average, hotels use 5 to 10 gallons of water per room daily for laundry use. The laundry is an important factor in helping to maintain a clean and accommodating environment for guests at the hotel. An existing domestic hot water generator servicing the laundry equipment at the Double Tree Hotel in Skokie, Ill., […]