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Non-Potable Water System Installation with an Air-Gap Break Tank to Benefit New 10 Billion-Plus Capacity Reservoir in Greater Chicago

When everything is working smoothly with a water system, whether that system is delivering potable water or removing wastewater or storm water, few people give any thought to what is taking place. When something goes wrong, however, the entire story changes and the complexities of a properly functioning water system becomes increasingly important to everyone [...]

Prefabricated Disinfection Building Helps Park Forest Transition from Chlorine Gas to Sodium Hypochlorite for Potable Water Treatment

Even the best designed and most regularly maintained systems eventually reach end of life. From worn components to growing demands that aging equipment can no longer accommodate, this is an inevitable reality associated with running a municipal water supply. Like all well managed municipalities, Park Forest, Ill., understands this. When systems show their age, villages [...]

Metropolitan Industries: More Than Just a Pump Shop

You may have been coming to Metropolitan for years to get your lift station or sump pump or booster pump replaced every so often, or maybe you haven’t used our products yet but know it’s time to think about replacing that old hydronic system. No matter how well you know Metropolitan, you may not be [...]

Metropolitan Industries Celebrates 60 Years

When we became a company in 1957, we started with little more than a home office in Western Springs, Illinois. In fact, it would be another ten years before Metropolitan Pump Company (as we were then known) even became incorporated and another year after that before we moved to our first official facility: A modest [...]

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 [...]