Latest News & Updates

January 30, 2015

Metropolitan Industries Releases 2015 Seminar Schedule

Are you interested in attending one of our 2015 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 for updated schedules. All seminars are conducted at our facility in Romeoville, […]

January 29, 2015

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 [...]
January 6, 2015

Metropolitan Offers Contractors Residential Sump Pump System Certification via the Ion® System Solution

The Ion® Technologies Residential Flood Control series offers certification on the Ion® System Solution, which includes battery backup systems, pumps, float switches and pump controllers for complete flood protection. The Ion® System Solution is designed for contractors who are interested in growing their business and increasing sales by selling the Ion® Technologies line along with [...]
December 5, 2014

Abandoned Mine Lands Fund 40 Miles of Water Line Extension to Preston County, WV

The Office of Abandoned Mine Lands and Reclamation was created to manage the reclamation of lands and waters affected by mining prior to 1977. Most of the residents and businesses in Preston County, West Virginia were affected by the poor water quality from the well water supply due to mining that took place prior to [...]
December 3, 2014

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 [...]
October 6, 2014

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 […]

September 29, 2014

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 […]

September 1, 2014

Metropolitan Pumps Life into Alaska Fish Hatchery

In an effort to replenish Alaska’s dwindling fish population, the Alaska Department of Fish and Game is on track to complete two fish hatcheries in Anchorage and Fairbanks. These hatcheries will be capable of producing several species of cold water fish for the stocking of area lakes, ponds and rivers at a cost of $96 […]