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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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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., […]

Metropolitan Launches Mobile Showroom at WEFTEC in Chicago

Metropolitan launched its Municipal Mobile Showroom display at WEFTEC in Chicago September 28th through the 30th. WEFTEC is one of the largest trade shows in the Water & Wastewater Industry and it proved to be another success for Metropolitan as we saw many customers and potential customers throughout the show, many admiring our booth this […]

Metropolitan’s 2015 Open House A Success!

On Friday, September 25th Metropolitan celebrated its 58th year of innovating the water industry with an open house. Sunshine, Food, Classes, Facility Tours, Music and Great People, we couldn’t have asked for a better day! Metropolitan’s open house featured educational seminars, product demonstrations, facility tours, live music, events and prizes for all to enjoy. Warehouse […]

Metropolitan’s New Mobile Showroom Drives Innovation to Your Facility!

Let us come to you with our Municipal Mobile Showroom Metropolitan Industries introduces the Metropolitan Mobile Showroom. We are taking our custom design and innovative solution expertise on the road. Now customers have an opportunity to see our latest innovations in their own backyard. That’s right, we are inviting you to sign-up to learn more [...]

Is it Time to Update Your Pump’s Mechanical Float Switches?

Are you tired of your mechanical float switches failing, but don’t want to go through the hassle of replacing your entire control system? Metropolitan introduces a new way to continue using your original level control system without having to depend on the unreliable mechanical style floats. The Ion Converter uses the digital level information received […]