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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 [...]

City of Joliet Undergoes Major System Upgrade

The City of Joliet, considered to be Illinois’s fastest growing city, recently underwent a major upgrade to its aging collection system infrastructure. In conjunction with General Contractor, Joseph J. Henderson and Engineer, Baxter & Woodman, Metropolitan Industries supplied the City of Joliet with a Sanitary Lift Station to upgrade the existing service to residences and [...]

Full SCADA Upgrade to Village of Lansing, IL Lift Stations

Back in 2012, when the Village of Lansing, Ill., received approval for a full SCADA upgrade for the village’s lift stations, the Village called on Metropolitan to assist them in their quest to upgrade all 14 of the village’s lift stations. Along the lines of what Metropolitan’s Infrastructure class teaches, certain equipment, like pumps, controls [...]

Metropolitan’s One Stop Shop Includes Engineering of Vacuum Condensate Units to Ensure Efficient Steam Heating Capabilities

Metropolitan Industries recently installed a Vacuum Condensate Unit to service a building on the campus of Northwestern University in Chicago, IL. This system replaced an existing vacuum condensate unit that was not functioning properly. The operation of the new system is what makes it different from the existing unit. A different design was established in [...]

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