14 May 2018
Flushable wipes cause major damage to pumps, wastewater treatment plants and their components. It is estimated that the Australian Water Services is spending a minimum of A$15 million annually in combating this problem. 75% of all blockages are now attributable in some way to people flushing wet wipes into the sewers. But it isn’t just the commercial and public sectors where flushable wet wipes are causing problems, even in home plumbing and pump systems, they are costing home owners thousands of dollars in repairs and maintenance costs. The good news is there are actions that companies and individuals can take to avoid becoming victims of these damages.
6 November 2015
Waste treatment plants and collections systems are being inundated with tougher, more durable debris than ever before, making it critical that powerful and low maintenance solids handling and screening systems of the highest reliability are installed. With numerous installations already in Australia, JWC equipment has proved itself to be up to this task.