Septic System Installers

What is Flow Equalization?
The process of reducing the variability of the influent flow to a system component by storing peak flows and metering their release at a predetermined rate close to the average daily flow.

Why Use Flow Equalization?

Uniform distribution is the goal for soil treatment
Over area
Over time
Spreading loads in the soil system
Allows for oxygen recovery
Flow equalization
Uses the whole day, 24 hrs
or a week, or a month

Technical Summary:
Moderate (equalize) variable wastewater flows
Improve treatment in ATUs, even in existing systems
Improve treatment in soil, even in existing systems
Reduce treatment tank size, compared to design for peak flow
Reduce field size, compared to design for peak flow
Verify actual flow rate, compared to design flow
Soft malfunction in event of high water usage

System Summary:
Better performance of ATUs, soil systems
Higher reliability of ATUs, soil systems
Greater owner satisfaction
Lower repair frequency
May have less need for Maintenance Agreements



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