Application Report #5 (Piston Pumps and Sliding Frame)





It has been said that the only constant in life is change, and the wastewater treatment plant (WWTP) serving Ypsilanti, Michigan and surrounding areas is certainly doing its part to prove out that adage. Through it all, the focus on quality throughout the plant has never wavered. Nowhere is that more evident than in the facility’s sludge treatment area. A complete solids handling system, including four Schwing Bioset KSP 65 pumps and a series of sliding frame silos, provides primary and backup service, ensuring multi-level redundancy— and peace of mind—to this model of WWTP efficiency.

Consider this fact regarding the solids handling facet of
the WWTP at the Ypsilanti, MI plant:

  • Every day, enough biosolids material is processed through the plant to fill a football field two feet-deep.
Schwing Bioset - Application Report - Pumps and Sliding Frame