JWC Receives Big Order For Illinois Stimulus Project Upgrade

Integrated Screenings Washer Monster® helps clean and compact discharged screenings – at some MSS sites the system captures more trash yet needs fewer trips to the landfill thanks to the SWM.

Several Monster Separation Systems are scheduled for installation in two Illinois wastewater treatment plants as part of a stimulus money project early next year.

St. Charles, Illinois has two different pump stations with three existing ‘competitor’ screens. The screens are almost twenty years old, broken down and beyond repair. With the growth in their communities and broken screens, they were also challenged with wide ranges in flow rates and their associated velocities – so upgrading to screens that can handle the peak flow was extremely critical in this redesign project.

Operators at both facilities saw JWC’s Finescreen Monster and Screenings Washer Monster (SWM) at a convention in Chicago and later toured a local facility to view these Monsters in action.

Dean Wiebenga with Peterson and Matz worked with the plant staff who contracted with the engineering firm Trotter and Associates to design the upgrade to include the JWC screening systems. Trotter and Associates applied for stimulus money in mid-Spring and received the go-ahead in mid-Summer. Meccon Industries is the contractor.