Entries by Michael Caputi

Wastewater Chlorine Contact Basin – Miami-Dade Water & Sewer – concrete rehabilitation & protective coating

Miami-Dade Water & Sewer – Homestead, Florida, USASouth District Wastewater Treatment PlantChlorine Contact BasinMarch 2003 Maintenance crews at Miami-Dade Water & Sewer shutdown a section of their chlorine contact disinfection system at South District Wastewater Treatment Plant for inspection. These tanks are typically coated with a coal tar epoxy coating and from the pictures, it […]

Wastewater Clarifier – Miami-Dade Water & Sewer – concrete & steel protective coating

Miami-Dade Water & Sewer – Homestead, Florida, USASouth District Wastewater Treatment Plant ClarifierMarch 2003 Taking a “Do-It-Yourself” approach to save time and reduce cost was the goal maintenance crews at Miami-Dade Water and Sewer Authority (WASA) sought in order to solve their corrosive issues at South District’s wastewater clarifier. Operations personnel decided to shutdown one […]

Wastewater Clarifier Trough Rehabilitation, City of West Palm Beach – concrete resurfacing and coating

City of West Palm Beach, Public Utilities – West Palm Beach, FL, USA Concrete repair, rebuild, and coating of clarifier troughs (#1-#8) East Central Regional Water Reclamation Facility 2009 – 2010 (Epoxytec certified contractor: Service Painting of Florida)   The City of West Palm Beach consulted with Epoxytec to assist in the design of a […]

Wastewater Concentrator – Miami-Dade Water & Sewer – steel protective coating

Miami-Dade Water & Sewer – Virginia Key, Florida, USACentral District Sewer Treatment Plant Concentrator TanksFebruary 2002 Exposed, bare concrete – susceptible to hydrogen sulfide (H2S) attack, chemical induced corrosion, and hostile erosive wear.Concrete walls and troughs (background) and steel were protectively coated with 50 mils (2 coats, 25 mils each – black) of Epoxytec UroShield […]

Wastewater Final Settling Tanks – Miami-Dade Water & Sewer – concrete rehab and protection

Miami-Dade Water & Sewer – Virginia Key, Florida, USA Central District Sewer Treatment Plant Final Settling Tanks (various) 2002 – 2003 Miami-Dade Water & Sewer shut down many of their final settling tanks at the Central District Wastewater Treatment Plant during the years of 2002 – 2003 for inspection and rehabilitation. When in-house rehab is […]

Wastewater Grit Chambers & Sluice – Miami-Dade Water & Sewer (performed by Service Painting of Florida) – concrete rehabilitation & protective coating

Miami-Dade Water & Sewer – North Miami, Florida, USA North District Sewer Treatment Plant Grit Chambers and Sluice (Epoxytec certified contractor – Service Painting of Florida) March 2008 Hydroblasting with 35,000 psi. Previously installed Epoxytec CPP (12 years in service) was blasted with 35,000 psi and remained intact. Another thin coat was simply reapplied on-top […]

Wastewater Grit Channel – City of Klamath Falls – concrete rehabilitation & protective coating

City of Klamath Falls, Oregon-USAGrit ChannelJanuary 21,2009 Examining the wastewater treatment plant grit channel at Klamath Falls, Oregon unveiled a deteriorating situation where abrasion and erosion, combined with hydrogen sulfide accelerates the original concrete’s rate of corrosion.To remedy the effects of corrosion, the City turned to Epoxytec for an outperforming material that is safe and […]

Wastewater Lift Station #685 – Miami-Dade Water & Sewer – concrete rehabilitation & protective coating

Miami-Dade Water & Sewer – Miami-Dade County, Florida, USA Sewer Collections Division Pump Station #685 February 2003 Pump station maintenance crews at Miami-Dade Water and Sewer decide to rehab and apply epoxy protective coatings to wastewater master lift station #685 in-house (DIY). Inspection (pictures of concrete pump station surfaces, troughs and containment exposed to raw […]

Wastewater UNOX #3 & #4 (Closed O2 Anaerobic Digester) – Miami-Dade Water & Sewer – concrete rehab and protection

Miami-Dade Water & Sewer – North Miami, Florida, USA North District Sewer Treatment Plant UNOX Tanks (various) Epoxytec DIY Program – municipal 2002 – 2003 Epoxytec has supplied material and consultation to Miami-Dade Water & Sewer maintenance crews in order to perform “in-house” rehabilitation and protection of critical infrastructure. Doing this in-house, with Epoxytec’s DIY […]

Wooden Drinking Water Tank, Mount Sinai Medical Center (Miami Beach, FL, USA) – rehab and monolithic immersion lining

Mount Sinai Medical Center & Miami Heart Institute – Miami Beach, FL, USA Potable Water Storage Tank, wood rehabilitation and monolithic liningOctober 2005Epoxytec certified contractors: Engineered Lining Systems Mount Sinai Medical Center, a historic hospital in South Florida (coastal Miami Beach), sought Engineered Lining Systems and Epoxytec to solve a logistical and rehabilitative challenge. On […]