Communal Systems

Reliable and Cost-Effective Alternatives to Individual Septic Systems

Reduce the cost per connection of rural subdivisions

Make Your Communal Project a Success

Our experienced staff can help design a system with unparalleled performance

Communal or clustered decentralized wastewater treatment is a reliable and cost-effective alternative to individual septic systems or the expansion of city sewer mains out to rural subdivisions.  When sewage from multiple homes is pooled together at a central plant, the wastewater flow and strength variations found between individual houses are averaged out, creating a more consistent influent pattern that is readily treated onsite by a Waterloo Biofilter wastewater treatment system.

Communal sewage treatment with a Waterloo Biofilter can significantly reduce the installation cost per connection.

In a community based system the maintenance is performed at a single central location instead of at each individual residence.  This significantly reduces the ongoing costs associated with operations and maintenance.  Clustered systems also allow for very stringent effluent criteria to be met more readily and at a significantly lowered cost as add-ons for nutrient removal or UV disinfection are installed at only a single location.  As with all Waterloo Biofilter treatment units, our systems for communal or small municipal applications require little energy, have low maintenance requirements, use few moving parts, use a highly engineered filtration medium, and work independently of soil conditions.

We will work with your project engineers to develop a cost-effective solution with unparalleled performance and low operating costs. Waterloo Biofilter has the experience necessary to make your clustered onsite wastewater project a success.

Waterloo Biofilter’s Operation & Maintenance division can ensure the proper functionality of cluster systems. We have extensive technical and field experience, that can ensure that all components of the system would be properly and professionally maintained. Waterloo would also provide a summarized annual report, which provides peace of mind for the Township/Municipality, knowing that all components of the system are operating as designed.

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