Water treatment plants represent an unusual combination of predictable and somewhat unpredictable conditions that result in a hostile environment for electrical equipment. Although there are similarities between potable and wastewater treatment, the added hazards of human and industrial waste mean that environmental conditions at wastewater treatment plants are more difficult.
This is due to the presence of contaminated water, corrosive liquids and vapors well as flammable gases generated by the decomposition of waste. Rodents represent an additional hazard. Altogether, five unique considerations exist. Read More