Stingray and AVFM6.1 provide storm water flow measurement for Thurston County

October 01, 2019 | Case Studies,Blog

Thurston County Comments on Pulsar Measurement Area-Velocity Flow Meters

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Thurston County, Washington have been using Pulsar Measurement Greyline flowmeters for about seven years. The Stingray and the AVFM6.1 have been used across multiple stormwater applications. Primarily their focus is to measure stormwater flow so that engineers can develop flow capacity for stormwater projects.

The Stingray has been deployed in multiple locations within their stormwater facilities to gauge the effectiveness of the County’s designs and construction methods. Engineers achieve this by deploying the Pulsar Measurement Greyline Stingray system a minimum ofFlow sensor application one year before construction, during the design phase and one year after construction periods.

In addition to the portable Area Velocity Logger, Thurston County also use the more robust and permanent installation of the AVFM6.1 for long term deployment in one of their permitted discharge sites. This time, the Greyline AVFM6.1 is monitoring and recording flows that are directly related to the discharge fees that are paid by Thurston County to the local wastewater treatment utility company. Prior to this installation, the plant operator used an interpolated chart to average how much wastewater was flowing into the municipal system, this method resulted in overpayment by thousands of dollars each year. The AVFM6.1 enabled the county to save on time and money and resulted in a very happy customer!

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October 01, 2019 | Case Studies,Blog

Thurston County Comments on Pulsar Measurement Area-Velocity Flow Meters

Printer Friendly Version Printer-Friendly Version

Thurston County, Washington have been using Pulsar Measurement Greyline flowmeters for about seven years. The Stingray and the AVFM6.1 have been used across multiple stormwater applications. Primarily their focus is to measure stormwater flow so that engineers can develop flow capacity for stormwater projects.

The Stingray has been deployed in multiple locations within their stormwater facilities to gauge the effectiveness of the County’s designs and construction methods. Engineers achieve this by deploying the Pulsar Measurement Greyline Stingray system a minimum ofFlow sensor application one year before construction, during the design phase and one year after construction periods.

In addition to the portable Area Velocity Logger, Thurston County also use the more robust and permanent installation of the AVFM6.1 for long term deployment in one of their permitted discharge sites. This time, the Greyline AVFM6.1 is monitoring and recording flows that are directly related to the discharge fees that are paid by Thurston County to the local wastewater treatment utility company. Prior to this installation, the plant operator used an interpolated chart to average how much wastewater was flowing into the municipal system, this method resulted in overpayment by thousands of dollars each year. The AVFM6.1 enabled the county to save on time and money and resulted in a very happy customer!

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