Are You Tired of Emergency Filter Underdrain Repairs?

The Answer is ORTHOS!

Yet another water plant superintendent called me this week singing a familiar tune:

"My block underdrain has blown up and the manufacturer is blaming me for its failure!"

The second line of this sad song is:

"The manufacturer claims the contractor didn't install it correctly!"
Block Filter Underdrains
Say "NO" to Floor Failures!

If one sells a product that isn’t resilient to varying conditions and can’t tolerate some installation error, is the product truly of high quality? Or is this a case of planned obsolescence? 

Water Treatment Failure
And don’t forget the third important lyric:
"They have a new product that'll solve all our problems, if we buy today."


Underdrain Failure

ORTHOS can utilize the block channel (trough) for installation of an air header and create a short plenum (±12″) to minimize hydraulic profile.  With a change of media design, maximum backwash rate, or trough elevation, ORTHOS can engineer a solution that provides excellent distribution, long filter runs, and effective media cleaning.

Remember, ORTHOS has never had an underdrain failure. Don’t give into the block guys’ demand!

No Underdrain Failure

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