JWC's Screenings Washer Technology Receives Two U.S. Patents

COSTA MESA, CA - JWC Environmental is pleased to announce it has received two U.S. patents (Nos. 7,080,650 and 7,081,171) for its screenings washer technology. The patented technology is incorporated in the award winning Screenings Washer Monster® (SWM), which grinds, washes and compacts solids removed from wastewater, producing a cleaner, drier and virtually odor free discharged material.

The SWM includes a dual shafted Muffin Monster® grinder that preconditions captured solids by reducing their size to allow the washing system to remove soft organics entrained in trash and rags. Soft organics are washed back into the plant flow where they belong while unwanted debris is compacted and dewatered, then discharged into a dumpster, ready for landfill disposal or incineration.

JWC's product innovation has been recognized several times by the Water Environment Federation (WEF) with four Innovative Technology Awards - the wastewater industry's most prestigious honor. The SWM won the award for 2001 and was recognized again this year when WEF gave the award to the Monster Separation System(TM), which incorporates the SWM, pairing it with a fine screen for a complete solids removal and processing system.

"We're proud to be an innovator in the wastewater industry. The Screenings Washer Monster is a solution that has benefited many wastewater treatment plants and led to a safer and cleaner environment for all of us," said Ron Duecker, JWC's Executive Vice President.

There are nearly 150 SWM's installed at wastewater treatment plants around the world. To request SWM literature or a video please visit our Lit Request webpage.

JWC Environmental, a privately owned corporation headquartered in Costa Mesa, CA, manufacturers and services a complete line of sewage grinders, high flow fine screens and removal equipment for wastewater treatment. Providing extensive sales, marketing and service support enhances their ability to design custom applications. JWC products include the world renowned Muffin Monster®, Channel Monster® and Auger Monster®, and we have recently added such revolutionary products as the Honey Monster(TM) Septage Receiving Station, Screenings Washer Monster and Monster Separation System, which are all used in a wide variety of municipal and industrial applications worldwide.

JWC distributes its products through a global network of independent representatives and distributors. In addition, JWC provides extensive sales and service support through regional and international sales offices and service centers. For more information contact Alec Mackie at jwce@jwce.com, JWC Environmental, 290 Paularino Avenue, Costa Mesa, CA 92626, voice 800/331-2277, 949/833-3888, fax 949/833-8858, or visit them online at www.jwce.com.

Contact: Alec Mackie
(714) 428-4614

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