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Smith & Loveless

Smith-Loveless-logoSmith & Loveless is a manufacturer of water and wastewater treatment and pumping system solutions. Smith & Loveless has shipped more than one pump station per day during it’s 70 year history.  And, the first pump stations ever installed are still running today.

Smith & Loveless serves Municipal, Industrial, International, Real Estate Development, Military / Government, Native America / 1st Nations, Disaster Relief.

Water and Wastewater Pumping Systems

Smith & Loveless Pumping Stations feature:

  • robust construction
  • efficient performance
  • long service life
  • operator-safe maintenance
  • single-source solutions
  • easy installation
  • maintenance savings
  • lift station access safety

Smith & Loveless Pump System selection includes:

Smith-Loveless-everlastEVERLAST™ Wet Well Mounted Pump Stations – premier line of above-ground pump stations offering many operational advantages, including the safest O&M, longest service life and lowest total cost of operation.




Smith-Loveless-pumping-undergroundUnderground Pump Stations – offer safe operator access, spacious interiors designed for continuous human occupancy, and oversized non-clog pumps providing efficient performance up to 20,000 GPM (1,380 lps).




Smith-Loveless-pumps-impellersPumps – the first pump designed specifically for wastewater transfer with industry-superior components and construction.




Smith-Loveless-pumping-controlsPLC and standard relay logic controls – with advanced touchscreen options for new pump stations and retrofit projects. All control systems are programmed and tested in the factory and at start-up.



Headworks Systems

Smith & Loveless is the leader in grit removal systems and screening technologies.

Screens – designed for superior durability, performance and real life-cycle cost value.  The SCHLOSS™ engineered screening solutions handle coarse and fine screening, washing, compacting and conveying for both municipal and industrial applications.

Grit Removal – High removal efficiencies originate from the PISTA® Grit Chamber’s unparalleled hydraulic design, including its flat chamber floor, patented and low-energy axial-flow propeller. The combination creates a true vortex that effectively separates grit from organics and the waste stream. Forced vortex action distinguishes the PISTA® Grit Chamber from all other so-called “vortex” grit chambers because it does not rely on less efficient particle settling or gravity.

PISTA® TURBO™ Grit Pump – designed for pumping grit slurries.  Available in top mounted, vacuum primed or flooded suction, and ranging from 250 GPM (15.81 lps) with 4″ (100 mm) piping to 500 GPM (31.6 lps) with 6″ (150 mm) piping.



Grit Washing & Dewatering – clean grit while minimizing the odor caused by putrescible organics and the costs associated with growing landfill restrictions.



Grit System Controls & Accessories – Smith & Loveless QUICKSMART™ Control System gives you complete, graphical control of your grit removal system and accessories to fit your specific application needs.

Wastewater Treatment Systems

Smith & Loveless Treatment Systems offer a complete range of aerobic, biological wastewater equipment to meet the varied needs of industry, commercial facilities, municipalities, and private development. Our broad system list ranges from innovative membrane bioreactors, fixed bed biological reactors and complete extended aeration plants.

Our pre-engineered systems come in factory-built and field-erected configurations, handling capacities from 1,000 GPD (3.8 m3/d) to 5 MGD (18,900 m3/d). All systems are tailored to meet design requirements for centralized and decentralized, off-grid applications.

Biotreatment – Green+Green™ Mobile Organic Biofilm™ processes feature completely renewable and patented bio-carrier media that delivers the crucial bio-treatment results of conventional MBBR/IFAS processes and ballasted clarifier settling with a smarter, more cost-effective green approach.

Clarifiers – pre-engineered designs include center feed clarifiers, peripheral feed clarifiers and solids contact clarifiers in both steel & concrete tank designs.

LovelessAeration & Mixing systems – deliver reliable treatment performance while minimizing energy demands. Proprietary system designs range from integrated fine bubble diffusion & mixing technology, coarse bubble diffusers, brush aerators, and durable vertical mechanical aeration.

Wastewater Filters – remove turbidity, suspended solids and other particles from wastewater. Filters come in a variety of sizes and configurations to fit exact requirements, including stand-alone systems and integral units for S&L pre-engineered treatment plants.

Separator systems – featuring parallel plate separators, dissolved air flotation (DAF) and skidded membrane oil/water separators.

Water Treatment

Smith-Loveless-water-boosterSmith & Loveless systems are engineered for all types of water treatment and distribution, including packaged water booster stations, water treatment plants, ion exchange systems, and filtration systems.

Water Boosters – custom designed, manufactured and built packaged water booster stations are completely assembled in a quality-controlled manufacturing environment and arrive at the job site fully tested and ready for hookup.

Sand Removal – PISTA® Sand Removal Chamber serves as the efficient choice for sand removal at water treatment plant intakes.

Smith-Loveless-ion-exchangeDI-SEP® Ion Exchange Systems – handle industrial water treatment needs, including softening, de-ionization, and de-alkalizers, and are customized for your application requirements.

Packaged water treatment plants – integrated systems combine aeration, coagulation, oxidation, flocculation and sedimentation to provide onsite treatment of groundwater or freshwater supplies.

Filtration and membrane systems – for both potable and commercial process water applications.

Electrolyte / Mining Operations

For decades, S&L has continually worked with mines to improve its pressure filtration technologies, including the premier DI-SEP® SX-DAF and the established DI-SEP® SX Filter. These systems remove organic material from the SX-EW process, enabling the production of highly pure copper sheets.


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