West by Southwest to Stickney

Chapter 5 Photos, 33–62

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Draining the Central Area

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Photo 5.60

Raking the screens is continual during high flows because the screens can become clogged with debris in a short time, forcing the motor drives to be overloaded and shut down. This must be avoided because it could cause a backup condition in the tributary sewer system and pumping station damage. (MWRD unnumbered photo)