Revise construction to eliminate unwelcomed grinder pumps on private property. Substituting short gravity systems to a manhole with grinder(s) on an FKAA meter is an option.

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Randall Perry
7 years ago
I do not want a grinder pump in my yard. At the very least, a central FKAA pump to service the approx. 8 homes in our Torch Key Estates neighborhood would be preferred and I am not happy to have to pay for the electrical hookup. This grinder pump deal for the average homeowner STINKS to high heaven. Please help us to change this system before it's too late. Thanks for any help here!!

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Ann Riger
7 years ago
De-valuing of my home. I currently have an ATU and should not need to convert to something that is less than heat I have.

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Kevin Daugherty
7 years ago
Grinder pumps will end up costing us more. We'd be better off with dry-green toilets.

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beata sharpe
7 years ago
It is my understanding that if we do have to go with grinder system than 1 manhole and 1 grinder will service our street of 5 homes.

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Mark Siver
7 years ago
30 year home builder ,use low preasure systems, they are expensive to install and maintain breakdowns often

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Edmund Wright
7 years ago
This proves that home owners have common sense!

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gerald kowalchuk
7 years ago
this is a make work project that will cost a lot more later i wonder whose brother in law is sellng the pumps

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Carlene Edwards
7 years ago
Everyone should get gravity systems, not just the chosen islands and only certain neighborhoods on Big Pine Key. This is discrimination!

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Kurt Marks
7 years ago
Grinder pumps do not appear to be the most cost-effective solution in the long term. In the event of an extended power outage, connecting the main pump system to the grid would no doubt be accomplished much more rapidly than connecting each house in the lower keys to the grid. Having been through several hurricanes I know this to be a fact. Main lines and public utilities are the very first to have power restored while neighborhoods are the last.

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Harry Powell
7 years ago
Economics of scale would seem to dictate lift stations serving multiple homes or areas and force mains to get the effluent to the treatment center. That's how it was done in Key West. Seems simpler than 1000 s of individual installations using more energy and creating more carbon in our atmosphere.