Corrosion Control for the Water/Wastewater Treatment Facilities

Universal Blastco is a trusted partner in corrosion control solutions for the water and wastewater treatment industry. We specialize in providing comprehensive services to prevent and repair corrosion-related issues, offering advanced coatings, linings, FRP work, and concrete services. Our mission is to safeguard the integrity and longevity of your infrastructure, reduce maintenance expenses, and ensure uninterrupted operation of your treatment facilities.


Our Services for Water/Wastewater Treatment Facilities:

Coatings and Linings:

A protective coating or lining can provide superior protection against corrosion, extending the lifespan of your equipment and infrastructure. We use high performance systems that are resistant to harsh chemicals, abrasion, and environmental factors. The coatings and linings act as a barrier, safeguarding critical assets such as tanks, pipelines, clarifiers, and basins from corrosion-induced degradation. Learn more about our Coatings and Linings services.

Common Coating/Lining Applications for the Wastewater Industry

  • Tanks
  • Clarifiers
  • Filters
  • Containments
  • Secondary containment
  • Structural steel
  • Sumps/pits/trenches
  • Pressure vessels
  • Maintenance painting

Types of High Performance Coatings and Linings used:

  • NSF approved coatings and linings
  • Epoxies and Novolac Epoxies
  • Vinyl esters
  • Polymer concrete
  • Rubber
  • FRP
  • Polyureas/Polyurethanes

Application Methods: 

  • Spraying
  • Brushing
  • Trowel
  • Rubber application
  • Gunite


Fiberglass-Reinforced Composites (FRP) Services:

FRP offers exceptional strength, durability, and resistance to corrosion. Our skilled technicians specialize in fiberglass fabrication and installation, offering custom solutions tailored to your specific requirements. From FRP tank linings to ductwork and grating, our fiberglass work delivers long-lasting protection and reduces the need for frequent repairs or replacements.

Common FRP Projects for the Wastewater Industry:

  • Filter press plate repair/refurbishment for fiberglass and plastic plates
  • Fiberglass piping: field repairs, new construction and installation
  • Plastic welding: hot hand-gas welding, extrusion welding and fusion welding on PVDF, CPVC, HDPE, PE, PVC, PS, PP, PA and Teflon
  • Small diameter tank construction
  • Tank linings with prefabricated FRP panels
  • Tank repairs, inspections and modifications

Learn more about our Fiberglass services.

Concrete Services:

Concrete deterioration due to corrosion and erosion is a common challenge faced by water/wastewater treatment facilities. Our concrete services include repair, protection, and restoration of concrete structures, such as basins, channels, manholes, and pump stations. We employ advanced techniques and high-performance materials to address corrosion-related issues, enhancing structural integrity and preventing further damage.

Common Concrete Projects for the Wastewater Industry:

  • Clarifier Tank Grouting: Tank floor overlays utilizing rake arm for elevation.
  • Concrete Restoration: Repair of spalls, damage, & erosion on pump pads, flooring, & structure
  • Concrete Coatings: Primary & secondary containments, indoors & outdoors
  • Spray Applied Mortars & Concrete Coatings
  • Crack Injection: Repair of active leaks and preventative maintenance to cracked concrete.
  • Acid Proofing: Utilizing coatings and polymer concretes.

Learn more about our Concrete Services.

Importance of Corrosion Control in the Wastewater Industry

Corrosion poses significant challenges to water and wastewater treatment facilities. It not only compromises the structural integrity of critical components but also jeopardizes public safety, operational efficiency, and compliance with regulatory standards. The financial impact of corrosion-related damage and downtime can be substantial. That’s why investing in effective corrosion control measures is crucial for the success and sustainability of your facility.

  • Cost Savings: With a proper corrosion prevention plan, you can significantly reduce maintenance costs associated with corrosion-related repairs, replacements, and downtime. Protective coatings, linings, fiberglass work, and concrete services extend the lifespan of your assets, minimizing the need for costly interventions in the long run.
  • Compliance and Safety: We prioritize regulatory compliance and public safety. A proper corrosion control plan not only ensures that your facility meets industry standards but also protects against potential leaks, spills, and other hazardous incidents that could harm the environment or public health. We have vast experience in applying NSF approved coatings and linings 

Our team of highly skilled technicians has extensive knowledge and experience in corrosion control for the water and wastewater industry. We are well-versed in the latest industry standards. We understand that each facility is unique, and a one-size-fits-all approach doesn’t work. Our team collaborates closely with you to assess your specific needs, challenges, and budget constraints. We then develop customized corrosion control solutions that effectively mitigate risks and address your facility’s unique requirements.