Montana Flumes

Montana flumes are a modification of the popular parshall flume. They have a similar shape, but do not include the throat and discharge sections of the parshall flume. Fiberglass Montana flumes are used to measure sanitary/municipal sewage flows in instances with no submergence. Montana flumes come in various sizes and options, include multiple accessories and are used in several applications.

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Montana Flume Sizes & Options

Montana flumes are a popular choice for wastewater management systems as they come in over 15 sizes. They are sized based on throat width and conform to standardized dimensions published in the U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Reclamation, and Water Measurement Manual. Each flume size is used for a specific recommended flow rate. The most common Montana flumes are 48-inches or shorter and are designed for the following flow rates:

  • 1” 2 – 85 GPM
  • 2” 3 – 210 GPM
  • 3” 3 – 834 GPM
  • 6” 22 – 1,754 GPM
  • 9” 40 – 3,979 GPM
  • 12” 146 – 7,336 GPM
  • 18” 227 – 11,021 GPM
  • 24” 296 – 14,853 GPM
  • 30” 366 – 18,721 GPM
  • 36” 434 – 22,618 GPM
  • 48” 567 – 30,484 GPM

Montana Flume Accessories

To make your waste management system most efficient, TRACOM offers several accessories for Montana flumes. Most of these are also available for Parshall flumes and include:

  • Ultrasonic mounting brackets
  • Bubble tubes
  • Sample tubes
  • Submerged probe cavities
  • Stilling wells (attached and detached)
  • Staff gauges
  • Removable probe holders
  • Inlet end adapters
  • Pipe stubs
  • Flanged end connections
  • Fiberglass grating
  • Inlet wingwalls
  • Multi-piece construction
  • Nesting
  • Chemically resistant gel coat

Montana Flume Applications

Montana flume applications are limited due to the concern regarding submerged flow. They are known for their success in industrial process discharge and irrigation and agricultural runoff, however are also used in other specific areas. These include:

 

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