Working as your partner

effectively and safely managing your facilities

Are you looking for operations assistance in your commercial or industrial facility? FVOP’s experts are here to help you. From water to wastewater, we keep your focus on your operations and production, while we take care of the background noise.

Our approach to serving commercial and industrial clients is to work as your partner. We are here to help improve your bottom line. We do this by:

  • Communicating with you on an ongoing basis to maintain the facilities
  • Being your advocate in negotiations with regulatory agencies
  • Operating facilities efficiently and cost-effectively
  • Minimizing your risk by operating the facilities within the permit requirements and design capabilities
  • Extending the useful life of the facilities through proper maintenance

Our experience and knowledge are integral to developing this partnership while effectively and safely managing your facilities.

Our expertise includes:
Wastewater Collection & Treatment
Industrial Pretreatment
Certified Operators
Design & Construction

Wastewater Collection & Treatment

FVOP provides planning, technical training, plant optimization, troubleshooting, energy conservation, and sludge management. We have experience with commercial/industrial treatment systems with capacities ranging from 0.01 mgd to 2 bgd.

Our staff provides technical expertise in biological, chemical and mechanical systems, and primary, secondary and tertiary treatment. We have experience in the following treatment systems:

  • Activated sludge
  • Aerated lagoon
  • Attached growth
  • Aerobic and anaerobic digestion
  • Chemical treatment Lagoons
  • Membrane biologic reactor
  • Mixed bed biologic reactor
  • Oxidation ditch
  • Rapid infiltration basins
  • Screening/grit removal
  • Sequencing batch reactors
  • Tertiary filtration
  • Wetland systems

We have experience with transmission systems including lift stations, pump stations, and grinder pumps.

Our experts are also available to assist with permit applications, negotiations, capital planning, computer maintenance management systems, odor control, process control audits, laboratory operations audits, energy conservation, sludge reduction/removal strategies, safety, and training.

Industrial Pretreatment

FVOP works with you, your community, and regulators to achieve compliance, protect the environment, and watch your bottom line. We can provide water reuse plans, minimization of water usage, spill protection plans, NPDES compliance services, and SWPP analysis.


FVOP works with your to meet the environmental standards set by your regulatory agency. Put our negotiating and permitting experience to work for you. We maintain strong relationships with state agencies so that we can provide you with expert advice and ease the permitting process.

Our experience includes oil separation and recycling, RCRA inventory and waste management, soil and groundwater remediation systems, and stormwater management.


FVOP assists clients with the operation of stormwater systems in a full range of sizes and complexities.

Our expertise in system inspection, maintenance, monitoring, and reporting, leads to an efficient, optimized system – without sacrificing performance.

FVOP provides an array of services ranging from overseeing operations and best management practice (BMP) technologies to help you achieve compliance within your regulatory permit.

Certified Operators

FVOP staff is certified by the state to operate your facility. Our operators carry a variety of certifications, including municipal water and wastewater, as well as commercial/industrial wastewater.

In addition to being certified by the state, our staff provides leadership, technical training, maintenance services, and plant optimization assistance. They are backed by senior leaders and a team of engineers.

Design & Construction

Need help with a project at your water or wastewater facility?

The professionals at our full-service consulting firm, Fleis & VandenBrink, have provided award-winning design services throughout Michigan and Indiana for over two decades. From concept planning through project completion, F&V will be your advocate for protecting your community.

Find out more at F&V.