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2nd CES goes with the flow

2nd CES goes with the flow

Staff Sergeants Michael Bustamante and Dalton Adkins, 2nd Civil Engineer Squadron Water and Fuel Systems Maintenance craftsmen, open a hatch to inspect the components of a wastewater lift station on Barksdale AFB, March 22, 2019. Lift stations allow wastewater to maintain gravity flow from lower to higher elevated sewer pipelines toward a treatment facility. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Daniel Martinez)

2nd CES goes with the flow

Staff Sgt. Dalton Adkins, 2nd Civil Engineer Squadron Water and Fuel Systems Maintenance craftsman, inspects the inside of a wastewater lift station on Barksdale AFB, March 22, 2019. These monthly inspections are important for maintaining Barksdale’s underground wastewater infrastructure and ensuring sewage flows unimpeded to a treatment facility. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Daniel Martinez)

2nd CES goes with the flow

The hatch to a wastewater lift station is opened for inspection on Barksdale AFB, March 22, 2019. The 2nd Civil Engineer Squadron’s Water and Fuel Systems Maintenance team perform monthly operational checks on the lift stations pumps and to ensure waste and debris won’t prevent wastewater from flowing freely toward a treatment plant. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Daniel Martinez)

2nd CES goes with the flow

Staff Sgt. Michael Bustamante, 2nd Civil Engineer Squadron Water and Fuel Systems Maintenance craftsman, reviews pump readings from a lift station during a monthly inspection on Barksdale AFB, March 22, 2019. Readings are performed to ensure the lift stations are running properly. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Daniel Martinez)

2nd CES goes with the flow

Staff Sgt. Michael Bustamante, 2nd Civil Engineer Squadron Water and Fuel Systems Maintenance craftsmen, manually starts the pumps to a lift station during a monthly inspection on Barksdale AFB, March 22, 2019. As wastewater fills a lift station a float device automatically triggers the pumps, but if the float device fails the lift station can overflow and cause sewage to back up. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Daniel Martinez)

2nd CES goes with the flow

Staff Sgt. Michael Bustamante, 2nd Civil Engineer Squadron Water and Fuel Systems Maintenance craftsmen, views the flow rate at a lift station during a monthly inspection on Barksdale AFB, March 22, 2019. The flow is tracked to ensure lift station pumps are optimally running. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Daniel Martinez)

2nd CES goes with the flow

Staff Sgt. Dalton Adkins, 2nd Civil Engineer Squadron Water and Fuel Systems Maintenance craftsman, annotates the readings of a wastewater lift station on Barksdale AFB, March 22, 2019. These monthly inspections are important for maintaining Barksdale’s underground wastewater infrastructure and ensuring sewage flows unimpeded to a treatment facility. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Daniel Martinez)

BARKSDALE AIR FORCE BASE, La. --

Airmen from the 2nd Civil Engineer Squadron Water and Fuel Systems Maintenance shop perform monthly lift station inspections March 22, 2019.

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