Coombs-Hopkins – Manufacturer’s Representative Wastewater Treatment

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Coombs-Hopkins – Manufacturer’s Representative Wastewater Treatment

About the Company:

Coombs-Hopkins Company, Inc. has been a manufacturer’s representative firm for water and wastewater treatment equipment in the municipal market for California, Nevada, Arizona, Utah and Southern Idaho since 1984. Founded by Jon Coombs and Oren Hopkins Jr., the company merged with DC Frost Associates in 2004. DC Frost Associates, Inc. now serves as the wholly owned OEM aftermarket parts and equipment rebuild subsidiary of Coombs-Hopkins.

Coombs Hopkins Company, Inc. has extensive experience in the water and wastewater industry with a wide variety of industry backgrounds to better serve the needs of their clients. Their sales engineers have worked on the manufacturing side and have hands-on experience starting up many of the products they represent and training plant personnel to operate the equipment. This experience provides a valuable service to their clients in that they can offer the right equipment and system for the proper application. They take pride in their customer service, the relationships they have established over the years, and strive to be considered one of the most respected manufacturer’s representatives in the water and wastewater industry.

About the Solution:

Coombs-Hopkins represents the several manufacturers in water and wastewater treatment, and will work with you from start to finish. They are dedicated to providing innovative, cost-effective solutions for their customers. With office locations throughout the West, their experts are available to assist you.

Coombs-Hopkins Company 2011 Palomar Airport Road Suite 303 Carlsbad, CA United States (760) 931-0555 Visit Company Website

Solution Type

  • AD Support


  • Equipment Vendor


  • Other


  • GHG
  • Odor
  • Pathogens

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Solution Strengths, Weaknesses and Critical Indicators

Anaerobic Digester Associated Technology:

NOTE: There are several technology types that are used as part of an integrated manure management system that includes an anaerobic digester and are not applicable to manure management in other cases. The impact of these technologies on the critical indicators are represented as those of an entire anaerobic digester system.


  • Long usable life and can be run reliably
  • Creates energy and generates environmental credits
  • Requires proper preparation of the feedstock
  • Requires other technologies for energy utilization
  • Requires other technologies for digestate handling
  • Proper feeding & system monitoring is required to avoid system downtime
  • Proven technology for odor control, GHG reduction and pathogen reduction

Newtrient Comments/Opinions:

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