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September 2016

September 2016

The supply of oxygen to four aeration tanks is now handled by five centrally controlled turbocompressors.
The technology offers a lower cost of ownership, reduced maintenance needs and a longer service life than some conventional plunger pumps.
In municipal applications, operators must understand which technology will best meet their needs.
Wastewater collection systems are difficult to monitor, control and operate, but solutions are available.
These engineered machined products can help increase a facility’s return on investment.
Standards, better computational power and VFDs are creating more efficient and customized solutions.
After the hangar’s chopper pump in the wastewater sump failed, the maintenance team looked for a reliable, long-term solution.
The technology can result in increased productivity, higher safety levels and better overall efficiency.
These examples show how overlooking simple issues can carry catastrophic consequences.
Thanks to recent technological developments, split mechanical seals are now a viable solution to seal large shafts on rotating equipment.
The facility upgrades required a temporary system to divert flow and avoid interruptions during the work.
University of Florida engineering students benefit from modern modeling technology, 3-D printing and hands-on testing.
Shifting trends in water use and changing sewage composition cause complex problems for the world’s sewer systems.
The company faced flooding problems, and its existing pumps were old, with many of them out of operation.
A cloud-based computerized maintenance management system offers many benefits to companies.
End users should consider factors such as initial cost, pump capabilities, performance, reliability and maintenance costs when making a purchasing decision.
This method of achieving variable speed pumping promotes energy efficiency and can pay for itself over a long period of service.
The project includes initiatives and first-of-its-kind technology that move the plant toward energy independence.
With analysis and appropriate action, a modern monitoring system can have a payback period measured in months.
Disposable wipes and other non-dispersible products are the modern-day curse for older wastewater lift stations and pumps.