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March 2017

March 2017

A nearly fully opened valve allows increasing flow—hence higher production—while eliminating a bottleneck or pinch in the system is possible.
A 15,000-pound impeller with broken vanes presents an opportunity to improve the original design.
Technological advances related to pump control valves also help pumping system performance and energy savings.
The pump sector is well-positioned to reap the rewards of what many are calling the Fourth Industrial Revolution.
Not all meter designs are appropriate for every application.
100th Anniversary Special Section
These advanced components connect with a networked automation system and provide more control and safety for protecting pump systems.
Common Pumping Mistakes
These systems can increase efficiency and add unique insight.
IoT information allows end users to provide corrective action that serves a proactive purpose, rather than reactive.
Cut down on microorganism growth to overcome fouling and potentially hazardous conditions.
New technologies and challenges are pushing utilities to create smart networks.
Even with all necessary systems and processes in place, a strategy can be crushed by old visions of what a company is or aspires to be.