Those in the water industry know we are facing a global water crisis. Thankfully, many experts are hard at work on solutions. One machine uses human feces to create drinking water.
Q. When is a metering pump used in a water or wastewater treatment plant?
Despite recent rain and snowfall ushered in by El Niño, California still faces water scarcity that threatens the area's long-term water supply. The U.S.
The nation's water and wastewater infrastructure is facing a crisis.
Water reuse is the practice of using treated wastewater in non-process applications as a method to conserve water.
American municipalities face aging infrastructure problems in almost every aspect of their services to citizens, including roadways, electrical distribution, water and sewer distribution, and colle
Water scarcity presents a serious challenge to individuals, communities and industries around the world.
Given a set of required hydraulic conditions (head and flow), a defined set of fluid properties and a specified duty cycle, many pump users would think it would be relatively easy to select the cor
Nestled on the southeast coast of the Persian Gulf in the heart of the Arabian Desert, Dubai is one of the world's fastest-growing cities.
The Jordan, Knauff & Company (JKC) Valve Stock Index was down 9.3 percent over the last 12 months, while the broader S&P 500 Index was even.
The success of rotating equipment often can be traced directly to the surface and structure quality on which it is mounted.
Q. What are the effects of air pockets in a pump piping system, and how can they be eliminated?
A pipeline station and tank farm in the Southwest uses four identical four-stage vertical booster pumps driven by 300-horsepower (hp) electric motors to transfer crude oil between various storage t
Product development is arguably one of the most important pump industry processes.
Submergence is a commonly overlooked pump suction side issue that can create mechanical and hydraulic performance problems.
The high density of rotating equipment used in refineries means that effective asset management of pumps, turbines, compressors, motors and generators can play a vital role in maintaining plant upt
My past Pumps & Systems columns (read them here) have dealt with using basic engineering principles to better understand the interaction of pump,
Regarding the vibration spectrum on page 12 of the February 2016 issue of Pumps & Systems ("Using Pump Efficiency Monitoring to Make Faster Decisions," Figure 1, see image below and re
The Jordan, Knauff & Company (JKC) Valve Stock Index was down 22.1 percent over the last 12 months, while the broader S&P 500 Index was down 8.8 percent.

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