PARSIPPANY, N.J. (April 27, 2016) – The Hydraulic Institute (HI), the global authority on pumps and pumping systems, announced the 2016-2017 Board of Directors and Officers during its Annual...
PARSIPPANY, N.J. (April 26, 2016) –The Hydraulic Institute will be presenting on pumping efficiency at the NJWEA John J. Lagrosa 101st Annual Conference and Exhibition in Atlantic City, New Jersey. ...
PARSIPPANY, N.J. (March 23, 2016) – Building on its Pump System Optimization Education and Training Program that helps participants of different industries operate pump systems more efficiently in...
PARSIPPANY, N.J. (March 15, 2016) – Massachusetts Department of Environment Protection (MassDEP) recently kicked off a Pump System Optimization Training Program in conjunction with the Hydraulic...
PARSIPPANY, N.J. (March 10, 2016) – The Hydraulic Institute (HI) introduces member company, Crane Pumps & Systems, as the latest company to have their pump test laboratory approved through the HI...
In issuing its final rule on an energy conservation standard for commercial and industrial water pumps, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) estimates the net value of the rule to be between $74...
Q. What intake design considerations are important for submersible vertical turbine pumps? A. Submersible vertical turbine pumps can be installed in a wet pit or closed bottom can as shown in...
PARSIPPANY, N.J. (Feb. 25, 2016) – The Hydraulic Institute has named Paul Ruzicka its 2015 Member of the Year. Ruzicka is global COE residential, commercial wastewater and chief engineer at Xylem...
PARSIPPANY, N.J. (February 24, 2016) – This week, the Hydraulic Institute (HI) announced the recipients of several awards and honors, which were presented during HI's 2016 Annual Conference in...
PARSIPPANY, N.J. (Feb. 23, 2016) – The Hydraulic Institute introduced member company, Flowserve Corporation, as the latest company to have their pump test laboratory approved through the HI Pump...
Q. What is the estimated time between repairs for common wastewater pumps? A. The optimal performance or life of pumping equipment will be achieved when the equipment is correctly designed, sized...
Pump industry associations anticipate a year of new initiatives and educational programs for end users.
Q. What is NPSH3, and what are the methods for determining the NPSH3 of a rotodynamic submersible pump? A. NPSH3 is the net positive suction head available to a pump under test at a constant rate...
PARSIPPANY, N.J. (Nov. 30, 2015) – Massachusetts Water Resources Authority (MWRA), a Massachusetts public authority established to provide wholesale water and sewer services to 2.5 million people...
Q. What are the advantages and limitations of a sealless pump design? A. A sealless pump is used when there is a need to contain toxic, dangerous and/or valuable fluids. Application may be...
PARSIPPANY, N.J. (Nov. 12, 2015) – Encouraging participation from qualified academics, industry consultants and end users was the driving force behind this new initiative to recruit individual...
Q. When dealing with wastewater treatment pumps, what concerns pertaining to site conditions are relevant? A. The type of pump that can be used depends on the location of installation. These...
PARSIPPANY, N.J. (Sept. 11, 2015) – The Hydraulic Institute (HI) has announced the launch of the new Pump Test Lab Approval program. HI member company, Hydro, Inc. becomes the first organization to...
PARSIPPANY, N.J. (Sept. 1, 2015) – The Hydraulic Institute (HI) led the effort to organize the pump industry and facilitated the data gathering and standards development required for the Appliance...
Q. What dynamic analysis considerations are recommended for the petroleum market? A. End users should evaluate their need for dynamic analysis by considering the level of proven field experience...
PARSIPPANY, N.J. (Aug. 10, 2015) – The Hydraulic Institute (HI), under the approval of the American National Standards Institute (ANSI), is seeking qualified individuals in North America to...
Q. How can we determine the proper size for the intake sump to accommodate several vertical turbine pumps taking input from a river? A. The basic design requirements include adequate depth of flow...
PARSIPPANY, N.J. (July 16, 2015) – The Hydraulic Institute (HI) has announced a new data collection effort on pumping systems data. HI, working as part of the Extended Motor Product Label Initiative...
PARSIPPANY, N.J. (13 July 2015) – Ambeone DMCC/Marketway Arabia recently hosted the Hydraulic Institute’s Pump System Optimization (PSO) course for the first time in the Middle East with GASCO UAE...
PARSIPPANY, N.J. (June 15, 2015) – The Hydraulic Institute (HI) recently published a guide on wastewater treatment plant pumps. “Wastewater Treatment Plant Pumps: Guidelines for Selection,...
Q. How does a liquid’s viscosity affect the performance of rotary sealless pumps? A. The viscosity of a pumped fluid affects the input power and magnetic coupling torque required in a rotary...
Programs will help OEMs and end users navigate a more regulated environment for U.S. pumps.
Q. Can rotary type pumps be used to pump slurries? If so, should users be aware of any special precautions? A. Rotary pumps may be used to transfer slurries when the application dictates....