Denver’s Coors Field replaced old chopper pumps in its underground vault to better manage runoff, potential flooding and the 200,000 gallons used for cleaning.
The Pomona Valley Hospital Medical Center was spending between $4,500 and $8,500 per incident to remove solids from its sewage ejection pits.
The California site experienced frequent failures of equipment that ran 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
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...
End users must consider several factors to ensure the correct pump for their specific needs.

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Flow rates capable of exceeding 108,000 gallons per minute power the FlowRider sheet wave surf pool.
The city of Richmond, Canada, selected customized technology to suit the area's unusual requirements.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (April 1, 2015) – In response to the ongoing drought and record low snow in California, Governor Jerry Brown announced a statewide directive including mandatory water reductions,...
Customized seals made from superior materials can help prevent premature failure in heavy-duty applications.
A caustic, high-temperature cleaning solution puts excessive demand on equipment.
A total of 68 grinder pumps (three different models) was selected for Egypt’s biggest commercial project.
Solids content, water quality and flow requirements affect sewage pump design.
These systems can be as simple or as complex as needed to suit the specific environment or application and have the ability to be positioned below ground level without access issues.
Reconstruction and infrastructure upgrades require pumps made from durable materials.
The triplex lift station arrangement provides a solution for grape wastewater processing.
These recommendations will ensure consistent, high lifts.

The "Grinder Pumps in Pressure Sewers" webinar presents fundamentals with an emphasis on the design, construction, installation, operation and maintenance of a system of carefully integrated components. Grinder pump stations contain a number of complex, interdependent components that must be properly matched to each other to ensure long and economical life.

In this webinar, you will see typical system component drawings—an elevation view as well as an aerial view—along with many of the terms commonly used in connection with grinder pumps and pressure sewer systems.

Q. What are some ways to monitor the power used by a rotary pump? A. Instrumentation and systems can be used, such as: Torque meter—The most direct way to monitor power is a torque meter with...
The following Q&A took place at Pumps & Systems' The Systems Approach to Lift Station Design, Operation, Installation & Maintenance" webinar, sponsored by SWPA. Please view the free webinar for full...
With an agitator and a top-discharge design, these pumps prevent clogging and successfully handle abrasive materials.
Hoover Dam was the tallest dam in the world when it was built in 1935. From about 1938 to 1948, the Hoover Dam power plant was the largest hydroelectric plant in the world. Since then, larger...
Xylem France and Flygt Pumps give Pumps & Systems an exclusive tour of Poste Mazas, a pumping station in the Sewers of Paris.
Pumps & Systems Editor Michelle Segrest discusses the maintenance of the Flygt dry pit pumps used in Poste Mazas, a pumping station in the Sewers of Paris. She talks with Antonio Errigo, Regional...
A popular Pumps & Systems LinkedIn conversation:What are line check valves? How do I install them to avoid the upthrust and downthrust that happens with submersible pumps?Ahmed Faisal, General...
Replacement Submersible Pumps Increase Lift Station Efficiency
Equipment prevents potential raw sewage bypass from reaching a scenic Minnesota river.
MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. (March 5, 2013) – North America is a mature market for submersible pumps, a scenario that challenges suppliers to sharpen their strategic thinking and expand their toolbox of...
Parsippany, NJ (July 11, 2012) – The Hydraulic Institute (HI) has updated the 2001 edition of the ANSI/HI standard on submersible pump tests and published ANSI/HI 11.6 – 2012 Rotodynamic...