The easily adjustable technology made one hospital's access to hot water almost instant.
Editor's Note: The information presented here is based on reliable insight from experts within the pump industry and relevant association leaders. At press time, details on the new U.S. presidential...
ABU DHABI, UAE (19 January 2015)—The fast-growing market for water and wastewater treatment equipment in the GCC, currently estimated to be $2.2 billion and expected to grow at a compound annual...
Water shortages, failing infrastructure, broke governments, a crumbling municipal bond market and the need for high subsidies. While the global pump community tools up to participate in the business...
These days, the importance of a fresh water supply and safely-treated wastewater return to the river cannot be overemphasized. No matter how hard we try, we are still a long way from the most...
MORTON GROVE, Ill. (Jan. 31, 2012) - Bell & Gossett has announced its training course schedule for the First Quarter of 2012.  The free training seminars are offered at the Bell & Gossett...
MIDDLETOWN, Pa. (June 20, 2012) – Phoenix Contact celebrated the grand opening of its new Customer and Technology Center in Ann Arbor, Mich. Top company officials from the U.S. and Germany welcomed...
Pumps and Systems, June 2009In response to the substantial flood damage that New Orleans, La., sustained from Hurricane Katrina, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Hurricane Protection Office awarded a...
The U.S. Navy pumps brine for distillation units, transfers sewage from CHT tanks and pumps wastewater for shipyards. Conventional pumping technology, however, was requiring high levels of...
Home to the largest contiguous cotton-growing region in the world and encompassing more than 115 square miles, Lubbock is the economic, education and health care hub of the South Plains of Texas. With...
If any silver linings exist for the economic crisis that has gripped the United States since last summer, one is the heightened public and governmental awareness about the nation's need for...
Instrumentation, Control and Computer System Upgrade
The Detroit Water and Sewerage Department (DWSD), a municipally owned utility, provides roughly four million residents in southeastern Michigan with an average of 710 million gallons of water per day....
Infrastructure is in the headlines again thanks to the Obama Administration and its strategy to help create jobs by rebuilding the nation's roads, bridges and water systems. In fact, renewed interest...
Pumps & Systems, September 2007A large wastewater processing plant experienced continual problems with its influent raw wastewater pumps for several years. These pumps are rated at 70,000-gpm,...
The Evolution of Packaged Materials of Construction
Packaged pump systems used for more than sewer backup.To the general public, the term pumping is as simple as moving liquid from Point A to Point B. While that mindset is true, the pumping community...
Intelligent Pump Cleaning Cuts Maintenance Time
The installation of an AC drive with an advanced software tool has dramatically cut call-outs for blockages at an Irish county council pumping station. Pump control software has been installed to...
Primer on Polymer Handling
There are many benefits of using liquid polymers in water-treatment applications as long as the blending equipment is able to accommodate their unique characteristics.IntroductionA major concern at...
Escape to Alcatraz: A Low-Pressure Wastewater Disposal System Solves the Problem
 A low-pressure wastewater disposal alternative offers a cost-saving installation solution for wastewater and raw sewage disposal.Alcatraz Island is probably best known as the place where an...
Peristaltic Pump Facts
The peristaltic pump explained—from advancements to maintenanceThe earliest peristaltic pumps have been in existence since the 1930s. Through the years, the designs have been continuously refined...
Find the right flow meter for your process and plant.Selecting a liquid flow meter to measure volumetric flow rate or totalized flow can be a complex process. There are many factors to consider,...
Cellular Communications for SCADA Applications
Effective and secure cellular communications for remote data acquisitionManagers of water/wastewater facilities need to collect accurate information from remote assets such as pumps, tanks and booster...
Efficiency Through Indirect Measures
Indirect factors can directly impact the true efficiency of the product-transfer process, if not considered and monitored.For months, the focus of the Pumps & Systems "Efficiency Matters" column...
The New Wastewater
Modern trash causes big issues for wastewater collection systems.Daily challenges abound for collection system operators and administrators as they work to support the proper operation of their pipes,...
Success Story of the Year 2011: Rockwell Automation & Insyght Systems
Rockwell Automation, Insyght Systems & the city of Hamilton grab the winThe 2011 Success Story of the Year competition has been a huge...success. Thanks so much to all the organizations that...
Wastewater Treatment Facility Upgrade Features CHP System
Pittsfield, Mass., wastewater treatment facility saves money and shrinks environmental footprint.Nestled within the Berkshire Hills in Western Massachusetts, Pittsfield is noted for its blend of New...
Pumping Grit
 Recessed impeller pumps are a solution for grit transfer in wastewater and water treatment applications.Grit is highly abrasive. Selecting pump materials of the correct construction and hardness...
Liquid Gold
Pumps in the growing global desalination marketThe topic of water—its use, shortage, value—is currently pervasive. Developing countries face the brunt of this water scarcity as not even a...
Progressive Cavity Cake Pumps in Wastewater Treatment
Replacing conveyors with pumps improves efficiency and sanitation in an Ohio wastewater treatment plant.A Delaware, Ohio, wastewater treatment plant needed a solution to replace its conveyer system....
Flow and pressure downstream are important, but inlet pump conditions also require attention during design.Positive displacement pumps, specifically reciprocating and peristaltic types, create...
A Trio of Solutions for Pumping Wastewater
Pump stations are an integral part of wastewater collection and treatment systems. Various applications include lift stations in the collection network pumping raw sewage up to a level where gravity...