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Pump Source Spring 2011
Pumping requirements vary from application to application—that’s a no-brainer—but it is easy to overlook the fact that they also fluctuate within each unique application. Many water and wastewater pump operators err on the side of running systems at full...
Over the years, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has offered voluntary partnership programs to address a wide variety of environmental issues by working collaboratively with companies, organizations and communities. There are now more than...
Adjustable-frequency drives power new pumping stationFor generations, Benton County in southern Washington state has been fertile ground for agriculture. In recent years, it has become one of the largest wine-producing regions in the country. The...
Gravity delivery system improvement project calls for detailed pumping planTo quote President Barack Obama’s State of the Union speech on Jan. 25, 2011: “Our infrastructure used to be the best, but our lead has slipped… Our own engineers graded our...
Tips for working with wastewater turbinesWhen turbines are new and working at peak performances, day-to-day work is much simpler because repairing and replacing turbines is costly and takes time away from business as usual. Keep focus on the more...
Swimming pool operator reduces energy consumption with VFDsEven in the best of times, it is difficult to operate a public swimming pool cost-effectively. But cash flow is particularly important for nonprofit recreation centers like the Geneva Lakes...
Mixer technology unclogs lift station wet well pumpsThe Moon Township Municipal Water Pollution Control Plant in Pennsylvania faced a problem with its lift station wet well: Grease, rags, rubber material and almost anything else that could enter the...

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