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Pump Source Spring 2014
This past winter took everything out of me. Extreme temperatures day in and day out made my daily commute (which involves lots of waiting outside for various modes of public transportation) incredibly uncomfortable—painful, really. Blinding snow and an...
A little more than three years ago, Crane Pumps & Systems Submersible Product team met with a group of water treatment operators and managers to discuss a growing problem—clogged wastewater treatment pumps and the tradeoffs between efficiency and non...
The U.S Bureau of Labor Statistics attributes a total of 330 worker fatalities to accidental electrocutions in 2011 and 2012 alone. In areas where employees work directly with machinery in wet conditions, the danger of ground faults increases because...
Nestled amid the Crab Orchard Mountains and home of the Obed Wild and Scenic River, Frozen Head State Park and Lone Mountain State Forest, the city of Wartburg, Tenn., has a population of about 1,000 and serves as the seat of Morgan County.  Morgan...
When Veolia Water needed to replace an aging mechanical diaphragm pump for a chemical application at its Simcoe Wastewater Treatment Plant (WWTP), the company decided to make a switch to new no-valve metering pump technology. Seeking to take advantage of...
The city of Hot Springs, Ark., is undergoing a comprehensive upgrade to its municipal wastewater infrastructure. The program focuses on 16 projects referenced in a rate study that could total more than $69 million.   Anchored by three lakes in the...

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