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Pumping is essential to W&WD's coverage, with two special sections per year devoted to moving water. Seventy-three percent of W&WD's readership has the authority to specify, approve or buy pumps, valves, seals and packing. Read on for the latest news and trends in pumps.

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Smith & Loveless Inc. series pump unit.
Smith & Loveless Inc. series pump unit.
Sep 16 2019
In high-head wastewater pumping applications that result from long force mains or high-static heads from hilly terrains, a design engineer and end-…
Employees of Emmons Pump & Control outside the business in front of the company's logo
Emmons Employees Pictured Left to Right: Beth Lounsbury, Drew Fox, Trent Emmons, Chris Roloson, Kim Emmons, Logan Geurtze, Nick Robinson, Ryan Frank, Eric Bashford.
Sep 13 2019
Metropolitan Ind. Acquires Emmons Pump & Control Acquisition seeks to demonstrate passion for developing & expanding products in the water…
Sep 9 2019
  Floway's NSF 61 compliant pump is designed to comply with individual state drinking water requirements and the 2014 Amendment of the U.S. Federal…
The model of this pipeline can be color coded based on maximum pressure over the course of a transient event with red being the highest and green the lowest.
The model of this pipeline can be color coded based on maximum pressure over the course of a transient event with red being the highest and green the lowest.
Sep 6 2019
Any time water accelerates or decelerates in a pipe, a pressure wave is created. Usually, these changes are small and can be ignored. However, larger…
Aug 26 2019
Industrial Flow Solutions provides Stancor pumps that are known for reliable performance in harsh applications. The Stancor solids handling Vortex…
Aug 19 2019
In Richland, Wash., a new test project at the Hanford Nuclear site is contaminating groundwater with chromium in hopes to speed up an expected 50-…
Aug 12 2019
The Godwin NC150S Dri-Prime pump includes self-cleaning, non-clog Flygt N-Technology and offers pumping efficiency, fuel economy, easy operation,…
Aug 7 2019
In Sierra Vista, Ariz., despite low levels in the San Pedro River, cottonwood trees are unaffected at the height of the dry season in June.  Summer…
The plant is housed in an industrial park, and its neighboring manufacturing companies include BMW, San Luis Metal Forming, Loreal and others.
The plant is housed in an industrial park, and its neighboring manufacturing companies include BMW, San Luis Metal Forming, Loreal and others.
Aug 5 2019
A 10- year partnership was the catalyst for opening an industrial wastewater treatment operation in Villa de Reyes, San Luis Potosí, Mexico. Gilberto…
For projects where pumps are necessary to keep services running while another pump is out for repairs, rental pumps provide an opportunity to maintain service without a permanent purchase
For projects where pumps are necessary to keep services running while another pump is out for repairs, rental pumps provide an opportunity to maintain service without a permanent purchase.
Aug 5 2019
From emergency water removal and temporary bypass systems, to dewatering construction or mining sites, an increasing number of industries and…
Aug 5 2019
Nearly 50 years since the Clean Water ACT (CWA) passage in the early 1970s, many communities have not met CWA goals and continue to pollute. CWA…
Combining gap analysis with GIS for asset management correlates data points for operators to see the status of their assets during their period of use.
Combining gap analysis with GIS for asset management correlates data points for operators to see the status of their assets during their period of use.
Aug 5 2019
Asset management has become a buzzword in the water and wastewater industry over the last decade. As many of communities continue to grow, society…
Bales of compressed PET bottles for recycling
Bales of compressed PET bottles for recycling
Jul 29 2019
The Problem A new bottle recycling center in North Carolina needed to process 75 million lb of compressed polyethylene terephthalate (PET) bottles.…
Jul 25 2019
A pump company in Virginia Beach, Va., faces five years of probation and hefty fines after pleading guilty to Clean Water Act (CWA) violations.…
Jul 24 2019
A San Francisco, Calif., groundwater recycling project plans to save 30 million gal of drinking water annually by cleaning dirty groundwater for…
Jul 23 2019
Domestics wells in the U.S. are in danger of drying out due to groundwater depletion, according to a 50-year well depth trend study published in…
Atlantis Technologies CEO Patrick Curran (center) greets Antonio Torres, CEO (left) and Bene Torres, Water Business Manager (right) of Fortlev, Atlantis’ new South American partner in distribution and manufacturing.
Atlantis Technologies CEO Patrick Curran (center) greets Antonio Torres, CEO (left) and Bene Torres, Water Business Manager (right) of Fortlev, Atlantis’ new South American partner in distribution and manufacturing.
Jul 19 2019
Editor's Note: Each week, Water & Wastes Digest will post an aggregate of business news briefs and networking news items to keep you informed on…
The interior’s expenses reached nearly $10 million.
The interior’s expenses reached nearly $10 million.
Jul 9 2019
Location: Basel, Switzerland Size: 10,000 cu meters Infrastructure: pumps, ultrafiltration, membranes, oxidation reactors, ozone generators    In…
By using a system map like this and overlaying satellite imagery data with potential leak locations, utilities can more specifically target problem areas for water loss and leaks.
By using a system map like this and overlaying satellite imagery data with potential leak locations, utilities can more specifically target problem areas for water loss and leaks.
Jul 9 2019
Water utilities across the country struggle with aging infrastructure that results in water loss from leaks. The cost to rehabilitate or replace pipe…
Jul 8 2019
A California water district developed a groundwater trading project that could help farmers in the area with state restrictions for over pumping…
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