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Three Godwin electric driven HL200 pumps with Variable Frequency Drives were installed to regulate bypass flow rate, and one Godwin critically silenced diesel driven HL200 pump was brought in as a redundant back-up.
Three Godwin electric driven HL200 pumps with Variable Frequency Drives were installed to regulate bypass flow rate, and one Godwin critically silenced diesel driven HL200 pump was brought in as a redundant back-up.
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Aug 28 2020
The first sign of trouble in “America’s Hometown” came on December 19, 2015. Plymouth, Massachusetts is the celebrated site where the Pilgrims landed…
The Dri-Prime NC350 pump features a self-cleaning impeller that prevents the pump from becoming clogged by stringy solids. During the  month-long project, the pump never had to be backflushed or cleaned.
The Dri-Prime NC350 pump features a self-cleaning impeller that prevents the pump from becoming clogged by stringy solids. During the month-long project, the pump never had to be backflushed or cleaned.
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Aug 28 2020
Godwin’s Dri-Prime 16-in. pump ran a sewer bypass system continuously for a month without issues while the city of Raleigh, North Carolina, replaced…
The emergency bypass to facilitate the repair of the 54-inch secondary effluent water pipe required some twists and turns in the 18-inch HDPE rental pipe.
The emergency bypass to facilitate the repair of the 54-inch secondary effluent water pipe required some twists and turns in the 18-inch HDPE rental pipe.
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Aug 28 2020
When operators at the Rivanna Water & Sewer Authority (RWSA) in Charlottesville, Virginia discovered a compromise in the 54-inch secondary…
One of the two customized trailers and pump sets delivered to SIRWA.
One of the two customized trailers and pump sets delivered to SIRWA.
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Aug 28 2020
The Southern Iowa Rural Water Association (SIRWA) provides quality drinking water to the residents and communities of southwest Iowa. Included in its…
Godwin pumps, set up alongside the tracks of the Burlington Northern Sante Fe railroad.
Godwin pumps, set up alongside the tracks of the Burlington Northern Sante Fe railroad.
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Aug 28 2020
During any given year, average rainfall in the Victor Valley of Southern California is approximately five inches. But 2010 wasn’t the average year.…
Night work: 18-inch bypass lines coming off the manifold with four Godwin pumps in the background.
Night work: 18-inch bypass lines coming off the manifold with four Godwin pumps in the background.
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Aug 28 2020
Greenwich, Connecticut, located in the tristate area immediately surrounding New York City, is a scenic New England town that is home to…
Aug 27 2020
Hydraulic Institute recently opened up its Pump Systems Matter Basic Training Platform to non-members, and Matt Derner, manager of business…
Aeration basin equipped with Sanitaire fine bubble diffusers.
Aeration basin equipped with Sanitaire fine bubble diffusers.
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Aug 26 2020
Driven by compliance with more stringent water treatment standards, the Fond du Lac Wastewater Treatment Plant (WWTP) leveraged the upgrade…
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Aug 6 2020
With a surge in population and only about 15 inches of rainfall each year, the city of Brighton, Colorado faces a difficult challenge in water…
Aug 4 2020
In May 2020, WWD published the article “Drive as a Sensor” about how developments in and technology for variable speed drives have improved so the…
Jun 22 2020
Proseries-M® MD-3 Chemical Metering Pump, delivers Precision Chemical Feed for the Treatment of Municipal Water & Wastewater. The MD-3 Diaphragm…
Jun 17 2020
Nate Warren, senior sales engineer for Xylem, discusses a major sewer bypass project he worked on in Los Angeles that required intense coordination…
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RiverSouth employees install a new MyDro 850 unit.
Jun 11 2020
Jack Wells has been the manager for RiverSouth Rural Water District for the last seven years. He was tasked with maintaining all facets of the…
Jun 9 2020
The Concertor is the world’s first wastewater pumping system with integrated intelligence. This smart, interconnected wastewater pumping system…
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May 26 2020
The Busch Mink pump replaces the R5 series pump as the Airvac standard. Busch has modified certain models of the Mink pumps specifically for Airvac…
Fond du Lac lift station being upgraded with innovative Concertor® pumping system.
Fond du Lac lift station being upgraded with innovative Concertor® pumping system.
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Apr 28 2020
The Fond du Lac (Wisc.) Regional Wastewater Treatment Facility treats the City of Fond du Lac’s wastewater, along with that of 18 neighboring…
Standard air cushioned check valves and Flygt Pumpsmart VFD’s allowed for the elimination of the old style hydraulic oil operated valves decreasing complexity of the system.
Standard air cushioned check valves and Flygt Pumpsmart VFD’s allowed for the elimination of the old style hydraulic oil operated valves decreasing complexity of the system.
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Apr 28 2020
Ada Township – a community with a population of approximately 13,000 – is located several miles east of Grand Rapids in Kent County, Mich. The…
Flygt and pumping services provide turnkey solution.
Flygt and pumping services provide turnkey solution.
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Apr 28 2020
For many years, residents of Lyndhurst, New Jersey, have been tormented by different types of flooding in several parts of town. Residents were…
Flygt pumps in a 200’ deep wet well.
Flygt pumps in a 200’ deep wet well.
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Apr 28 2020
Designed to reduce environmental impacts resulting from combined sewer overflows (CSOs) in Columbus, Ohio, the Olentangy-Scioto-Interceptor-Sewer…
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Apr 28 2020
Crystal Lake, Ill., is a city in McHenry County. Named after Crystal Lake – a lake located 1.6 miles west-southwest of downtown – the city is about…
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