Conditioning pump

Add a Conditioning Pump to the Mix

The Otay River Pump Station (ORPS), which pumps seven to nine million gallons of raw sewage per day to the South Bay Water Reclaimation...
TFearth

What Lies Beneath Platte 15: Part 2 of 2

Aerial view of the Platte 15 site. Clear view of the completed ejector pump station, groundwater filtration equipment, and ejector wells along the north...
Siltbuster

Avoiding the Consequences of Concrete Washout

Construction waste such as concrete washout is under scrutiny from environment agencies around the world, largely due to its heavy-metal content, notably chrome. With...
TerraFirma

What Lies Beneath Platte 15

TerraFirma’s recirculation tank with ejector pump (photo credit: Josh Peltier). The highly anticipated Platte 15 multi-use mid-rise structure, located at 15th and Platte streets in...
K-Impeller

Solving Wastewater Challenges with Modern Pump Technology

Performance Curve From self-cleaning toilets to hands-free faucets, new technologies optimize comfort and convenience of everyday life. However, some innovations can expose vulnerabilities in existing...
ESP

Making the Right Choice for the Job

In an effort to develop the perfect balance of reliability, efficiency, and simplicity, Xylem Bell & Gossett recently introduced a true variable speed ECM...
SEEPEX BN 10-6LS

Smart Conveying Technology

The City of Monroe, Washington’s wastewater treatment plant serves roughly 18,000 residents and was using twin double disc pumps to convey primary sludge. A...
Asphalt Pumping

Take the “Fault” Out of Asphalt Pumping

Anthropologists have determined that the tarlike petroleum byproduct known as bitumen, defined as “a black, viscous mixture of hydrocarbons,” was first used as an...
Xylem

DOE Indexes for Pump Efficiency Require Close Analysis

The “Efficiency Island” is shown in red—bounded by the maximum impeller diameter, minimum impeller diameter and the iso-efficiency lines. The goal is to maximize...
chopper pump

Quick Install Needed at Port Site

Purpose-built for hard-to-handle fluids, Landia's Chopper Pump at Fredericia, Denmark. At the Danish deep-water port of Fredericia, close to the international route of the Great...