The state of Tamil Nadu in India suffered significant flooding as a result of the recent rainfalls. Pumps and water technology firm Ekki’s dewatering solutions supported Tamil Nadu and other coastal areas in India to manage and pump out rainwater rapidly from flooded areas by providing a number of tailor-made solutions to the area’s needs.
THE PROACTIVE APPROACH TO FLOOD WATERS
Ekki has been proactive in providing its dewatering solutions to help remove flood waters in the affected areas. Ekki not only provided its pumps for the operations, but also deployed its technical team to support on-ground work. Ekki’s dewatering solutions was selected due to its high efficiency and capacity, as well as its low operating and maintenance costs.
Ekki through its partnership with global wastewater leader Homa is one of the very few water technology companies in the world to give complete storm water and dewatering pump solutions up to 500 horsepower and has deep design knowledge in this space.
BOZO PUMPS DON’T CLOWN AROUND
Ekki’s BOZO Dewatering pumps are perfectly designed for this type of operation-capable of handling high volumes of water and withstanding the toughest operating conditions. Ekki designs and manufactures a full line of Bozo dewatering pumps specifically built to help combat unwanted water from floods. Additionally, they are offered in three differing series designs to best fit the needs of the application.
The BOZO EMD series offers pumps with an exclusive semi-vortex impeller that minimizes the pumps’ clogging situation. With minimized clogging, these pumps have maximum durability and outstanding performance. These pumps are used mainly for domestic use, civil construction. and basements dewatering/drainage purpose.
Whereas, the ESD series offers pumps with an exclusive semi-open impeller made of high chrome alloy matched with a wear plate made of ductile iron. The body of the motor and pump is made of rigid cast iron or stainless steel for long-lasting durability. With the use of special material, these pumps are high abrasive resistant and best suited for the dewatering of construction sites, mines, quarries, STPs, and so on.
Finally, the ECD line comes in a compact design with special grade impellers offer better durability for high abrasive liquids in construction sites, efﬂuents from showers, washing machines, sinks below sewer levels, rainwater, and so on. Its hermetically sealed motor equips the pump with built-in thermal protection and a strainer prevents larger particles from entering the flow.
A RELIABLE PARTNER IN TIMES OF CRISIS
Ekki is a reliable partner and proven leader in the dewatering industry. Ekki’s executive team also briefed the Honourable Member of Parliament Kanimozhi Karunanidhi regarding the dewatering technologies deployed while she was overseeing the flood relief operations recently in the state.
“We are pleased to be partnering with the government authorities in Tamil Nadu, India, to enhance people’s lives in these difficult times, we look forward to continued collaboration with the government to help alleviate similar situations in the future,” adds Kanishka Arumugam, co-CEO of Ekki.
FOR MORE INFORMATION
Ekki is one among India’s most advanced pump and water technologies provider. The privately held, family-owned firm provides water in an efficient and sustainable way for agricultural, building services, industrial, and public utilities markets through its innovative products and services. Established in 1981, this family business produces a wide range of pumps and water technologies from its four world-class production centers. Internationally, Ekki is establishing its global presence and has several manufacturing collaborations with technology leaders and distribution partnerships with global distributors. Today, Ekki’s products are sold in more than twenty countries. The Ekki Group has an International joint venture alliance with Homa of Germany, a world leader in wastewater technology. For more information, visit www.ekkigroup.com.
MODERN PUMPING TODAY, May 2022
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