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Case study - Ocean effluent discharge

by Nomadic Systems  (Jul. 23, 2015)

British Columbia’s fly-in recreational fishing lodge industry was threatened by federal regulators to be closed or fined up to $200,000 unless the sewage wastewater was treated. NOMADIC kept them open and operating. Three types of fly-in recreational fishing lodges are located on the west coast of British Columbia operate 6 – 8 weeks ...

A New Pumping Station for Wichita

by American Water Works Association (AWWA)  (Dec. 1, 1976)

System redundancy and extreme reliability were respectively the technique and the goal of the new Wichita, Kansas 160 mgd pumping plant. The station is designed to be unattended, with annunciators and control panels located nearby, and all systems are fail-safe to provide reliability even in the event of natural ...

Pump Stations Transfer of Ownership

by CountyClean Environmental Services  (Apr. 10, 2015)

The change in ownership of private sewage pumping stations is set to take place from now until October 2016. CountyClean Environmental Services advise on the changes currently underway. Some privately owned pumping ...

Puny drain pumping station

by Bedford Pumps Ltd  (Jun. 25, 2011)

Bedford Pumps Ltd has recently completed the installation of the Mechanical and Electrical plant at a new pumping station at Puny Drain. The drain which is controlled by the East of Ouse, Polver and Nar IDB’s, drains an area of low lying land to the south of Kings Lynn. The recent redesign of the drainage system in the area necessitated the ...

Pumping Station CSI – Case Studies

by Water Environment Federation (WEF)  (Oct. 21, 2006)

These case studies show the results of what happens when modifications to a pumping station are conducted without an engineering investigation, and what can be avoided when one is performed. There are many competing interests for a municipality’s resources and careful decisions have to be made when deciding what needs are to be met. The purpose of ...

Confluence -- Historic Pumping Station Rejuvenated

by American Water Works Association (AWWA)  (Oct. 1, 1985)

This article describes the renovation of Philadelphia´s Fairmount Waterworks, part of the oldest urban water system in the United States. The defunct pumping station´s Greek Revival structures are being restored to recapture their architectural bloom, and their interiors are being rehabilitated for contemporary use as a hydroelectric plant, a ...

A Landscaped Pump Station for Tyler, Tex.

by American Water Works Association (AWWA)  (Aug. 1, 1977)

A booster pump station required to provide a residential neighborhood in Tyler, Texas with adequate pressure has been landscaped to blend into the ...

Confluence -- Pump Station Restoration Wins Award

by American Water Works Association (AWWA)  (Sep. 1, 1984)

The restored Fleet Street Pumping Station, on the fringe of downtown Ottawa, Canada, won the city´s 1983 Heritage Award in the public-industrial category. The award recognized the preservation of the architectural character of the pumping station despite substantial renovation. The continuing value of the hydraulic station, constructed in 1874, ...

Pump Station Design: The Benefits of Computer Modeling

by American Water Works Association (AWWA)  (Jul. 1, 1984)

Selecting the best design for new distribution pumping stations is difficult without the aid of mathematical computer models. Several analyses of the Norfolk, Virginia water system were performed to determine pump characteristics at various demand conditions, system head curves, pump combinations, control valve-sizing, and backpressure control ...

Confluence -- TARP´s Calumet Pumping Station

by American Water Works Association (AWWA)  (Nov. 1, 1986)

This article describes Chicago´s tunnel and reservoir plan (TARP), which is designed to protect Lake Michigan, clean up area rivers, and provide flood control. Phase 1 of the project is a system of drop shafts, tunnels, and pumping stations that will capture combined sewer overflow from a 375 square mile service area, containing 13,500 miles of ...

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