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Food Waste Collection Companies Grow With The Flow

by BioCycle Magazine  (Sep. 21, 2014)

On October 1, the Commonwealth of Massachusetts’ ban on landfill disposal of commercial organics from establishments generating one ton or more of food waste per week goes into effect. On the front lines of helping these businesses and institutions comply are organics haulers, many of whom have been offering their services for years. ...

Detailed dynamic pumping energy models for optimization and control of wastewater applications

by IWA Publishing  (Sep. 30, 2014)

Despite the increasing level of detail in wastewater treatment process models, oversimplified energy consumption models (i.e. constant ‘average’ power consumption) are being used in optimization exercises. A new dynamic model for a more accurate prediction of pumping costs in wastewater treatment has been developed to overcome this ...

Balboa Island/Little Island Pump Station - Odor Control & Grease Cap Treatment - Case Study

by EcoJump LLC  (Aug. 19, 2014)

Program Objectives Reduce Water Usage of Spray System Eliminate Formation of Grease Cap Reduce H2S Odors Prevent Insect Nesting & Reproduction Reduce Pump Out Requirements Enhance Sewage Line Maintenance Reduce Direct & Municipal Costs Basic Description of Pump Station ...

Gordy Pump Station - St. Mary Parish Gordy, LA case study

by Propex Operating Company, LLC  (Sep. 23, 2014)

The first levee armoring project designed by the New Orleans District of the Corp of Engineers (COE) post Hurricane Katrina utilized Armor-Max®, an Anchored Reinforced Vegetation System. It was installed in December 2006 on the land side of the levee to prevent erosion from overtopping. ArmorMax® is a combination of a high performance turf ...

Energy Efficient Vertical Turbine Pumps Promote Sustainable Mining Efforts

by Neptuno Fluid Technology Lid  (Sep. 1, 2014)

The computational fluid dynamics process advances highly efficient pump designs for difficult applications. Energy is a strategic input for the mining industry in Latin America and worldwide. Mining requires large amounts of energy, which drives up total operational costs. In Chile, mining companies consume 34 percent of the total energy produced ...

T-T project`s supply 11 pumping stations case study

by T-T Pumps Ltd.  (Mar. 1, 2014)

T-T Projects have recently completed a scheme in South Wales providing eleven pumping stations on a nickel refinery plant called Vale Inco in Clydach who are owned by Brazilian mining giant CVRD (short for Companhia Vale do Rio Doce). The pumping stations consisted of one concrete chamber, with a selection of Planet Range Package Pumping ...

Pulsar`s Quantum 3 Brings Integrated Flow Monitoring to Pumping Station Management

by Pulsar Process Measurement Ltd  (Apr. 1, 2014)

Northumbrian Water has installed Pulsar Process Measurement's Quantum 3 Pumping Station Controller which features, apart from a suite of advanced pump control functions based on Pulsar's non-contacting ultrasonic level measurement, the ability to link in up to four Flow Pulse non-invasive flow monitors. Northumbrian Water has used the system to ...

Deep soil mixing shoring system to construct a 60 MGD, 40 foot deep wastewater pumping station

by Geo-Con, Inc.  (Mar. 25, 2014)

The City of San Mateo, CA operates three wastewater pumping stations on a 80' wide lot located in a residential area near San Francisco Bay. The age of the stations range from 12 to 50 years, the stations have difficulty pumping peak wet weather flows, and have structural and maintenance problems. For these reasons, a new station was proposed to ...

Non-contacting Ultrasonic Pumping Station Flow Measurement Saves Money for Dwr Cymru Welsh Water

by Pulsar Process Measurement Ltd  (Feb. 26, 2014)

Dwr Cymru Welsh Water has benefitted from the unique 'Pumped Volume' feature built into Pulsar's Quantum 2 Pump Station Controller; identifying a flow problem within a pumping station network without the need for expensive Magflow meters. Once the issue was resolved, pumped volume through one of the stations was reduced by 88% , ...

Screentec success story - the Lower Township, NJ case study

by Aqualitec Corp.  (Jun. 4, 2014)

New Jersey’s Lower Township Municipal Utilities Authority had a problem. The utilities authority operates a 5 MGD plant, with wastewater inflow arriving through a 48-in pipe routed 23 feet below grade level. Their manual inflow pump screening setup was difficult and hazardous to clean, and its 2.5” screen spacing let entirely too much ...

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