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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 ...

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 -- 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 ...

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 ...

Pumping Station Reliability: How and How Much

by American Water Works Association (AWWA)  (Apr. 1, 1980)

Water pumping stations are built for a variety of uses ranging from large interbasin transfer requirements to municipal water supply and industrial applications. In practice the degree of reliability built in is determined more by designer and operator experience than by formal guidelines. Suggestions are made to standardize the approach to ...

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, ...

Municipal Wastewater Pump Station Design Problems and Solutions

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

The growth of the Northern Virginia Area around Washington D.C. has resulted in the requirement for numerous new wastewater pumping stations and the upgrade and expansion of existing pump stations. This paper presents practical problems and solutions associated with the following pump station design issues: 1.) Concrete Corrosion Protection, 2.) ...

THE BACTAERATOR™ - for odour and blockage free pumping stations

by Cleveland Biotech Ltd.  (Apr. 1, 2011)

Cleveland Biotech Ltd, market leaders in the field of applied environmental biotechnology, have developed another market leading application system - The Bactaerator™. Sumps, wet wells and pumping stations provide continual problems to all those responsible with managing and maintaining them, from pubs and supermarkets to drainage ...

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