float switch Articles

  • Deep and Dirty - Derby Sewage Treament Works Inlet tank

    Derby STW had a significant problem with float switches 'ragging-up' in this very large inlet works. Other ultrasonic equipment failed and the customer did not believe an ultrasonic solution could work.....until Pulsar became involved. Pulsar Process Measurement supplied non-contacting ultrasonic level measurement equipment into the main transfer pumping station at Severn Trent Derby STW, in an ...

  • New Cellular A/C Float Switch Alerts Minimize Water Damage

    July 18, 2019, Kitchener, Ontario, Canada: Alert Labs announced new technology to help prevent water damage from clogged air handler drain lines. The first of its kind, the cellular-based Float Switch Alert system sends alerts to contractors’ phones when the float switch is tripped or when water is detected in the drain pan. The ...


    By Alert Labs Inc.

  • NHS Medical Centre building gets rainwater recycling system

    The development consists of a three storey medical centre building. The total roof span of the medical centre building exceeded 1,250m2. Aquaco supplied a 20,000 litre rainwater recycling system to be fed by a common rainwater collection point with an overflow to surface water drain. The system included a ground filter, dual submersible pump sets with control panel, float switches, rainwater ...

  • THE BACTAERATOR™ - for odour and blockage free pumping stations

    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 ...


    By Cleveland Biotech Ltd.

  • Sutton Ashfield surgery has rainwater harvesting installed

    Rainwater harvesting for new surgery in Sutton Ashfield Aquaco Water Recycling will be supplying rainwater harvesting equipment to the New Street Doctors’ Surgery in Sutton Ashfield to allow rainwater to be collected from the 330m2 roof and used for lavatory flushing. The rainwater harvesting system supplied consists of an underground rainwater collection tank with internal ...

  • HawkEye CSO Discharge Alarm System

    Hawkeye is a two-channel GSM telemetry recorder and a joint venture between Hydro-Logic and IETG of Leeds. Hydro-Logic provide the key electronic and firmware technology basing it on our successful Hawk range of outstations. It was the first fully integrated measurement and telemetry system specifically designed to monitor the performance of Combined Sewer Overflows (CSO). All electronics ...

  • THE BACTAERATOR™ - The Natural Sump Solution

    Cleveland Biotech Ltd, market leaders in environmental biotechnology, have developed a solution-focused product to banish the common problems of sumps and pumping stations called The Bactaerator®.  Many businesses from pubs to supermarkets, drainage contractors to water companies suffer with maintenance and management issues stemming from the problems caused by sumps, ...


    By Cleveland Biotech Ltd.

  • Griffin offers wide range of versatile electric submersible pumps

    Griffin Pump and Equipment Inc. offers a complete line of electric submersible pumps. Whether it is clean water, gray water, or trash laden effluent, the company can provide the right pump for your application. Electric submersible pumps are available for flows as low as a few gallons per-minute to several hundred gallons per minute, with head conditions to several hundred feet. Electric ...

  • I Say Duplex, You Say Tandem, Let’s Call The Whole Thing Pumped!

    If you believe everything you read on the internet (even after Abraham Lincoln told you not to), you will get confused pretty quickly. Because the internet itself is often fairly confused, and thus confusing. And you really don’t need me to tell you; you already know. (Also confusing: does the internet have a self? Does it need self to be confused?) For example, you could ask the internet ...

  • Why Sanitary Diaphragm Valves Are Ideal

    The name diaphragm is derived from a flexible disc that comes into contact with a seat at the top of the valve to form a seal. Diaphragm valves are some of the most common valves on the market ...


    By Adamant Valves

  • CHRIS Kids case study

    The distinctive red cedar clad tank of the CHRIS Kids’ rainwater harvesting system is a visual reminder of their commitment to sustainability. Project: CHRIS Kids Location: Atlanta, GA Application: Landscape Irrigation System(s): 19,400 Gallon Eastern Red Cedar Tank with RMH-30 Rainset™ The CHRIS Kids ...

  • SuperSand filters improve TSS removal, exceed requirements - Case Study

    Location: Silver Creek, NY Owner: The Village of Silver Creek Engineer: Wendel WD Contractor: Wendel Energy Services LLC Raised Requirements The Village of Silver Creek is known for having once been a part of the shipping industry on Lake Erie. It is located within the town of Hanover, New ...


    By WesTech Engineering, Inc.

  • Power plants use oil skimmers to prevent contamination from spills - Case study

    Most hydroelectric plants designed in the 1960s were built with a station drainage sump that collects all drainage from the plant. As designed, float switches activate sump pumps that discharge liquids directly into the tailrace. The system cannot distinguish between types of liquids, so in the event of an oil leak, oil in the sump could be released into the tailrace. Modern ...


    By Oil Skimmers, Inc.

  • What is The Difference Between Submersible and Immersible Pumps?

    These terms can often be confused though the distinction is fairly obvious. Submersible pumps are complete units, including the motor, and the whole can be totally submerged whereas immersible pumps are mounted in vertical position with the motor above the liquid and the pump end extended below the liquid level. ...


    By Crest Pumps Ltd.

  • The Bactaerator - the natural sump solution case study

    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 contractors and water companies. The problem most commonly ...


    By Cleveland Biotech Ltd.

  • Act now to beat EU changes to wastewater treatment regulations

    Introduction Over the past few months, signals have been emanating from Brussels that hint at tighter wastewater treatment regulations. For instance, not only has Carlos Moedas, EU Commissioner for Research, Science and Innovation, recently been calling for better treatment systems for wastewater, but former Environment Minister, Janez Potočnik, has backed ...

  • Helping to Keep DiMillo’s Afloat

    DiMillo’s famous floating restaurant utilizes Gorman- Rupp pumping solution to move wastewater from restaurant to city sewer system. Once a converted car ferry that originally ran between New Castle, Delaware, and Pennsville, New Jersey and later between Newport and Jamestown, Rhode Island, today, DiMillo’s Restaurant is one of the largest floating restaurants in America. ...


    By Gorman-Rupp Co.

  • Municipal waste water treatment plant case study

    A municipal WWTP in the North of England was experiencing significant problems with accumulations of FOG in the Wetwell at the head of the treatment plant. The FOG would form a solid cap over the well several feet thick. This put considerable strain on the pumping gear, interrupted the performance of the float switches and required regular manual intervention from the staff. High costs were also ...


    By Cleveland Biotech Ltd.

  • Solar water pumps for the uganda orphanages case study

    Solar Water Pumps for two Ugandan orphanages  The Challenge ...


    By SCL Water

  • Liquid Level Sensor Technology Decision Tree

    Here it is, the week after Christmas, and you still haven’t gotten that special something for your process system. A liquid level sensor would be great, but you just aren’t sure what type of sensor would be best for you, ...

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