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  • A Perfect Time to Buy a Dredge

    A Perfect Time to Buy a Dredge

    If the initial capital investment has caused you to postpone purchase of a dredge, significant tax incentives exist in 2016, which enable you to buy dredges at sharply reduced costs with little or no initial capital expense – i.e., fantastic ...

  • Plug and Play Dredging: how to Move Sediment to the Drying Bed

    Plug and Play Dredging: how to Move Sediment to the Drying Bed

    Got a minute? Watch a one minute video of the plug and play SD-110 Rotomite dredge in the Philippines. "Plug and Play" is a catchphrase of USB computer gadgets, representing equipment that can be connected to a system and used immediately. No ...

  • CUGS: Clean Up Goals

    CUGS: Clean Up Goals

    While I was traveling from Glendive, MT, where SRS Crisafulli is based, to New Orleans, LA, for Battelle’s 2015 Contaminated Sediments Conference, the EPA was making an emergency trip from its office in Colorado to Glendive to begin to deal ...

  • Direct to Montana

    Direct to Montana

    Direct to Montana Our friend, Governor Schweitzer, is in New York City this week promoting Montana tourism:  “go to Montana to see how it was.”  His friend, David Letterman, hosted him on the Late Show last night. Of great ...

  • Trailer pump operation and performance (part 3 of 3)

    Trailer pump operation and performance (part 3 of 3)

    System Curves Just as a plot can be made of pump performance, a graph can be made of the resistance to flow of the piping system through which the pump must drive the fluid. Using the same head-flow coordinates as the pump performance curve, the ...

  • Trailer pump operation and performance (part 2 of 3)

    Trailer pump operation and performance (part 2 of 3)

    Performance Curves Performance curves are used to predict a pump`s flow as a function of total dynamic head, impeller diameter, and rotational speed. Total dynamic head (TDH) is measured in feet and equals the total of a system`s static and ...

  • Trailer pump operation and performance (part 1 of 3)

    Trailer pump operation and performance (part 1 of 3)

    Crisafulli pumps are naturally robust, and capable of handling a variety of unscreened water-borne debris and slurry mixtures. The following table lists the maximum sizes of spherical solids each model can pass without clogging. Occasionally the ...

  • Dredging and shoreline remediation

    Dredging and shoreline remediation

    Many situations can complicate a shoreline’s integrity. These can range from flooding, hurricanes and man-made disasters and can even include aquatic harvesting and human recreation. Making efforts to protect a shoreline from these intrusions ...

  • Replacement parts - are they worth stocking?

    Replacement parts - are they worth stocking?

    We have all been there. You are right in the middle of a project and something goes out. Of course it’s going to happen in the middle of your project – parts don’t usually go out while they are just sitting there idle. So the ...

  • Dredging short courses

    Dredging short courses

    When I first started as an applications engineer for SRS Crisafulli, I searched for information on the subject of dredging. I was surprised to find there was very little non-commercial content available. I have since found a pair of short courses, ...

  • Dredge pumping systems improve with VFD motor controls

    Dredge pumping systems improve with VFD motor controls

    Pumps and Systems recently published an article by Christopher Jaszczolt titled “VFDs Improve Motor and Pump Control”. The article discussed current applications of variable frequency driven (VFD) motor controls as an excellent method to ...

  • Proactive Dredging: a little now or a lot later

    Proactive Dredging: a little now or a lot later

    If public works departments had a list of fun things to do, dredging sediment out of holding ponds would not be on it. It’s like cleaning the shower in your bathroom. Whether you make it a frequent quick job or an occasional laborious task, ...

  • SRS Crisafulli Hosts Miss Montana Contestants for 5th Year

    SRS Crisafulli Hosts Miss Montana Contestants for 5th Year

    Glendive, Montana has held the Miss Montana Scholarship Program since 2005.  SRS Crisafulli, Inc. signed on as a sponsor in 2006.  We were inspired in part by the model of the Blue Crew from our competitor, Thompson Pump. Each year SRS ...