surface water pumping News

  • RainCatcher Soakaway Crates – A More Modern Approach To Surface Water Drainage

      Among RainCatcher’s rainwater harvesting product range of innovative, high performance, easy-to-install tanks, filters, pumps and accessories you will also find our new RainCatcher ...

  • Worried California Governor Pumps Water Storage Plan

    SACRAMENTO, California, July 17, 2007 (ENS) - Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger Monday gathered state and local officials on the bank of the shrinking San Luis Reservoir to raise public support for his $5.9 billion water storage program. High temperatures, low rainfall, and a growing population have led to a 'water crisis' across the state, said the governor, pointing to marks on the walls of the ...

  • California American Water’s Folsom Pump Station Receives APWA Award

    California American Water’s Folsom Pump Station recently received a Project of the Year Award from the American Public Works Association Sacramento Chapter (APWA). The award was given in the Large Agency Division - Environmental Category for a project in the $500,000-$2M construction cost range. This award recognizes public works projects that demonstrate ...


    By American Water

  • Solving the energy-water nexus water

    Introduction Access to clean water is of paramount importance for ensuring necessary levels of sanitation and health. According to the World Health Organization over 844 million people lack even a basic drinking-water service, including 159 million people who are dependent on surface water. Globally, at least 2 billion people use a drinking water source contaminated with feces. ...


    By XANT NV

  • Peristaltic pumps for pumping concrete-fibreglass mixture

    Pumping concrete-fibreglass mixture Concrete is composed of cement and “other ingredients” such as limestone, gravel, granite, fly ash, etc. Some soft-grind components such as sand and parts of water will give you a perfect concrete structure. Concrete is a very heavy fluid (normal concrete = 2400 kg/m3). Concrete is viscous and very abrasive because of the sand and ...

  • Operations challenge competition brings wastewater treatment to the surface

    Do you ever wonder what happens behind the scenes at a wastewater treatment plant or how professionals deal with sewer collapses or overflows? Well, wonder no more. More than 200 of the world’s best and brightest wastewater treatment professionals will compete in Operations Challenge 2010, a unique, fast-paced skills competition for wastewater operations and maintenance professionals. Now ...


    By Landia a/s

  • NEW Peristaltic Pump Released

    The NEW Solinst Peristaltic Pump is compact and lightweight, ideal for field use, sampling from shallow wells and surface water, or vapor sampling. The variable speed, reversible pump has alligator clips for use with a 12V DC battery. It has one simple control to give flow rates as low as 40 ml/min and up to 3.5 ...


    By Solinst Canada Ltd.

  • Organic pumping and treatment solution

    Aquatech Dewatering Company, Inc (Aquatech) was called upon to join an assembled project team on an ongoing construction contract in the Greater Toronto Area (GTA) to facilitate a means of addressing an urgent requirement to intercept, bypass and filter exceedingly turbid surface and storm water entering an environmentally sensitive creek. The surface and storm water from a large drainage area ...


    By Aquatech Dewatering Company

  • A durable submersible for pumping stations

    You would do well to give the new Grundfos SL ranges a serious look - the SL is flexible in a way that few pumps in its class can match. An advantageous combination of technologies makes the durable SL an efficient option for sewage pumping stations in municipal network systems. The same advantages apply to sewage, effluent and surface water pumping stations in connection with commercial ...


    By Grundfos

  • Water well maintenance important to water quality

    A poorly maintained water well system can lead to poor water quality, so household water well owners should inform themselves of good water well maintenance practices, the National Ground Water Association said today. “Neglecting a water well system’s maintenance can have a direct impact on one’s health, so it’s important to stay on top of a water well system’s ...

  • Peristaltic pumps well worth their salt

    One of the greatest advantages of the British made Verderflex hose pump is its immunity to the detrimental effects of handling high solid content and abrasive substances. Whilst other pump designs become subject to costly maintenance and part replacement, Verderflex peristaltic hose pump users can enjoy trouble-free production and low running costs. One customer to benefit was a Spanish salt ...

  • Peristaltic pumps the clear choice at Siltbusters

    Separating suspended solids from liquids before discharging to sewer or water course is a headache that construction companies have had to endure for a considerable period of time. Aggravating the problem further is when materials won’t settle quickly. To overcome this obstacle Monmouth-based Siltbuster Ltd has standardised on innovative 500 and 600series peristaltic pump technology from ...

  • Singapore’s used-water superhighway

    One of the world’s largest and most innovative water treatment projects is the Changi water reclamation plant, opened in June by the Public Utilities Board, Singapore's national water agency. The plant at the heart of Singapore's massive deep tunnel sewerage system is powered in large part by ABB. Singapore's deep tunnel sewerage system won its second international award in less than 12 months ...


    By ABB

  • Pump Maintenance in 7 Easy Steps

    When things are running smoothly it’s easy to overlook common maintenance chores and rationalize that it’s not worth the time to regularly inspect and replace parts.  But nothing could be farther from the truth.  The reality is that most facilities have several pumps performing a variety of functions that are integral to the successful operation of the plant. If a pump ...

  • Household water well inspections important to water quality, health

    National Groundwater Awareness Week, March 10-16, 2013, is a good time to schedule a water well system inspection to assure proper well operation, prolong the well system’s life, and monitor groundwater quality, the National Ground Water Association and its 48 affiliated state organizations said today. “Water wells are expertly engineered systems that, like a car, ...

  • Sulzer Introduces High-Efficiency Recirculation Pump

    The new pump series is developed for the pumping and recirculation of activated sludge in wastewater treatment plants during the nitrification and denitrification process, as well as for the pumping of storm, surface, and river water. It complements the submersible recirculation pump series ABS RCP. Like all Sulzer submersible pumps and mixers, the new XRCP 800 PA pump series offers an ...


    By Sulzer Ltd.

  • $45 Billion Annual Pump Market by 2017

    The world market for pumps used by industry, municipalities and for irrigation will grow to $45 billion per year in 2017 adding more than $7 billion to current annual sales. This is the latest forecast in Pumps: World Markets published by the McIlvaine Company. (www.mcilvainecompany.com) East Asia will account for more than 33 percent of the market in ...


    By The McIlvaine Company

  • India`s water crisis

    Former business and environmental journalist Nitya Jacob has undertaken an unusual task - an ecological travelogue across the Indian subcontinent focused on water. The Delhi-based writer's findings are stark. After writing a book on the subject, he says that in spite of surplus water, and one of the world's richest traditions of managing it, India's water crisis has reached critical levels. ...

  • Sustainable management of water in an arid region: water supply measures compared

    Water shortages in water stressed regions can be alleviated by building large infrastructures, such as water transfer systems or saltwater desalination plants, which increase the supply of water. However, a new study, which compares the environmental impact of water supply alternatives in a region of Spain, concludes that reducing water use, rather than increasing supplies, is a more sustainable ...

  • Dependable DESMI pumps meet desalination demands

      “Water, water everywhere, but not a drop to drink”. The line made famous by poet Samuel Taylor Coleridge provides a good description of the world’s water ...


    By DESMI A/S

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