Wellpointing Articles

  • Dewatering during Pipeline Repair Project - Case Study

    Project Location: Vanduser, Missouri Owner: Enterprise Products GC: Enerpipe LTD Project Revenue: $66,450.00 Project Timeline: July 2018 Summary: Dewatering around an existing pipeline during a Pipeline Repair Project in Missouri. ...

  • Ground stabilization for aluminum manufacturing facility expansion - Case Study

    Project Location: Lafayette, Indiana Owner: Nanshan America GC: Goettle Construction Engineer: LAN Associates Project Revenue: $155,000.00 Project Start and End Date: July 2013 – September 2013 The Challenge ...

  • Southwestern Parkway CSO Basin Construction - Case Study

    Project Location: Louisville, KY Owner: Louisville Metropolitan Sewer GC: Ulliman Schutte Engineer: Burgess & Niple Project Revenue: $700,000.00 Project Timeline: September 2017 – June 2018 The Challenge: ...

  • 165 lbs. weight reduction

    "How much does it weigh?" This is always the first question asked by logistic companies and crane operators. Mobile pumps and weight savings go hand in hand. This is why BBA Pumps has reduced the weight of the PT150 wellpointing pump by as much as 165 lbs. This provides a great advantage particularly on the construction site when moving the pump with a mobile crane.  ...


    By BBA Pumps North America

  • Massive cost savings due to extended maintenance intervals

    This can save you a lot of money. For single-cylinder diesel driven pumps, the engine supplier suggests maintenance intervals after 250 operating hours. The BA100K wastewater pump and  ...


    By BBA Pumps North America

  • 5 Reasons to Use Eductor Systems for Complex Rehabilitation

    Rehabilitation of dams and levees present complex geotechnical conditions. Contractors require dry, safe and stable working environments in order to carry out an effective rehabilitation project. As our national dam and levee infrastructure ages, the pressure to stabilize construction sites and lower costs will rise. Eductor systems provide a safe, cost-effective dewatering solution for these ...

  • The Importance of Being Prepared for Dewatering

    Romtec Utilities designs and supplies prefabricated pump stations for all types of applications. Most pump stations are designed to be installed underground, but even under the most ideal circumstances, construction underground can be challenging. One of the most difficult challenges for contractors with pump station installation projects is addressing dewatering. Romtec ...


    By Romtec Utilities Inc.

  • High Pressure Water Pumps

    Did you know? That BBA Pumps is more than wellpointing, dewatering and sewer bypassing. The pictured BA-C100H1 high head unit can be used for the following applications Mining and quarrying Dredging and underwater excavation Fire fighting and emergencies ...


    By BBA Pumps North America

  • Largest Order - PT150 Diesel Driven Wellpoint Pumps

    BBA Pumps has recently been awarded its largest ever order for PT pumps. The purchase was made by the Dutch dewatering company Koop Watermanagement BV. The top picture shows the first flatbed trailer being loaded, with many more shipments to follow. By far the largest part of the investment consists of 100 pieces  ...


    By BBA Pumps North America

  • PT150 comes close to maximum vacuum

    We take it for granted, but it is still nice to see how the PT wellpoint pump runs smoothly with a vacuum of almost 30 feet. Keep in mind, this same pump typically lasts for 30 years without the need for any exorbitant maintenance or major ...


    By BBA Pumps North America

  • Listen to the sound of super silence

    The Netherlands is one of the smallest and most densely populated country in the world; this makes it almost impossible to use an open diesel engine pump set. That is why BBA Pumps built the first sound reduced pump sets back in the early eighties. Now, over 25 years later, the PT150 is the quietest wellpoint piston pump on earth, with a sound level of just 48 dB(A) at 33 ...


    By BBA Pumps North America

  • Dutch Dewatering, a Dry Construction Site Revenue Model

    It was the spring of 2010 - during the establishment phase of BBA Pumps Inc. At the time, I went to visit several construction sites in the Netherlands to see how successful dewatering was being organized. Talk about a small country showing how great it can be! It was an absolutely eye-opening experience. The Netherlands is one of the most densely populated countries ...


    By BBA Pumps

  • Dutch Dewatering, a Dry Construction Site Revenue Model

    It was the spring of 2010 - during the establishment phase of BBA Pumps Inc. At the time, I went to visit several construction sites in the Netherlands to see how successful dewatering was being organized. Talk about a small country showing how great it can be! It was an absolutely eye-opening experience.  The Netherlands is one of the most densely populated countries in the world, with ...


    By BBA Pumps North America

  • Wellpoint pumps help renovate sewerage system

    The sewerage system of the Danish city of Copenhagen was designed to handle routinely anticipated amounts of waste water and rainwater. However during heavy rainfalls, the system quickly loses its ability to process the excess volume of water. During the last few years such heavy storms have become more frequent in Copenhagen, therefore a decision was taken to separate the collection of rainwater ...


    By BBA Pumps North America

  • PT150 wellpoint pumps at Schiphol Amsterdam

    Amsterdam; Schiphol Airport The Airbus A380 is one of the largest and heaviest double deck passenger planes in the world. This 500 ton colossus is 73 metres long, with a wing span of almost 80 metres and carries over 500 passengers.   Last summer, Schiphol Airport started construction of an immense new parking lot for the A380, among others. The Dutch dewatering company ...


    By BBA Pumps North America

  • 24 hour economy

    Super silence is not just convenient for wellpoint piston pumps. Now unnecessary noise pollution can be avoided in situations where work is often continued throughout the night, such as emergency dewatering, major dredge and offshore projects.  The BA-C500S11 high volume pump is driven by a powerful 500 Hp diesel engine. Combined with the EL24-60 ...


    By BBA Pumps North America

  • PT150 hits the Riga Airport case study

    Riga International Airport is the largest airport in the Baltic States. RIX Airport acts as a hub for AirBaltic and is part of the network of a number of the largest airlines in the world. To ensure that the airport maintains it function of international access point for the Baltic states, the national Ministry of Transport has entered into an agreement to implement a development project with the ...


    By BBA Pumps

  • Groundwater/surface water interactions along the Curtiss reach of the San Pedro River.

    A reach of the San Pedro River flows east of the Apache Powder Superfund Site and west of the Town of St. David in Cochise County, Arizona. As a result of the remedial investigations associated with the Superfund Site, this reach has been surveyed extensively since the mid-1980’s from approximately the Escalante Crossing to the Pomerene Diversion. In particular, the section downstream from ...


    By Hargis + Associates Inc

  • Select the right Dewatering Pump for your job

    When determining which pump to us for an application, all pumps are not created equal. You have to take a number of factors into account. Among them are flow requirements, head conditions and suction requirements. One of the most popular pump types and sizes — the 6-in. dewatering pumps — is typically capable of pumping in excess of 1,400 gpm, but the success of your ...

  • Geotextiles in Construction Dewatering

    Woven geotextiles work wonders in dewatering applications as wraps around well screens and sump pit screens. The textile can be sewn into sleeves or tubes to be slid over the well screen or sump pit framework. This technique allows the user to compensate for well screens with slots that are too large or for sump pit piping with large perforations. By adding the geotextile sleeves the user ...

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