Dewatering Pumps Articles

  • 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

  • Medieval ship wreck discovered during pumping work

    While performing drainage work on a building site in the Estonian capital city of Tallinn, the construction company Nordecon uncovered the wreck of a ship estimated to between 400-700 years old. The construction work has been placed on hold while the ship is examined by archaeologists. The type PT150 electrically driven dewatering pumps supplied by the company EVO Pumps / Uprent, who operate ...


    By BBA Pumps North America

  • Numerical simulation of drainage scenarios for lowering groundwater rise due to construction of a new barrage on the Nile River

    The government of Egypt constructed a New Naga Hammadi Barrage (NNHB) 3.6 km downstream of the Old Naga Hammadi Barrage (ONHB). Upon construction, the water level raised by about 0.5 and 4 m upstream and within the river reach between ONHB and NNHB respectively. In this paper, a two–layer groundwater model was built using MicroFEM to study the groundwater rising problem. The model was used to ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Boosting dewatering pumps to achieve higher pressure

    For higher-pressure applications, it is possible to use multiple dewatering pumps by combining them in series. By routing the discharge of effulent of one pump into the suction of another, it is possible to boost the pressure that the system will produce. The volume will remain unaffected. The key factors to consider in this situation are whether the ...

  • Mine Dewatering - The real value of the pumps selected is in the support that comes with them

    Reliable Equipment Depends on Strong Dealer Support When referring to the mining industry, the use of a specialized pumping company that not only supplies equipment, but also understands and provides the support required can play an integral component to the success of a project. This is especially true when working in remote northern areas where down time, has serious schedule and cost ...


    By Aquatech Dewatering Company

  • How to drain 37 million of liters of water in just 14 hours

    Trollhätte canal, located in the Southwest part of Sweden, has a difference in altitude of 44 meters, handled by six locks. One single lockage demands 8000-12000 m3 of water. In May 2009, the lock system was closed down for maintenance and repair; this required four of the locks to be drained and kept dry for four days. Grindex pumps in the sizes Matador and Maxi were rented for the task. ...


    By Grindex Pumps

  • 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 ...

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