Dewatering Pumps Articles

  • 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

  • Project photos from our home town of Apeldoorn

    We regularly receive great project photos from some of the most exotic corners of the world. Still, it is always special when we get pictures from a project in the town of Apeldoorn, the birth place of BBA Pumps. An electrically driven PT150 in the center of Apeldoorn, belonging to the Henk van Tongeren dewatering company. Working alone, it ensures an entire construction pit is kept ...


    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 in the world, with ...


    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

  • Bespoke Dewatering

    Q: What sets Tidy Planet apart from “the rest” ? A: We don’t try and make a square peg fit a round hole That’s one of the things we’ve learnt long ago, along with that there’s no one clear solution, there’s not one type of food waste, there’s not one type of customer, never presume anything and listen to what’s being said. One of our ...


    By Tidy Planet Limited

  • Pumping Stations, Your Options

    There are many things to consider when thinking about pumping systems in developments, our Pumping Stations Manager talks through the options. Along with budgets, there are many factors to consider when choosing the right pumping station for a development, such as; Technical specifications – how much effluent is the pumping station going to need to remove? ...


    By T-T Pumps Ltd.

  • Winners of the BBA Pumps 2015 Customer Satisfaction Survey in the Netherlands

    In September, Erwin Brandstätter and Markus Grafeneder of the Austrian company HABAU Hoch- und Tiefbaugesellschaft m.b.H. were warmly received by BBA Pumps in the Netherlands. The two guests were the lucky winners of the 2015 customer satisfaction survey. ...


    By BBA Pumps North America

  • New - BBA pumps now available in corrosion-resistant stainless steel 316

    The most popular pumps from the dry self-priming BA series are now also available in stainless steel 316. These pumps are ideal for a variety of industrial applications, particularly with corrosive environments such as offshore or mining which demand high performance materials. The stainless steel casting parts are typically available from stock for the most popular BA models. This allows the ...


    By BBA Pumps North America

  • The PT pump - a true workhorse, even after 25 years of faithful service!

    1992 - The first large order It was back in the year 1992 when a MAN truck arrived in Apeldoorn from Van Kessel - a large Dutch dewatering company - to collect a deep loader trailer full with sound attenuated PT dewatering units from BBA Pumps. Jan Pellegrom, chief foreman at Van Kessel, remembers it as if it were only yesterday. "Back then we ordered our first 50 PT pumps for ...


    By BBA Pumps North America

  • Liquid ring pumps are a picture of reliability - Case Study

    "This Samson pump has given us great and reliable service for many, many years," says Brian Larsen with a smile as he gives the pump an affectionate pat. The pump is from 2001 and runs effortlessly day in and day out. Not once has the pump had to be removed from the vacuum tanker for repairs or the like. "For our work, Samson's liquid ring pumps are the natural choice. Samson's products are the ...


    By Samson Pumps A/S

  • The BA100K unit will be used in the construction of Amsterdam’s new yacht harbour

    Amsterdam Overamstel, which is the area along the southern bank of the Dutch river Amstel, is to be transformed into a mixed-use residential area within the next years. In addition to the construction of a residential area, a nearby small marina is currently being created.  On the Wenckebachweg, near the former Hells Angels' club grounds, the company Bunnik is currently busy excavating ...


    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

  • 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

  • Boskalis and our BBV Pumps environmentally friendly high flow pump unit

    Boskalis Nederland is a part of Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. Boskalis was established in 1910 and has expanded from a local dredging contractor to a leading global maritime services company with over 11.000 employees. Originally, dredging and earth moving were the core activities of the company. They are now additionally active in the dredging and inland infra, and offshore energy sectors. The ...


    By BBA Pumps

  • Boskalis invests in a new, environmentally friendly high flow pump unit

    Boskalis Nederland is a part of Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. Boskalis was established in 1910 and has expanded from a local dredging contractor to a leading global maritime services company with over 11.000 employees. Originally, dredging and earth moving were the core activities of the company. They are now additionally active in the dredging and inland infra, and offshore ...


    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

  • Did you know? About the BBA non-return-valve

    The BBA “Handy” non-return valve is used frequently in temporary pumping systems all over the world. It is deployed in a wide range of applications including dewatering projects and for sewer bypass pumping. The portable “Handy” non-return valve consists of a robust, hot dip galvanized valve body with a low maintenance, rubber plate valve. The product is designed for easy ...


    By BBA Pumps North America

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