Water & Wastewater Pumps Articles

  • Everything you need to know for Easy O-ring Installation

    The O-ring…the little part that plays a big role! “What are the parts of a car?”  Most people will answer with “engine, thermostat, radiator, water pump, battery, alternator, ignition, steering wheel, tires, windows, doors, and seat belts”. Not too many people will mention O-rings. But, O-rings play an integral role in the manufacturing and operation of ...

  • Silo Storage Stirrer Standard Shaft Mounted Gear Drive

    TheSilo Storage Stirrer mixer is a continuous discharge type mortar mixer which is developed and manufactured according to domestic and foreign technical and practical working conditions. It adopts anti-separation mortar storage tank and drum mixer continuously. Sexual closure and fusion, the mortar directly enters the mixing tank water pump through the guide butterfly valve to automatically add ...


    By Sogears

  • Elevator Manufacturer Provides Vacuum Elevator Information

    The vacuum elevator is quiet, very reliable and the most important is safety. You don't know what you would do without a residential vacuum lift, but on the other hand, you really don't understand how it works. You know this is air related, so there is no cable and gear system, but the elevator car has no support, how can it float up and down? Elevator Manufacturer ...


  • Impeller Trimming Case Study

    There are 5 pumps at this station. The fixed speed pumps 1,2&3 have a duty of 400m3/h at 70m, and variable speed pumps 4&5 have a duty of 420m3/h at 70m. Pump Monitoring equipment is fitted to all the pumps. The normal running combination is for one variable speed pump 4 or 5 to be running. If more flow is required, a fixed speed pump is turned ...


    By Thermancy Ltd.

  • Removing Throttling Case Study

    There are 5 pumps at this station. The fixed speed pumps 1,2&3 have a duty of 6.8m3/min at 60m, and variable speed pumps 4&5 have a duty of 6.94m3/min at 60m. Pump Monitoring equipment is fitted to all the pumps. The normal running combination is for one fixed speed pump 1-3 to be running with one variable speed pump 4-5. The delivery valves of the fixed speed pumps need to be throttled ...


    By Thermancy Ltd.

  • Emergency Stormwater Pumping Station

    Two electric drive 8 inch pumps - BBA model BA180E D328 - are installed at a stormwater pumping station in Spartanburg, SC. The requirements were 5,500 GPM @65 Feet TDH and fully auto controlled with soft start and VFD. No risk with all components installed safe ...


    By BBA Pumps North America

  • why sump pump much considered These days

    Sump pump is the part of the home that helps to keep dry and clean your basement. Basically sump pump palys a very effective role  for those families who live in high water level areas. It comes in mind while storm hurricane or high level raining in the city even sump pump crucial for health perspective standing water can produce all kind of allergic and reactions. We have slecetd our top ...


    By sump-pump-guides

  • A guide to successful installations

    A successful Pumps & Controls installation begins with sound project design, well executed installation, and a thorough start-up procedure. EPG includes an Installation Guide, Installation Record Form, and Start-Up Checklist  in every O&M to help achieve this. Not only are these documents a useful resource during the design stage, they can be used as part of a "flight check" process ...


    By EPG Companies Inc.

  • Vibration reduction in water pump motor with magnetically boosted Tuned Mass Damper - Case Study

    Problem description: A 75kW water pump motor experiences excessive vibration levels (up to 11mm/s RMS) due to the presence of a structural resonance in the mechanical supporting structure (see below). The frequency of this structural resonance lays in the operating range of the variable speed motor, leading to a significant vibrations amplification. The vibration measurements have been ...


    By Micromega Dynamics SA

  • Evides Braakman Pump Station - Case Study

    4 Tail Pumps for Evides "Braakman Pump Station". Evides Water Company supplies drinking water in the southwest of Holland, Zeeland and Brabant Walonie. Evides also produces various types of water for the domestic and foreign industry and is active in wastewater treatment. TAE pumps for Evides After a successful qualification traject in 2012, Rodelta Pumps ...

  • What are Gear Motors Used For?

    Gear motors are used in applications that require lower shaft speed and higher torque output. This describes a wide range of applications and scenarios, including many of the machines and equipment we interact with on a daily basis. From ATV wipers to hospital beds, servo mechanisms to ...


    By Power Electric

  • The 2017 feedback winner has been selected!

    Every year we organize a raffle giving all of those who completed our online BBA Pumps feedback form the chance to win a great prize. This year’s winner comes from our own part of the world! Arjan de Kreij from Tjaden Grondwatertechniek (dewatering company) is now looking forward to an action packed year with ...


    By BBA Pumps North America

  • 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.

  • Leachate Collection & Removal Systems – Pump Stations

    Romtec Utilities designs and supplies pump stations for many different types of applications, including leachate collection and removal systems. Leachate pump stations are required whenever water passes through a bed of solids and extracts contaminating elements. The most common scenario for collecting and pumping leachate is for landfills, but there are industrial ...


    By Romtec Utilities Inc.

  • Signs You Need a New Water Pump

    Motor vehicles are built upon small parts doing big jobs. Consider your engine. It is likely the most important machine within your car, truck, or SUV, but it is not made up of one or two components, but thousands. Some engines have over 14,000 different parts to keep them operational. If just one of these parts, such as the water pump, fails, then the entire engine could grind to a halt. ...


    By IndustrialZone

  • A robust approach based on time variable trigger levels for pump control

    An approach for the control of a pumping plant feeding a tank at the inlet of a water distribution system is presented. The approach is aimed at minimizing the energy costs by maximizing pumping during off-peak electricity tariff periods. It is based on trigger levels which are variable during the day according to a prefixed pattern in order to ensure that the water level in the elevated tank ...


    By IWA Publishing

  • Dutch Utility Inspects Rising Main With Acoustic Tool And Reduces Risk On Critical Asset

    It’s a major event when you’ve been asked to perform a first in terms of a pipeline inspection. For starters, you must feel confident in the inspection technology you recommend. Second, you hope that all your planning for deployment and unexpected contingencies has been anticipated. And finally, with so many eyes focused on the outcome, you hope the first inspection of its kind goes ...

  • Made to Bear Extreme Conditions

    Working below sea level, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, subsea pumps are high-power and high-speed rotating equipment that perform under extreme conditions. Every single part of the pump has to be designed to be extremely reliable and must be tested intensively. The newly developed tilting-pad bearings offer advantages that can be used in other areas of application as well. Certain ...


    By Sulzer Ltd.

  • 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

  • Did you know?

    Did you know that BBA Pumps started out 60 years ago as a manufacturer of pipework, filters and quick couplings? That we are a family business now in our third generation and that the abbreviation BBA stands for "Bruin Buizen Apeldoorn"? Bruin = The name of the family Buizen = The Dutch word for pipes & couplings Apeldoorn = The town in ...


    By BBA Pumps North America

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