A Rewarding Restoration: Submersible Pump Replacement at IN Lift Station Cuts Repair Costs, Improves Performance

The Cedar Cove lift station in Fishers, Ind., had two unreliable submersible pumps that were frequently failing due to clogging and seal damage. As such, the town replaced them with two Barnes 4SHV...

Pump Slump? Considerations for Upgrading Drive-Ends on Pumps

An upgraded pump benefits water processors and water consumers alike. Further, upgraded pumps avoid risk areas in the mechanical portion commonly called the drive-end.

Damage Control: Avoiding Destructive Water Hammer Conditions

Water hammer is a destructive force that can exist in any pumping installation where the rate of flow changes abruptly for various reasons. It is thus essential for an engineer to know when to expe...

Downtown Miami to expand sewer system capacity with new contract

Miami Dade County awarded a contract to Poole & Kent Company of Florida, a subsidiary of EMCOR Group, Inc., for construction of Master Pump Station No. 3.

Abrasive Impact on Vertical Turbine Pump Sleeve Bearing Materials

Resistance to abrasives may be found in the pumped/lubricating fluid. Given the fact that during most typical applications, vertical turbine pump (VTP) bearings are immersed in, and lubricated by, ...

Awards recognize industrial operations for excellence in using pump technology

The third annual Heart of Industry Awards and Pulse of Industry Honor Roll nominations are now open.

Back to Basics: Pump Factory Performance Tests

In order to insure that a pump’s performance matches the system requirements, both the pump and system head/pressure and flow rate performances must meet expectations. With that, factory pump perfo...

Gorman-Rupp selects new VP, General Manager for Mansfield Division

Gorman-Rupp recently promoted Scott King to the position of Vice President and General Manager for its Mansfield, Ohio division.

U.S. pump market benefits from new online training platform

A new online training platform serving professionals in the pump industry was launched by Grundfos.

Selecting the Optimum Pump Control Valve to Save Substantial Wasted Energy Dollars

Pumping systems account for nearly 20% of the world's electrical energy demand, and 25-50% of the energy usage in certain municipal applications.

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