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Gorman-Rupp self-cleaning sump for wastewater

08 March, 2016

Developed by Hydro-Plus in conjunction with Gorman-Rupp, the self-cleaning sump addresses many of the issues confronting owners of sewage pump station assets, such as high capital costs, high energy consumption and the cost of intervention for the likes of sediment, solids or fat build-up or for removing chokes from pumps.


Wastewater pump choice can make or break plant operations

19 February, 2016

A pump's best performing feature can vary greatly; be it hydraulics, electrical, maintenance, non-clogging, unclogging, or wire to water. Careful consideration of your specific requirements is needed to match your organisation's needs with the best fit.


Gorman-Rupp Eradicator Solids Management System

25 January, 2016

Gorman-Rupp has released the Eradicator Solids Management System, a pumping system for handling solids-laden wastewater. The system features an aggressive, self-cleaning wear plate incorporating a number of notches and grooves, as well as a lacerating tooth that helps break up stringy materials, scrape them off the impeller vanes and pass them through the pump.


Controllability the key to wastewater plants updating their blowers

19 January, 2016

Dennis Benson says there are three main factors why Australian wastewater plants are making the switch to screw blowers: controllability, reliability and reduced energy usage.


Electric bacteria for sewers could save millions

27 October, 2015

When not working with sludge from Melbourne's sewers, La Trobe University scientist Elizabeth Mathews is busy thinking about it. In partnership with Western Water, her research is designed to further the understanding of the processes that lead to sewer corrosion in order to ultimately further progress towards a solution.


Emerson Ovation Machinery Health Monitor

23 October, 2015

Emerson now offers its power generation and water/wastewater industry customers a native machinery health monitoring and protection capability within the Ovation distributed control system.


Titanium pump solves sewage spill challenge

26 June, 2015

Sewage spill containment at waste transfer stations means handling corrosive sewage. Specifying a suitable pump is a challenge for wastewater consultants.


DAF pump saves capital, energy and maintenance costs

26 May, 2015

A single DAF (dissolved air floatation) pump is said to be able to replace the entire air bubble system on DAF plants, according to pump supplier Hydro Innovations.


Calix ACTI-Mag SP60 spray coating for sewers

15 May, 2015

Calix's ACTI-Mag SP60 is a concentrated, controlled-viscosity, concentrated, stabilised suspension of magnesium hydroxide (MgO). The product is hydrated from Calix reactive MgO, imparting a good neutralisation capability due to the high surface area.


Pump provides sustained operating efficiencies

01 April, 2015

The key operating requirement for any sewage handling pump is its ability to pass solids without clogging, ie, either a full or a partial clog of the impeller and/or volute.


Energy-efficient sewage pump system reduces blockages

13 March, 2015

Queensland water authority Unitywater has installed a new pump and controller partner system at seven of its sewage pump stations, in order to reduce blockages and save energy.


Pentair Southern Cross SX40 solids vacuum pump

06 March, 2015

The Pentair Southern Cross SX40 composite slurry pump is designed as a lightweight unit for the transfer of light slurries and being a 100% composite vessel material allows for pumping of extremely aggressive and corrosive slurry products.


Pentair Southern Cross SX40 solids vacuum pump

06 March, 2015

The Pentair Southern Cross SX40 composite slurry pump is designed as a lightweight unit for the transfer of light slurries and being a 100% composite vessel material allows for pumping of extremely aggressive and corrosive slurry products.


Research provides solutions for proactive sewer corrosion and odour management

04 March, 2015 by Josef Cesca, Regional Technology Manager, CH2MHILL, Zhiguo Yuan Centre Director

The Sewer Corrosion & Odour Research Project (SCORe) has uncovered beneficial tools and innovative technologies to help water utilities manage odour and corrosion issues within sewer systems.


Research provides solutions for proactive sewer corrosion and odour management

04 March, 2015 by Josef Cesca, Regional Technology Manager, CH2MHILL, Zhiguo Yuan Centre Director

The Sewer Corrosion & Odour Research Project (SCORe) has uncovered beneficial tools and innovative technologies to help water utilities manage odour and corrosion issues within sewer systems.


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