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Oct 25, 2021
A new water pump station for Calgary
Oct 20, 2021
Hunter Water is a state-owned corporation (SOC) providing drinking water, wastewater, and recycled water services to almost 600,000 people in the Lower Hunter region, north of Sydney, Australia. From its earliest days in the 1880s, Hunter Water, like the region it serves, has grown greatly. Today, it manages more than AU$2.5 billion (€1.6 billion) worth of infrastructure,... [Read More]

Oct 15, 2021
When Mike Tyson famously said, “Everybody has a plan until they get punched in the mouth,” it was a creative illustration of a timeless truth. Difficult circumstances arise, and when they do, it is good practice to remain flexible and adaptable. You may even need to change your strategy altogether in order to succeed. Not all applications are created equal, and when... [Read More]

Oct 13, 2021
Consultants and contractors for the new pumping station at Velda Close in Suffolk, UK, looked no further than T-T Pumps to design, supply and install the equipment needed to meet the demands of the Lowestoft flood risk management project. Drawing on decades of technical and site expertise, T-T Pumps was an essential partner to ensure the scheme’s success. Coastal flooding... [Read More]

Oct 7, 2021
Europump represents more than 450 pump companies with a collective production value of more than €10 billion and an employee base of some 100,000 people across Europe. This influential body plays a significant role in helping to create the product and application standards that shape the manufacture, supply and installation of pumps and their related systems. Its technical,... [Read More]

Sep 30, 2021
There are many components in a hydraulic system that can be a leakage risk. Split hoses, faulty connections and accidental spillage account for a large proportion of hydraulic fluid loses.  Consequently, industries such as the oil and gas sector are moving to use more environmentally friendly fluids. These fluids result in several challenges in hydraulic cylinders and... [Read More]

Sep 27, 2021
Supply interruptions and water losses from leaks in transmission pipes and trunk mains are some of the most challenging issues faced by water utilities, due the large diameter of the pipes and the materials from which they are made. However, a revolutionary satellite leak detection technology is helping address this complex problem, making finding leaks a lot easier.... [Read More]

Sep 21, 2021
A recent move to further reduce emissions caused by excessive energy consumption has seen the Norwegian government offering funding to companies that lessen their contribution to CO2 and NOx figures. One oil platform in the North Sea took the opportunity to rerate two condensate export pumps which would not only reduce energy consumption but also optimize performance... [Read More]

Sep 20, 2021
American Falls in Idaho is certainly no stranger to all things water. Almost a century ago, the entire town - nearly 350 residents and their homes, over 60 businesses, churches, schools, powerlines - and the entire railroad - had to move to make way for the American Falls Dam. Today, American Falls’ population of 4,300 is served by a wastewater treatment centre that... [Read More]

Sep 13, 2021
Put simply, head is the height at which a pump can raise fluid up and is measured in metres or feet. Companies like Atlas Copco use it when specifying centrifugal pumps because their pumping characteristics tend to be independent of the fluid’s specific gravity, often referred to as relative density. Avoid confusion: head vs pressure Head can sometimes be confused... [Read More]

Sep 9, 2021
Challenges including population growth, increasing urbanisation, a decline in traditional sources of water and water scarcity driven by climate change means the United Nations estimates that some 3.6 billion people currently live in areas that are vulnerable to water scarcity. Almost 2 billion people could suffer water shortages by 2025. In order to overcome these challenges,... [Read More]

Sep 7, 2021
The recent acquisition of HRS Heat Exchangers by Canada-based Exchanger Industries Limited (EIL) is just the latest development for a UK company with worldwide reach, which is celebrating its 40th anniversary this year. We look back at the last 40 years of the business that was founded by Steven Pither in his spare bedroom and speculate on what the future might look... [Read More]

Sep 6, 2021
Anglian Water is the largest water company in England and Wales by geographic area, supplying water and recycling services to over six million domestic customers, processing over 142,000 tonnes of dry solid sewage sludge in 2020-21 to generate 115 GWh of bioenergy. The Cotton Valley Sludge Treatment Centre (STC) is one of Anglian Water’s 10 main sludge treatment centres... [Read More]

Aug 31, 2021
Water utilities are steadily replacing legacy IT systems with software-as-a-service applications as confidence in data security builds. Alan Cunningham, subject matter expert at technology provider Ovarro, discussed the latest developments with Fluid Handling International Magazine. What is software-as-a-service and where does it fit in with water? Software-as-a-Service... [Read More]

Aug 24, 2021
Saumya Jain, managing director of Vinyl Pipes, outlines his alternative to corroding pipes. “When the well is dry, we know the worth of water,” so said Benjamin Franklin. The worldwide water well drilling industry is an $85 billion (€70 billion) business and escalating calls for water wells across the globe has been fuelling growth in the market. The COVID-19... [Read More]

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