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Feb 5, 2021
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A new £26 million (€29 million) pumping station in East Anglia, UK, will protect businesses and homes from flooding. The King's Lynn Internal Drainage board is constructing the new station at Islington, near Lynn, that will help safeguard 1,500 homes and 500 businesses. The Environment Agency is funding the project that will serve 25 square miles of the fens to the... [Read More]

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Feb 4, 2021
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Thorite moved to their new UK headquarters at the start of the new year. One of the UK’s leading independent specialist of pneumatics, air compressors and fluid handling equipment has vacated their old Laisterdyke, Bradford address, to their new premises close to the centre of the city. The decision to move was because the company has grown to the point where space... [Read More]

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Feb 1, 2021
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Siltbuster developed and mobilised a large modular water treatment system as part of its essential infrastructure improvement work at a Welsh water reservoir. The UK's leading water treatment specialist carried out the work at a facility near Caernarfon in North Wales. The work, being undertaken by Lewis Civils, involved drilling, which generated fine rock particles... [Read More]

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Jan 28, 2021
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The African Generator Company was appointed as the exclusive BBA Pumps distributor for the entire African continent at the end of last year. The company with its roots in South Africa is now responsible for the deliveries and after sales of the BBA Pumps mobile centrifugal pumps, piping systems and spare parts. In the coming months, a large stock of mobile pumps and... [Read More]

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Jan 19, 2021
Pumps
Ferrier Pumps has brought about a successful solution to a tricky wastewater application at a new chicken processing plant in Scotland. With washdown water containing feathers, faeces and sawdust, achieving the required flow rate was critical, as was the selection of a pump that could cope with the difficult solids. As part of its design, which included two screens,... [Read More]

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Jan 14, 2021
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Siltbuster has provided Costain with four modular treatment solutions to be used during the delivery of a £200 million (€224 million) project. The leading water treatment specialist has been tasked with planning the water run-off management during the building of a new dual carriageway in the UK. The route goes past several surface watercourses including the Savick... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Jan 13, 2021
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British Water’s wastewater treatment technicians’ training continued successfully through the last 12 months despite the COVID-19 crisis. Onsite assessment procedures, carried out by a workplace assessor as part of British Water’s Wastewater Treatment Plant Accreditation Scheme, were rigorously reviewed to ensure they complied with the government’s COVID-19 health... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Jan 11, 2021
Pumps
The British Pump Manufacturers Association’s (BPMA) pump fundamentals training course was originally developed as a one-day classroom-based course, usually held at its training facility in West Bromwich. But due to the continuing disruption caused by COVID-19, these courses are being conducted online as live webinars for the foreseeable future. Delivered over a series... [Read More]

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Jan 11, 2021
Pumps
Kirloskar Brothers Limited (KBL) has recently received renewed certification for 320 and 45 models of its submersible pump-sets. These water and oil-filled bore-well submersible pump-sets are mainly used in the agriculture and domestic user segments. The BIS certification is an indicator of KBL’s trusted product and service quality. It comes from the Bureau of Indian... [Read More]

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Jan 7, 2021
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Flowrox, a Finland based company specialising in flow control, process automation, environmental and solid-liquid separation technologies, has strengthened its operations in Central Europe. It has done so by opening a new subsidiary, Flowrox GmbH in Ratingen, Düsseldorf, Germany. Jukka Koskela, president & CEO of Flowrox, explained the strategic importance of the new... [Read More]

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Jan 6, 2021
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A planning application for a long-awaited new reservoir in Hampshire to secure reliable water supplies for the future has been submitted by Portsmouth Water. The UK company wants to build Havant Thicket Reservoir in Havant, in collaboration with Southern Water, to safeguard water resources for the South East. The new resource would protect precious local chalk streams... [Read More]

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Jan 6, 2021
Pumps
The British Pump Manufacturers Association (BPMA) – the organisation which represents the business interests of UK and Irish suppliers of liquid pumps and related equipment – continues to grow beyond its recent milestone of 100 member companies with new additions. GMT Electrical Services is latest company to appreciate the benefits afforded to BPMA members. Established... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Jan 4, 2021
Pumps
Watson-Marlow Fluid Technology Group (WMFTG) is providing direct sales, support and service of its Bredel range of heavy duty hose pumps in all regions. This announcement is the final part of a phased transition to move away from the distribution of its Bredel range by distribution partner AxFlow Group. Countries affected by the change are Finland, Norway, The Netherlands,... [Read More]

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Dec 22, 2020
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Bedford Pumps has successfully completed the commissioning of two of their fish friendly pumps at Pitt Polder Pumping Station in British Columbia, Canada. The pumping station is located within the City of Pitt Meadows that lies at the confluence of the Fraser and Pitt Rivers. About 86% of the city is located within a flood plain and the city relies on a continuous dyke... [Read More]

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Dec 21, 2020
Pumps
The UK-based engineering technical services firm RSK Group Limited (RSK) is in the process of acquiring Black & Veatch’s Water Europe and Water Asia businesses. These include UK-based Black & Veatch Limited, Black & Veatch Hong Kong Limited and Black & Veatch (SEA) Pte Limited in Singapore. The deal is expected to complete in early 2021 and includes all the employees,... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Dec 15, 2020
Pumps
A Landia Chopper Pump is continuing to enhance the throughput at a Severn Trent pumping station that has to deal with high levels of rags more than a decade since its installation. Demonstrating the TOTEX (total expenditure) benefits of investing in equipment designed for longevity, the 18.5kW Chopper Pump has drastically reduced downtime at Powick in Worcestershire,... [Read More]


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