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Water/Wastewater News
Dec 22, 2020
Pumps
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]

Water/Wastewater News
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]

Water/Wastewater News
Dec 15, 2020
Pumps
Riventa, who provide energy-saving expertise by optimising water and wastewater equipment such as pumps and blowers, has created an important new strategic partnership in South America with Toraqua Technologies in Brazil. Toraqua Technologies, based in Americana, in the state of São Paulo, provide tailored solutions to its growing customer base in the water, sewage and... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Dec 4, 2020
Pumps
The chief executive of Wessex Water said the company was ‘devastated’ following the fatal explosion at its plant in Bristol. A major incident has been declared following the large blast at its site in Avonmouth, UK. Three employees and a contractor were killed in the accident at its water recycling plant on Thursday. The blast is believed to have occurred in one... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Dec 3, 2020
Pumps
Watson-Marlow Fluid Technology Group has extended its direct sales and technical support to customers in the Nordic region with the opening of offices in Finland and Norway. The new offices bring further strength to the Nordic sales territory and will work alongside existing operations in Denmark and Sweden. This is the latest move by Watson-Marlow to deploy its customer-focused... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Dec 2, 2020
Pumps
NETZSCH will build a new €50 million facility in Waldkraiburg, Germany. A new production unit will be built in Geretsrieder Straße, integrating the assembly hall and offices from the current plant in Liebigstraße. The company said this was part of its global operations strategy, where the Pumps and Systems Business Unit will bring its production and assembly operations... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Nov 30, 2020
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 - has reached the milestone of 100 member companies. The most recent company to join is Surrey-based, repair, service, and supply specialist, PumpServ. Formerly known as London Pumps, the business... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Nov 25, 2020
Pumps
ESD, a joint venture involving Galliford Try, MWH Treatment and Black & Veatch, has completed the successful upgrade of its mixing operation at Scottish Water’s wastewater treatment plant in St Andrews. Following an intricate diving operation in 6m-deep zero-visibility wastewater, three divers and a dive manager ensured there was no interruption to the crucial aeration... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Nov 25, 2020
Valves
Thames Water has brought in optimisation experts Riventa to test the performance of 90 aeration system blowers across 10 of its sewage treatment works (STW). This is part of the water company’s commitment to continually improve its energy performance. From Beckton, the largest STW in Europe, where 26 blowers will undergo extensive monitoring, to the Blackbirds STW,... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Nov 23, 2020
Pumps
The Uniglide-e range is the latest generation of axially split, double entry pumps from Celeros Flow Technology. The pumps, according to Celeros, offer significant advances in the areas of energy saving, reliability and ease of maintenance. Part of the ClydeUnion Pumps (CUP) Glides range, Uniglide-e split pumps have a capacity of up to 4,000 m3/hr (17,600 USgpm), a... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Nov 17, 2020
Pumps
County Durham in the UK is set to benefit from a £10.6 million (€11.8 million) investment by Northumbrian Water at three of its treatment works sites, which will improve water quality in the area. The company is investing £8 million (€8.9 million) in a project that will see the treatment works at Pittington replaced with a pumping station that will transfer the... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Nov 16, 2020
Pumps
Bedford Pumps has successfully completed the commissioning of two of their fish friendly pump sets in British Columbia, Canada. Pitt Polder pump system is located within Pitt Meadows, which lies at the confluence of the Fraser and Pitt Rivers. Approximately 86% of the city is located within a flood plain and the city relies on a continuous dyke system, comprising of... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Nov 13, 2020
Pumps
AW Chesterton has opened a new European mechanical seals manufacturing hub at its German operations near Munich. The fully functional service centre in Ismaning will offer its customers and partners improved services as well as enhance its business development plans in the region. Local engineering, inventory and manufacturing will improve the company’s reaction time... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Nov 11, 2020
Pumps
HRS Exchangers recently supplied a G Series gas cooling heat exchanger to a food waste anaerobic digestion (AD) plant operated by one of the UK’s leading waste management companies. The AD plant transforms 45,000 tonnes of food waste from domestic and commercial sources into renewable electricity and high value digestate biofertiliser. From the beginning the plant... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Nov 6, 2020
Pumps
A new water treatment plant in the south of the UK is now operational – serving 250,000 people in the area. South West Water’s Mayflower Water Treatment Works at Roborough, just north of Plymouth, uses cutting-edge treatment processes to be more sustainable than a traditional water treatment works. The plant takes over from the old treatment works at Crownhill in... [Read More]


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