Article | January 30, 2017

A Pumping Primer — Considerations For Prime-Assisted Wastewater Pump Stations

Source: Smith & Loveless, Inc.
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The vacuum-primed pump station, depicted (here), is one kind of above ground, prime-assisted pumping system that not only eliminates confined space requirements, but still allows for higher pump efficiencies.

Prime-assisted wastewater pump stations that house all mechanical and electrical components above-grade are a safe and cost-saving alternative to traditional or chopper submersibles, addressing confined space restrictions and improving operating efficiency and reliability.