Article | August 17, 2022

What Happens When The Power Drops Out?

By Tom Walski, Ph.D.


Power outages don’t happen often in developed countries, but they do happen. Pump stations are fed by the power grid, so when the power goes out, it also goes out for water pumping stations. And water utilities don’t like their systems losing pressure.

In this article, explore what happens when the power is lost and how water systems can mitigate or prevent damage from depressurization during a power outage. 


Get unlimited access to:

Trend and Thought Leadership Articles
Case Studies & White Papers
Extensive Product Database
Members-Only Premium Content
Welcome Back! Please Log In to Continue. X

Enter your credentials below to log in. Not yet a member of Water Online? Subscribe today.

Subscribe to Water Online X

Please enter your email address and create a password to access the full content, Or log in to your account to continue.


Subscribe to Water Online