Pump Station Monitoring White Papers and Case Studies

  1. Lift Stations: Attacking The 'New Sewage' With Vaughan Chopper Pumps
    3/29/2010

    Disposable, throw-away products are making raw sewage pumping tougher than ever. The Jefferson Street Pump Station at the City of Centralia, WA had a problem demanding a cost-effective solution.

  2. Bypass Operation Allows Municipality To Fix Problems And Create Savings
    2/9/2010

    Hampden Township, located in idyllic southeastern Pennsylvania near Mechanicsburg, is home to more than 25,000 residents. The township is a desirable location for many because of good schools and strong community services. By The Gorman-Rupp Company

  3. Case Study: More Power. More Control.
    2/9/2010
    Cuyahoga County is the most populous county in Ohio, with nearly 1.4 million residents. Part of Greater Cleveland, the county is named after a Native American word meaning "crooked river." By The Gorman-Rupp Company
  4. Pumping Solution Gives Rolling Foothills Communities A Foothold On Wastewater Efficiency
    2/9/2010

    Beaver Falls, Pennsylvania, characterized by the rolling foothills of the Appalachian Mountains, is located in Western Pennsylvania, northwest of the City of Pittsburgh. By The Gorman-Rupp Company

  5. Pumping Up Safety, Efficiency, And A Smarter Design
    1/5/2010

    When Progress Energy learned about the opportunity to install new, more efficient and easier-to-maintain pump technology for less than they could rebuild their current pumps, the decision was simple.

  6. Case Study: Increased Pressure Removes 'Pressure' For Regional Sewer Authority
    1/4/2010
    Founded in 1925, the Western Carolina Regional Sewer Authority (WCRSA) is a special purpose district of South Carolina, located in northwestern South Carolina. By The Gorman-Rupp Company
  7. Overcoming Water Scarcity Challenges On Providenciales Island
    6/30/2009

    The residents and industries of Providenciales Island are completely dependent on fresh water produced by a single desalination plant. In 2007, ITT Flowtronex was hired to replace the plant’s overworked pumping system and add a booster pumping station to the distribution system. One of the challenges they faced in designing controls for the system was how to maintain the public water supply while the island’s undersized ground water storage tanks were removed and replaced with a large single tank in the same location, a three to four month process. By Richard Embry and Christopher Little

  8. Case Study: The Town Of Walden Responds To Changing Measurement Needs
    5/25/2009

    As is the case in many municipalities these days, The Town of Walden’s water treatment plant needs changed over time. The town found it now had a requirement to measure finished water. The town’s original pump station design did not include a flow meter. By Mark Russell Water and Wastewater Superintendent The Town of Walden

  9. Case Study: Waterpilot FMX167 Coupled With RIA452 Process Indicator Control Lift Station Pump
    5/18/2009

    In wastewater collection systems, raw sewage flows through gravity sewers to lift stations, which transfer the waste to a higher elevation, facilitating transfer to a treatment plant. By Endress + Hauser, Inc.

  10. Rapid Custom Parts Delivery Gets Critical Pump Back Online
    3/23/2009

    The North Tahoe Public Utility District (NTPUD) serves residents and vacationers in the Lake Tahoe area. Vaughan Co. provided a 50 HP, 1750-RPM model PE4P6CS-118 vertical pedestal chopper pump for the Carnelian Bay Pump Station to replace an existing pedestal pump, which was having difficulty with ragging. Vaughan Company