Pump Station Monitoring White Papers and Case Studies

  1. Flygt Mixers Clear Sediment And Save Man-Hours For San Antonio Utility

    For almost 50 years, CPS Energy of San Antonio has drawn water from the San Antonio River to recharge two man-made lakes that provide cooling water for their power plants.

  2. Quick-Response Maintenance Team Minimizes Cost And Impact Of Pump Outage

    When water makes contact with the electrical controls in a wastewater treatment plant the results can be costly, and the response can test a plant’s major service supplier.

  3. A Fairy Tale Ending At A Pump Station

    The Otay River Pump Station (ORPS) was upgraded in 2003, to feed effluent to the City of San Diego’s newly constructed South Bay Water Reclamation Plant. 

  4. Pump Station Bar Screen Solves City’s Unique Problem

    As representatives of a small community, the Mendocino City Community Services District administrators felt strongly that they needed to deliver terrific wastewater treatment value at the lowest cost for their taxpayers.

  5. Propeller-Style Submersible Pumps Provide Reliable Drainage And Flood Control In Low-Lying Hoboken

    Because of its low-lying location on the New Jersey side of the Hudson River, the city of Hoboken, NJ, has struggled for generations with flooding when extreme wet-weather events coincide with high tides.

  6. Monster Clears Clogs And Streamlines Septage Delivery At Ventura Regional Sanitation District

    The Ventura Regional Sanitation District’s Liquid Waste Treatment Facility (LWTF) was experiencing a double-threat to safety and productivity.

  7. Tired Of Deadheading, Municipality Reduces Operating Costs In Pump Station Upgrade

    A pump station in Oregon was rapidly reaching the end of its life. The station was equipped with two 10-hp pumps designed to generate 400 gpm at 34-foot total dynamic head feeding into a shared force main.

  8. Retrofit Wastewater Pumps Increase Operational Efficiencies, Reduce Maintenance

    With a population of 677, the small town of Harleyville, SC, located 60 miles northwest of Charleston, was looking to upgrade its aging lift stations to increase efficiencies, lower utility costs and reduce overall pump maintenance for its municipal wastewater facility.

  9. Customized Grundfos Pumping System Reduces Mining Company's Energy Usage By $42,000 Per Year

    In 1862, while prospecting for what was thought to be a vast deposit of silver and gold, John Searles made a serendipitous discovery in this unforgiving and isolated area located southwest of Death Valley.

  10. Decades-Old Storm Water Problem = Solved

    Located 16 miles southeast of Houston, Pasadena, TX, is the second-largest city in Harris County and home to 150,000 residents. Its proximity to the Gulf of Mexico means the city receives nearly 55 inches of rain each year, 17 inches above the state median. Combined with Pasadena’s relatively flat topography and poor drainage systems, heavy rainfall can cause flooding and block major highways.