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Bypass Pumping Projects – February 07, 2017

Bypass pumping projects are among the most risky of pumping operations. Don’t let a flawed set-up incur cost or deficiency to your operation.  Below are some tips to fail-safe your bypass pumping operation:   Use a standby pump: A standby pump or pump system is the only way to ensure that your operation will work […]

Pump Safety Tips – August 19, 2016

When your project requires pumps, safety should never be taken for granted. Even experienced operators need to be reminded about safety procedures which are easily forgotten even though they are “common sense”. Here are useful topics to review with field personnel: Exercise caution when refueling. When refueling a pump, confirm that the engine is not […]

Liquid Phase Carbon for On-Site Treatment for Contaminated Water – April 13, 2016

Sometimes referred to as “Black Magic”, liquid phase carbon offers a superior method for on-site treatment of contaminated water. Liquid phase carbon, made primarily from bituminous coal, can be provided in a 500 lb., 1000 lb., or larger carbon filtration units. Contaminated water must be treated on-site or hauled away for off-site treatment. Hauling contaminated water away from a project […]

Dewatering and Discharge: Are these challenges impacting your Pipeline Construction project? – November 02, 2015

Is your construction project facing dewatering and discharge problems that threaten to slow it down, costing you time and money? Challenges to pipeline construction projects come from a variety of sources, but water is a constant issue of concern. The worksite must be dry to safely and effectively construct the pipeline. Dewatering of a site is […]

Pump Safety Tips – September 04, 2015

Most companies place the highest priority on job safety. Here are a few common-sense pump safety tips. Always read the installation, operation and maintenance manual for the pump you are using. Be sure only experienced and trained personnel operate pumps. Operating a pump with suction and/or discharge closed will cause dangerous overheating which could result […]

Save Money & Maximize Performance with a Pump Performance Curve – August 14, 2015

Do you know how to set the speed of a pump correctly using a performance curve? Doing so can yield big fuel (and money) savings, and will maximize pump performance. The horizontal (bottom) scale of the curve is the capacity in U.S. Gallons per Minute (GPM). The vertical (left) scale is the amount of pressure […]

Selecting the Right Filter for the Job – August 14, 2015

Most jobsites have discharge requirements set by the Clean Water Act. This can be achieved with proper usage of filtration equipment. To select the right filter equipment, you need to know the final water quality standards. To eliminate or reduce suspended particulate, a bag filter is the right choice. To achieve your target water quality […]