Barnes SITHE Chopper Pump – Pataskala, OH

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Barnes Sithe submersible chopper pump eliminates weekly clogging issues at Southwest Licking County’s lift station in Pataskala, OH. Municipality Overview: Life before Chopper pump: The municipality of Pataskala is a part of Licking County, located in central Ohio. Pataskala has approximately 15,500 residents and is a rural water and wastewater district that covers about 100 square miles. The wastewater treatment plant is designed to handle 2.5 million gallons per day.     Pump Station Details: The pump station receives sewage …

Barnes SITHE Chopper Pump – Hamilton, AL

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Municipality Overview: Life before chopper pump: The municipality of Hamilton is located in north western Alabama. Hamilton’s sewer district consists of 19 lift stations that cater a population of approximately 6500 residents and has a treatment plant capacity of 1.5 million gallons per day.             Lift Station Details: The station has high solids content and the City had to pull out pumps monthly due to clogging. Typically rags, hair, mop heads and debris were clogging …

Antique Deming Triplex Pump Operates 100 years after Installed

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Deming Pumps Built to Last SITE/LOCATION: Los Angeles, CA Located on the summit of Mount Wilson above Pasadena at an altitude of 5,715 feet, the Mt. Wilson Observatory is visible from much of the Los Angeles area. PROBLEM: A Deming Triplex pump was installed in 1911 at the Mount Wilson Observatory. It supplied the pressure for the fire hydrant system for an estimated 50 years until the 1960’s. In 2008, two volunteers performed routine maintenance repairs on the pump. Today …

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Barnes Pressure Sewer System – Lake Ariel, PA

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Location Overview: Life before a Pressure Sewer System: Lake Ariel is located in the north eastern region Pennsylvania with approximately 3,800 residents. Lake Ariel is home to a gated community in the Pocono Mountains. The community includes a lake, a small ski resort, a golf course, and hiking and bicycle trails, all built on a rock foundation.     Pump Station Details: The existing 26 pumping stations included several different brands of pumps, an outrageous electrical consumption and they required …

Burks® Vertical Multi-stage Pump Handles Tough Chemical Usage

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Burks® Vertical Multi-stage Pump Handles Tough Chemical Usage SITE/LOCATION: Greenville, SC Chemical wash process for the grease and lubricant industry. PROBLEM: Tiarco Chemical Division of Textile Rubber & Chemical Company, Inc. needed to install a new chemical wash process and required a pump that was resistant to chemicals, provided a constant low flow rate, and provided very low pulsations to prevent damage to the cleaning system. SOLUTION: Liquid Handling Equipment, a Crane Pumps & Systems’ channel partner, proposed a stainless …

Barnes Solids Handling Pump – Fishers, IN

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Municipality Overview: Life before the Solids Handling Pump: The municipality of Fishers is located in central Indiana. The Cedar Cove lift station is a duplex station that receives sewage from primarily residential applications including an apartment complex. The Cedar Cove lift station was constructed in the early 1990’s.   Lift Station Details: The Cedar Cove lift station is a duplex station outfitted with two submersible 230 volt three phase pumps. The design capacity is 180 gpm at 96 feet total …

1972 Weinman Split Case Pumps Still Operating to Today’s Specifications

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Weinman® Split Case Pump SITE/LOCATION: Ithaca, NY Chilled water system for Cornell University’s Veterinary Medical Center. PROBLEM: Contractor work was being done inside Cornell University’s Veterinary Medical Center’s mechanical room when an object inadvertently fell on and cracked the upper case of one of three installed Weinman Split Case pump. SOLUTION: An exact replacement of the original pump, Weinman Model 8L2A Split Case pump. Features: Heavy castings absorb vibration and hydraulic noise for a smooth and quiet operation. Durable construction …

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Deming® Demersible Tough on Solids and Reduces Water Usage for African Savannah Exhibit

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Deming tough on solids SITE/LOCATION: Cincinnati, OH Water feature and filtration at the Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Gardens PROBLEM: The African Savannah exhibit expansion project is being constructed in seven phases, phase three of the project included three explicit water pumping needs: 1. Water circulation in a dead zone 2. Water filtration unit for reclaiming and reusing of water 3. Still water effect and waterfall SOLUTION: In conjunction, Crane Pumps & Systems’ Deming 7365 4 inch Demersible and Barnes submersible …

Barnes Solids Handling Pump – Hayden, AZ

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Municipality Overview: Life Before Solids Handling Pump: The town of Hayden is located in southeastern Arizona and has a population of approximately 700 people. Hayden has close ties to the mining industry. The town wanted to build their first waste water treatment plant to serve the community. The wastewater treatment plant would receive wastewater from primarily residential and light commercial applications.     Location Details: Hayden has been purchasing Barnes pumps for the past 18 years and is highly pleased …

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Barnes Upgrade Core – Billings, MT

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Application Overview: Life Before Upgrade Core: Billings is located in southern Montana and is home to the Rehberg Ranch Home Community which resides on a very hilly topography.     Application Details: In October 2008, shortly after moving into their new home in the Rehberg Ranch Home Community the residents realized that they could not drain the bathtub without setting off the high level alarm on the sewer system’s grinder pump. They also soon realized that they could not run …