Barnes SITHE Chopper is a hometown hero in Piqua, OH

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MUNICIPALITY OVERVIEW: The municipality of Piqua, Ohio is home to nearly 21,000 residents and is located in Miami County, 30 miles north of Dayton. The municipality currently operates 7 lift stations, four of these lift stations are in the process of being completely rebuilt. The Eagles Nest Lift station receives sewage from purely residential applications from around 100 homes in the Eagles Nest community. LIFT STATION DETAILS: The existing Eagles Nest pump was an eight year old non-clog pump. Within …

Barnes White Iron Impellers prevent wear and clogging in Salem Lakes, WI

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MUNICIPALITY OVERVIEW: The Village of Salem Lakes, located in southeast Wisconsin, is a small rural community with a population of about 12,000 people. It’s municipality manages 25 pump stations. Of these 25, pump station 18 is the second largest station and is a triplex station with 30HP submersible non clog pumps. LIFT STATION DETAILS: The ductile iron vortex impellers of the pumps in station 18 were wearing out frequently due to abrasive particles in sewage. The worn-out impellers were catching …

Barnes SITHE – Sutton, MA

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MUNICIPALITY OVERVIEW: The town of Sutton, Massachusetts is a small bedroom community of approximately 9,300 residents. Originally settled in 1716, Sutton is a small rural community located about 50 miles west of Boston. Crane Pumps & System’s local representative Williamson Pump & Motor Repair (Chelsea, MA) staff, worked with Donal Obuchowski, Sewer Superintendent (Sutton, MA) regarding the problematic pump station with a solution in July of 2017. The site of this install, the Whitins Road pump station, is the second …

Barnes SITHE -Reduces clogging and saves service costs Cedar Hill. TX

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Barnes Sithe submersible chopper pump prevents clogging by chopping rags, mop heads and diapers at Windsor lift station in Cedar Hill, TX SITE/LOCATION: Cedar Hill, TX The city sewer district is an urban wastewater district with 20 lift stations that serve a population of about 50,000. PROBLEM: The service team had to unclog non-clog pumps every 2-3 months. Different non-clog pump brands were tried, but frequency of clogging remained the same. Typically, rags and mop heads were clogging the pumps. …

Barnes SITHE – Reduced Clogging in 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. SITE/LOCATION: Pataskala, OH Southwest Licking County is a rural water and wastewater district that covers about 100 sq. miles. The wastewater treatment plant is designed to handle 2.5 million gallons per day. PROBLEM: Sources for this lift station are residential, including a trailer park, and several other lift stations. The sewage is pumped to the wastewater treatment plant. T-shirts, mop heads, ropes, …

Barnes Sithe Solves Clogging in Hamilton, AL

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BARNES® SITHE – A cost saving solution to your clogging problems SITE/LOCATION: Hamilton, AL The city sewer district consists of 19 lift stations that cater a population of 6500. It’s treatment plant has a capacity of 1.5 million gallons per day. PROBLEM: The station has high solids content and the City had to pull out pumps monthly to unclog. Typically rags, hair, mop heads and debris were clogging the pumps. SOLUTION: Crane Pumps and Systems’ developed and provided a 7.5 …

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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Sewer System Restoration Design Provides Advantages and Savings

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The Barnes® Pressure Sewer Solution SITE/LOCATION: Lake Ariel, PA 3,800 home gated community in the Pocono Mountains of northeastern Pennsylvania. PROBLEM: An outdated, failing gravity-based sewer system with 26 failing duplex pumping stations. Raw sewage was leaking into yards, streets, and the lake. SOLUTION: Crane Pumps & Systems recommended a new pressure sewer system design utilizing KY Pipe hydraulic modeling software. The design eliminated all 26 of the failing stations and provided $80,000/year in electrical savings. The new system allows …

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 SH Solves Clogging Problems at Cedar Cove Lift Station – Fishers, IN

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Barnes SH Series SITE/LOCATION: Fishers, IN Duplex station serving an apartment complex and residential area. PROBLEM: Issues at the Cedar Cove lift station included outdated controls, wet well corrosion, failed valving and pump clogging. The biggest problem was the two 15HP three phase submersible pumps that were failing on average of once a month due to clogging or seal damage. SOLUTION: American Pump Repair & Service, Inc. (APRS), Crane Pumps & Systems channel partner, suggested to the municipality that they …