Jun 4 2024

Wastewater Management: Balancing Environmental Responsibility

Pressure sewers offer an alternative sanitary sewer option because they provide an economic solution to challenging environmental conditions. Gravity sewers are impractical in these situations, and septic systems pose risks to the environment. Pressure sewer systems utilize a network of grinder pumps. These pumps then transports wastewater through small-diameter pipes to a collection and treatment…

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Jun 4 2024

A Flexible Solution for Wastewater Pump Replacements

In the life of almost every pump installation, there comes a time when the pump needs to be replaced. This may be because of age, failures, or the station’s needs outgrowing the pump’s capabilities. Dry-run submersible wastewater pumps are a flexible solution that can replace several other pump types and provide benefits to the user…

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May 21 2024

10 Reasons to Upgrade Your Lift Station

  Submersible and dry pit pumps have been used in wastewater lift stations for many years. These pump technologies have been successful, but another technology has been gaining popularity in recent years: the dry pit submersible pump. These are typically defined as solids handling pumps with close-coupled submersible motors that are also capable of running…

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Apr 24 2024

The Benefits of Upgrading to Modern Grinder Pump Technology

The explosive popularity of environmentally friendly low-flow appliances and “flushable” products has wreaked havoc on sewage systems worldwide.┬áThe combination of┬áreduced water usage and increased solids content is causing significant clogging challenges, especially in pumps. The pump industry must react and adapt to provide reliable solutions as the wastewater stream changes. The grinder pump market exemplifies…

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Aug 18 2022

Dry Run Submersibles

Traditionally in the solids handling pump market, there are three main installation categories: submersible pumps, dry pit pumps, and dry run submersible pumps. Submersible and dry pit pumps have both held their respective corners of the market for quite some time, but the dry run submersible pump is a newer design that merges the two…

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Aug 17 2022

Efficiency Ratings

As the world continues to focus on energy efficiency, the pump industry has too. We have seen progress towards more energy conscious products in both clean water and wastewater. In clean water, it is most prevalent in the 2020 DOE Pump Efficiency requirements. While there has not been any formal requirements for efficiency in the…

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