Barnes SITHE Chopper Pump – Darien, GA

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Municipality Overview: Life Before Chopper Pumps: The municipality of Darien is located in McIntosh County, GA with a population of approximately 2,000 people and is located 50 miles south of Savannah. Darien has close to 20 waste water pump stations and has a wastewater treatment plant with a 0.6 MGD capacity. The municipality was experiencing consistent pump clogging issues at the Shoe Factory pump station. The Shoe Factory pump station was the most problematic station for the city as its …

Barnes SITHE Chopper Pump – Piqua, OH

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Municipality Overview: Life before Chopper Pump: 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 Overview: The existing Eagles Nest pump was …

Barnes White Iron Impellers – Salem Lakes, WI

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Municipality Overview: Life before White Iron Impellers: 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. …

Barnes SITHE Chopper Pump – Sutton, MA

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Municipality Overview: Life Before Chopper Pump: 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 …

Barnes SITHE Chopper Pump – 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. Municipality Overview: Life before Chopper Pump: The city sewer district of Cedar Hill, Texas is an urban wastewater district with 20 lift stations that serve a population of approximately 50,000. The town includes a large amount of residential housing and a senior living center. The districts service team had to pull a pump every couple of months to …

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 …

The Barnes Pressure Sewer System features a rock covering to disguise the system.

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 …