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Dale Croker

Systems steward: New leader at the British Pump Manufacturers Association

Continuing in his role as managing director of pumps manufacturer KSB UK, Dale Croker takes over the BPMA post following a two-year tenure as vice president.

Confusion over regulations hampering water equipment innovation

A common misunderstanding over water fittings regulations in the UK is creating confusion over clean water equipment compliance and specification, and could be a...

Sponsored Content: Custom wedge gate valves

Valves expert T-T Flow writes: When there was a requirement for custom wedge gate valves to facilitate the transition to new metric pipework at a major water treatment works, T-T Flow stepped in to provide the perfect solution that would also maintain the ability to isolate flow.

Optimisation opportunity

Pump manufacturer KSB writes about its involvement in a recent project to upgrade a 50-year-old potable water pumping station in Canada. The station supplies around 420k people and provides up to 340m L/day

WIMES makes peristaltic points clearer

Watson Marlow Fluid Technology Solutions (WMFTS) has helped with a revision of the Water Industry Mechanical & Electrical Specifications (WIMES), opening up peristaltic pumps to more potential customers in the UK water industry.

Diving in for valve repair

British Camp reservoir, located in the picturesque Malvern Hills, was the focus of valve repair work recently undertaken by ECS Engineering Services.

Sponsored Content: Adding value with advice, not just supply

The desire for speed of supply in the water and power utilities sectors can often mean that actuator specifications are repeated, based on a like-for-like replacement.

Sponsored Content: AUMA Adding Value with Advice, not just Supply

The desire for speed of supply in the water and power utilities sectors can often mean that actuator specifications are repeated, based on a like-for-like replacement.

Electrical submersible pumps expert makes key acquisition

Pump Supplies, the owner and operator of the UK’s largest hire fleet of electric submersible pumps and accessories, has acquired Stockport-based PD Pumps Ltd....

Water challenge presents opportunity for cross-sector innovators

Innovators from multiple sectors including energy, manufacturing, transport and food and beverage, could have the opportunity to share their condition monitoring solutions with every...

Sponsored content: Maximising thermal hydrolysis production with the correct pump

According to government sources, there are 7,078 sewage treatment works (STW) in England and Wales, and 10,814 STW in Scotland and Northern Ireland. Pumping...

“Mono Muncher” sends biogas yields up in Spain, says firm

The Mono Muncher protects pumps from blocking by fine-grinding AD feedstocks such as municipal sludge and food waste. The installation of a Fluid Motion...

German WWTP achieves 97.5% phosphorus load reduction

Upgrade of chemical dosing equipment at a wastewater treatment plant in Germany is delivering high performance on phosphorus removal, says Thomas Klobuczynski, industrial...

Pump expert unveils novel on-farm AD plant protector and biogas booster

Described as a one-step biogas optimisation solution, the WANGEN X-UNIT from anaerobic digestion (AD) pump specialist Agrico is said to protect AD plants from...
Blockage detecting equipment in sewer

IoT sensors monitor sewage

Better protection of sewage infrastructure is the intended result of recent investment in Scottish Water's intelligent asset base, according to the utility.
Qdos CWT pump head

A dream of fewer disruptions

With water and wastewater systems operators under increasing pressure to run facilities smoothly and efficiently, Mike St Germain, vice president (process industries), Watson-Marlow Fluid Technology Solutions (WMFTS), explores challenges that need to be addressed.
OMEX Active Fe

The taming of the stew

Following a high market demand for OMEX Environmental to supply a product that would help overcome all issues associated with traditional hydrogen sulphide deterrents, but also provide an effective solution for the hydrogen sulphide as a problem itself, the firm launched the Active Fe range.
Steve Schofield, CEO of the BPMA

A celebration of excellence

The 2022 Pump Industry Awards was staged to great fanfare on the evening of 31 March at the Cheswich Grange Hotel in Warwickshare, celebrating business and professional excellence in the pumps sector.

SPONSORED CONTENT: A fluid management “masterpiece”

The demand for off-site, fully packaged plant rooms has risen, and the construction industry is challenging fluid management specialists to find new, high-performance pre-fabricated plant and pump solutions.

SPONSORED CONTENT: Pumps installed to clear tunnels

A specialist in temporary pump solutions, Vanderkamp describes work recently carried out at Thames Water Coppermills Treatment Works on behalf of Barhale.