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Fire service helps out as mine pumps struggle to cope

FIRE fighters came to the rescue when minewater threatened to pollute waterways in Cornwall. They brought in an additional pump to help contain the water...

SPP checks out with a double

SPP Pumps struck double gold at this year’s industry awards. The company, which provides centrifugal pumps and systems, was named Manufacturer of the Year at...

Actuators for ultra-filtration

A water treatment plant in Texas has ordered hundreds of Rotork’s K-TORK rotary vane actuators for its ultrafiltration system.

Partnership provides pumps in WIMES specifications

Pump rental solutions firm Selwood has agreed a new partnership with Borger. The arrangement commences with Selwood’s purchase of 15 custom-designed, positive displacement process-critical pumps...

Cost-saving clog-free valve gets water industry green light

Around a third of UK Water Companies are now changing over from specifying traditional cast iron flap check valves to a tried and tested...

Qdos pump replaces three diaphragm pumps at German water treatment plant

The water treatment plant at Riepe, in the East Frisia region of Lower Saxony, has replaced three diaphragm pumps with a Qdos series peristaltic...
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.

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...
The largest EZstrip transfer pump now has a 225m3/h capacity.

Stripped for action

THE biggest leap forward in progressing cavity pump design for 30 years is being claimed by NOV Mono as it expands its range of...

Prioritising intelligence

Pump manufacturer Seepex has refined its range of progressive cavity pumps to introduce "the pump generation of the future, today".

Public debate on water pollution “oversimplified”, believes expert panel

The rise of citizen science is placing increasing pressure on water companies to improve their environmental performance and protect river and bathing water quality....

Resolving the seven-year glitch

Design and manufacturing firm Celeros Flow Technology says it has resolved pump performance issues and increased operational life in a recent project with a major water customer.

Low friction butterfly valve for easy transportation of water

VALVE, meterbox and water fitting specialist Talis is showcasing a new butterfly valve. The Erhard Roco has apparently been designed for smooth and easy...

Remote valve operator eases water and wastewater processes

The FlexiDrive from Smith Flow Control helps workers in the water and wastewater industry remotely operate valves in hard-to-reach or hazardous locations. The component’s...
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.

Latest micro, mini and molid model pumps from Grindex

Grindex believes it is setting new standards in the small pump market with the launch of the latest Micro, Mini, and Solid models. The...

Chopper pumps meet the challenge of corrosives

The variety of waste handling applications which present specific challenges to pumps and pumping systems are many and varied although the aims and objectives...

Weedscreen solves pumping station maintenance issues

MAINTAINING the land drainage scheme in Lincolnshire is an important task for the Environment Agency (EA) and the pumping stations used to control water...
KGN Pillinger has invested in the latest laser cutting and press brake machines to fabricate all stainless steel components.

Cutting edge machinery for KGN Pillinger

KGN Pillinger has invested in the latest laser cutting and press brake machines to fabricate all stainless steel components. The Amada F0 MK2 Rotary Index...

Sponsored content: Edinburgh welcomes whisky galore

Historic Princes Street in Edinburgh is the new home of a £150m investment, that will be the focal point for whisky devotees from all over the globe.