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BEFORE: Sand bags were placed on the pumps to decrease vibration.
BEFORE: Sand bags were placed on the pumps to decrease vibration.
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Sep 1 2020
Ada Township—population of about 13,000—is located several miles east of Grand Rapids in Kent County, Michigan. The township owns and operates its…
Monmouth Park Racetrack in Oceanport, New Jersey.
Monmouth Park Racetrack in Oceanport, New Jersey.
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Aug 31 2020
The 200-acre Monmouth Park Racetrack in Oceanport, New Jersey, opened on July 30, 1870, just three miles from the seashore town of Long Branch. The…
Concertor trial pump ready to be installed.
Concertor trial pump ready to be installed.
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Aug 31 2020
The Suffolk County Department of Public Works Stony Brook Pump Station was facing on-going interruptions to pumping operations as a result of “…
Chester County Prison pump station.
Chester County Prison pump station.
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Aug 31 2020
Although by no means overwhelming, clogging problems in a county prison wastewater treatment system had simply become a nuisance, and it was time to…
Concertor trial pump.
Concertor trial pump.
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Aug 31 2020
A progressive private utilities company in Louisiana was chomping at the bit to try new pump station technology that would eliminate clogs and…
Concertor® on the site, ready for installation.
Concertor® on the site, ready for installation.
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Aug 31 2020
The Genesee County (MI) Drain Commissioner, Division of Water & Waste Services (GCDC-WWS) is responsible for the construction and maintenance of…
A short distance from the taxiway, pumps and piping were placed by crane at the job site.
A short distance from the taxiway, pumps and piping were placed by crane at the job site.
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Aug 31 2020
Canada’s Region of Peel is a permanent home to more than 1 million people and a temporary stopover for another 20 million air travelers who pass…
Xylem’s Godwin HS100, HS150, HS200 and HS300 pumps were recommended for the two pump stations at Eighth Street and Patton Street, where bypass solutions were needed during rehab construction.
Xylem’s Godwin HS100, HS150, HS200 and HS300 pumps were recommended for the two pump stations at Eighth Street and Patton Street, where bypass solutions were needed during rehab construction.
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Aug 31 2020
Project Sanitation District No. 1 of Northern Kentucky (SD1) needed to perform wet well concrete rehabilitation to two pump stations in Covington,…
The Godwin Dri-Prime Backup System, on site and in place, ready for installation of piping and other components.
The Godwin Dri-Prime Backup System, on site and in place, ready for installation of piping and other components.
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Aug 28 2020
In spring 2016, a significant rain event sent the Jonesborough Wastewater Department in Tennessee back to the drawing board. In spite of upgrades to…
Two Flygt 3000 series wastewater pumps and two Godwin CD300M Dri-Prime pumps were installed at the Nancy Creek tunnel for the city of Atlanta while it cleared away sediment buildup in advance of heavy rains.
Two Flygt 3000 series wastewater pumps and two Godwin CD300M Dri-Prime pumps were installed at the Nancy Creek tunnel for the city of Atlanta while it cleared away sediment buildup in advance of heavy rains.
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Aug 28 2020
Project The city of Atlanta faced a critical problem in 2013 when the city’s Nancy Creek Tunnel failed due to years of sediment buildup. The tunnel…
Three Godwin electric driven HL200 pumps with Variable Frequency Drives were installed to regulate bypass flow rate, and one Godwin critically silenced diesel driven HL200 pump was brought in as a redundant back-up.
Three Godwin electric driven HL200 pumps with Variable Frequency Drives were installed to regulate bypass flow rate, and one Godwin critically silenced diesel driven HL200 pump was brought in as a redundant back-up.
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Aug 28 2020
The first sign of trouble in “America’s Hometown” came on December 19, 2015. Plymouth, Massachusetts is the celebrated site where the Pilgrims landed…
The Dri-Prime NC350 pump features a self-cleaning impeller that prevents the pump from becoming clogged by stringy solids. During the  month-long project, the pump never had to be backflushed or cleaned.
The Dri-Prime NC350 pump features a self-cleaning impeller that prevents the pump from becoming clogged by stringy solids. During the month-long project, the pump never had to be backflushed or cleaned.
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Aug 28 2020
Godwin’s Dri-Prime 16-in. pump ran a sewer bypass system continuously for a month without issues while the city of Raleigh, North Carolina, replaced…
The emergency bypass to facilitate the repair of the 54-inch secondary effluent water pipe required some twists and turns in the 18-inch HDPE rental pipe.
The emergency bypass to facilitate the repair of the 54-inch secondary effluent water pipe required some twists and turns in the 18-inch HDPE rental pipe.
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Aug 28 2020
When operators at the Rivanna Water & Sewer Authority (RWSA) in Charlottesville, Virginia discovered a compromise in the 54-inch secondary…
One of the two customized trailers and pump sets delivered to SIRWA.
One of the two customized trailers and pump sets delivered to SIRWA.
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Aug 28 2020
The Southern Iowa Rural Water Association (SIRWA) provides quality drinking water to the residents and communities of southwest Iowa. Included in its…
Godwin pumps, set up alongside the tracks of the Burlington Northern Sante Fe railroad.
Godwin pumps, set up alongside the tracks of the Burlington Northern Sante Fe railroad.
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Aug 28 2020
During any given year, average rainfall in the Victor Valley of Southern California is approximately five inches. But 2010 wasn’t the average year.…
Night work: 18-inch bypass lines coming off the manifold with four Godwin pumps in the background.
Night work: 18-inch bypass lines coming off the manifold with four Godwin pumps in the background.
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Aug 28 2020
Greenwich, Connecticut, located in the tristate area immediately surrounding New York City, is a scenic New England town that is home to…
Aug 27 2020
Hydraulic Institute recently opened up its Pump Systems Matter Basic Training Platform to non-members, and Matt Derner, manager of business…
Aeration basin equipped with Sanitaire fine bubble diffusers.
Aeration basin equipped with Sanitaire fine bubble diffusers.
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Aug 26 2020
Driven by compliance with more stringent water treatment standards, the Fond du Lac Wastewater Treatment Plant (WWTP) leveraged the upgrade…
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Aug 6 2020
With a surge in population and only about 15 inches of rainfall each year, the city of Brighton, Colorado faces a difficult challenge in water…
Aug 4 2020
In May 2020, WWD published the article “Drive as a Sensor” about how developments in and technology for variable speed drives have improved so the…
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