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What You Didn’t Know About Double Disc Pumps

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Can a Double Disc Pump Have Ball Valves?
Yes. In fact, ball valve technology is helping to usher in the next era of double disc style pumps. The ball valves help to break up solids and make pumping thicker municipal sewage easier. The ball valves also make it much easier to maintain the pump.

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Advancements in Sewage Pump Technology

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Sewage pumps serve a vital function in both urban and rural areas. Pumps transfer household wastewater like septic waste, raw sewage, stormwater and more. Recently there have been several innovations in raw sewage transfer type pumps that typically serve the primary sludge process at wastewater treatment plants. This typically involves pumping the sewage from a digester to a belt filter press for further treatment. read more

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Diaphragm Pump for Sewage Pumping

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A WWTP just expanded and upgraded their pump facilities. The facility chose double diaphragm pumps to transfer sewage from digesters for secondary treatment. Project participants included Mud Sucker Diaphragm Pumps and pump manufacturer Wastecorp Pumps.

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Lobe Pump Alternatives

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The first visit to a wastewater treatment plant with lobe pumps was a shocker. $550,000 in replacement parts costs spent over the course of just 3-4 years. My response to the plant operator was, “you haven’t spent $550,000 in plunger pump parts over 30 years” so why is the consulting engineer specifying those types of pumps!”

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