Trash pump stations for expanding wastewater treatment plants are an effective way to transfer secondary sludge and raw effluent. Wastecorp recently designed and manufactured this four pump solution for an expanding community near Canada’s capital (see the video below). These trash pumps feature a 3” connection and each pump is capable of transferring 740 GPM.
When looking for a trash pump for your rental, municipal, industrial or mining pump application, you will likely encounter dozens of manufacturers out there. The pump industry is certainly not short on selection. But here’s what you should know: sizing the right pump for your application can not only help you get the right pump, but may also prevent premature pump wear and maintenance down the road.
Grout pumps are one of those tools that are always in need on residential and commercial construction sites but are not readily available at equipment rental shops or Home Depot or Lowes (Not the the professional grade grout pumps anyway). You should be aware that a lot has changed in the world of grout pumps and the availability of them for contractors, do it yourselfers and construction professionals.
We have noticed that when a double disc pump for a WWTP upgrade or expansion goes to the planning stage and/or bid stage, we get calls from consulting engineers saying that the competition or their pump distributor makes noise that there should be no competition in the bid and essentially, the bid should be handed to the competitor. In America, we call this an attempt to create a monopoly. History has shown that monopolies are seldom good for competition in the pump business or any other business for that matter. History has also shown that monopolies in the United States aren’t looked at favorably by either regulators or the public.
CNN Money’s “Grey Water Saves Green” reveals some startling statictics on just how much drought, wildfires and crop failures cost the U.S. government every year; now at 6-8 billion dollars. Check out the video for some helpful tips on using gray water to help save water.
A great way to collect and store grey water is with a honey wagon. A honey wagon is a sanitary way to store grey water. The collection tank is completely enclosed and the connection nozzle features black flow prevention. For homes, a 50 gallon system is an economical way to store fluids. Businesses and larger government facilities can select up to 1000 gallon pump out systems for higher volumes.read more