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New Condensate Pumps for NYC WWTP

Diaphragm Pump Installation

This was just the case for Coney Island’s condensate vacuum pump operations located less than one hundred feet from an inland waterway that flows into the Atlantic Ocean. Salt water destroyed the existing Mud Hog diaphragm pumps, valve systems and electrical panels causing tens of thousands of dollars worth of damage.

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How to Use a Honey Wagon

Getting the most of your honey wagon pump out system will help you maximize your day-to-day productivity. In the video above you will see how to use the honey wagon to pump both into and out of the tank with the same pump. You will also see how easy it is to change the direction of flow when needed.

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My Summer With Lobe Pumps : A Series

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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Pumps in Upstate New York

It’s not often that we get to exhibit our wastewater pumps and systems so close to home. But during the week of April 14th Wastecorp will be exhibiting our new disc pumps, Mud Sucker Diaphragm pumps and Trash Flow Trash Pumps at the New York Rural Water Association annual technical conference at Turning Stone Casino in Verona, New York.

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How a Double Disc Pump Works

Double Disc Pump or Single Disc Pump? You Decide.

We have all seen the outside of a double disc pump but rarely do we see what makes the pump actually work. Just to review, a double disc pump is a positive displacement pump that uses a trunnion (elastomer), a disc and a connecting rod to force sewage from the suction side to the discharge side of the pump by creating a vacuum inside the pump body. The valve chambers with the black check valves you see in the photo help to manage higher than normal concentrations of grit and solids in municipal wastewater.

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Pumping Out of Totes

You see them everywhere: tote tanks with steel or aluminum cages that temporarily store a variety of liquids including waste oil, septic waste, restaurant grease trap waste and industrial fluids. What many people don’t know is that having a proper diaphragm pump to transfer liquid both into or out of the tank can make all the difference in having safe and clean pumps out versus pump outs that leave the possibility that potentially hazardous liquids may contaminate your job site or drink water.

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Water Hauling Equipment for Construction Sites and Mines

When selecting fresh water distribution equipment for construction sites, mines or public works needs, make sure you check the water trailer specification to ensure that the product can stand up to the harsh conditions on your site. You want to make sure you understand how you will be filling and discharging the water trailer on a regular basis so you have the right configuration for your needs.

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