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What Kind of Dry Prime Pump Should We use at our Water Treatment Facility

We get a lot of questions from WWTP’s and public works departments asking about the differences between regular trash pumps on a trailer with diesel engines and dry prime pumps. The following question from a municipal pump operator exemplifies the discussion:

Hi, we use your double disc pumps at our primary scum pumping operation but we also have a need for a dry prime pump or a regular trash pump for pumping out our digesters for

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Vacuum Pumps for Marinas

One of the best ways to pump out boats ranging from 22’ all the way up to 200’ ferries and commercial vessels is by using a vacuum pump. The higher suction power can pump disposable wipes and other solids found in septic waste relatively quickly so that the next boat can be serviced.

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Tech Companies Using Mud Sucker Back Wash Pumps

Wastecorp went right to work for HP designing and manufacturing two Mud Sucker 3B Series Professional diaphragm pumps to pump cooling tower condenser water, also called backwash pumps. The pumps were designed to continuously pump the condenser water between 60-80°F. In keeping with HP’s goal of exploring new strategies for reducing the environmental impact of next-generation data centers Wastecorp designed the mud Sucker with energy saving Siemens 3 phase motors and Sew Eurodrive gear boxes. Hp’s Mud Sucker’s were designed in an inline-piping configuration to save space at the facility. Santoprene diaphragms were included to help maximize component life with higher temperature liquids being constant.

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Vacuum Pumps: What You Should Know

Wastecorp vacuum pump

When looking for a vacuum pump there are several questions that you should be considering. First you need to establish weather or not you need a diaphragm pump or an actual vacuum pump. This question can be addressed by knowing the following:

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What You Didn’t Know About Double Disc Pumps

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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Diaphragm Pump for Sewage Pumping

Primary sludge pumping from digesters

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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