States in Colorado River Basin clash over strategies amidst water shortages

The seven U.S. states that draw water from the Colorado River basin are suggesting new ways to determine how the increasingly scarce resource is divvied up when the river can’t provide what it historically promised.

Atlas Copco launches fully electric self-priming dewatering pump range solution

(UI) — The E-Pump range, which comprises the PAC High Head and High Flow models, offers an electric alternative to diesel-powered dewatering pumps. This allows customers to reduce their CO2 footprint and operate in emission-restrictive areas with no fuel consumption. This flexible solution is ideally suited for many applications like sewage bypass, dewatering in mining, and urban construction projects with access to a power source.

Massachusetts fines city for illegal sewage discharge into Lake Quinsigamond

(UC) — The Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection and the city of Worcester have reached a settlement following the unauthorized discharge of approximately six million gallons of untreated wastewater to Lake Quinsigamond that occurred in February 2022. The city must pay a $13,000 penalty to the state.

New Draft Shows Support for Mississippi Pump Project

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers published a draft of an environmental impact statement that supports a proposal for massive pumps to drain floodwaters from parts of the rural Mississippi Delta.

Vegas Giving up Bid to Pump, Pipe Water From Rural Valleys

Las Vegas water officials said they’re giving up a decades-long plan to pump and pipe groundwater from rural northeast Nevada to suburbs and tourist resorts in the state’s largest metropolitan area.

Corps of Engineers Examines Mississippi Pump Proposal

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers said Thursday that it will re-examine the potential environmental impact of a proposal for massive pumps to drain floodwaters from parts of rural Mississippi, drawing immediate criticism from conservation groups that say the project would be harmful and expensive.

Plaquemines Parish Gets $4 million for Water Infrastructure

The federal government is giving one Louisiana parish a $4 million grant to help improve the water infrastructure.

Breaking Records in a Conservation Park

Watercare Services of New Zealand engaged McConnell Dowell and McMillen Jacobs to increase the outfall capacity for its Army Bay Wastewater Treatment Plant. The project involved installing a new wastewater outfall, upgrading the existing pump station and building a new ultraviolet disinfection facility.

Contingency Planning Invaluable During Historic Rainfall In Memphis

In March 2016, 16 inches of rain fell on the city of Memphis, TN, half of which fell during a two-day deluge. This unprecedented rainfall eroded the soil supporting a 96-inch sanitary sewer main that carried wastewater to one of the city’s central treatment plants. The damaged sewer main crossed So..

Tulsa Rig Iron Celebrates 30 years Of Service

Tulsa Rig Iron (TRI) celebrated its 30th anniversary by hosting a luncheon on Sept. 20 at its facility in Kiefer, OK. Terry Flynn, vice president of sales and marketing, said that “with so many acquisitions and mergers in our industry, it is a great benchmark that a company checks the 30 year box.” ..

Godwin Smart Pumps

Xylem has introduced to the United States market the first of a new series of “smart” dewatering pumps. The Godwin NC150S Dri-Prime pump is the first in the new Godwin “S” Series and features Godwin’s Field Smart Technology. This first-in-industry telemetry and wireless technology provides remote m..

Selecting The Best Dewatering Pump For The Job

When dealing with a construction site that is underwater or where the water table is just above sea level, contractors have to ensure that the excavation stays dry and safe for workers. This can be extra challenging where you have conditions affected by water depth, and conditions such as silt and s..

Xylem Announces Godwin Field Smart Technology

Xylem’s Godwin Field Smart Technology (FST) and Godwin PrimeGuard 2 controller provide contractors with crucial pump operating data from a remote location that can significantly reduce or eliminate the need for expensive, onsite personnel to monitor pumps manually. Xylem’s Godwin PrimeGuard 2 is a ..

Rain for Rent Introduces SiteMax Portable Trash Pumps

Rain for Rent has introduced the SiteMax line of portable trash pumps by PowerPrime Pumps into their rental fleet. These patent-pending pumps, capable of pumping up to 3,000 gallons per minute and 3-inch solids, feature standard sound attenuation, and are ideal for many pumping applications. The ult..

Gorman-Rupp Engine Driven Trash Pumps

Gorman-Rupp engine driven trash pumps are the perfect solution for sewage bypass operations, construction site dewatering, hydraulic fracturing and all your other tough pumping applications. Gorman-Rupp’s priming assisted pumps feature a positive priming and sealing system that virtually eliminates ..

Xylem Helps Communities Survive Hurricane Matthew

In anticipation of Hurricane Matthew, Xylem’s local branches in North Charleston, SC and Jacksonville, FL worked around the clock to provide rapid response dewatering capabilities to keep local infrastructure and community facilities functional during and after Matthew. In anticipation of the need ..

Grindex Submersible Pumps For Drainage And Sludge Application

Grindex Pumps offers a complete line of highly efficient and reliable submersible pumps for drainage and sludge applications ranging from 0.6 to 140 hp. These pumps boast solids handling capability of up to 3.2 inch, capacities of up to 375 feet and 5,000 gpm. Stainless steel options are available. ..

BJM Pumps Newest Submersible Pumps Designed for Superior Solids Handling

BJM Pumps newest submersible pumps – the XP-SKX Series – designed and engineered for superior corrosion resistance, solids handling and reliability. The series is FM approved in the U.S. and Canada, and the lineup is now offered with an explosion-proof monitor for installation in Class I, Division 1..

RAD-AX® Submersible Pumps Solve Wipes Problem For Wastewater System

FoxRock Properties owns and operates two massive office and medical complexes in Norwell, MA. The first of the neighboring properties is Longwater Place, a 27,000 square foot office building, part of a larger 26-acre campus including 84,000 square feet of corporate offices and a 160,000 square-foot ..

Rain for Rent Introduces SiteMax

Rain for Rent introduces SiteMax line of portable trash pumps by PowerPrime Pumps into their rental fleet. These patent pending pumps, capable of pumping up to 3,000 gallons per minute and 3-inch solids, feature standard sound attenuation, and are ideal for many pumping applications. The ultra-porta..

Xylem’s Role In The Panama Canal Expansion Program

Xylem, a leading global water technology company, is playing an important role in the Panama Canal Expansion Program. Xylem is providing its heavy duty Godwin dewatering pumps to fill the third set of basin locks on the Pacific Ocean sector, with 1.7 billion gallons of water, as part of performance ..