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Verderflex Peristaltic Pumps Used in Hydrocell Wastewater Sampler System by Smart Storm

The pumping solution offers reliability, accuracy, and the ability to lift effluent up to 7 meters, before being measured and analyzed, with no need for a secondary pump. 

New Contracts Totaling $7.6 Million Awarded to H2O Innovation

The three contracts come from Englishman River Water Service, Valencia Water Reclamation Plant of the Sanitation Districts of Los Angeles County, and Lower Fort Garry in Manitoba. 

New Envelope PumpsUnveiled by Armstrong at AHR Expo 2016

The Generation 3 expands Armstrong’s innovative DE technology, which has saved building owners all over the world millions of dollars over the years. The new pumps will further increase energy savings while providing a more sustainable solution at the same time.

HVAC Combination Variable Frequency Drives Introduced by Fuji Electric

The FRENIC-HVAC Combination VFDs include “As-Built” CAD drawings, which are ideal for a wide range of applications that include food processing and pump control. 

Pentair to Provide Filtered Drinking Water at Minnesota Vikings' New U.S. Bank Stadium

The water technology company is set to be the Official Sustainable Water Partner of the professional football team for its efforts in cutting back on bottled water use.

34 Water Transfer Pumps Donated by Franklin Electric for Future Flood Relief Efforts

The City of Fort Wayne received the high volume water transfer pumps as a donation from Franklin Electric. 

Eccentric Disc Pump Technology Is Outperforming the Competition

Mouvex technology was tailored to meet the needs of the Western European oil and gas chemical markets with a unique design that enables the pump to transfer materials without the risk of shearing. This year, Mouvex’s landmark product line, the A Series Eccentric Disc Pump, celebrates its 50th anniversary.

Xylem Pump Technology to Increase Connectivity between Northern and Southern Europe

A new state-of-the-art water pumping station will expand the Lanaye Locks in Belgium, increasing connectivity between Northern and Southern Europe.

VerderFlex Offers Peristaltic Pumps for Reliable Wastewater Performance

Verderflex pumps' vertical lift capacity of nine meters far exceeds that of other manufacturers’ pumps; they also provide reliable and durable operation.

Sealed Internal Gear Pumps from EnviroGear Tackle Challenging Applications

The new internal gear pumps are especially suited to applications that deal with a wide range of viscosities, including higher viscosity applications.

The Global Subsea Pumps Market Is a Growth Area in the Oil and Gas Industry

Oil prices are expected to stabilize by the end of 2017 and reach $80 per barrel by 2018. Subsea boosting is the single largest application, holding more than half of the market in 2014.

S Series Screw Pumps Released Globally by Blackmer

The S Series screw pump line is ideal for a variety of applications and can be configured based on several optional features. 

SLOW Series Pumps Introduced by Shanghai Liancheng for Firefighting Applications

The SLOW series centrifugal pumps are single-stage double suction split volute pumps, ideal for use in firefighting, shipbuilding, water transportation, building and many more applications. 

Generation 3 Design Envelope Pumps from Armstrong Set to Be Featured at AHR Expo 2016

The pumps feature 33 advanced models that offer energy savings and come in sizes from 1 to 75HP. The new generation of pumps are designed to increase energy savings even more while providing more sustainable solutions at the same time.

NPH and XH Series of Sliding Vane Pumps Introduced by Blackmer

The XH Series is designed to handle many different products, including a wide range of non-corrosive and non-abrasive industrial liquids and petroleum. The NPH Series of pumps is ideal when it comes to handling viscous and shear-sensitive fluids. 

Xylem Uses Advanced Pump Technology to Increase Connectivity at Belgium's Lanaye Locks

Flygt pumps and turbines will manage water levels in the canals while harnessing energy from excess water located in the Albert Canal. With the addition of a fourth lock, the system’s convoy capacity will quadruple.

Danfoss Breaks Ground on Development Center for Testing HVACR Equipment

The Engineering Tomorrow Application Development Center will be 22,000 square feet at its completion and located in Tallahassee, Florida. Three sets of psychometric rooms in the new facility will have the ability to test a wide variety of air-conditioning systems, including residential rooftop units from 2.5 to 50 tons and air-cooled chillers up to 150 tons.

200 KSB Pumps to Be Supplied to 3 Egyptian Power Stations

The order includes 36 boiler feed pumps, 24 condensate pumps, 8 cooling water pumps, and 132 process pumps. Each of the 36 boiler feed pumps can cover flow rates of up to 500 cubic meters per hour with heads of 2,000 meters and more.

$5 Million Granted to Joint Base San Antonio to Resolve Critical Water Needs

The funds will provide additional support in vital resources which will ensure that the military bases in the area can continue to serve local and national needs.

Ultraviolet Disinfection Technology by Xylem Approved by California Water Board

Xylem's Wedeco Duron ultraviolet (UV) disinfection system has been conditionally accepted by the California Water Board’s Division of Drinking Water (DDW). The system can now be used to help California address water shortages. 

UN Momentum for Change Award Presented to Grundfos

The United Nations Momentum for Change Lighthouse Activity Award was presented to Grundfos for its Lifelink water supply solution, which provides reliable and sustainable water supply solutions in developing countries, such as Kenya and Uganda. 

Flow Smart Inc. Acquired by Watson-Marlow Fluid Technology Group

Flow Smart designs and manufactures high-purity sanitary gaskets, silicone transfer tubing, and reinforced silicone hoses for the bioprocessing and pharmaceutical industries.

Costs Reduced with the SPX Vane Pump

The pumps' gentle pumping action reduces turbulence and its flat blades create a large area of contact. Additionally, the tip of the vane doesn’t rotate at high speeds, reducing its movement to 1/10 the distance, which reduces wear.

Michael Smith Engineers Offers Hygienic Centrifugal Pumps for Food and Pharmacy Processes

Inoxpa Prolac HCP hygienic centrifugal pumps are the perfect solution for applications that require high levels of hygiene, resistance to chemical agents, and gentle handling of delicate ingredients.

New VA25-HP (DA) Double Acting High Pressure Diaphragm Pump Introduced by Verder

The new pump is designed to be used for applications where the discharge pressure is higher than the compressed air pressure and filter-press applications.

Challenges Faced by Oil and Gas Industry Being Tackled by Analytics

“In the new era of low oil prices, it is pertinent that oil and gas operators are able to contain the cost of operations,” shares Nav Dhunay, CEO of Ambyint. “Analytics could help oil and gas companies improve efficiency by 10 to 15 percent.”

Technology Used by DC Water Is the First of Its Kind in North America

The plant's $470 million waste-to-energy project that is now producing a net 10 megawatts (MW) of electricity from the wastewater treatment process at the Blue Plain’s plant, providing clean, renewable energy to power nearly one-third of the plant’s energy needs. 

Busch Central Vacuum Products Offer Efficient Cheese Packing

DMK Deutsches Milchkontor GmbH, one of the largest dairy companies in Germany, saved 15,000 Euro after only a year of operating a Busch centralized vacuum system. 

Benefits of Thermoplastics in Water Management Equipment Highlighted by SABIC

SABIC showcased its energy-efficient products at the recent 2015 Aquatech trade show in Amsterdam. 

Increased Sewer Volumes Are Easily Handled by Vaughan Chopper Pumps

At Thames Water, one of Europe's largest sewers, Vaughan Chopper pumps are helping to increase capacity by 60%.