Basic Centrifugal Pump Trouble Shooting

A centrifugal water pump, designed to flow 100 gallons per minute and produce 100 feet of head, is not working as expected when installed. In the
manufacturer’s test facility, the pump achieves the desired performance, but on site, it is only producing 80 gallons per minute.

Commercial Building Water Transfer Services: Cast Iron vs. Stainless Steel Pumps

Historically, cast iron has been the material choice for general service water pumps, such as commercial building water transfer services, with initial cost being the primary decision factor. 

Get Your Pump Head in the Fog

FOG (Fats, Oils & Grease) and Scum (Figure 1) can be found in many areas of today’s wastewater treatment. The most common areas would be lift stations, clarifiers and septage/FOG receiving stations.