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HI publishes guidebook on wastewater treatment plant pumps.

Press Release Summary:

Jun 17, 2015 - Hydraulic Institute's Wastewater Treatment Plant Pumps guidebook is intended to assist in the understanding of general layout, components, and operation of typical wastewater treatment plant with capacity of 10–100 million gallons per day. Book also provides readers with guidance necessary to select pump types, pump materials, and auxiliary components so pumping system performs effectively, efficiently, and reliably in various plant operations.

Pump Systems Matter - Parsippany, NJ

Original Press Release

Hydraulic Institute Publishes New Guidebook Wastewater Treatment Plant Pumps: Guidelines for Selection, Application, and Operation

Press release date: Jun 15, 2015

Parsippany, NJ, – The Hydraulic Institute (HI) recently published the one-of-a-kind guide on wastewater treatment plant pumps. Wastewater Treatment Plant Pumps is intended to assist in the understanding of the general layout, components, and operation of a typical wastewater treatment plant. The book also provides readers with the guidance necessary to select pump types, pump materials, and auxiliary components so the pumping system performs effectively, efficiently, and reliably in the various plant operations.

Topics in this guidebook include, but are not limited to:
  • Processes, applications, and pump selection in an aerobic wastewater treatment plant with a treatment capacity of 10 to 100 million gallons per day
  • Styles of pumps used in easy-to-understand plant diagrams and summary tables
  • Thorough emphasis on improved overall reliability by highlighting proper pump selection for each application including information about the materials of construction
  • Appendices that deal with proper motor and mechanical seal selection to improve overall system reliability
Wastewater Treatment Plant Pumps is an informative and valuable guide for engineers, designers, trainers, maintenance staff, and plant operators. HI Technical Director, Peter Gaydon states that, “This guide provides plant personnel, application engineers, engineering consulting firms and specifying engineers a one stop resource to understand the correct application for each wastewater treatment process, resulting in improved system reliability”.

The secure downloadable PDF version of the guidebook is available in the HI eStore. Hard copies will ship no later than June 30, 2015. HI members receive a 25% discount off the regular price of the guideline. Learn more about the guide: http://estore.pumps.org/Guidebooks/WW.aspx.

Hydraulic Institute: The mission of the Hydraulic Institute is to be a value-adding resource to member companies, engineering consulting firms, and pump users worldwide by developing and delivering comprehensive industry standards, expanding knowledge by providing education and tools for the effective application, testing, installation, operation, maintenance, and performance optimization of pumps and pumping systems, and by serving as a forum for the exchange of industry information. For more information on the Hydraulic Institute, its member companies and its Standards Partners, visit www.Pumps.org.