Month: January 2020

Contract awarded for village water reticulation system designs

Contract awarded for village water reticulation system designs The Upper Hunter Shire Council in NSW is another step closer to bringing town water to local villages after the tender to create designs for new water reticulation systems was awarded. ADW Johnson was awarded the $250,855 (excluding GST) contract, with the new reticulation systems to bring …

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Keeping dairy effluent solids from blocking your pumps

Keeping dairy effluent solids from blocking your pumps Agriculture Victoria has released a series of strategies to help farmers manage dairy effluent solids which is one of the most challenging aspects of dairy effluent.  Effluent solids block pipes, pumps and nozzles, and can break components. Removal of solids from gravel traps, solids traps and the …

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Emergency water treatment facility receives funding

Emergency water treatment facility receives funding The Kempsey Shire Council in NSW has secured $4 million in funding from the State Government for the installation of emergency water treatment capability at Steuart Macintyre Dam. Minister for Water, Melinda Pavey, said the funding will help secure fresh and clean water supplies. “I am delighted to announce …

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Tender: pump station replacement

Tender: pump station replacement Renmark Paringa Council (SA) is seeking tenders for the supply and installation of a community wastewater management system (CWMS) pump station. Submissions to tender close 19 February 2020. Find Related Companies In The Pump Industry Capability Guide NCH Australia NOV SEEPEX Australia The post Tender: pump station replacement appeared first on …

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Strengthening Geraldton’s water supply network

Strengthening Geraldton’s water supply network The recent ‘retirement’ of a 67-year-old cast iron valve in Geraldton, WA, is just the start of a huge $800,000 valve replacement program for the city’s critical valve network, ensuring that valves are operational and interruptions are contained for several decades to come. Water Corporation’s 2018-19 program to upgrade Geraldton’s …

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Tender: food waste to energy project infrastructure

Tender: food waste to energy project infrastructure Western Water (VIC) is seeking tenders for the design, supply, installation, construction, testing, commissioning and performance testing, and associated pump infrastructure of a new Waste to Energy (WtE) facility which will be developed and integrated within the Melton Recycled Water Plant (RWP). Submissions to tender close 18 February …

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South East Water appoints new Managing Director

South East Water appoints new Managing Director The board of South East Water appointed a new Managing Director following an extensive recruitment process. Australian and international utility leader Lara Olsen was appointed to the position and will commence duties on Monday 17 February. The board said that Ms Olsen has the right skills and experience …

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Tender: stormwater pump and basins upgrades

Tender: stormwater pump and basins upgrades Greater Shepparton City Council (VIC) is seeking tenders for the upgrading of a stormwater pump station and associated rising main works and upgrading of existing retardation basins in Warrumbungle Drive, Shepparton. Submissions to tender close 19 February 2020.     Find Related Companies In The Pump Industry Capability Guide …

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Pump school impeller trimming mechanical impacts (Part 2)

Pump school impeller trimming mechanical impacts (Part 2) Following on from our first article about impeller trimming in the last issue of Pump Industry, this article will continue to outline things can happen when the impeller vane diameter is reduced.  In part one, we looked at changes in performance and NPSHR. We will now look …

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