Posts Tagged ‘Water’

Systematic flow metering – instrumentation for water supply in desert region

Tuesday, January 30th, 2018 von admin

Aguas de Saltillo, the water utility company which serves the city of Saltillo in Mexico, is responsible for supplying drinking water to a population of around 850,000. To ensure a reliable supply in this arid desert city, the company relies on a water network which draws from several reservoirs with the aid of process instrumentation from Siemens. The Sitrans F M MAG 8000 electromagnetic flow meters used here are outstandingly robust, durable and reliable, as well as requiring minimal maintenance. Over a hundred of these devices have now been installed in the Aguas de Saltillo network.

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Energy-efficient pump systems for water supply

Friday, November 17th, 2017 von admin

With the use of the permanent magnet technology, oddesse pumps and motors factory developed an energy-efficient pumping system to support water supply companies to sustainably reduce energy consumption and thus contribute to the protection of the environment.

In the past, the efficiency of pump systems was often calculated by solely considering the efficiency of the pump. The efficiency of the motor, on the other hand, which is determined by the ratio between the electrical input and the mechanical output, has been largely ignored. However, the overall efficiency of the complete pumping system has an impact on the energy costs, which, as the decisive factor, account for more than 80% in the efficiency analysis. By optimizing the overall system, the greatest savings in electricity costs can be achieved.

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Indar deliver largest submersible motor pump sets ever

Monday, October 16th, 2017 von admin

Facing the worst drought on record in the Colorado River Basin, as lake levels continue to fall, the Southern Nevada Water Authority (SNWA) is building a low lake level pumping station to ensure Las Vegas and Southern Nevada maintains access to its primary water supplies in Lake Mead. Lake Mead water levels have dropped more than 40 m (131 feet) since the drought began in 2000. The new pumping station will allow SNWA to pump water from Lake Mead from an elevation as low as 267 m (875 feet) above sea level into the water treatment facilities and further on to provide water to the city of Las Vegas and neighbor community area.

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Sustainable business builds a better world

Monday, January 16th, 2017 von admin

The Business and Social Development Commission takes a thorough look at a challenged world in a report released today. It is called ‘Better Business, Better World‘, and it focuses on how joint action from the political, societal and business spheres is decisive, if the world is to reach the UN’s ambitious Sustainable Development Goals by 2030. Among the key messages are that it is necessary to build sustainable business models around the global issues, if they are to be resolved in a sound and long-lasting way, and that the time for action is now.

“This report is a call to action to business leaders. We are on the edge and business as usual will drive more political opposition and land us with an economy that simply doesn’t work for enough people. We have to switch tracks to a business model that works for a new kind of inclusive growth. Better Business, Better World shows there is a compelling incentive for why the latter isn’t just good for the environment and society; it makes good business sense,” says Mark Malloch-Brown, Chair of the Business and Sustainable Development Commission and former Deputy Secretary-General of the UN.

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Iranian Water Summit – 27th September 2016

Friday, August 19th, 2016 von admin

Global Water Intelligence is hosting the first international Iranian Water Summit in Tehran on Tuesday 27th September, in partnership with Iran’s Ministry of Energy (MoE) and National Water and Wastewater Engineering Company (NWWEC).

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SPX Flow: Pumps for transfer of hot oil and hot water

Tuesday, July 26th, 2016 von admin
hotwater cut away close up

Hot water version

The new CombiTherm Plus pump provides transfer of hot fluids without the need for additional, external cooling systems. The pump is available in two configurations suitable for the pumping of hot oil or hot water and provides an highly efficient and pumping solution. The air-cooled CombiTherm Plus pump provides transfer of hot oil or hot water in a wide range of applications including

  • injection molding,
  • chemical processing,
  • asphalt / bitumen and tar processing,
  • deep frying systems,
  • steam generators,
  • fuel heaters and
  • heat recovery systems.

The pump keeps fluid temperatures uniform to ensure processes are efficient while its design protects seal faces and bearings from the heat of the fluid; ensuring durable, low maintenance, long life operation.

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Ruhrpumpen: Water injection package for FPSO

Tuesday, June 17th, 2014 von admin

rhur1Ruhrpumpen recently sold a water injection package that consists of two booster pumps (SCE 10X8X16) and two main pumps (SM 6X13X10). The 2.3 MW driver for the SM pump operated by a variable frequency drive. The base plate, that also will carry the lube oil system, is designed as a 3 point support version. This is a special design for platforms and FPSO´s (Floating Production Storage and Offloading). The 3 point support will protect the pump unit from stresses due to the twisting of the ship.

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DAB: Efficient re-use of rainwater

Friday, May 30th, 2014 von admin

Aquatwin_Top_di_Dab_Pumps_Aprile_2014Combined with rainwater collection systems, the new Aquatwin Top is a pressurisation unit which offers savings in terms of water and therefore energy consumption. The rainwater stored in external tanks supplies all services that do not require drinking water (washing machine, WC…). In domestic applications it is calculated that the daily water requirement is 150 litres per person, in particular due to use of the WC, for cleaning and use of the washing machine, for watering the garden and washing the car. Roughly 50% of this consumption can be provided by rainwater, and the use of this water provides an average cost saving of 50%.

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Sulzer showed optimized solutions at Ifat

Friday, May 9th, 2014 von admin

The Sulzer product portfolio for the water and wastewater business consists of

  • submersible sewage pumps,
  • submersible mixers and flow boosters,
  • turbocompressors as well as
  • pump control systems.

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Andritz: Start up of submersible motor pumps on North Sea drilling platforms

Monday, March 10th, 2014 von admin

andritzThe six submersible motor pumps supplied last year by Andritz to Jurong Shipyard, Singapore, were started up successfully on two drilling platforms in the North Sea. The pumps convey the industrial water for cooling the drilling equipment from a depth of 20 meters.  Installed in the supporting legs of the platforms, each of these four-pole submersible motor pumps conveys around 600 m³/h of industrial water.

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