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Posted on Wednesday, February 3, 2016 by

5 Reasons You Don’t Need A Grinder Pump

It is no stretch for me to venture to say that on a fairly routine basis I pick up the phone and the customer on the other end is shopping for a grinder pump. I often discover their not looking for a grinder pump at all. In some cases, the customer is looking for a pump that can reliably handle solid sewage without plugging, or jamming.

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Posted on Tuesday, January 26, 2016 by

How Long Should My Pump Last?

We get this question all the time, How long should my pump last? So I decided to put together this quick and easy rule of thumb guide. Please understand that every single pumping application out there is unique. There are likely thousands of factors that contribute to the overall life expectancy of a pump. This guide is intended to be used as a point of reference as to what can be typically expected out of a pump.The first ruleNot every pump is created equal. A common real life example, in...

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Posted on Friday, December 18, 2015 by

Vertical Turbine 10 Don'ts

Don’t hang weight off of the discharge line and fittings on discharge head alone. Support pipeline by blocking, jack stands or concrete saddles according to best piping practices. Don’t start pump while it is rotating in reverse direction after having just shut down the pump. It is advisable to install a time delay relay on electric drives to prevent this from happening. Non reverse protection in driver could also be a solution. Give a min time interval between starts, 5-10 min depending on...

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Posted on Friday, October 16, 2015 by

Troubleshooting Water Wells: Always Check Your Voltage, Part 1

Recently a customer called suggesting his new constant pressure well pump control panel was DOA (dead on arrival). We'll call this customer Tom. Tom informed me that his panel was installed and the power was hot and he was not getting any power lights. Tom: I have power going to the panel and I am not getting any lights.

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