Ron Aceto, Cornell Pump Municipal Market manager was a feature article author in the September 2017 edition of Pumps&Systems Magazine. Ron’s article examines Cornell’s various approaches to fouling, ragging, and plugging, and how three generations of cutters with rotating and stationary elements address the task. Read the Article on the Pumps&Systems Website The article offers… Read more »
One of four 20NHF-VC20TB with a 24”x24” base elbow and a customer-supplied 350 horsepower, 720 rpm immersible motor being installed in central Michigan to replace a failing dry-pit station.
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“Flushable” materials cause serious problems for municipal pumping stations, as the materials clog pumps and cost a lot in repairs and downtime. The Salmon Creek Wastewater Treatment Plant in Clark County, Washington, saved hundreds of dollars a day using Cornell Cutter-Auger pumps to virtually eliminate ragging problems and improve flow.
Municipal applications for clear water, waste water, and grey water are met with assurance by Cornell pumps. We’ve been involved in municipal installations since the 1950s — with our pumps serving in both permanent installations and temporary/emergency fixes. Our new cutter pump is especially efficient in reducing waste water ragging, leading to greater uptime, and a… Read more »
EPA Project Uses Cornell Pumps To Re-Route Portage Creek During Soil Decontamination The Problem: A community in Southwest Michigan had discovered severe PCB contamination in a creek flowing through the city. A nearby paper mill, long since closed down, was suspected as the source. The Solution: The EPA Region 5 commissioned a project to by-pass… Read more »
Cornell and partners tested various Cornell cutter variations to help alleviate ragging; new hybrid cutter—auger worked best. A Southwest Washington water district started a waste water management system to address the needs of 77,500 residents. The system has a pump station with 18.4 mgd capacity at 200’ TDH. Shortly after being placed in service in… Read more »
6NNT dredge pumps help remove sludge lagoon biosolids in Peru For over 45 years a Cornell customer based in Montana has helped their customers meet their most difficult pump and dredging challenges. This Cornell customer manufactures unique, high quality floating dredges for industrial and municipal applications. In 2011, they had a request from a municipal… Read more »
Six Cornell 16NHG28 pumps help protect vital commercial and tourist bay from effluent Mamala Bay, named after a legendary Hawaiian chieftess renowned for her surfing ability, straddles some of the most expensive and desirable real estate on the island of Oahu. It is also the only harbor in the United States that combines both commercial… Read more »
Two Cornell 14NHG 28RPEMTB pumps help alleviate failure of previously installed pumps; working flawlessly since 2011. A municipality in the United Arab Emirates had installed twin 700 HP submersible sewage pumping equipment in 2005. Repetitive failures of these pumps occurred due to system mismatches and severe vibrations. Lacking adequate backup and given the systems problems,… Read more »