Inject Reliability in Water and Wastewater Pumps

Address the most common problems and follow best maintenance practices to keep critical water movers running around the clock.

By Michelle Segrest, Reporting for Maintenance Technology Magazine

One faulty $5,000 pump in a wastewater-treatment facility can shut down an entire operation and end up costing the company or municipality $500,000/day, according to Jim Elsey, vice president and general manager of Summit Pump Inc., Green Bay, WI. Why do pumps fail? The 44-year veteran of the pump repair and maintenance business has five very specific reasons and they all trace back to the people who are charged with making those pumps perform and those who provide (or don’t) the resources needed to purchase, install, and service the devices that form the backbone of every water-handling system. To read the full story, click here. 

Keeping Old Machines Running Like New

Hydro Inc. incorporates small, continuous improvements with careful maintenance coordination to achieve long life from a diverse collection of machines.

By Michelle Segrest,  Reporting for Maintenance Technology

CHICAGO (January 14, 2016) - If Hydro’s machines stop running, its customers’ businesses stop running. Customers count on Hydro Inc., to get their pumping systems back online. Whether it’s repairing, replacing, or upgrading the pumps and parts, dependable operability is the main artery that flows directly to the heart of the company. Read the full story