Sales of flushable wipes have increased due to their convenience. But this convenience can come at a high cost as demonstrated in news reports about the detrimental effects these wipes can have on plumbing systems. Because of this risk, it’s important to understand how these flushable wipes can cause system destruction and what pumps should
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Not everything that can go down the drain, should Myth 1: Bigger is better (when it comes to pump size) In most cases, bigger is not better when it comes to residential wastewater pumps. Whether a residential system requires an impeller or grinder pump, the pump should be sized for the application. Although oversizing pumps
Water irrigation solutions provided to the Travis Roy Foundation’s Wiffle Ball Park Green fields and efficient sprinkler systems might not sound like a typical component in supporting spinal cord injury research and awareness, but for the Travis Roy Foundation, this was an important part of aiding its overall mission. The Travis Roy Foundation hosts an
Goulds Water Technology teams up with customers to provide reliable water source to a Connecticut community
The Catskill Mountains make for beautiful scenery but the rolling hills present the challenge of reliably pumping water to residential areas. Xylem’s Goulds Water Technology Aquavar Intelligent Pump Controller, and the help of distributor D&S Pump and Supply Co., and installer Foley’s Pump Service ensure water reaches a Connecticut community.
From concept to consumer, Goulds Water Technology is engineered, assembled and tested in America. According to the American Water Works Association, average daily residential water use in the United States is 27.4 billion gallons. This domestic water is used for everything from lawn irrigation to cooking, cleaning and plumbing. By that account, it’s clear that
As one of the few year-round facilities of its kind in northeast Pennsylvania, the relatively new StoneyBrook Estates Campground was designed to accommodate the needs of thousands of campers each year. Located in historical Carbon County, Pennsylvania, the campground is in a wooded setting near Beltzville Lake and state park. The campground offers vacation campsites for
Bucknell University in Lewisburg, PA, has a reputation as one of the finest educational institutes in the United States. It recently ranked #32 among national liberal arts colleges in the 2013 U.S. News & World Report’s Best Colleges issue. In late 2012, the university underwent an evaluation of their current hydronic system and determined it
Geisinger Medical Center in Danville, Pennsylvania, is a high-quality health care facility that provides services to over 2 million residents on a yearly basis. The medical center was recently named a Thompson Reuter’s Top 100 Hospital as well as a Magnet hospital by the American Nurses Credentialing Center. A Magnet hospital designation identifies the top
The viticulture industry is becoming an increasingly significant part of the Pennsylvania agricultural sector. Galen Glen Winery, established in 1993, is a prime example of the beautiful vineyards that have been established in the last several years. Located in the rolling hills of eastern Pennsylvania, Galen Glen produces award-winning, handcrafted red, white and sparkling wines.
The Dorothy B. Bunce Elementary School in Pavilion, New York, serves kindergarten through 5th grade students in the Pavilion Central School District. In August, the school underwent an evaluation of their current hydronic system and determined it was becoming less efficient and needed to be replaced. To help assess its needs, the school brought in
In the heart of New York’s Hudson Valley sits the scenic Quaker Hill Country Club, voted a “Top 25 Nine-Hole Course in America” by GolfWorld Magazine. Founded by adventurer, traveler, and broadcaster Lowell Thomas in 1940, the nine-hole golf course was created by famed designer Robert Trent Jones. One of Quaker Hill’s most famous guests
Stainless steel submersible pumps preserve historical site It’s not every day that a company has an opportunity to help save the last of the remaining Seven Wonders of the Ancient World. When the Egyptian Antiquities Authority (EAA) determined that the groundwater levels at the Pyramids Plateau were too shallow and threatened the longevity of the