CALIFORNIA GROWER USES VFD TECHNOLOGY TO OPTIMIZE PUMP OPERATION, REDUCE ENERGY COSTS Pumps are everywhere in agriculture, essential both for irrigation and for heating, ventilation and cooling (HVAC). But water needs change, and irrigation systems don’t always require a constant flow rate or constant pressure. Variable frequency drives (VFDs) are electric controllers that vary the speed
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SPECIAL PROJECT BRINGS WATER TO COUPLE WHO TRAVELS 40 MILES FOR DRINKING WATER For 34 years, Steve and Lana Gleason made due without a traditional residential water system. The couple, who live in the rural logging community of Jewell, Oregon, pumped water for washing from a nearby river and made 40-mile round trips from their
INSTALLATION OF NEW WATER WELL FOR VIRGINIA FAMILY MARKS INAUGURAL PROJECT FOR PARTNERSHIP Although efforts to provide safe water resources are largely focused on developing countries, the reality is that 1.5 million people in the United States living in low-income, rural and tribal communities do not have access to affordable, safe water. High-quality drinking water
Nearly 25 years ago, Luis and Nancy Salazar moved their family to a small plot of land outside San Antonio, Texas, to be closer to relatives. Over time, the Salazars made the property their home, but like many low-income, rural Americans, access to a reliable, clean water source has alluded the family. The cost
Goulds Water Technology spearheads joint effort to restore clean water to North Carolina neighborhood Efforts to provide safe water resources often are focused in developing countries, but the fact is nearly 2 million rural Americans do not have access to clean water. Such was the case in the Holly Ridge neighborhood in Candler, North
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
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