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Your Pumps May be Stealing from You

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Abstract:

This presentation describes some of the ways a collection system's pumps may be wasting energy and money. It is based on the Pumping chapter in the recent edition of the WEF manual “Energy Conservation in Water and Wastewater” which was written by this author. The presentation focuses on practical tips for reducing energy waste.

Keywords: efficiency; energy; force main; hydraulics; pumps; wastewater collection system

Document Type: Research Article

DOI: https://doi.org/10.2175/193864710798216413

Publication date: 2010-01-01

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