A History of Landmark Pumps and Waterworks: ASME Milestones

They help move and lift liquids, chiefly water, which all modern cities need to survive. They also move waste, flood waters later both engines were replaced by a larger, more capable engine that used steam at 200 psi. It could pump more than three

JP officials take steps to modernize Orleans Pump Station 6

After revelations of broken pumps and turbines in Orleans Parish, Jefferson Parish officials are taking steps to gain more control of a major complete with a water spout that was visible for miles. Pump station operators doubled the pumping capacity

Elaborate pumping station keeps Lake Merritt from overflowing

Mazza, pump station supervisor with the Alameda County Flood Control diesel engines, be used. “We prefer to gravity flow,” Mazza said. “We can gravity flow twice as much as we can pump. It’s harder to pump against a column of water like

Why private waste management is one of the nation’s most hazardous jobs

Those perils are easy to miss in the roar of a diesel engine, the rush of a giant truck and a waft “It was an open secret for four decades that the mob was in control of the commercial carting industry. There’s a reason that Tony Soprano was

New plan to save the dying Salton Sea

SAN DIEGO (CBS 8) - The Salton Sea is drying In 2003, a portion of Colorado River water from Imperial Valley was diverted to San Diego County. As part of the deal, area water districts agreed to pump extra water into the Salton Sea but that water

Rescuers seek anyone — alive or dead — left behind in Harvey's floodwaters

In the Houston area, an estimated 136,000 structures, or 10 percent of all structures in the county database, were flooded, said Jeff Lindner, meteorologist for the Harris County Flood Control 120,000 lost water service when its main pump station

Marin County Prepares For Storm Season

Storm season preparations cover a wide range of work including creeks, levees, pump stations and tide gates. Tasked with this responsibility, the Marin County Flood Control and Water Conservation motors and natural gas engines. The District also

Rescuers seek anyone _ alive or dead _ left in floodwaters

In the Houston area, an estimated 136,000 structures, or 10 percent of all structures in the county database, were flooded, said Jeff Lindner, meteorologist for the Harris County Flood Control 120,000 lost water service when its main pump station

Rescuers seek anyone — alive or dead — left in floodwaters + videos

In the Houston area, an estimated 136,000 structures, or 10 percent of all structures in the county database, were flooded, said Jeff Lindner, meteorologist for the Harris County Flood Control 120,000 lost water service when its main pump station