Water Transfer Pumps
Water Transfer and Water Pump Rentals
With the in-house ability to professionally design water transfer, hydro-test designs and river bypass plans Canadian Pump Solutions can immediately be deployed on projects where planned or emergency temporary water transfer lines are required with design specific water pumps that suit the application and aim to “get the design right the first time”. This has become know as the “Canadian Pump Solutions” vision, versus other suppliers providing designs way of just throw more pumps at it as our customers have told us.
Municipal utility services must remain open and operational, so the flow can't simply be turned off. If the project is to rehabilitate an existing sewer line the flow needs to be diverted and the residents in the area need to have continued services. This means efforts also are made to minimize overall impact such as; not closing off roads, minimize disruption to nearby communities and businesses, reduce the overall sound levels and negative impact of operational equipment in these residential areas and community safety while the contractor is performing rehab or replacement work.
When the decision is made to perform sewer rehabilitation, it is typically to replace aging or insufficient pipelines. The solutions require that the waste products be diverted, and a temporary system is put in place. Canadian Pump Solutions designers accomplish this by deploying sound attenuated pumps to temporarily bypass piping and valves upstream from the sewer pipes that will be replaced and then to re-enter the sanitation system downstream of where the work is being performed. The size of the system is calculated based on peak flow which varies depending on the number of homes and businesses along the section of a line. The amount of waste material moved can exceed thousands of liters per minute!
Canadian Pump Solutions engineers and designers have years of systems design and experience, which is needed when properly sizing the lines and pumps. Since the amount of waste material required to be bypassed varies from time to time throughout the day, the temporary system must accommodate this changing flow. Typically, the peak is calculated using flow meters, and peak flow is usually early in the morning and again in the evening when residents return home. This design calculation of peaks is crucial to the project success. If the flow is not calculated correctly and the system is undersized, the pumps or piping may not be able to keep up and sewage spill may be the result, which leads to many problems for everyone.
Canadian Pump Solutions engineers, project managers and installation crews consider project specific situations such as the residential impact, depth of the sewer system or distance of bypass, as this quite often determines the size and type of pump(s) and ancillary valves, pipe, and other equipment needed. For instance, when a sewer line is buried deeper than 7.5 metres or approximately 25 feet, the designers may select a submersible pump to handle the added head pressure. In contrast, for systems not as deep, an above-ground centrifugal pump with a suction hose lowered into the manhole may be selected.
Flow calculations are only a part of the overall operational considerations that Canadian Pump Solutions designers review. Other considerations include:
Are there municipal noise ordinances?
Storage tank size and location
Hydro-test code of practice
API Hydro-Test flow rates
Equipment and Road access - Canadian Pump Solutions offers engineered road crossing to accommodate traffic flow and 24-hour system monitoring by specially trained technicians in system setup and operation can be arranged.
Tank Hydro-testing requires a professional approach much more than water transfer services, that is why Canadian Pump Solutions is one of the first calls you should make when contemplating hydro-testing storage tanks.
In today's market, a sewer system upgrade project may be an open cut replacement or a trench-less lining technology rehabilitation, but the one thing that won’t change with any rehabilitation is the need for a properly designed bypass system that incorporates the proper pumps, piping, and support equipment.
Learn more about how Canadian Pump Solutions' complete sewage bypass services and equipment can be perfectly adapted to your project or contact us for a sewer bypass service quote.