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Lowara’s Vogel Series Pumps Connect Catalonian Communities to Clean Water

On the coast of Catalonia a significant water delivery project was commissioned by Aigües Ter Llobregat (ATLL), a public organisation with responsibility for supplying water to Barcelona and eight surrounding regions. A system was developed to deliver water from the Tordera desalination plant to an inland water treatment plant at Ter, branching off to towns

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Ice cold: transforming a football stadium into an ice stadium

The force of cold, along with Xylem Lowara pumps, has produced artificial ice for the World Ice Hockey Championships. Country of reference: Germany The opening game of the World Championships was held on 7th May 2010 between the host team of Germany and the United States in the Veltins Arena at Gelsenkirchen, which was transformed

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Rodeo’s demands for irrigation and feeding

Agriculture is by far the largest user of water – up to 70% of all fresh water consumption is for irrigation. Water has many other agricultural purposes such as washing stations, misters, or drinking water for livestock. In fact, horses consume up to 15 gallons of water per day. At the Everett Bowman Arena in

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Goulds Water Technology rainwater for today’s high water demand households

Prescott Pump Service uses Goulds Water Technology variable speed controllers to maximize water usage needed for today’s lifestyles, while also using Goulds Water Technology products to install rainwater retrieval systems where low yield water wells cannot completely support sophisticated irrigation systems in remote locations. In the remote dry Southwest, where water scarcity and escalating demand

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A new chapter for pump technology at Moscow University Library

Country of reference: Russia Application: Residential Building Lomonosov Moscow State University Library is a vast complex encompassing 55,000 sq.m of space, and serving more than 36,000 students and 7,000 postgraduates. The new facility was built in 2004 to commemorate 250 years of the university, and houses important and historic literary works in addition to the

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Xylem supplies pumps for oil production in West Africa

Country of reference: West Africa The exploration and production of oil in West Africa has been growing rapidly over the past decade, with much demand for the oil from Europe and the USA. Several countries and multi-national oil companies are exploiting fields off West African coastlines – including Gabon and Congo – through on-shore plants

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High Efficiency VSX® Pumps Provide Increased Comfort at High-tech Science Oasis

King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST) near Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, combines several planning and design elements that meet under the theme of sustainability. The University’s new campus was constructed from scratch on a 22-mile (36km) stretch of desert 50 miles (80km) north of Jeddah along the Red Sea. The campus is part of

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Well pumps with maximum yield: an enormous saving in energy costs

The Prime Tower is a visually unique landmark under construction in the heart of Zurich. The angular high-rise building stretches 126 metres across 36 floors, and is claimed to set a new benchmark for commercial properties in terms of architecture, transparency, appeal and technical perfection. In February 2008 work began on the preparation of the

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A reverse osmosis plant guarantees the quality of the water used to make beer and minimizes energy costs

Water treatment is of fundamental importance for the food and drink industry. The Gold Ochsen brewery in Ulm has invested approximately 200,000 euros in a reverse osmosis (RO) plant for the desalinisation and treatment of water it uses to make its beers.

Supply of drinking water suited to the demand thanks to adjustable pumping stations

Application: Residential Building ZWAV is an association formed by 47 towns and municipalities in Vogtland, Germany. On an area of 1,400 km2, they supply drinking water for about 250,000 inhabitants. At present 200 pumping systems are in operation, equipped with 500 motor pump booster sets. Due to the fall in demand in industry and agriculture,

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