News & Stories from Romtec Utilities

Duplex Pump System in Wet Well Design

Duplex Pump Configurations in Sewer Lift Stations

Romtec Utilities designs, engineers, manufactures, and supplies all types of pumping systems for a wide variety of applications. The duplex pump configuration is one of the most common configurations in a pump station design, and it provides owners with several benefits.


Wet Well Safety Hatch with Fall Protection

Hatch Load Rating Configurations

Pumping system structural components carry specific load ratings. These ratings can significantly impact the design and configuration of the system hatches.


Engineering Booster Pump Stations with Expansion Tanks

In booster pump stations, water pressure is maintained for the most part by pumps, either in-line, submersible, or otherwise. Another way that booster pump stations maintain water pressure is through a design component called an expansion tank.


A Graphic Displaying the Active Volume for A Pump Station with Float Level Sensors

Calculating Active Volume for Pump and Lift Stations

One key aspect of pump station engineering provided by Romtec Utilities is determining the appropriate “active volume” for the pumping system to protect the lifespan and functionality of the system pumps.


Lift Station Interior Wet Well Start Up

Draw Down Testing on New Pump Stations

Romtec Utilities commissions each of its pump stations with a start-up technician. The role of this technician is to start the pump station for the first time and to test the system to make sure it functions per the system design criteria. One of these tests is called the draw down test.


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