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Water Pump Stations - FAQ's

Terry Brady - Monday, May 07, 2012

Water pump stations play a vital role in bringing clean water to your home and community.


Water pump stations are used to transfer water through a series of pipes into your home and community. They play an important role in delivering clean, fresh water to your tap and providing for your irrigation needs.

Here are four frequently asked questions:

• What is a water pump station?
Water Pump stations are used to transfer water from one place to another. While transporting water isn’t something most people think about, water pump stations, provide many of our creature comforts.

• What is the role of pump stations in farming?
Farms use water pump stations to transfer water for crop irrigation and providing water for livestock. Water is typically pumped from rivers and ponds through a series of pipes and canals.

• How are water pump stations run on powered?
Most water pump stations are powered by electricity.  Although many municipalities and farmers have back-up water pumping stations that are powered by diesel engines in case of a power outage.

• Are pump stations used to remove water?
Yes, in low lying areas pump stations are used to remove flood water.

To learn more about water pump stations and the importance they play in your community contact W.P. Law

 

 

 

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