Whats the difference between private pumping stations and adoptable pumping stations?
A key question that often comes up is about the difference between private pumping stations and adoptable pumping stations so this information provides the basic differences and potential advantages and disadvantages of the two types of systems. A private pumping station is a pumping station that the owner/developer will install a pumping station to their…Read More
Different Types of Pumping Station
When it comes to choosing the right type of adoptable pumping station for handling foul water and sewage on a residential development, there are four pump station types. These are classified by Sewers For Adoption (SFA) regulations based on the incoming flow rate and number of dwellings the pump serves. For larger developments the KW…Read More
Fatbergs: a by-product of flushing wipes
‘Fatberg’. The word conjures up images of large blocks of fat, oil and grease, like the one found in Kingston in 2013 that weighed 15 tonnes and was reported to be the size of a double decker bus. However, the label is misleading. Fatbergs build up from the fats which are disposed into the sewers…Read More
It’s our sewerage system: the dos and don’ts
Sewerage systems shouldn’t be noticed. The ideal sewer running from any residential, commercial, or industrial site into the main system should take foul water and waste away smoothly and without issue. While this generally happens, we soon recognise when something has gone wrong. A common issue is the so-called ‘fatbergs’ of congealed fat, oil, gas…Read More
Why do mechanical seals fail and what can you do about it?
Mechanical seal failure is one of most common reasons that a pump fails. These seals retain fluid within the pump utilising two flat surfaces, one stationary and one rotating. They are far more effective than the traditional pump shaft seals of soft packing, but, to get the best out of mechanical seals, you need to…Read More
5 ways to prevent pump cavitation
Preventing pump cavitation is much simpler and more cost-effective than repairing and replacing your pump. There are steps you can take to ensure the life of your pump isn’t impeded by cavitation. Follow these five tips and cavitation shouldn’t be an active threat to your pump. 1. Don’t leave rags in the reservoir This is…Read More
We have moved!
Harro Group have recently moved to a larger, more extensive premises giving the business access to greater resources. The new premises has over 5 times the floor area and a new, efficient workshop enabling us to carry out larger projects quickly.Read More