Monthly Archives: February 2016

Open-Pit Dewatering: How It Works, and What Pump to Use

There’s more than just water down there. Large amounts of water on a construction site stops progress in its tracks. Open-pit dewatering pumps pull water out from the bottom of a construction excavation area. Look for high-head drainage pumps to do this quickly and efficiently. They do it best when suspended from underneath a single…
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How Hydraflo™ Pumps Are Used

A patented design that moves water fast. Not all pumps are created equal. Good thing, too. They’re made to move water, but different pumps do it in specific ways. Natural events like flooding can put massive amounts of water in harm’s way. It needs to be quickly removed. MWI Pumps created a patented submersible pump…
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It’s Got to Go Before You Get Started

Groundwater can often delay projects from the start. These are some of the best ways to remove it ahead of construction. Construction dewatering is necessary at most sites to lower the groundwater level. You can’t build or pour a foundation unless you’ve removed standing water. Once it’s removed, you need to keep it out of…
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Flood Management

  Municipalities often play a role in crisis situations. Here are three ways they control floodwaters during unfortunate events. Floodwaters are often the result of a force of nature. Technology helps prevent and reduce the damage of heavy water movement. It’s easy to think that all a municipality needs is an army of good pumps to…
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