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5 Ways to Control Groundwater During Excavation

Say goodbye to groundwater on large construction sites. Controlling groundwater during excavation is extremely important in the construction industry. Dewatering helps provide temporary reductions in groundwater levels for structures that must extend below groundwater level. There are a variety of dewatering and groundwater control methods used on major construction sites

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Dewatering: 4 Solutions for Containing Noise

Respect thy neighbor during dewatering by keeping the noise down. While dewatering is often needed on large construction sites, the pumps and generators required can often become quite noisy. Contractors must look for ways to perform dewatering without excessive noises that could disrupt surrounding areas. This is especially true when

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Best Practices for Dewatering at a Construction Site

It’s more than efficiency, it’s good stewardship. Groundwater is no friend to construction sites. The groundwater table level must be lowered before any type of construction excavation begins. The question isn’t if you should use a dewatering technique. There’s hardly ever a time when it isn’t necessary. The type of dewatering system

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High Powered Drive Units

Diesel, Electric, and Duel Setups MWI Drive Units [sm_hr] MWI works with companies like John Deere, Caterpillar, and US Motors to make sure our customers have the most reliable engines to power their water pumps and are as efficient as possible. While our water pumps are submerged in the water, the operating

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3 Ways to Use a Submersible Electric Pump

These workhorses get water out of the way or send it where it needs to go. Submersible pumps are a type of centrifugal pump. They’re designed to function with the pump and motor submerged in the water. The pump’s motor is sealed. It’s impossible for even a small amount of

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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

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