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April 2010 Blog Archive

Rain Slows Widening of Nova Road, Port Orange, FL Modern Continental South was awarded the $32-million Florida Department of Transportation contract to widen State Road 5A, commonly known as Nova Road, in Port Orange, FL. The main focus of the project is to widen the rural 2-lane road into an urban ... Read More

DW Pump Uses Thompson Pumps to Evaporate Problem DW Pumps, a new addition to the nationwide Thompson Pump distributor network with locations in Sacramento and Oakland, CA, was instrumental in solving an almost unsolvable dewatering application during construction of a new subdivision outside Sacra... Read More

Heavy Rains Cause Major Problems Along Roswell Road Heavy rains in north-central Georgia led to the collapse and sinking of the two lanes of a heavily traveled road near Atlanta, causing, in turn, the collapse of a retention wall protecting the road from an adjacent lake. In addition, the damage threa... Read More

Flood Relief For the City of Deltona, FL The city of Deltona, FL had experienced an exorbitant amount of rainfall during the summer of 2002, causing the many lakes to overflow and many residential areas to flood. As much as 100-million gallons was threatening to damage many homes. The avera... Read More

Sinkhole Causes Problems for the Georgia Power Plant Bowen The rain that pelted the southeast in 2002 surely caused its share of damage. At the Georgia Power Plant Bowen, in Atlanta, GA, the heavy rain combined with a water byproduct of the plant’s cooling towers to cause the ash site behind the power plant... Read More

Dewatering On Interstate 4 Construction Interstate 4 is one of Florida’s most heavily traveled highways. Running east and west-bound, I-4 connects Daytona Beach on the east coast, and Tampa on the west coast and runs right through the heart of downtown Orlando, and supports the rapid growt... Read More

Thompson Helps the Alltell Stadium, Jacksonville, FL Prepare for SUPER BOWL XXXIX When construction began at the Alltell Stadium in Jacksonville, Florida, only one company was thought of to handle all the different dewatering needs. Thompson Pump was proud to be selected as the pump company of choice. Thompson Pump provided many d... Read More

Utility Company Uses Thompson Pumps For Emergency Back-Up Lift Station Operation The recent hurricanes that hit Florida and the southeastern United States are a stark reminder of how much we rely on public utilities and services. When hurricanes hit land, thousands of homes and businesses lose vital power, communication, water an... Read More

Thompson Pumps Assists in Relieving Flooding From Hurricanes Forecasters predicted that the 2004 Hurricane Season was to be an active one. Within the span of two months, Tropical Storm Bonnie and Hurricanes Charley, Frances, Ivan and Jeanne slammed Florida’s Gulf and Atlantic coasts bringing heavy winds, large... Read More

Mission Main Bypass, Kansas City, MO Mission Main is the major sewer treatment plant in Johnson City, KS. Sections of 24” and 30” sewer lines that ran parallel to each other and shared a common manhole were in need of repair. New sewer pipe had been purchased for replacement... Read More

Bypass Allows Treatment Plant Conversion into Pump Station The Pied Creek Treatment Plant, in Kansas City, MO, was being refurbished into a new Pump Station. The treatment plant employed submersible pumps to move the raw sewage, but the submersible’s discharge piping had become corroded and was not dir... Read More

Shawnee, OK Water Line Break Leaves City Dry In Shawnee, Oklahoma a water line break caused a hospital, five nursing homes, two universities, hundreds of residences and several businesses to suddenly be without water. In order to provide drinking water for the residents and local business, Nati... Read More

Liberty West Interceptor Sewer When the interceptor sewer line leading to the Liberty West Treatment Plant in Kansas City, MO, was in need of repair, contractor Havens Construction Company called Thompson Pump’s Kansas City Branch for help. The 60-inch diameter interceptor was the... Read More

Thompson Pump Bypasses the Little Cuyahoga Interceptor in Akron, OH Thompson Pump, the industry leader in providing pumps and equipment for bypass applications, was involved in an extensive, month-and-a-half long Sewer Interceptor Bypass for the City of Akron, OH. Thompson Pump Midwest, located in Clarkston Michigan,... Read More

Thompson Pump Aids in Clarifier Refurbishment The West Side Treatment Plant in Kansas City, MO recently made plans to refurbish one of their clarifiers. A clarifier is a tank that holds and separates solids and sediment from the effluent. Pumps were required to remove the sewage from the clarifi... Read More

Sewer Bypass and Replacement in Atlanta, GA W.L. Hailey Construction contacted Thompson Pump’s Atlanta, GA representative for assistance in a sewer bypass and replacement in a residential area outside the Buckhead business section in Atlanta. Phase I & II of this project started mid... Read More

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