Hurricane Pumparedness

The Thompson Pump family is dedicated to helping pump owners and municipalities weather the storm. Here are a number of ways you can "Pumpare" now to minimize the risks and downtime during and after a storm.    INSPECT YOUR PUMPS Now is the time to identify potential problems  SERVICE YOUR PUMPS  Make sure they're properly...
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One Year Later, Thompson Pump Still Playing Intregal Recovery in Puerto Rico

The catastrophic damage of Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico has left a profound impact on the country and its citizens. And now, one year later, Thompson Pump andits employees are still on the island helping citizens recover from the aftermath of the worst storm in the country’s history— providing safe drinking water to 250,000 citizens...
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Thompson Pumps are Tailor-Made to Service Southwest Florida Municipalities

THE ISSUE While attempting to provide emergency backup power to their various wastewater lift stations, a Southwest Florida municipality (as well as a neighboring city) experienced frustration with diesel-driven generators during inclement weather or power outages. The municipality identified four problems areas with its current set-up. Generator accessories failed to indicate power loss during critical...
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Thompson Pump Helps in Rescue of Hurricane-Distressed Puerto Rico Region

Company’s Volunteers, Equipment Provide 200,000 with Water   Spillway completely damaged. Thompson’s staff 1st day on the job evaluating the upcoming project.   Port Orange, FL – More than six months after Hurricane Maria decimated Puerto Rico, local company Thompson Pump and its workers are still on the island helping citizens recover from the aftermath...
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Case Study: Lift Station Backup Pumps

Lift stations are critical components to every city’s management of water and wastewater. Like any piece of equipment housed outside, lift stations are subject to natural disasters, flooding and other malfunction-inducing issues. Having a reliable backup system in place is key when those unforeseen factors strike, but not all backup system options are created equal, especially...
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Florida hurricane leads lift station innovation

THE CHALLENGE Lift stations are among the things taken for granted until something goes wrong. Case in point: When hurricane Opal hit the Florida panhandle in 1995, a main utility company providing water and sewer services to the area suffered significant damage to several lift stations. Residents remained without power (despite backup generators being in...
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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 average annual rainfall for Deltona is 53 inches. In a span of three months,...
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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 and wastewater services. The loss of these services makes everyone understand the importance of public utility...
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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 amounts of rain and storm surges that threatened coastal residences and businesses. Damage caused by the...
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