Pumps and Motors

  • I have to lift water 120 feet horizontally distance and vertically distance 30 feet, where as my motor pump capacity is 127 feet (39 meter). Can it work as per my requirement? Thanks, Deepak
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  • I have an underground storage at my which is storing water recd from the pipeline of Municipal Corporation. I have installed electric motor for lifting water from the underground storage to overhead tank in my terrace. One morning I switched on the motor for lifting water and forgot to switch off th...
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  • Despite all the hype around Swachh Bharat Mission, the situation on the ground remains dismal. The city of Ujjain is located on the western part of Madhya Pradesh on the Malwa Plateau and is primarily a religious tourism centre due to the Mahakal temple. The temple is not only one of the 12 jyotirli...
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  • Dear IwpI live by the seaside where the water table is very high and there is copious water. I do not have government supplied water and depend solely on my well for my domestic use.  But because  the water is shrinking in my regular well which is about 25 feet deep, I have dug a borewell ...
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  • Call for Nominations Fourth Edition of FICCI Water Awards December 14, 2016 at FICCI, Federation House, Tansen Marg, New Delhi. Introduction The FICCI Water Awards were launched under the aegis of FICCI Water Mission, to promote awareness, policy advocacy, sharing of best practices and th...
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  • Hi I need to know the proper requirement of submersible motor and pump stage for 3 inches delivery pipe at the depth of 500 ft bore well. Regards Jaya Prakash
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  • Dear IWP We have dug a borewell upto 420 feet and put a 30 stage 1.5 submersible pump (KHB) at a depth of 400 feet. As the moter stopped working, we tried to pull out the motor and learned that the casing was crushed. The casing was of a plasto company which is considered to be a good company.What ...
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  • Hi All, I am thinking of building a fountain in my 10' dia backyard pond. I need a good fountain pump for the same. Height would be 6' of the fountain and have 3 jet nozzleS. So please recommend any good Indian brand pump. Thanks Regards Sundar Ray
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  • Hi We live in Bangalore and when digging a borewell found water at 600 feet. The drilling machine was not going further due to the water pressure. They say it is more than 2 inches, amd as the bore well guys were expecting a 1000 ft drill, they went on trying in spite of me telling them to stop. Th...
    Anonymous (not verified)posted 3 years 9 months agoread more
  • Hi The 8'' first drill was in the ground ground up to 60 feet.  Then a GI casing  of 6''up to hard rock was done and  then water found at 355feet. 6'' were drilled up to 370feet, and after 20 days i made an arrangement for putting pump inside the bore. Unfortunately pump had gone dow...
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  • Hi Why is the discharge range in water pumps mentioned with 2 numbers where the 2nd number is less than the 1st one, for example "Discharge Range : 3150-880 LPH" or "42 - 12.5 LPM" ?   Thanks Nitesh Lohia      
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  • ‘Jat’ reservation and the rampage on a canal For over a month in early 2016, Delhi and Haryana thrashed around, trying to deal with the mess created after Jat protestors demanding reservation for the community in Haryana, caused a 200 feet breach on the Munak Canal near Sone...
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  • It has been close to 3 years since I have been using a Grundfos 2HP pump which is 550 ft below the ground in my home bore well. It was all fine, till it stopped working a few days back. No electric or water level issues have been found. On taking the pump out we were shocked to see silt and boulder ...
    Siddheshwarposted 3 years 10 months agoread more
  • Hi I'm from Vizag,A.P and I need help to dig borewell at my home, as I have no idea about this subject. In my area availability of water is at 100-120ft, my preference for depth of borewell is 150ft, dia of bore is 6.5", casing of UPVC/PVC, pressure 6kg/sqcm, upto30ft is 7" 6kg, after30ft to 150ft ...
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  • Hi,I lives in a 3BHK in Bangalore on 3rd Floor(top floor) and we have an overhead tank for supply, and we have added a Kranti Water meter now.the problem is that the pressure is very low and when water taps are opened simultaneously in other bathrom, it becomes too low. I have researched on the inte...
    shaliniposted 3 years 10 months agoread more
  • Dear IWP I have a set jet pump in Mark II tube well, and I want to use jet pump as well as mark II tube well also. I do not want to remove head of the Mark II tube well. Is it possible to set jet pump in Mark II tube well without removing the head of the Mark II tube well? Thanks Jogesh Kujur &...
    Anonymous (not verified)posted 3 years 11 months agoread more
  • Hi The sump has depth of 10 feets & the tank is placed on top roof of the 3 rd floor. What is the rating of HP that will be suitable for self priming it's motor? Thanks Anup
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  • Hello There is sand is coming with water, from a 100 feet borewell. Please guide us on what can be done, we live in Lalganj, Pratapgarh, UP. Thanks Satya Prakash
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  • Dear Experts, We are an apartment of 20 flats in 5 floors. Of late we observed that the pump takes ages (more than 7-8 hours) to fill the tank and is consuming more than 40 units per day. The height for pumping water (sump floor to overhead tank top) is around 85 feet and the tank capacity is 10,00...
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  • The increasing gap in water availability in India has encouraged the growth of the water industry. Be it the bottling sector, filtration or wastewater recycling, all segments related to water are seeing a phenomenal upsurge. The sector is expected to receive investments of Rs 18,000 crore in the nex...
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Dear Sir,

I have purchased a pump with borewell recently. New Pump Rating - 12.5 HP. Existing Motor - 7.5 HP Existing Site detail 1. Bore depth – 350 Feet 2. Water Level – 250 Feet 3. Current Bore-well – 300 Feet (20*15 Pipes) or vertical length, 4. Pipe Size – 2 Inch or 50 MM 5. Horizontal length – 300 feet. 6. Horizontal pipe size – 50 MM or 2 inch.

The new motor has got damaged due to sand. Could you please advise what all precautions has to be taken to re-install the borewell after repairing work.

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Toxic industrial waste has polluted groundwater in Ratlam. Residents wait for action from authorities.

A resident of Bajankheda village in Ratlam district of Madhya Pradesh, Sitabai Tindor shows her pot full of water to us. A strange red, the water looks unusual. “We have been using this red water for domestic use for the last two decades. Industries in Ratlam has spoilt our land and water. The government has not provided us with any alternatives. For industrial misdeeds, why should we suffer?” asks a visibly distraught Sitabai.

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A temple trust revives an ancient stepwell, comes to the rescue of a water-starved village.

Long before piped water supply became the norm, groundwater got extracted for use and rivers neglected, stepwells served as a major source of water for people.

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Studies reveal that efforts at guinea worm eradication have triggered the spread of hydrofluorosis in Rajasthan.

Up until two decades ago, the main sources of drinking water in Rajasthan included surface water from perennial ponds, reservoirs, lakes, dams, rivers and streams with borewells and tubewells used sparingly and only in remote areas. All this changed when guinea worm infections started appearing in the state. 

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Please suggest reliable automation solution to mange on/off compressor motor by taking consideration into the following

1. Water level in the overhead tank to avoid overflow
2. Dry run protection
3. Timer automation to avoid motor running long time at a stretch during summer

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Chhattisgarh’s Bemetara district has been facing severe water shortage for a while now. Rainwater harvesting could be a solution to this.

There seems to be no end to the drinking water crisis in the Bemetara district in Chhattisgarh. It is only becoming worse with every passing day. More than 40 percent of all the hand pumps installed in the district have run dry due to the depletion of groundwater level.  

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Entering its second year, the Graduate Program of Water Science and Policy 2018 at Shiv Nadar University envisages a multi-disciplinary classroom, engagement and content delivered by some of the best minds globally – experts on water who have worked on ground realities, made policies and initiated change.

June 30, 2018 12:00AM

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While the three anicuts on the Mahanadi are hampering its free flow, another one is being planned by the government.

Gopal Nishad, a fisherman in his early 40s, is frustrated that there is hardly any fish left in the Mahanadi’s basin at Pitaibandh due to the lack of water in the basin. This basin is located near Rajim-Nawapara in Chhattisgarh, the proposed site for the fourth anicut on the Mahanadi. He reminisces the good old days when he, along with his brother, used to catch plenty of fish from the Mahanadi. 

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Hi,

We have an query regarding compression pump / submersible pump for domestic use in our native place. We have shallow installed which is currently working via Hand pump. The shallow / bore well is 600 feet deep, with 70 - 80ft 4in pipe and remaining 520-530 ft in 2in pipe. During summer water levels go below 70 ft. This makes the handpump very difficult to operate.

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Hello,

We have an query regarding recommendation of a compression pump / submersible pump for use in our native place, Midnapore District, West Bengal. We have shallow / borewell installed which is currently working via hand pump. The borewell is 600 feet deep, with 70 - 80ft having 4in pipe and remaining 520-530 ft having 2in pipe. During summer water levels go below 80 ft, which makes the handpump very difficult to operate.

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