UPVC Pipe work replacement

UPVC Plastic Pipework

At a recent site inspection our engineers identified that the pipework in a pump chamber had corroded beyond repair – this included the gate valve which had snapped due to severe corrosion.  The gate valve (or sluice valve), is the valve that controls flow and is commonly found in water treatment systems. We advised the client that the corroded…

High Level Pump Alarm

High Level Pump Alarm

High Level Pump Alarm Last week a customer called in reporting their high level pump alarm was activated and the tank was quickly filling up. A high level pump alarm is often used in packaged pump stations, sewage treatment plants and septic tanks. The alarm is triggered by the float switch and signals that fluid levels are…

Water Well Pump

Water Well Pump

Water Well Pump Installation A job “well” done! Alton Pump Services were recently asked to install a new water well for a client who were having problems with leaks from their old 18th century well. As their only fresh water source, it was important that it worked properly, so they trusted the experts and instructed…

Flooded Basement

Flooded Basement

Flooded Basement During the heavy rain and storms this January we received an emergency call to a domestic property in the New Forest where the basement had flooded. The original pump had failed and the heavy rain had caused flooding. Our pump engineers attended the site and installed a new HCP S250 submersible pump in the sump. Sump pumps are…