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MORRISON PUMP COMPANY awarded contract for US Army Corps of Engineers Everglades Restoration Project
The eight high-efficiency Morrison Vertical Pumps shall provide over 700,000 gallons per minute total pumping capacity. Six high flow 66-inch Morrison Pumps shall be driven by Caterpillar C18 Tier 4 diesel engines and contain 30 feet long US Army Corps-type formed suction intakes, and two low flow Morrison Pumps shall be electric motor driven. Morrison Pump Company shall also be providing a physical hydraulic model study of the pump station intake systems and factory pump performance testing, in support of this important environmental project.
The Prime Contractor on the project is Archer Western Construction, and the owner is South Florida Water Management District. Morrison Pump Company has completed initial pump engineering and analyses and plans to commence manufacture in 2015. The eight (8) Morrison Vertical Pumps, along with diesel engines, speed reducers, electric motors and control panels are scheduled for delivery in 2016.
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