Floor Cone & Flow Straightening Spool
Charlotte Water – Paw Creek
CASE STUDY #6
Existing pump station does not meet Hydraulic Institute 14.6 guidelines
Design Engineer contracted National Hydraulics Laboratory to Model Test PAW Creek Station to determine potential pump suction problems and possible solutions.
- Add 30″ diameter x 10″ height Floor Cone under each of the four pumps
- Add Flow Straightening Spool with Handhole Clean-out and Straightening vane