KSB offers pumps for flood control in Paraguay

Unexplored has gained a contract to ship 14 large submersible motor pumps for flood control in Paraguay.
KSB’s Amacan submersible motor pump – Image ©KSB SE & Co KGaA.
The KSB pumps will equip a number of pumping stations belonging to the “Costanera de Pilar y control de inundaciones” challenge. They shall be used to forestall future flooding during the high-water season along the tributaries of the Río Paraguay.
The city of Pilar is situated 230 km south-west of Paraguay’s capital Asunción, on the Argentinian border.
Each of the Amacan submersible motor pumps weighs six tonnes and is pushed by a 370 kW, 380 volt motor. The maximum flow fee of every axial move pump set is about 18 000 cubic metres per hour.
The pump sets are anticipated to be delivered by the tip of this 12 months.
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