KSB Group has won a contract to deliver 14 giant 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 quantity of pumping stations belonging to the “Costanera de Pilar y control de inundaciones” venture. They will be used to forestall future flooding in the course of the high-water season along the tributaries of the Río Paraguay.
The city of Pilar is positioned 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 most flow fee of each axial circulate pump set is about 18 000 cubic metres per hour.
เกจวัดแรงดันน้ำ are expected to be delivered by the tip of this year.