Saturday, September 6, 2008

Pentair's Pumps Perform Well in Hurricane Gustav Challenge

From Business Wire (via Yahoo! Finance): Pentair, Inc. (NYSE: PNR - News) announced today that the eleven Fairbanks Morse ("Fairbanks") pumps installed in New Orleans' 17th Street canal performed as planned, helping to prevent flooding from Hurricane Gustav. Each of the Pentair pumps is capable of pumping approximately 160,000 gallons of water per minute; they serve as additional capacity to the city's existing water infrastructure to manage water levels in the event of hurricanes such as Gustav.

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