KSB supplies pumps for flood management in Paraguay

Thought-provoking has received a contract to deliver 14 massive 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” challenge. They shall be used to forestall future flooding through the high-water season alongside the tributaries of the Río Paraguay.
The metropolis 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 driven by a 370 kW, 380 volt motor. The most flow rate of every axial flow pump set is about 18 000 cubic metres per hour.
The pump units are expected to be delivered by the end of this year.
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