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D & D Machine and Hydraulics Helps Rebuild New Orleans
August 27, 2007 -- The US Army Corps of Engineers gave final certification of acceptance of D&D Machine & Hydraulics, Inc.'s pumps for the Harvey Street Canal, Jefferson Parish, a key lock system for the protection of the West Bank of New Orleans. D&D Machine & Hydraulics, Inc. has passed all required certifications in its delivery, installation, and performance testing of seven (7) 42" emergency axial flow pumps for the Harvey Street Canal floodgates project. Jack Harlan, President of D&D Machine & Hydraulics, Inc., was present at the final testing of all seven pumps at the Harvey Street Canal location with Army Corps personnel when all seven (7) 42" pumps were started and run for eight hours as required by the Corps. All units exceeded requirements and performed within a 99th - 100th percentile of their performance testing. Each pumping unit is capable of pumping 52,000 gallons per minute (gpm). As installed, the seven units now allow Jefferson Parish to pump 364,000 gpm of floodwater. D&D Machine & Hydraulics, Inc. has been manufacturing hydraulic submersible dewatering systems from its Fort Myers, Florida location since 1969. It is a privately owned and operated business with over twenty-five full time employees. The company has successfully manufactured major hydraulic pumping systems for both domestic and foreign dewatering projects for the past thirty years.

 

 

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