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Kent High Volume Pumping unit
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No: 1146   Contributor: Wayne Davies   Year: 2006   Manufacturer: MAN   Country: United Kingdom
Kent High Volume Pumping unit

On top of the MAN prime mover you can see a High Volume Pumping Unit. This system is designed to move large quantities of water over long distances.
Picture added on 08 January 2006
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Kent Fire and Rescue Services, United Kingdom
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What a beast truck

Added by Bomba Boy on 31 October 2006.
Do these units attach themselves to moniters to reach great heights?

Added by David jones on 15 June 2010.
Principally for water relaying. Very common in the Netherlands, where they float the pumps on their numerous canals and other sources of unlimited open water.

Added by Rob Johnson on 10 February 2011.
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