Godwin Pumps

The New Jersey Turnpike Authority (NJTA) is nearing the end of a $142 million project to replace the bridges over the tidal waters of Drag Channel (DC) and Great Egg Harbor (GEH). The Great Egg Harbor Bay is located in Cape May and Atlantic counties. The southbound lane opened for traffic in time for Labor Day weekend.

Godwin, a Xylem brand, continues to support emergency relief efforts through the south after Hurricane Isaac. In the same areas hit by Hurricane Katrina in 2005, parishes throughout New Orleans and Baton Rouge were experiencing flooding and power outages from Hurricane Isaac.

Xylem Inc., a global water technology company focused on addressing the world’s most challenging water issues, has broken ground on a 10,000-sq.-ft. extension of its manufacturing facility in Bridgeport, N.J., to support continuing growth in the dewatering segment.

Godwin, manufacturer of the Dri-Prime automatic self-priming, dry-running pump, is changing its legal name to Xylem Dewatering Solutions Inc. The change is effective on Jan. 1, 2012. "Godwin will remain the brand name for the Dri-Prime series of pumps," said Michel Bakhos, president of Xylem Dewatering Solutions Inc.

Godwin, manufacturer of the Dri-Prime automatic self-priming, dry-running pump, donated to the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence (NCADV). NCADV works to eliminate domestic violence, empower battered adults and children, promote and unify direct service programs, alert and educate the public, and promote partnerships.

Godwin Pumps, manufacturer of the Dri-Prime automatic self-priming, dry-running pump continues to support emergency relief efforts throughout the East Coast after Hurricane Irene. “We fleeted 85 diesel Dri-Prime pumps last week,” said Grant Salstrom, Godwin’s chief operating officer.

Godwin Pumps, manufacturer of the Dri-Prime automatic self-priming, dry-running pump, has been mobilizing pipe and crew to aid in the efforts at the North River Wastewater Treatment Plant following a fire there in mid-July. Five pump engines caught fire in the machine room at the treatment plant in Harlem.

Godwin Pumps, manufacturer of the Dri-Prime automatic self-priming, dry-running pump has made a donation to the Boys & Girls Clubs of Gloucester County, N.J. The Boys & Girls Clubs offer services to all youth aged 6 to 18, throughout Gloucester County, N.J.

Joseph L. Abbott Jr., national sales manager of Godwin Pumps, passed away Sept. 12. Joining the Godwin Pumps team in 1989, Mr. Abbott brought sales and manufacturing expertise to the company from the sewer rehabilitation industry. In the ensuing 20 years, Mr.

ITT Corporation, a global high-technology engineering and manufacturing company and a leader in the transport and treatment of water and wastewater, June 21 announced its agreement to purchase privately held Godwin Pumps. Godwin is a supplier of automatic self-priming portable pumps used in the growing markets for drainage pump rental, services and sales serving the global industrial, construction, mining, municipal, oil and gas segments.

Godwin Pumps has further expanded its brand with the introduction of a new line of portable, gasoline-powered Wet-Prime pumps and a new Sub-Prime electric submersible pump. Godwin Pumps is the worldwide manufacturer of the original Dri-Prime automatic self-priming pump.