Mercury Seals in Water Well Pumping Equipment

Mercury Seals in Water Well Pumping Equipment

The State of Illinois recently passed a Public Act that will prohibit the sale and distribution of submersible water well motors with mercury seals after July 1, 2012. The includes Byron Jackson/Flowserve type H motors. Although immediate replacement of mercury seal motors is not required, it is important to understand the potential ramifications of this legislation. EEI has prepared a white paper that outlines the details of the Public Act, the use of mercury seals in a contingency plan to account for the future replacement of mercury seal motors. Please click below to view the white paper prepared by Stephen T. Dennison, P.E.

Mercury Sales in Water Well Pumping Equipment