booster stations

booster stations

[′büs·tər ‚stā·shənz]
(engineering)
Booster pumps or compressors located at intervals along a liquid-products or gas pipeline to boost the pressure of the flowing fluid to keep it moving toward its destination.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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The "five Asians" who were arrested by the Department of Criminal Investigation, burgled transmitter booster stations in Dhofar.
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The tender also includes the construction of water distribution networks, tanks, booster stations and tanker filling stations.
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The region's wells are now capable of pumping 50,000 cubic metres of water a day, which is collected initially in the first pumping station at Nuqaiha, and then on to Najran by booster stations.
The project involves connecting 23 water booster stations at a cost of Rs 50 crore, construction of tanks to store 20 lakh litres of water, installation of 33 KV and 66 KV sub- stations and laying of power lines for uninterrupted power supply at a combined cost of Rs 200 crore.
Support lines have been laid in several places besides repairing old booster stations," Al-Assaf said.
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Oscar Renda will construct and install a 19-mile, 24-inch steel pipeline and booster stations needed for the project, while Soli Flo will provide and operate the dredges and act as the pipeline's operator.