Signing the contract: Cheng-jun Zhang, chairman of Shanxi Middle Yellow River Diversion Water Development Co Ltd and Petra Helm, member of the board and CFO, Voith Hydro St Pölten.
Signing the contract: Cheng-jun Zhang, chairman of Shanxi Middle Yellow River Diversion Water Development Co Ltd and Petra Helm, member of the board and CFO, Voith Hydro St Pölten.

Voith has signed a contract with China’s Shanxi Middle Yellow River Diversion Water Development Co Ltd to provide five large pumps and auxiliary equipment for Shanxi province’s water supply network.

The order includes an underground pumping station and five large pump units with a capacity of 10.1 MW and a flow rate of approximately 4.71 cubic metres per second each.

The units are designed to pump the heavily sand-containing water from the Yellow River into three impeller stages to a delivery head of nearly 200 meters.

The pumps will be put into operation by the middle of 2022.