Is this the view from your office?

For one of our wonderful and most fortunate customers, it really is!

Our customer in Zanzibar needed a submersible pump located in a well to pump brackish water up to a tank, as there was not enough fresh water locally to suit their requirements.

Not the most exotic application, but what an idyllic location!

Wherever you are, and whatever you want to pump, I can always view it a little differently.

I don’t think there’s anything to add to this, just enjoy the view!


Life is cool by the pool!

Did you know that here at Cougar, I can help you with your swimming pool, keeping your pumps healthy with a pump refurbishment?

My Berkhamsted based pump repair centre offers full refurbs on pumps and motors. You can get a quote for your repair before it goes ahead as well as a 12-month warranty.

My experienced engineers will give you the ultimate peace of mind by providing an explanation of the cause of your breakdown as well as advice on how to prevent the failure from happening in the future.

Do get in touch if you would like to discuss or troubleshoot your pool pump issues.


Holidays are here again!

Many of our European suppliers will be closed during August.

Deliveries are already slower than we are used to, so don’t hang around! Even if the view is stunning.

If you need any pumps or spares get your orders in now as deliveries will be extended due to the traditional summer break.

+44 (0) 1442 860000


If you are in the Biofuel industry, you will know that demand for Biofuels is rapidly increasing, with many countries now adding up to 85% Ethanol to automotive fuel. As the industry continues this exciting growth, you need to look to your plant and especially your pumps to give you reliability and efficiency for continuous processes.

Picking the right pumps for this valuable process is essential. Many different fluids are utilised during production, including, feedstock slurries, denaturants, acids, caustics and of course the final products of ethanol and biodiesel. Each liquid with its own particular needs.

Also, the feedstocks (corn, sorghum, sugar cane etc) themselves can cause challenges for pump systems as many are abrasive. Then there are fermentation and distillation processes before the final product emerges. Each stage requires pumps that are efficient, resistant to corrosion, chemical erosion and have long service intervals.

If you face such challenges and need some help, please let me know.


The summer solstice, also known as estival solstice or midsummer, occurs when one of Earth’s poles has its maximum tilt toward the Sun.

It happens twice yearly. Once in each hemisphere (Northern and Southern). For that hemisphere, the summer solstice is when the Sun reaches its highest position in the sky (for areas outside of the tropics) and is the day with the longest period of daylight.

If you have a problem you need me to shed light on, just let me know!

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You’re getting warmer!

In the UK and other northern hemisphere locations, the heating season has come, or is coming, to an end.

Your pumps can now enjoy a summer of inactivity and a rest from keeping the place toasty.

Summer holidays are coming and before we know it, Autumn will quickly follow.

The point of this temperature and season-centred ramble, is to remind you that NOW is the time to service your heating systems. Especially those hard-working pumps!

Get your heating pump service booked now, and avoid that spine-chilling sensation of switching back on to find that all is not well!

Door to shore…

If you are responsible for either shipboard, or dockside pumping equipment, then this message is for you!

I can help you with: –

· Bunkering oils
· On-board fresh water
· Reverse osmosis
· Wastewater disposal
· Bilge pumps
· Heating or cooling circuits

Wherever you and your ships are in the world, Cougar can supply you with pumps and spare parts, anywhere and, of course, always on time!

Even if you don’t have a ship, I would still love to hear from you!

Your facilities!

For those of you in the facilities management business I have great respect as you are expected to know everything about every building you care for.

I confess that I don’t know everything about a building. However, in our specialism of industrial pumps I know a great deal, and service pumps in hotels, hospitals, castles, tower blocks, shopping centres, schools, stadiums, farms, churches, and even palaces.

Whether it is

· Chilled water
· Heating, LTHW and HTHW
· Wastewater
· Sewage
· Irrigation
· Cellar drainage

I have answers for them all.

Your site safely

The safety of your personnel, your site, and our engineers is paramount.

It is all about safety and security.

Not only are our mobile engineers fully conversant with PPE they are also highly experienced in all Health & Safety requirements while on site.

With decades of experience between them, offering an efficient, friendly and reliable service to our lovely customers on site each and every time.

Our safety is by choice, not by chance. And our source of knowledge is based on experience.

Let me put you in safe hands!

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