As natives of countries which for centuries have wrestled with the sea, Fairbanks Nijhuis has built up a special knowledge of flood control, land reclamation, drainage and irrigation. Pumping stations are a vital part in the complicated system of measures preventing floods and in drainage and irrigation applications. Customers of Fairbanks Nijhuis benefit from its experience in this highly specialized field. New developments in this market are fish-friendly pumps and turbines in order to save and increase the fish habitat in the rivers and waters and also to save energy.
Some examples of prestigious projects in which pumps of Fairbanks Nijhuis have been applied are: New Orleans (USA), Pumping Station IJmuiden (The Netherlands), South-to-North (P.R. of China) and Marina Barrage (Singapore).