Created by potrace 1.16, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2019

Introduction to Pump Station Maintenance

Duration: 1 day

Delivery: In-person or Online (live or self-paced)

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Course details

This training course provides technicians, service engineers and asset planners with an introduction to mechanical and electrical maintenance aspects of various clean and wastewater pump stations, providing staff with the ability to ensure reliable, safe, cost-effective and efficient operations.

Duration: 1 day

Delivery: In-person or Online (live or self-paced)

Chris Bell

With over 15 years' cross-sector experience in business development and transformation, Chris provides consultancy and training, awareness and on-site support to help customers to better plan, manage, strategically invest in, and proactively maintain their assets. This has included reservoir pump systems, network pump stations, water treatment, dosing systems and motive water applications.

Course overview

This training covers various basic aspects of pump station maintenance, from basic fundamentals to practical application and safety protocols.

Pump stations are vital components of water and wastewater management systems. They come in various types, each designed for specific purposes and applications. There are fundamental maintenance practices that staff must have confidence and proficiency in carrying out in order to ensure:

  • Improved reliability and operational efficiency
  • Prevention of downtime, loss of production and disruptions
  • Reduced whole life cycle costs
  • Reduced unplanned maintenance or repairs
  • Increased performance optimisation
  • Maintained energy efficiencies
  • Ensured compliance with regulations and safety standards

    Who can benefit?

    Delegates may include those needing to develop their understanding of basic pump station maintenance practices and considerations and their professional skills in mechanical and electrical maintenance, to support their current role or future career. For example, technicians, service and maintenance engineers.

    Participants may also be drawn from any area of business or service where asset performance impacts on their decision making. For example, asset planners, engineer resource planners, OPEX plans, asset resilience, asset standards.

    Training outline

    Flexible delivery via our online learning platform allows participants to complete modules at their own pace.

    • Introduction: Introduction to the Training Program; Overview of the Importance of Pump Station Maintenance
    • Fundamentals of Pump Stations: Different Types of Pump Stations and their Functions
    • Pump Station Maintenance Overview: Preventive vs. Reactive Approaches; Overview of Common Issues and Failures
    • Maintenance Procedures: Inspection and Monitoring Protocols; Maintenance Schedules and Planning
    • Common Maintenance Tasks: Pump Maintenance Procedures; Electrical and Control System Maintenance
    • Troubleshooting and Problem-Solving: Identifying Common Pump Station Problems; Troubleshooting Techniques and Procedures
    • Safety Procedure advisories: Personal Protective Equipment (PPE); Lockout/Tagout Procedures
    • Real-life Case Studies of Pump Station Failures and Maintenance Challenges
    • Maintenance Tools & Equipment and Technology Examples for Remote Monitoring & Control

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