Pumping Station Desludging / Tankering

Do you suffer with your sewage pumping station generating high level alerts or even overflowing? Here at Southern Pumps Servicing Engineering Ltd we come across this regularly, and can provide a full tankering of your pumping station at a very competitive price.

Planned Pump Station De-Sludging

If you want to keep your sewage pumping station running efficiently then servicing is critical. Servicing your pump station keeps the equipment clean and with no reduction in throughput. Servicing will also extend the lifespan of your pump station equipment, especially the pumps.

On a major pump station service we can provide an optional extra of desludging your station. Whether carried out as part of a routine service or as an emergency callout, our servicing team is happy to help desludge your sewage pumping station whether its in a domestic environment or commercial.

Major Pumping Station Service

  1. Lift pump(s), clean pump and check pump data plate
  2. Check pump volute for damage
  3. Check impeller for debris and damage unblock as required
  4. Check wear ring(s) for damage
  5. Assess motor / pump bearing condition
  6. Remove oil drain plug and check oil for water ingress (where appropriate)
  7. Refit oil drain plug with new "O" ring refill / replace oil (where appropriate)
  8. Check motor windings for continuity and insulation integrity
  9. Check motor cables for wear and water ingress
  10. Check and clean level control floats / ultrasonic head
  11. Check condition / serviceability of pump lifting system
  12. Check operation of isolation and reflux valves
  13. Check condition of wet well pipework
  14. Check condition of wet well and valve chamber (where appropriate) including access covers
  15. Check condition / serviceability of pump control panel
  16. Check and adjust all pump controls where necessary
  17. Check and test all safety / alarm facilities
  18. Check earth loop resistance
  19. Clean control panel
  20. Check condition of control panel kiosk (where appropriate)
  21. Clean and remove potential items to cause pump blockages from pump chamber
  22. Optional Desludging

Emergency Pump Station De-Sludging

If you're sewage pumping station has overflowed or is tripping high level alarms, it will probably require an emergency pump station de-sludging. Our team of engineers can come to site and give your foul water pumping station an emergency desludging and service.

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