Potable Centrifugal Booster Station
This pump system, located in Eugene, Oregon, is a dynamic potable booster system delivering 25 GPM to for domestic use and up to 750 GPM for high flows. We were challenged by the customer to engineer a low-cost, low-profile automated booster pump station. We were responsible for the complete vertical design and development of this pump system to meet the exact specifications required for the application – including the custom fabricated building which encloses and protects the pump system.
Location: Eugene, Oregon
Flow Rate: 25 – 750 GPM
Boost Pressure: 51 PSI
Discharge Pressure: 77 PSI
Pumps: Two 40 HP End-Suction Centrifugal and Two 2 HP Vertical Multi-Stage
Customer Challenge: To design a low-cost, low-profile automated booster pump station to their exact specifications and purpose.
Project Features & Benefits:
- Includes two vertical multi-stage domestic pumps and two end-suction centrifugal high flow pumps.
- System designed to provide the entire flow range with any pump out of service.
- Each pump is driven by a Premium Efficient TEFC motors and controlled by low harmonics variable frequency drives.
- Pressure Relief Valve with relief alarm signaling limit switch
- Chlorine Analyzer
- ABB Flow Meter. Dual Electromagnetic Flow meters to ensure highly accurate flow readings throughout the broad flow range.
- Yokogawa Pressure Transmitter with
- Measuring accuracy of ± 0.055% of calibrated span.
- 316SS Wetted parts
Fiberglass Reinforced Plastic (FRP) building:
- 100 PSF Roof Design Load Rating
- 160 MPH Wind Load Rating
- Exceeds NEMA S standards.
- Intrusion alarm, rubber floor safety matting, ambient temperature sensor, LED lights
- Durafiber Building
- Double, Lockable Doors
- Exterior/Interior Lighting
- Electric Heater w/ Thermostat
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