The Hydraulic Institute suggests ways to maintain a pumping system more effectively.

To maintain a pumping system effectively, there are several suggested actions that should be taken, including:
  • Preventive actions.
  • Predictive actions.
  • Periodic efficiency testing.
Helpful references, available through the Hydraulic Institute, for maintaining pumping systems effectively and performing the suggested actions include:
  • ANSI/HI Pump Standards, Hydraulic Institute, 1997-2005.
  • Pump Life Cycle Costs: A Guide to LCC Analysis of Pumping Systems, Hydraulic Institute and Europump, 2001.
  • Extend Your Motor’s Operating Life, HI/SPM/DOE Tip Sheet, 2006.
  • Test for Pumping System Efficiency, HI/PSM/DOE Tip Sheet, 2006.