GWEF Pumps & Pump Systems Committee Meeting
Location: GAWP Office
Date: February 8, 2016
Time: 11:30 A.M. to 1:30 P.M.
I. Introductions (if necessary)
II. Program Committee Update – Scott Hall (Brown and Caldwell)
III. GAWP District Meetings – Jamie Brenton (Keck & Wood)
IV. WEF Collections Conference – Wes Haskell (Ebara)
a. 2016 Spring Conference
i. Introduction to Motors in Pumping Systems and Common Motor Problems- Sam Rietta – RMM Systems
ii. Case Study 1: Is It Faulty Equipment or Operations that Destroyed My Motor? - A Case Study in Gwinnett County – Tentative
iii. Case Study 2: TBD
b. 2016 Annual Conference
i. VFD Use in Pump Stations
ii. VFD Case Study 1
iii. VFD Case Study 2
c. 2016 Fall Conference
i. Introduction to Positive Displacement Pumps
ii. PD Pumps – Case Study 1
iii. PD Pumps – Case Study 2
d. 2017 Spring Conference
i. Pump Testing – Is there a Need, if so then when and how?
ii. Factory Testing – Case Study 1
iii. Field Testing – Case Study 2
e. Future Topics
i. Energy Management?
ii. Asset Management?
iii. Sensor Technologies (Level – Floats, Transducer, Ultrasonic, Air bubbler, Pressure, Temperature, Vibration, SCADA, thermal, bearing RTD, Leak detection etc.)
iv. Importance of O&M manuals.
VI. Other Business
VII. Open Discussion about Pump Problems or Applications
Schedule for Next Meeting – Monday, March 14, 2016
The purpose of the Pumps & Pump Systems Committee is to identify, discuss, and develop program to promote an understanding of pump design, proper application, operation, and maintenance across water and wastewater disciplines; as such, to be a valuable resource for GAWP, GWWA, and GWEF members’ networking, education, and support.