You need Preventative Maintenance to make sure your water pump is dependable and does not fail at a critical time. At Walker Environmental we provide maintenance solutions, as well as stocking a variety of pumps suitable for different uses. These include sewage treatment systems, water booster pumps and water pumping systems. Water pumps vary considerably, depending on their workload and environment, and it’s important to bear this in mind when seeking details on maintenance and servicing of these systems; in some cases, a photo of the problem can help us assist you quickly by letting us see the make of pump involved and its environment.
There are a lot of components in a water pump, all requiring routine checks to ensure that they are functioning correctly. The sort of pump, as well as its application, will largely dictate the checks that we need to make. We’ve included a checklist of a few of the key areas we assess below:
– Inspect the systems physical condition to guarantee it is safe and in good working order
– Specifically, check the current condition of the pump’s component parts – its valves, bearings, seals and impeller.
– Evaluate the state of all pipework for wear or damage
– Make sure sumps are clean
– Inspect electric elements to ensure insulation is undamaged and that the elements remain in good condition
– Make sure that all system safeguards are running correctly and alarms are operating correctly.
This is a fundamental analysis of water pump maintenance processes and individual businesses may complete checks in a slightly different way. One important point when using specialist Logan Water Pump Experts is to ensure is that you receive a Service Record Sheet, detailing each of the elements inspected, and noting their condition; Walker Environmental do supply this.
While we encourage you to have a specialist pump maintenance service like Walker Environmental, some procedures you can complete yourself to make sure your pump continues to run successfully and reduce the risk of failure.
Submersible pumps are more difficult to assess, as the pump sits below the waterline. With these systems, you can try to find indications of problems with the system and take notice of any alarms that are sounding. Calling an expert when you discover, or even suspect damage will frequently enable the system to be fixed before complete failure of the unit.
If your pump housing is above ground, you may be able to observe the warning indicators of failure before too much damage is done. Even if you cannot see water leaking from the pump, take note of wet spots, mould or stagnant water as early indication of things that need looking at and give us a call.
Recognizing the right time to replace a water pump can be difficult. Much of the wear occurring on a water pump is located on the interior parts of the pump and cannot be seen until you open it up. In many cases, you will need to count on experts like Walker Environmental to give you with guidance with regular upkeep and maintenance.
Other than changing a worn or damaged water pump, there is also wisdom in changing an old inefficient pump, as this can save you money in reduced operating costs.
Walker Environmental is a family-owned business based in the Logan area that provides replacement water pumps and also provides affordable servicing. We are located at 35 Logan Parade, Logan Reserve QLD 4133 and service all Brisbane, Logan, Gold Coast, Sunshine Coast, Ipswich and Toowoomba Suburbs.