Distribution operator training DVD teaches basic types,
operation, installation, and maintenance of water pumps and motors.
Pumps and motors "power" the distribution system,
filling the water lines and delivering water to the customer's tap. Water
Distribution Operator Training: Pumps and Motors DVD illustrates many
types of pumps commonly used in water distribution systems, with emphasis
placed on centrifugal pumps. This DVD illustrates volute, diffuser, single and
double suction, axial flow, mixed-flow, vertical turbine, submersible,
deep-well, in-line booster, jet, and other pumps.
Operators are also shown various types and operation
of electric motors used for water pumps. They learn about three-phase motors,
control of heat, motor starters used for large pumps, remote and automatic
controls, and motor installation. Operators learn and disadvantages of
centrifugal pumps, operating principles of the different pumps, advantages and
where in the distribution system each type of pump is used; pump operating curves,
pump sizing, priming, inspection and maintenance procedures, and recordkeeping.
Publisher: American Water Works Association
Publication date: 2006
AWWA catalog no: 64326
Media Type: DVD