ESB identified a requirement for additional pumping capacity at their Portumna pumping sites. To achieve this they determined that an additional pump station was required at each site to complement the existing assets. DPS were involved at an early stage in the project feasibility and provided design and selection services for the ultimate pumping solution and arrangement. DPS’s scope involved design, supply, installation and commissioning (full MEICA) services for a duty of 893 lps at 3.6m head.
The design incorporated 2 no. KSB Amacan PA4 700‐470/476UTG1 axial flow canister pumps operating at an efficiency of 80.6% on each site to add to the already installed Amacan PA4 1000‐ 700/ 90 10UTG1 units the previous year.
This brought the potential pumping capacity on each site up to 3700lps The installation included for suitably designed canisters which adapted for the pumps and levels on‐site. Our full scope also included the design, provision and commissioning of all associated controls and electrical packages for the application at each station.