Pumping Station Design

Revised 3rd Edition


  • Garr M. Jones, PE, DEE, Senior Vice President, Design, Brown and Caldwell, CA, USA
  • Robert L. Sanks, PhD, PE, Consulting Engineer, and Professor Emeritus of Civil Engineering, Montana State University, Bozeman, USA

Pumping Station Design, 3e is an essential reference for all professionals. From the expert city engineer to the new design officer, this book assists those who need to apply the fundamentals of various disciplines and subjects in order to produce a well-integrated pumping station that is reliable, easy to operate and maintain, and free from design mistakes. The depth of experience and expertise of the authors, contributors, and peers reviewing the content as well as the breadth of information in this book is unparalleled, making this the only book of its kind.
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Civil and environmental engineers; Expert and beginner designers; City engineers or chief engineers of water or sewage authorities; Utility managers; Manufacturers


Book information

  • Published: July 2008
  • ISBN: 978-1-85617-513-5


“A unique and comprehensive text that should find a place on the bookshelf of all concerned with pumping facilities…a truly excellent publication.” - World Pumps “Practitioners in any discipline related to pumping station design should henceforth be compelled to read this book.” - The Institute of Water and Environmental Management

Table of Contents

Introduction; Nomenclature; Flow in Conduits; Piping; Valves; Fundamentals of Hydraulic Transients; Control of Hydraulic Transients; Electrical Fundamentals and Power System Principles; Electrical Design; Performance of Centrifugal Pumps; Types of Pumps; Pumps: Selection, Installation, & Intakes; Electric Motors; Engines; Variable-Speed Pumping; Pump-Driver Specifications; System Design-Wastewater Pumping; System Design-Water Pumping; System Design-Sludge Pumping; Instrumentation & Control Devices; Instrumentation & Control Applications; Vibration & Noise; Heating, Ventilating & Cooling; Designing for Easy Operation & Maintenance; Station Layout; Avoiding Blunders; Contract Documents; Costs; App.