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An Introduction to Water System Pump Operation & Maintenance

COURSE NO: M03-032
An Introduction to Water System Pump Operation & Maintenance
Course Highlights

This online engineering PDH course covers the operation and maintenance of pumps used in water supply and treatment facilities. It also covers the motors, engines, and accessories (together called pump drivers) that provide the mechanical source of energy to pumps.


This 3 PDH online course is intended for mechanical, civil and electrical engineers and other infrastructure design and construction professionals seeking to learn about the operation and maintenance of water system pumps and drivers.

Learning Objectives

This PE continuing education course is intended to provide you with the following specific knowledge and skills:

  • Learning how to operate and maintain centrifugal pumps
  • Understanding the causes of pump cavitation
  • Learning how to mitigate and eliminate cavitation problems
  • Familiarizing with the routine operations check list for centrifugal pumps
  • Familiarizing with the troubleshooting check list for centrifugal pumps
  • Learn the basic operating instructions for ejector (jet) pumps
  • Knowing how to avoid problems when operating progressive cavity pumps
  • Familiarizing with the troubleshooting checklist for progressive cavity pumps
  • Learning how to maintain pump packings
Course Document

In this professional engineering CEU course, you need to review the course document titled, "An Introduction to Water System Pumps Operation & Maintenance".

To view, print and study the course document, please click on the following link(s):
An Introduction to Water System Pump Operation and Maintenance (1.44 MB)
Course Quiz
Once you complete your course review, you need to take a multiple-choice quiz consisting of fifteen (15) questions to earn 3 PDH credits. The quiz will be based on the entire document.
The minimum passing score is 70%. There is no time limit on the quiz, and you can take it multiple times until you pass at no additional cost.
Certificate of Completion

Upon successful completion of the quiz, print your Certificate of Completion instantly. (Note: if you are paying by check or money order, you will be able to print it after we receive your payment.) For your convenience, we will also email it to you. Please note that you can log in to your account at any time to access and print your Certificate of Completion.

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