‘Centralized’ Installations rely on an airtight plumbing infrastructure connecting between the Pump and Auxiliary Connection Points. Plumbing Cracks, Leaking Joints and Minor Air leaks WILL Severely Impact the Systems Performance. It is Recommended to install a Fused type plumbing such as High Density Polyethylene to help Eliminate potential air leaks. All plumbing whether new or existing should be periodically vacuum tested to ensure your ‘Centralized’ system is operating at its peak. Installing Isolation Valves throughout your Plumbing Infrastructure can help Isolate potential air leaks and assist with future troubleshooting. Pumps shall always be installed as close to the waterline and Connection points as possible.
Not all marinas are designed equally, nor does one pump fit every application. Selecting the Right Pump is critical in ensuring years of trouble free operation. Site specifics such as Pipe Size, Suction Length, Suction Lift, Discharge Length, Discharge Head, Hazardous Zoning, Power Supply, Projected Usage and Flow Rates should all be taken into consideration.