Sewage Pumping Station,Location & Component Parts - Civil Engineering

Saturday, 17 March 2018

Sewage Pumping Station,Location & Component Parts


Sewage Pumping Station,Location & Component Parts

The building where pumps and other accessories are installed for lifting sewage is called a sewage pumping station.

Location 


The pumping station should preferably located near a natural disposal unit such as a stream, a river etc. But at the same time, the site should be such that it is not liable to get flooded with river water or seepage from the ground. 

Component Parts

A typical sewage pumping station has the following major components: 
1) Grit channel or Detritus pit.
2) Coarse and fine screens.
3) Sumps or Wet well.
4) Dry Well or Pump room.
5) Motor room.
6) Inlet and Rising main to outlet.
7) Emergency over flow exit pipe.
8) Other accessories such as starters, valves, flow recorders etc. installed in motor room.
8) Ventilation arrangements.