If you’re wondering whether a maintenance plan for your wastewater pump station is worth the cost, the simple answer is yes.

When installation is complete and your pump station is up and running, it’s tempting to think that it will continue to take care of itself. But just like a car, pump stations consist of mechanical parts that require regular servicing to run properly.  Without these checks, faults and blockages go unnoticed, meaning that the station has to work much harder to run.

A decrease in efficiency means an increase in cost. By maintaining your pump station effectively, you can keep running costs to a minimum and avoid expensive emergency repairs.

What can regular maintenance provide?

  1. Peace of mind

By having an effective maintenance plan in place for your pump station, you can be confident that all working parts will be kept in good order and that any problems will be caught early, meaning less likelihood of complete station failure.

  1. Extended lifespan

Wastewater pump stations work hard and are subject to significant wear and tear. If this is monitored regularly and parts replaced where required, the station will continue to function effectively for longer.

  1. Save you money

A pump station that is not maintained very quickly becomes at risk of failure, meaning costly repairs and significant downtime. If the site floods, the cost of intervention can add up. Avoiding emergency callouts and extensive repairs will ultimately save you money.

How often are we talking?

Servicing intervals vary based on the particular system, but interim servicing is advisable up to 3 times a year, with a full service carried out annually. Professionals can check the status of your pump station and make recommendations for you on any small repairs or cleaning works that might be needed, before they become problematic.

Contact Willow Pumps

Getting a maintenance plan in place for your pump station couldn’t be easier. Get in touch with us and we can tailor-make a plan with intervals that work for you and your equipment.

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