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Pumps 101 Workshops

Our FREE Pumps 101 workshops help participants gain a solid understanding of the basics of maintenance, care, and use of pumps, controls, and valves.

Our expert instructors have decades of pump application experience and can help even experienced technicians take their understanding of pump systems to the next level.

Topics include the following:

  • Intro to Pumps
  • Pump Curves and Sizing
  • Valves
  • Basic Controls
  • Maintenance/Root Cause Failure Analysis

All participants will receive a certificate of completion, and 6 hours of continuing education credits will be offered for operators.

Note: We have received approval for operator credits from the states of Ohio, Kentucky, and West Virginia for our Pumps 101 workshops. 



Can't attend the scheduled workshops? Check out 5 Key Takeaways From Our Pumps 101 Workshops for our key takeaways and lessons learned from Pumps 101! 

Pumps 101
February 20, 2020
8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

SPS Headquarters
1111 Vernon Street
Huntington, WV 25704

Register for 2/20

Pumps 101
February 21, 2020
8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

SPS Headquarters
1111 Vernon Street
Huntington, WV 25704

Register for 2/21

Adjustable Speed Drives Workshops

We are proud to partner with Toshiba International to offer two workshops on Adjustable Speed Drives:

Intro to Adjustable Speed Drives

This course provides water and wastewater professionals with basic operational knowledge of Adjustable Speed Drives (ASDs) including motor and drive theory, setup and wiring, troubleshooting, and maintenance. Operators will develop knowledge through instructor presentations and hands-on exercises with application emphasis on the Toshiba VF-AS3.

Intro to Adjustable Speed Drives
February 26, 2020
8 a.m. to 11 a.m.

SPS Headquarters
1111 Vernon Street
Huntington, WV 25704

Register for 2/26

Intro to Adjustable Speed Drives
February 27, 2020

8 a.m. to 11 a.m.

SPS Headquarters
1111 Vernon Street
Huntington, WV 25704

Register for 2/27
Intro to Adjustable Speed Drive Programming

This course provides water and wastewater professionals with basic operational knowledge of programming Adjustable Speed Drives (ASDs) including the use of transducers, potentiometers, and PID controls.  Operators will develop knowledge through instructor presentations and hands-on exercises with application emphasis on the Toshiba VF-AS3.

Intro to ASD Programming
February 26, 2020
12 p.m. to 3 p.m.

SPS Headquarters
1111 Vernon Street
Huntington, WV 25704

Register for 2/26

Intro to ASD Programming
February 27, 2020
12 p.m. to 3 p.m.

SPS Headquarters
1111 Vernon Street
Huntington, WV 25704

Register for 2/27

Other Upcoming Training Classes

Thompson Pump Diesel Pumpology Class

Diesel Pumps: Pumpology Class

On March 3, Service Pump will host instructors from Thompson Pump to offer Thompson’s world-renowned Pumpology class. The workshop combines six courses to provide hands-on demonstration and classroom training from recognized industry experts.The class is designed to help industrial, water, and wastewater professionals understand how to most effectively use, maintain, and troubleshoot diesel pumps. Topics include:

  • Principles of pumping
  • Reading pump curves
  • Calculating total dynamic head and system curves
  • Sound attenuation
  • Portable and stationary bypass pumping
  • WRF diesel engines (Cummins 2.8T)
  • RECON 2000 control panels
  • Troubleshooting and pump failure analysis 

All participants will receive a certificate of completion and we plan to offer six hours of continuing education credits for operators in Kentucky, Ohio and West Virginia.

March 3, 2020

SPS Headquarters
1111 Vernon Street
Huntington, WV 25704

Register for Pumpology Class

About Thompson: Thompson Pump is respected worldwide for its sophisticated heavy-duty lines of high quality, high-performance dewatering and construction pumps, ranging in size from 2 to 18 inches.

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