Basement Pump Installation & Commissioning

As basement pump installation and commissioning specialists of Delta Membrane Systems equipment, we carry out the mechanical and electrical installation of sump pumps, internal pipework and associated accessories like high level alarms and control panels.

Delte Membranes Registered Pump Service Provider

At first, we will either offer an on-site survey to ensure your site is ready for installation, or allow you to do this via an online survey form and a virtual call. The choice is yours. Once this is complete and the site is ready, we will proceed with the basement pump installation and commissioning according to the manufacturer’s guidelines, where on completion you will receive a detailed report, certificate of completion and O&M manuals.

Using us for installation and commissioning allows us to form a partnership with both you and your client and enables us to look after their pump stations for years to come. It’s personal.

Click here to find out more about the importance of commissioning your Delta Membranes basement pump station!

“Excellent communication throughout the booking process. Aaron was punctual, friendly, knowledgeable and diligent. Everything we need from a pump maintainer” ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

– Paul Johnson –

Please note, site surveys are free of charge unless the installation doesn’t go ahead (charged upfront). All warranties remain with the manufacturer of the installed equipment. Commissioning is free of charge, unless unable to do at the time of installation, thereafter it becomes chargeable. Quotation and prices are all subject to site survey. Our prices do not include any work to the external pipework, civil work or installation of the sump itself. Our prices include the mechanical and electrical installation of sump pumps, internal pipework and associated accessories like high level alarms and control panels. Before the installation, the sump/s should be in the ground, clean and ready for final installation (discharge pipework and cable duct run with drawcord). All cable ducts should be accessible. Chamber covers should be removable. If we attend site and the area or pump station is inaccessible, unfit for work, not ready for installation, etc. you will be liable to a cancelled call charge.

Typical pump station commissioning checklist

✅ Check pump station is clear of any site debris, silt, etc.
✅ Check high level alarm float operates correctly without any obstruction (and any other control floats).
✅ Check cabling within the pump station is clear of the floats and pumps and any cable jointing methods are located at the top of the chamber.
✅ Ensure the gate valve is open and NRVs operate correctly.
✅ Dual pump station – ensure both pumps are on separate supplies according to manufacturers’ guidelines. Isolate the standby pump and ensure the duty pump activates correctly and at the right level. Isolate the duty pump and ensure the standby pump activates correctly and at the right level. Ensure the high level alarm sounds between the duty pump and standby pump operation.
✅ Single pump station – ensure the pump is on a separate supply according to manufacturers’ guidelines. Isolate pump and ensure the high level alarm sounds.
✅ Naturally fill the pump station (if possible) and observe to ensure it pumps down correctly.
✅ Check all internal pipework within the pump station to ensure it’s connected correctly and there are no leaks.
✅ Check panel, alarm, and battery backup (whichever is applicable) operate correctly.
✅ Check spurs/isolators are wired to RCBOs (not RCDs).
✅ Label spurs and panels (where necessary). Note locations.
✅ Reset service reminder (if applicable).
✅ Check work area is left tidy, gate valve left open and power (battery where applicable and mains) is left on for all equipment.
✅ Complete job sheet for the customer and leave service information. Make recommendations/remedial actions if required.
✅ Issue commissioning certificate if pump station/s meets requirements.
Self installation pre-commissioning checks (before Paragon commissioning)
  1. Chamber is installed in the ground, empty of water and free of all site debris, with access.
  2. Pump/s installed in the pump station with discharge pipework ran using the correct specification pipe/fittings and connected to final discharge point.
  3. Cables (pump/s & floats) are pulled through the cable duct and wired into final, permanent supplies (to manufacturer’s guidelines).
  4. Vent duct run for foul/surface water pump stations only.
  5. All pumps/alarms/control panels are wired in following the manufacturer’s O&Ms.
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