The information required to carry out an analysis of a pumping station and simple transmission pipeline system is as follows:
The maximum and minimum pump suction and switching levels for the pumping station.
Pump characteristic curves, operating philosophy (duty/assist/standby) and design duty flowrate.
Pump station pipework layout drawing.
Longitudinal section of the pumping main.
Pipe diameters, materials and wall thickness or classification.
Details of discharge arrangement (free exit/bellmouth/submerged).
Details regarding any flow control devise at the discharge into the service reservoir.
Dimensions of any existing surge vessels.