Water Intake



Sourcing treatable water is the first step in any water supply system. Whether your source is groundwater, surface water from rivers and lakes, desalination of seawater or recycled, treated water, Grundfos offers total pumping solutions on any scale, from submersibles to end-suction pumps and huge split-case axial flow pumps.

The sustainability of drawing water from a source over time requires that the pumping solution is cost effective, offers trouble-free operation and is energy optimised. Grundfos has decades of experience developing controller and monitoring systems for pumping solutions and manufactures its own pump motors for all fluid types and flow requirements.

External frequency converters (CUE) for variable speed drives and motor protection (MP204) to monitor motor conditions ensure optimal adaptation to changing conditions. This ensures a perfect match with hydraulics, motors, electrics, and all other mechanical components that make up a comprehensive pumping solution, ensuring the best possible efficiency point. 

Over the years Grundfos has pioneered numerous innovations that have become or are becoming industry standards. Grundfos will continue to be at the forefront in promoting and facilitating energy efficiency and sustainable technology. It is these innovations that will enable water supply infrastructure to meet future challenges and regulations.

The high-efficiency motors developed by Grundfos combined with an integrated or external variable frequency drive meet and in some cases exceed the requirements set by motor-efficiency legislation around the world. Considering that on average 85% of a normal pump system's Life Cycle Cost (LCC) is energy costs, switching to high-efficiency motor technology can mean a LCC reduction of up to 50% and a reduction in environmental impact.

Grundfos solutions are designed specifically for utility installations and all the components are fully integrated from the outset. Grundfos can go further than most to bring water to life in a manner that is financially and environmentally sustainable. Our insight can be applied to addressing the key issues of safeguarding water resources, meeting consumer needs and ensuring cost-effective infrastructure. Grundfos commissioning agreements ensure correct installation and service agreements cover all eventualities, from routine maintenance to spare parts and pump audits.

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