Increasing pump capacity

The existing facility consists of three 200 HP pumps and three 300 HP vertical turbine pumps.

The upgrade included a number of additions and replacements:


  • A 300 HP high lift pump (Burnaby Mountain Zone)
  • A 1250kW generator capable of operating two 300 HP high lift pumps
  • Two 200 HP low lift pumps (Foster Zone)
  • A new building for the generator
  • Replacement of the MCC and controls
  • Replacement of the discharge piping and valves
  • The pump starters were replaced with VFDs