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188.8.131.52 Multiple Pumps
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In addition, a system that is required to have more than one pump shall be designed to accommodate the following features:
- *Pump controls and system sensors shall be arranged such that the secondary pump will automatically operate if the primary pump fails to operate or deliver the required water pressure and flow. [Figure A.184.108.40.206.2(1) is an example of an acceptable dual pump arrangement.]
- Both pumps shall be served from normal and emergency power sources. However, where approved by the authority having jurisdiction, the secondary pump shall be permitted to be nonelectrically driven.
- Pump failure or operation shall be indicated at the central safety station.