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Pump Training

2020 Training Schedule


Basic Pump & Mechanical Seal Training

Pumps TrainingThis two-day class covers basic pump types and hydraulics, centrifugal and positive displacement pumps and seals, the do’s and dont’s of pump installation, operation tips and new technology. This is a lecture class with opportunity for interaction. Many field examples with photos are used along with actual pumps and seals to enhance comprehension. CWEA & AFE Certified.

Oct. 7/8, 2020 – San Diego, CA
*Subject to Local Health Authority Guidelines
Nov. 10/11, 2020 – Fresno, CA
*Subject to Local Health Authority Guidelines


Hands-On Pump Workshop

Hands-On Pump TrainingThis hands-on, two-day course is designed for maintenance and operator personnel who are responsible for repairing and troubleshooting Centrifugal Pumps and Mechanical Seals as well as engineers who want hands-on experience.
There is a one hour overview on centrifugal pump components and their function. Two students pair up to a pump station for maximum hands-on learning.
Attendees will be given a completion certificate approved by the CWEA (California Water Environment Association) and the AFE (Association for Facilities Engineering), which can be applied towards the continuing education requirement for recertification.
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July 14/15, 2020 – Hayward, CA (CANCELED)
July 16/17, 2020 – Hayward, CA (CANCELED)
Sept. 22/23, 2020 – Reno, NV
*Subject to Local Health Authority Guidelines
Oct. 13/14, 2020 – Santa Fe Springs, CA
*Subject to Local Health Authority Guidelines
Oct. 15/16, 2020 – Santa Fe Springs, CA
*Subject to Local Health Authority Guidelines
Dec. 8/9, 2020 – Rohnert Park, CA
*Subject to Local Health Authority Guidelines



Grundfos CR and Dosing Product Expansion & Open House

grundfos pumpsJoin R.F. MacDonald Co. and Grundfos to welcome in the new Grundfos CR and Dosing product line expansion. Tour multiple display stations with cutaways, skids, a mobile dosing trailer and more. Our pump experts look forward to talking with you about your liquid handling applications while you enjoy complimentary catering from our onsite food truck and beer from a local craft brewery. Raffle prizes and gift baskets will be distributed.

March 24, 2020 — Fresno, CA  (POSTPONED)


Please note: Photos and videos may be taken throughout the day and some photographs or video footage may be posted on our website, social media pages and newsletters. Please let the event coordinator know before or during the event if you do not wish to have your picture made public.